Southwest Research Institute; Science and technology; Universities and Colleges--San Antonio; San Antonio, (Tex.)--History
Asked for his opinion of the biggest post-HemisFair changes in San Antonio, Southwest Research institute President Dr. Martin Goland praised the expansion of quality higher education. But he also lamented the lack of focus given to the development...
Science and technology; Pemmaraju, Uma; Food; Religion and culture--India; Southwest Foundation for Biomedical Research (San Antonio, Tex.)
Fulbright Scholar, Rao Pemmaraju brought his family to San Antonio when he began working at Southwest Research Foundation. Husband and wife discuss the cultural adjustments they made and the growing Indian community. Includes newspaper biography...
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.
University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures at San Antonio; Education; Education--Exhibits and museums; Education--Texas
Educational philosophy and development of exhibits, educational programs, and tools the Institute uses to teach by connecting to history such as traveling trunks, Tex-Kits, Back 40, puppet theater, and exhibit floor programs.
Authors--Texas; Cisneros, Jose; Artists--Texas; Legends--Texas; Casteneda, Carlos Eduardo
San Antonio, Texas.
San Antonio native and UTSA history professor Dr. Felix Almarez Jr. reviews his writings, including “Tragic Cavalier” about the Spanish administration of Texas from 1808 -1813, his biography of historian Carlos Eduardo...
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...
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.
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,...