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    • Interview with Rudolf Scheffrabn, 2003

    • World War, 1939-1945--Germany--Personal narratives.; Emigration and immigration--History--20th century.;
    • Scheffrahn was born in East Prussia in May 1918 and spent his childhood in Rastenburg. He was drafted into the German Army at the onset of World War II and served from 1939-1945. After the war he and his wife immigrated to the US under the...
    • Interview with W.B. "Jack" Ball, 1983.

    • University of Texas at Austin; Bois d'Arc (tree)
    • 218 Canterbury Hill, San Antonio, Texas San Antonio attorney W.B. Jack Ball reminisces about his childhood in Farmersville at the dawn of the 20th Century and his years at the University of Texas at Austin and the UT Law School from 1915-21 when...
    • Interview with Herbert Nagatori, 1979

    • Nagatori, Herbert.; Japanese Americans--Texans.;World War, 1939-1945.; San Benito (Tex.).
    • San Benito, TX. Herbert Nagatori discusses his experiences during WWII, the transition of Japanese social structure from Japan to US following the war, and personal family history.
    • Interview with Reo Kataoka, 1979

    • Katoaka, Reo.;Japanese Texans.;Emigration and immigration.;Landscaping.
    • Due to Mr. Katoaka's heavily-accented and broken English, this is not a verbatim transcription; best guess is made based on context of the conversation. Reo Katoaka tells of joining Japanese Merchant Marines for opportunity to come to US. Katoaka...
    • Interview with Tom Tanamachi and Mitsuye Tanamachi, 1979

    • Tonamachi, Tom.; Tonamachi, Mitsuye.; Japanese Americans--Texas.; Japanese Americans--Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945.; Farming.; Rio Grande Valley.
    • San Benito, TX Tom Tonamachi and his wife Mitsuye, describe experiences with relocation and internment camp for their families who were living in California during WWII and their move to Texas for an opportunity farming in the Rio Grande Valley.
    • Interview with Adele E.U. Edisen, 2009

    • Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963--Assassination.; Oswald, Lee Harvey.
    • Edisen is a neurophysiologist with a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago. She has been involved in medical researching and teaching for several decades. In 1963, Edisen had interactions with Jose Rivera that led her to a different outcome...
    • Interview with Sadye Gee, 1993.

    • Civil rights; African-Americans--Texas; African-Americans--Segregation; Dallas (Tex.); African Americans--Education--Texas; Church and social problems--Texas
    • Black Dallas educator Sadye Gee recalls the good and the bad of the city's gradual desegregation and the importance of the Hamilton Park neighborhood to Dallas' Black leadership.
    • Interview with Dorothy Robinson, 1994

    • Civil rights movements--Texas, East.; Civil Rights.; Robinson, Frank James, 1902-1976.; African Americans--Texas.
    • African American educator, Dorothy Robinson discusses her personal philosophy, family history, career and civil rights work of her husband, Frank Robinson, particularly in Palestine, Texas, which she continued after his death.
    • Interview with Gene Ramey, 1980

    • Jazz.; Musicians--Texas.; Double bass music.
    • A native Texan, Ramey began playing professionally in Kansas City, Kansas where he worked with Walter Page, Charlie Parker, Count Basie, Jay McShann, and others. After watching so many colleagues affected by alcoholism, he quit working in night...
    • Interview with Bill Reese, 2009

    • United States. Air Force--Biography.; Air pilots.; Aeronautics, Military.; Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Aerial operations, American.
    • Personal history of Bill Reese who was born in California during the Depression, including his Air Force training and service, particularly as a combat pilot during the Vietnam War.
    • Interview with Conan Wood, 1984

    • European War, 1914-1918--Campaigns--France.; Cantigny, Battle of, Cantigny, France, 1918.; Soissons, Battle of, 1918.; Huebner, Clarence R.; Pershing, John Joseph, 1860-1948.; MacArthur, Douglas, 1880-1964.; Rasmussen, Alexander.
    • Interview begins with biographical information for Conan Wood (1896 - January 22, 1985) and continues with the personal account of his military service and experiences in France during World War I. Included with transcript are summary of Conan...
    • Interview with James Scarborough, 2000

    • Kleberg, Richard.; Scarborough, William Lawrence.; Scarborough, James Spurgeon.; King Ranch (Tex.).; Ranch life--Texas.; Horses.; Police.
    • San Antonio, Texas Interview with James Scarborough who is providing an explanation of family photographs at the ITC Library.
    • Interview with Lorraine O'Banion, 1993

    • Civil Rights.; African Americans--Texas.; Prairie View A & M University--History.
    • Educator Lorraine O'Banion discusses her experiences during the mid-20th century, including a comparison between neighboring towns of predominantly African-American Prairie View with mainly white Hempstead, education, and changes as a result of...
    • 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.


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