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.
Invited by Jim Gaines to work at HemisFair, Newman was designated as Director of Exhibitor Visitor Relations. He discusses the role of his deparment which included oversight of protocol, special events, foreign and commercial pavilions as well as...
World War, 1914-1918--Personal narratives, American.; Military biography.
Born in Greer County, Texas, Reeves relates his memories living in Indian Territory at the turn of the century, his military service during World War I and World War II, and as Chairman of the Military Affairs Committee of the San Antonio Chamber...
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.
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.