John R. Moore
Biographical Synopsis of Interviewee
Lifelong resident of Big Bend area.
Summary of Interview
Part of Big Bend National Park Oral History Project; extensive biographical information; recounts his experiences tracking, trapping, hunting and managing mountain lions, desert bighorn sheep, deer and bear in Black Gap Wildlife Management Area and Natural Area at Lajitas; establishment of Big Bend National Park and Black Gap Wildlife Management Area; how and why and why Big Bend residents sold land for creation of national park.
Date of Interview
Length of Interview
1 hour and 50 minutes
Length of Transcript
Interview with Billy Pat McKinney by John R. Moore, 1994, "Interview no. 863," Institute of Oral History, University of Texas at El Paso.