Fort Sam Houston (Tex.).; United States--Army--Infantry Division, 2nd.; Horses.; Wainwright, Jonathan.
Colonel William D. Wooldridge discusses his Military history, including liberation of concentration camp Mauthausen during World War II, service during Korean War, and personal knowlege about Fort Sam Houston.
Wendish Americans.; Sorbian Americans.; Wends--Traditional medicine.; Wends--Rites and ceremonies.
Giddings, Texas Carl Mierschin and William Zoch describe how their families left Bautzen, Prussia in the 1840s to escape political and religious intolerance, settling in Serbin near Giddings, TX. They describe Wendish customs, early home cures,...
White, Jack.; San Antonio River (Tex.).; Paseo del Rio (San Antonio, Tex.).; Hugman, Robert Harvey Harold, 1902-1980.
San Antonio, Texas Widow of Jack White, who was Mayor of San Antonio and chairman of the San Antonio River Beautification Committee, Ruth White recounts the role her husband played in the history and development of the river and Paseo del Rio (San...
United Service Organizations (U.S.).; USO-Camp Shows, Inc.; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives.; Dancing.
Personal history of Betsy (Berkley) Robinson who left Seguin, Texas for New York City during the Depression. She trained and worked as a dancer and entertainer before joining the USO and working in the camp shows during World War II.
Lawyers--Texas; San Antonio (Tex.)--Politics and government.
San Antonio, Texas
Interviewed in his downtown office during his 71st year as a practicing attorney, San Antonio civic leader and historian C. Stanley Banks shares his recollections of an Anglo-dominated community of fewer than 100,000 people he...
Belgians Americans--Texas;Immigration and emigration;Belgian-American Club of Texas
Agnes VanderPoorten and Jeanne Persyn are interviewed during the Folklife Festival as representatives of the Belgian-American Club of Texas. The first Belgians came to Texas with LaSalle in 1685, but the greatest influx was in the late 1800s. ...
Doolittle, James Harold d 1896-.; World War, 1939-1945.; United States--Army Air Forces, 1942-1947.
Col. Edward J. York, USAF, Ret. describes his involvement in the April 18, 1942 Doolittle Raid on Tokyo, including preparation before the raid and his internment in Russia for fourteen months afterward.
University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures at San Antonio; HemisFair (1968 : San Antonio, Tex.); Connally, John Bowden, 1917-1993; Texas Folklife Festival
Perry discusses the genesis of the Institute of Texan Cultures, from the planning for Hemisfair through its' creation under the aegis of the University of Texas at San Antonio, with emphasis on the key people who were involved.