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    • Interview with Brigadier General Lillian Dunlap, U.S. Army Nurse Corps retired, 1990

    • United States. Army Nurse Corps.; Military nursing.; United States--Armed Forces--Nurses.; Generals.; Military biography.; Women-Texas.; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives.
    • Dunlap home, 125 Brettonwood Drive, San Antonio, Texas Texas Women's Hall of Fame member Lillian Dunlap joined the Army Nurse Corps during World War II straight out of the Santa Rosa School of Nursing intent on serving only for the war's duration....
    • Interview with Eduardo M. Garza

    • United States. Navy.;
    • Garza grew up in Laredo, Texas and enlisted in the Navy after high school. He served from 1967 to 1993 in a variety of positions, including Company Commander. Topics: Life in the Navy and his daily duties, experiences as a Company Commander
    • Interview with Jerri D. Mitchell

    • United States. Air Force.; United States--Armed Forces--Women.;
    • Mitchell enlisted in the Air Force in 1977 and served until 1993, retiring as a Master Sergeant. She has worked at Lackland AFB in civil service and at UTSA as a lecturer in the History Department. Topics: Air Force experience, basic Training,...
    • Interview with Helen Cloud Austin,  June 10, 1997

    • San Antonio (Tex.)--Race relations--History.; Social service--United States--Societies, etc.; Social workers, Black--Texas--San Antonio.; African Americans--Interviews.
    • Retired social worker and community activist. The first African American professional hired at the San Antonio State Hospital (1965). Ms. Austin gained national recognition in 1984 when she received the Social Worker of the Year award for her...
    • Interview with Robert D. Gaylor

    • United States. Air Force.; Korean War, 1950-1955--Personal Narratives.;
    • Gaylor enlisted in the Air Force in 1948 and served for over 30 years. He was involved in US efforts in Korea and Southeast Asia. He was a Chief Master Sergeant at the time of his retirement. Topics: Segregation, Korean War, women in the military
    • Interview with Corinne Saldana, 2009

    • San Antonio (Tex.).; Education--Texas.; Women--San Antonio (Tex.)--Interviews; Women--School administrators--San Antonio (Tex.);
    • Saldana grew up in San Antonio and was the first member of her extended family to earn a college degree. She became a math teacher and taugher for many years at Oliver Wendell Holmes High School in San Antonio's Northside Independent School...
    • Interview with Robert Gracy, 2011

    • Football--Texas.; McKinney (Tex).; Football--training.;University of Texas at San Antonio--Football.
    • Vice President for Research at The University of Texas at San Antonio, Gracy discusses his personal experiences, particularly playing football at McKinney High School, and his thoughts on football in Texas.
    • Interview with Gertrude Beatrice Scott Batiste, 1995.

    • African Americans--Education--Texas; African Americans--Segregation; African Americans--Social conditions; African Americans--Texas
    • San Antonio, Texas Born at the Negro Hospital in Houston in 1929 and reared in segregated Houston and New Orleans,”Trudy” Batiste became one of San Antonio’s most active and admired volunteers. She shares her life experiences as the daughter of a...
    • Interview with Harvey H. Belgin, 2000.

    • Photographers; Photography; Photojournalism
    • 816 Terrell Road, San Antonio, Texas Longtime San Antonio Light photographer Harvey Belgin recorded many of South Texas’ most memorable events of the 1940s-1980s, including the end of the 1950s drought with his famous photograph of a rain-spotted...
    • Interview with Joyce Gibson Roach, 2000

    • Folklore--Texas.; Authors--Texas.; Teachers--Texas.; Sonnichsen, C. L. (Charles Leland), 1901-1991.
    • Part of the Institute of Texan Cultures' Bad History Project, Joyce Roach discusses folklore and the personal interpretations of history that are handed down orally, with reference to C. L. Sonnichsen and "The Poetry of History".
    • Interview with Dorothy Robinson, 1994

    • Civil rights movements--Texas, East.; Civil Rights.; Robinson, Frank James, 1902-1976.; African Americans--Texas.
    • African American educator, Dorothy Robinson discusses her personal philosophy, family history, career and civil rights work of her husband, Frank Robinson, particularly in Palestine, Texas, which she continued after his death.
    • 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 Rance Olison, 2011.

    • Football--Texas.;Football players;Football--coaching;Professional sports;Civil rights
    • College and professional football player, Rance Olison, discusses his career in sports, as a public school teacher and coach, including his belief in the importance of education and working together to achieve common goals.
    • Interview with Gene Ramey, 1980

    • Jazz.; Musicians--Texas.; Double bass music.
    • A native Texan, Ramey began playing professionally in Kansas City, Kansas where he worked with Walter Page, Charlie Parker, Count Basie, Jay McShann, and others. After watching so many colleagues affected by alcoholism, he quit working in night...


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