Saibara, Robert.; Saibara, Rola.; Waki, George.; Waki, May.; Watanabe Family.; Japanese Americans--Texas.; United States--Army.; World War, 1939-1945.
Houston, Texas Rola Saibara (nee Watanabe) and May Waki (nee Watanabe) are sisters. Saibara and Waki families discuss history of the rice farming their parents began, picture marriages (chasi kepo), and the Japanese colonies in the early 1900s....
"San Antonio, TX
Ladislav Zezula was the son of Czech immigrants who came to Texas circa 1900. He discusses personal history, including the Czechoslovakian cultural activities in Runge, Texas, during his childhood."
Kitayama, Happy.;Kitamaya, Kay.;Japanese Texans.;World War, 1939-1945.
Donna, TX Happy and Kay Kitayama discuss early family history, experience during World War II, and life on the border with Mexico, in Donna, TX. Included is a discussion of the first generation of Japanese in California who made their living as a...
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...
Ranch life--Texas.; Stamford (Tex.).; Swenson, Swede.; Swenson, Bill.; Swenson, Swante Magnus.; Swedish Americans.; Swenson Land and Cattle Company.; Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association.
Developed from property purchased in 1838 by Swante Magnus Swenson, his grandfather and the first Swedish settler in Texas, Swenson describes the history and ranching operations of the Swenson Land and Cattle Company.
Tonamachi, Tom.; Tonamachi, Mitsuye.; Japanese Americans--Texas.; Japanese Americans--Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945.; Farming.; Rio Grande Valley.
San Benito, TX Tom Tonamachi and his wife Mitsuye, describe experiences with relocation and internment camp for their families who were living in California during WWII and their move to Texas for an opportunity farming in the Rio Grande Valley.
San Antonio, Texas Teresa Zertuche describes growing up on the Chapman Ranch near Falfurrias, Texas, ranching activities, attending school, family customs, family and personal history, including that of her father who left Saltillo, Mexico at age...
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.