Mayor Lori Klein-Quinn – Tomball Oral History Project

Kyle Stallones interviews Tomball Mayor Lori Klein-Quinn on May 26, 2023. Mayor Klein-Quinn recalls her life growing up in Tomball and her service to the community since high school. She discusses the sense of community for Tomball as a “city of sidewalks” where, in the early days, you were related to half the population and […]

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Arlie Beckendorf – Tomball Oral History Project

Tomball Oral History Project Spring Creek County Historical Association Lone Star College Harris County Library Episode #18 Kyle Stallones of the Tomball Museum Center interviews Arlie Beckendorf, one of the August Beckendorf sons (Elmer, Marvin, Harvey and Arlie) who sucessfully ran a dairy farm for many years in the Addicks and Rosehill communities. See how

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Kirk Beckendorf – Tomball Oral History Project

Tomball Oral History Project Spring Creek County Historical Association Lone Star College Harris County Library Episode #17 Kyle Stallones interviews Kirk Beckendorf, Arlie’s son, on May 23, 2023, tracing his roots growing up in Rosehill, Texas along with family reunions on the Beckendorf dairy farms of west Harris county. Kirk relives the childhood memories, including

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Dorothy and Charles Beckendorf – Tomball Oral History Project

Tomball Oral History Project Spring Creek County Historical Association Lone Star College Harris County Library Episode #16 Kyle Stallones interviews Mrs. Elmer Beckendorf and her son, Charles. Both discuss the life of Elmer Beckendorf and his service to the Tomball community. Charles explains the intricacies of the dairy industry in the 1940s to its demise

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Millie Theis Martin -Tomball Oral History Project

Kyle Stallones interviews Millie Theis Martin on May 2, 2023 at the Tomball Museum Center. Millie recalls the ancestoral history of the Theis (and Theiss) families, other German settlers to Tomball in the 1800s, the move and restoration of the Theiss House to the museum complex and early life in Tomball as a child. https://youtu.be/Xw4hBRow9qU

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Joanne Green – Tomball Oral History Project

Tomball Oral History Project Spring Creek County Historical Association Lone Star College Harris County Library Episode #12 April 17, 2023 oral history interview with Joanne Green, remembering the history of the Kohrville, Texas community, its Community Association and how they preserve the history of this predominently Black community. Interviewed by Kyle Stallones.

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Joe Knobloch – Tomball Oral History Project

Tomball Oral History Project Spring Creek County Historical Association Lone Star College Harris County Library Episode #9 Joe Knobloch interviewed by Kyle Stallones, March 16, 2023, in the Oil Camp House at The Tomball Museum Center. Joe Knobloch, whose father, “Knobby” was the town barber for years, he discusses growing up in Tomball, Texas. tomballmuseumcenter.com

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