Palestine (Tex.).; Anderson County (Tex.).; Schools--Texas.; Cotton gins and ginning.; Farm tenancy--Texas.
Personal recollections of Alva Robinson, whose father owned a properous cotton farm in Palestine, including information on farm life, education, social, religious activities during the early 20th century.
Jazz; Jazz musicians; Orchestras and bands; Cullum, Jim; Vache, Warren; Davern, Kenny; San Antonio (Tex.); Happy Jazz Band
Interview is one of series by Sterlin Holmesly: “Jazz”. Allan Vache, clarinetist for Happy Jazz Band with Jim Cullum, discusses his musical backgound and experiences in San Antonio and with other musicians throughout the county.
College presidents--Texas.; University of Texas at San Antonio--History.;
Arleigh B. Templeton was the first President of the University of Texas at San Antonio. He served as President from 1970 through December 1972. Before coming to UTSA, he was President of Sam Houston State University, 1963-1970, and later served...
Polish Americans--Texas;San Antonio (Tex.)--Description and travel
Sister Alexandrine was born into a Polish family and reared in a neighborhood where all of San Antonio's ethnic groups flourished - along with ther cultures and cuisines. She shares those recollections and explains the importance of the...
United States--Army;University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures at San Antonio
Jim Hudson, Col, USA Retired, relates his personal and military experience in Germany, Ecuador, Vietnam, and the US, including Ft. Sam Houston. Following his retirement, Hudson volunteered as a docent at the University of Texas Institute of Texan...
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.
Women--San Antonio (Tex.)--Interviews; Women civic leaders--Texas--San Antonio; San Antonio (Tex.)--Politics and government.;
The first woman mayor of a major Texas city, Cockrell served as Mayor of San Antonio, Texas for three terms (1975-1981); member of San Antonio City Council from 1964-1972; Director of Development, San Antonio.
Kishi, Taro.;Japanese Americans--Texans.;Russo-Japanese War, 1904-1905.;Farming.
Vidor, Texas Taro Kishi tells of family's economic and cultural transition from medieval Japan to business opportunities in Texas through education and travel. Includes experience during Russo-Japanese War, 1904-1905.