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    • Interview with Clarence W. Norris, 1977

    • Civil Rights.; African Americans--Texas.; Houston (Tex.)--History.; St. Philip's College.
    • Dean Emeritus of St. Philip's College, Norris tells of his life, from growing up in a Houston ghetto, earning a PhD, and his career in education and social work. Interview includes a description of the Ossian Sweet trial in 1926 and working with...
    • Interview with Corinne E. Sheffield, 1993.

    • Palestine (Tex.);African Americans--Texas;African Americans--Segregation;African Americans--Education--Texas;African Americans--Social conditions;Civil Rights.
    • "Palestine, Texas Born in Palestine, Texas, in 1906, Corinne (Lacey) Sheffield discusses attitudes and experiences during her lifetime, including segregation and effect of the civil rights movement."
    • Interview with Ada C. Anderson, 11-10-1993.

    • Civil Rights; African Americans--Texas; Girl Scouts; African Americans--Education--Texas; Austin, Texas; Segregation; African Americans--Segregation.
    • Travis County native Ada Anderson shares a wealth of memories from the Civil Rights struggles she led in Austin from the 1940s to the 1990s. As an African-American mother, she helped integrate Austin schools and Girl Scout programs. As a graduate...
    • Interview with Stella Polk, 1992

    • Educators--Texas.; Authors--Texas.; Teachers--Correspondence, reminiscences, etc.; Mason County (Tex.).
    • Sister of Old Yeller author, Frank Gipson and life-long resident of Mason County, Stella Polk began teaching at age 16 in a small rural school circa 1917. She relates her personal history, experiences teaching in one-room schools, and memories of...
    • Interview with Felix Almaraz, 2001.

    • Theaters; Majestic Theater; State Theater; Empire Theater; Alameda Theater; Guadalupe Theater; Aztec Theater
    • UTSA history professor Dr. Felix Almaraz Jr. discusses San Antonio movie theater history from his boyhood going to the movies on Saturday afternoons to the modern era which has seen restorations of some of the city’s most opulent movie palaces....
    • Interview with John L. Davis, 07-23-2008.

    • University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures at San Antonio; Exhibitions and museums; Shuffler, R. Henderson (Ralph Henderson), 1908--1975; Ransom, Harry Huntt, 1908-1976; Baker, Oscar Terrell, 1910-2006.
    • Outgoing interim Director of the University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures at San Antonio, Davis shares his knowledge of the creation of the Texana exhibit for Hemisfair through the development of the University of Texas Institute of Texan...
    • Interview with John L. Davis, 07-28-2008.

    • University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures at San Antonio; Exhibitions and museums; Shuffler, R. Henderson (Ralph Henderson), 1908--1975; Ransom, Harry Huntt, 1908-1976; Baker, Oscar Terrell, 1910-2006.
    • Davis shares his knowledge of the development of the Institute of Texan Cultures as a public museum, particularly the Folklife Festival, and relates background on the people and events involved in this process.
    • Interview with Ada C. Anderson, 11-17-1993.

    • African Americans--Education--Texas; African Americans--Segregation; African Americans--Social conditions; African Americans--Texas
    • Travis County native Ada Anderson shares a wealth of memories from the Civil Rights struggles she led in Austin from the 1940s to the 1990s. As an African-American mother, she helped integrate Austin schools and Girl Scout programs. As a graduate...
    • Interview with John L. Davis, 07-25-2008.

    • University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures at San Antonio; Exhibitions and museums; Shuffler, R. Henderson (Ralph Henderson), 1908--1975; Ransom, Harry Huntt, 1908-1976; Baker, Oscar Terrell, 1910-2006.
    • Davis shares his knowledge of the development of the Institute of Texan Cultures as a public museum, particularly the Folklife Festival, and relates background on the people and events involved in this process.
    • Interview with Ella Mae and Timothy Smith, 1993.

    • Civil Rights;African Americans--Texas;African Americans--Segregation;Slavery--United States;African American soldiers;African Americans--Education--Texas.Palestine (Tex.)
    • "Palestine, Texas Born in Texas in the early 20th century, Ella Mae and Timothy Smith discuss family history and their experiences growing up, including education, politics, ecomony, and the Civil Rights movement in Texas."
    • Interview with Frank de la Teja, 1999.

    • Educators--Texas; Authors--Texas; Education--Texas
    • Cuban-born historian J. Frank de la Teja initially studied Cuba, but three years as a research assistant at the University of Texas for historical novelist James Michner changed his focus to Texas history. De La Teja, a professor at Southwest...
    • Interview with Charles D. Spurlin, 1999.

    • Education--Texas;Educators--Texas;Victoria College (Tex.).
    • "Goliad, Texas Personal and professional history of Charles Spurlin, Director of Local History at Victoria College, includes discussion of changes in historical prospective and ways of teaching history."
    • Interview with Corinne Saldana, 2009

    • San Antonio (Tex.).; Education--Texas.; Women--San Antonio (Tex.)--Interviews; Women--School administrators--San Antonio (Tex.);
    • Saldana grew up in San Antonio and was the first member of her extended family to earn a college degree. She became a math teacher and taugher for many years at Oliver Wendell Holmes High School in San Antonio's Northside Independent School...

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