Oral History:

Oral histories are a valuable tool for preserving history through personal narrative. The voices of the folks who lived, raised families, worked the land, and started businesses that established the foundation for what we enjoy today are priceless treasures to be preserved.

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These audio recordings are interviews conducted primarily by The Bridge Street History Center board members with local people and cover a wide variety of topics.

Oral History Audio Interviews

Oral History Video Interviews on YouTube

Joe Nutt, who was instrumental in restoration of the Granbury Opera House and Historic Town Square was interviewed by local Granbury school student Chris Agae  in 1981.

Joe Nutt Interview

Mr. and Mrs. Dub Thomas, longtime Granbury citizens were interviewed by student Jason Chrane in 1981,

Mr. and Mrs. Dub Thomas Interview

A Granbury school student interviews this unknown subject in 1981, please Contact Us if you recognize who the speaker is.

Unknown Subject

Listen to the voice of  lifelong Hood County resident Milton Molder being interviewed by his granddaughter Haley Martin. From his earliest memories through his school years, military service in Alaska during the Korean War and as a paratrooper, how he met and married wife Mildred and their life together raising children while he worked at the General Dynamics plant in Fort Worth, Milton relates his memories in vivid detail.

Milton Molder Interview

Oral History Interview Transcriptions:

Steve Monroe Discusses Early Days Of Granbury Opera House.