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  • All fields: Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
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    • Interview with Barbara and Warren Walker, 2000

    • Turkey--Social life and customs.; Lubbock (Tex.).; Texas Tech University. Library.
    • Lubbock, Texas Barbara and Warren Walker are the curators and collectors of the Archive of Turkish Oral Narrative at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas. They tell their personal history, particularly living in Turkey as they learn about the...
    • Interview with Carmen Perry, 1988

    • Peña, José Enrique de la, 1807-1841 or 2--Diaries.; Mexican Americans--Texas; Archives--Spain.; German Americans--Texas.; Gentilz, Theodore, d. 1906.; Urrutia Sandoval, Aureliano, 1872-1975.; Iturbi, Jose, 1895-1980.; Saenz, Daniel.
    • Personal recollections of Carmen Perry, whose family fled from Mexico in 1913 to escape from the Mexican Revolution to San Antonio, where her family's money was embargoed at the start of WWI because her father was German-born. Fluent in Spanish,...
    • Interview with John Santikos, 2002.

    • Theaters--San Antonio (Tex.)
    • San Antonio, Texas John Santikos discusses the development of movie theaters in San Antonio, where he continued and expanded the business begun by his father, Louis Santikos, who opened his first theater, a nickelodeon, in Waco before moving to San...
    • Interview with Elsie Sauer, 1983.

    • Bracketville (Tex.);Fort Clarke (Tex.);Ranch life--Texas
    • "Bracketville, Texas Age 81 at the time of the interview, Elsie Sauer recalls the education and social life as she was growing up in the Bracketville / Fort Clarke area. Also includes mention of the Seminole Indians who were at Fort Clarke as...
    • Interview with Elizabeth S. Robinson, 2010

    • 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.
    • Interview with Steve Swenson, 2000

    • Ranch life--Texas.; Stamford (Tex.).; Swenson, Swede.; Swenson, Bill.; Swenson, Swante Magnus.; Swedish Americans.; Swenson Land and Cattle Company.; Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association.
    • Developed from property purchased in 1838 by Swante Magnus Swenson, his grandfather and the first Swedish settler in Texas, Swenson describes the history and ranching operations of the Swenson Land and Cattle Company.
    • Interview with Joe Scott, 1994.

    • Civil rights;San Antonio (Tex.)--Politics and government;San Antonio (Tex.)--Economic conditions;St. Paul's Square (San Antonio, Tex.).
    • "San Antonio, Texas Joe Scott discusses his experience with civil rights, the economy, and political development in San Antonio, particularly the racially mixed Black and Hispanic east San Antonio."
    • Interview with Lane Taylor Sealy, 1988.

    • Taylor, Amanda Cartwright;San Antonio Conservation Society;Historic sites--Conservation and restoration;Mission San José y San Miguel de Aguayo (San Antonio, Tex.)
    • San Antonio, Texas Lane Taylor Sealy, grandson of Amanda Cartwright Taylor (Mrs. Lane Taylor), relates family history, particularly about his grandmother, her involvement with restoration of the granary at the San Jose Mission, and her work with...
    • Interview with Cliff and Ruth Gillette, 1980.

    • Saxophonists; singers; pianists; Jazz musicians; Dance orchestras
    • Jazz musician Cliff Gillette and his wife, former big band singer Ruth, remember the heyday of their musical lives when they crossed the country in the 1930s and 1940s performing with some of the most noted musicians of the era.
    • Interview with Jiroo Tanamachi, 1979

    • Japanese Americans--Texas.; Japanese Americans--Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945.; Discrimination.
    • Jiroo Tanamachi tells of discrimination and restrictions for Japanese in California, resulting in family moving to Texas in the early 1900s for opportunity to buy land and begin farming. Includes discussion of discrimination and relocation of...
    • Interview With Gilbert Rodriguez, 1998

    • Mexican Americans --Texas --Music.; Musicians--Texas.; Tejano music.; Music--Mexican-American Border Region.
    • Co-founder of Gilberto Rodriguez and the Blue Notes, with his cousin, Gregorio Pedroza, they discuss history of their family, Tejano music, and the band.

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