Chinese Americans.; San Antonio (Tex.).; Food; Stores--retail; Schools--San Antonio (Tex.).; Discrimination.
3643 Running Springs Road, San Antonio, Texas
Born in China, Jim Eng came to San Antonio at age seven and spent the rest of his life in the close social and cultural setting of the Chinese-American community. The son of a Chinese grocer, Eng was a...
College presidents--Texas.; University of Texas at San Antonio--History.;
Arleigh B. Templeton was the first President of the University of Texas at San Antonio. He served as President from 1970 through December 1972. Before coming to UTSA, he was President of Sam Houston State University, 1963-1970, and later served...
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.
Nederland (Tex.).; Beaumont (Tex.).; Dutch--Texas.; Dairy Farming.; Ku Klux Klan (1915- )--Texas.
The son of Dutch immigrants, Rienstra discusses family history, the settling and history of Nederland, Texas in the early 20th century, including the oil business, his family's dairy farming and the Ku Klux Klan which was active in the Beaumont...
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.
World War, 1939-1945--Germany--Personal narratives.; Emigration and immigration--History--20th century.;
Scheffrahn was born in East Prussia in May 1918 and spent his childhood in Rastenburg. He was drafted into the German Army at the onset of World War II and served from 1939-1945. After the war he and his wife immigrated to the US under the...
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.