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.
San Marcos (Tex.).; Peddlers and peddling.; Aquarena Springs (San Marcos, Tex.).; Motor buses.; Greyhound buses--History.; Road materials--Texas.; Zachry, Henry Bartell, 1901-1984.
Nicola discusses commerce in the San Marcos area during the early 20th century, including the entrepreneurial spirit of his mother, transportation, formation of Aquarena Springs and the first bus line.
Lebanese Americans.; St. George Antiochian Orthodox Christian Church.; Churches--Texas.
Nahas , born in Tripoli, Lebanon and brought to the U.S. by his parents in 1912, discusses his Lebanese heritage and his father who was an ordained Antiochian Orthodox priest serving an extensive area in the U.S., Mexico and Central America.
La Villita (San Antonio, Tex.).; United States. National Youth Administration.; San Antonio (Tex.)--Buildings, structures, etc.--Conservation and restoration.; Johnson, Lyndon Baines, 1908-1973.
Roth discusses his personal knowledge and friendship with Lyndon Johnson, begun while both were attending Southwest State College, and his political and government service including the National Youth Administration.
Dentristry, Military.;United States. Army. Air Corps.;Fort Sam Houston (Tex.).;San Antonio (Tex.)--History.
San Antonio, Texas Colonel William Sankey recounts personal history, early history of the Air Corps while it was still a part of the Army, his experiences at Fort Sam Houston and other military posts, particularly the use of airplanes for military...
Civil Rights.; African Americans--Texas.; Houston (Tex.)--History.; St. Philip's College.
Dean Emeritus of St. Philip's College, Norris tells of his life, from growing up in a Houston ghetto, earning a PhD, and his career in education and social work. Interview includes a description of the Ossian Sweet trial in 1926 and working with...