Civil Rights.; African Americans--Texas.; Marshall (Tex.).; African Americans--Education--Texas.; National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.; Voting.
Austin, Texas and Marshall, Texas Mrs. Charles Wilson describes her personal experiences living in Texas and actively working in the civil rights movement. The second interview relates more specifically to her involvement with the NAACP.
Japanese Texans.; Japanese Americans--Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945.; Propaganda, Anti-Japanese.; Discrimination.
Dallas, Texas The Agaki sisters, Betty Coker and Nellie Camacho, were raised with a strong Japanese cultural upbringing because of their grandmother's influence . Their husbands, however, are not Japanese. Gabriel Camacho is Mexican-American and...
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.
Saldana, John Jesse.; United States Army--Infantry.; Canary Islanders.; Mexican Americans.; New Mexico.; United States--Post Office Department.; Postmasters.; San Antonio (Tex.).
John Jesse Saldana, Sr., 13th generation born in San Antonio of Irish, Canary Islander, Spanish and English heritage, tells of family history, his work with United States Postal Service before his 1942 enlistment in Army, combat experience as...
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.
Civil Rights.; African Americans--Texas.; Prairie View A & M University--History.
Educator Lorraine O'Banion discusses her experiences during the mid-20th century, including a comparison between neighboring towns of predominantly African-American Prairie View with mainly white Hempstead, education, and changes as a result of...
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...
Birth control--Texas.; Planned Parenthood Association of Hidalgo County, Texas, Inc.;
Planned Parenthood of Hidalgo County operates health clinics in the cities of McAllen, Mission, Edinburg and Weslaco. They provide family planning and sexual health care services for men and women. Kathryn Hearn was the Community Services Director...
Anderson County (Tex.).; Palestine (Tex.).; Cotton.; Salt industry and trade--Texas.; Railroads--Texas.; Amusements.
Palestine, Texas Palestine native Henry Davenport recalls his hometown's prominence through most of the 20th century when it flourished as a cotton center, a player in the East Texas oil boom of the 1930s and as a major rail and industrial center.