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    • Interview with Jessie H. Oppenheimer, 1998.

    • HemisFair (1968 : San Antonio, Tex.); San Antonio (Tex.)--Politics and government.; Medical facilities, San Antonio (Tex.)
    • Oppenheimer explains the events that led to change in ownership of the Express Publishing Company, including background on decisions concerning the placement of a medical school in San Antonio.
    • Interview with Sam F. Barnhill, 1989

    • La Grange (Tex.).; Fayette County (Tex.).;
    • A descendant of Germans who opened a trading post in the bend of the Colorado River at LaGrange about 1810, Sam Barnhill shares family lore he absorbed as a child about the Texas Revolution and the years leading to the Among his tales: the...
    • Interview with C. Stanley Banks, 1984.

    • Lawyers--Texas; San Antonio (Tex.)--Politics and government.
    • San Antonio, Texas Interviewed in his downtown office during his 71st year as a practicing attorney, San Antonio civic leader and historian C. Stanley Banks shares his recollections of an Anglo-dominated community of fewer than 100,000 people he...
    • Interview with Jiroo Tanamachi, 1979

    • Japanese Americans--Texas.; Japanese Americans--Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945.; Discrimination.
    • Jiroo Tanamachi tells of discrimination and restrictions for Japanese in California, resulting in family moving to Texas in the early 1900s for opportunity to buy land and begin farming. Includes discussion of discrimination and relocation of...
    • Interview with Gertrude Beatrice Scott Batiste, 1995.

    • African Americans--Education--Texas; African Americans--Segregation; African Americans--Social conditions; African Americans--Texas
    • San Antonio, Texas Born at the Negro Hospital in Houston in 1929 and reared in segregated Houston and New Orleans,”Trudy” Batiste became one of San Antonio’s most active and admired volunteers. She shares her life experiences as the daughter of a...
    • Interview wth the Rev. Claude W. Black Jr., 03-14-1994

    • Civil rights; African Americans--Texas; African Americans--Social conditions; African Americans--Segregation; San Antonio (Tex.)
    • Mount Zion First Baptist Church, San Antonio, Texas Heavily spiced with cogent philosophical observations, African-American community leader The Rev. Claude Black Jr. shares his recollections of the transition from a segregated San Antonio to a...
    • Interview with Ada C. Anderson, 11-10-1993.

    • Civil Rights; African Americans--Texas; Girl Scouts; African Americans--Education--Texas; Austin, Texas; Segregation; African Americans--Segregation.
    • Travis County native Ada Anderson shares a wealth of memories from the Civil Rights struggles she led in Austin from the 1940s to the 1990s. As an African-American mother, she helped integrate Austin schools and Girl Scout programs. As a graduate...
    • Interview with Charles Becker, 1994.

    • San Antonio (Tex.)--politics and government.; San Antonio (Tex.)--economic conditions
    • San Antonio, Texas. The man who broke the Good Government League’s 20-year control of San Antonio’s city government, Charles Becker, talks about his service as mayor for four years and a City Councilman for two. He also expresses his long-term...
    • Interview with Don Albert, 1980.

    • Jazz
    • Jazz trumpeter, band leader and nightclub owner Don Albert recalls his experiences playing in the 1920s and 30s from New Orleans to San Antonio to Kansas City and Chicago. And he shares memories of some of jazz’s greatest stars, friends like Duke...
    • Interview with John L. Davis, 07-23-2008.

    • 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.
    • Outgoing interim Director of the University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures at San Antonio, Davis shares his knowledge of the creation of the Texana exhibit for Hemisfair through the development of the University of Texas Institute of Texan...
    • Interview with John L. Davis, 07-28-2008.

    • 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.
    • Interview with Ada C. Anderson, 11-17-1993.

    • African Americans--Education--Texas; African Americans--Segregation; African Americans--Social conditions; African Americans--Texas
    • Travis County native Ada Anderson shares a wealth of memories from the Civil Rights struggles she led in Austin from the 1940s to the 1990s. As an African-American mother, she helped integrate Austin schools and Girl Scout programs. As a graduate...
    • Interview with John L. Davis, 07-25-2008.

    • 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.
    • Interview with Ruth Camp Dikes, 1987

    • Somerset (Tex.).; Atascosa County (Tex.).
    • Somerset, Texas Ruth Camp Dikes shares a long lifetime of memories of living in Atascosa County. Born there in 1908, she was descended from a family that founded Somerset in the 1840s, having come from Somerset, Kentucky. The daughter of a meat...

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