Kerr County District Clerk, Linda Uecker, made a pledge to preserve the integrity of more than 1.2 million permanent records and to provide public access to this information. Managing these responsibilities using 400 rolls of microfilm was no easy task. Document retrieval was grueling and older records, dating back to 1857, proved difficult to reproduce. With the growing county population, there were more court cases and more people requesting documents. Uecker knew the microfilm format was limiting productivity, and that something had to change.
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