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  • All fields: University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures at San Antonio
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    • Interview with Sandra "Sandy" Erlanson, 2002.

    • University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures at San Antonio.
    • University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures at San Antonio, Texas As she prepared to retire from the University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures at San Antonio, Sandy Erlanson reflected on her work with teachers and researchers nationwide...
    • Interview with Robert B. "Bob" Fitts, 1999.

    • University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures at San Antonio; Fabrication.
    • University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures at San Antonio, Texas In his 20 years as a museum fabricator, designer, researcher and construction superintendent at the University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures at San Antonio, Bob Fitts...
    • Interview with Sue Flanagan, 1984.

    • Tour guides (Persons).; University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures at San Antonio.; McGuire, Patrick.; Shuffler, R. Henderson (Ralph Henderson), 1908-.; McGiffert, John.; Wiskemann, Sally.
    • University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures at San Antonio, Texas The conception and birth of the University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures at San Antonio was influenced by Sue Flanagan, Gov. John Connally’s liaison from January 1966...
    • Interview with John L. Davis, 07-23-2008.

    • 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.
    • Outgoing interim Director of the University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures at San Antonio, Davis shares his knowledge of the creation of the Texana exhibit for Hemisfair through the development of the University of Texas Institute of Texan...
    • Interview with Charles Brewton, 1982

    • Prostitution--Texas.; La Grange (Tex.).
    • The University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures at San Antonio., San Antonio, Texas University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures at San Antonio. volunteer Charles Brewton shares his memories of the infamous Chicken Ranch brothel that...
    • Interview with Claudia Abbey Ball, 08-05-1984.

    • Texas Folklife Festival; University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures at San Antonio.
    • University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures San Antonio, Texas Claudia Ball, the manager of the Texas Folklife Festival from 1976-87, was an University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures at San Antonio. jack-of-all-trades volunteer during...
    • Interview with Wiskemann, Sally., 1999

    • Tour guides (Persons);University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures at San Antonio;Truax, Bonnie;Voisine, Gerry
    • Wiskemann, Sally. describes her training as docent at The University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures at San Antonio. in 1978, her early years with the volunteer program as a tour guide, then the growth and development of the program during her...
    • Interview with Selma Weiner, 1986.

    • University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures at San Antonio;HemisFair (1968 : San Antonio, Tex.);Texas Folklife Festival
    • San Antonio, Texas After working for the Fine Arts Commission during Hemisfair, Weiner was hired to work at the University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures at San Antonio during its development. She discusses people, events, and beginning of...
    • Interview with Jim Hudson, 2009.

    • 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...
    • Interview with Martin D. Tschirhart, 2008

    • Tschirhart, Martin D.; Tschirhart, August L. ;Hearses (Vehicles).; Burial;United States--Navy.; Castroville (Tex.).; University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures at San Antonio.
    • Martin D. Tschirhart tells of the burial ceremonies and stories about horse-drawn hearse that was maintained and driven by his father, August L. Tschirhart, who was paid by families to transport bodies in communities around Castroville, Texas. ...
    • Interview with Miguel Galvan, 1989.

    • Theaters--conservation and restoration; Historic buildings--conservation and restoration; Majestic Theater (San Antonio, Tex.); Musical instruments, stringed;Rogers, Ginger, 1911-1995;Abel, Earl;Musicians--Texas; San Antonio (Tex.)
    • University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures at San Antonio, Texas Miguel Galvan bought a mandolin while still a child in Chicago and ended up traveling the nation as an entertainer and orchestra leader in vaudeville. He returned frequently --...
    • Interview with Yolanda Madero Galvan, 1989.

    • Madero, Francisco I., 1873-1913; Refugees--Mexico; Refugees--Mexico; San Antonio (Tex.)--History.
    • University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures at San Antonio, Texas Yolanda Madero Galvan, a cousin of Mexican Revolutionary figure and assassinated President Francisco Madero, relates the intrigues and horrors of revolution that touched her...
    • Interview with Kay Coleman, 1980.

    • Public speaking; Elocution; Theater--Texas--San Antonio.
    • University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures at San Antonio., San Antonio,Texas Actress and high school drama and communications teacher Kay Coleman analyzes the status of the performing arts in San Antonio and laments the decreasing...
    • Interview with O.T. Baker, 1976.

    • Texas Folklife Festival; Folklife festivals; HemisFair (1968 : San Antonio, Tex.)
    • University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures at San Antonio. and the first manager of the Institute’s Texas Folklife Festival, details the evolution of the Festival from its birth in 1972.
    • Interview with Mary Eng, 1988.

    • Chinese Americans.; Texas Folklife Festival
    • University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures at San Antonio., San Antonio, Texas Louisiana native Mary Eng came to San Antonio as the bride of a West Side grocer in 1940 and became a community leader. While manning the Chinese food booth at the...
    • Interview with Joseph A. Perry, 1984.

    • 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.
    • Interview with Fernando Davilos and Marcello Duran, 1989.

    • Texas Folklife Festival; Kopahira Bolivian Folk Music Group; Music--Bolivian; Musical instruments
    • University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures at San Antonio., San Antonio, Texas. Bolivian immigrants Fernando Davilos and Marcello Duran discuss the customs, music and economy of their highly regionalized homeland while performing with a...
    • Interview with Rose Mary Bryant, 1986.

    • Polish Americans--Texas; Texas Folklife Festival
    • University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures at San Antonio., San Antonio, Texas Long a mainstay of San Antonio’s Polish Arts and Culture Foundation and its booth at the annual Texas Folklife Festival, Rose Mary Bryant relates the efforts of...

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