Guy Lee


John R. Moore

Biographical Synopsis of Interviewee

Former river for ride for State of Texas, candelia wax maker, highway employee, and cowboy on Gage Ranch, Marathon, Texas,

Summary of Interview

Part of Big Bend National Park Oral History Project; biographical data; his work as a river rider; relations with area residents on both sides of border, his association with National Park Service employees; fishing in the Rio Grande; environment and wildlife of Big Bend; his acquaintance with Maggie Smith, concessionaire operating Hot Springs store, motel and mineral baths; activities of Texas Rangers during time of Mexican Revolution.

Date of Interview


Length of Interview

1 hour and 20 minutes

Tape Number

No. 861

Transcript Number

No. 861

Length of Transcript

38 pages

Interview Number

No. 861

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