United States. Navy. Seabees.; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives.
San Antonio, Texas Retired Navy Vice Admiral Wallace Short describes his military career, including work with the Seabees, the Construction Battalion, begun during World War II by Admiral Ben Morull, a Civil Engineer, to build what was needed to...
Covered wagon trips.; Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs.
San Antonio, Texas Whitaker recounts the history of her family who moved to Texas during the 1830s, settling around Austin. Each summer her family took a covered wagon trip into the nearby hill country, camping, fishing and learning about the...
United Service Organizations (U.S.).; USO-Camp Shows, Inc.; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives.; Dancing.
Personal history of Betsy (Berkley) Robinson who left Seguin, Texas for New York City during the Depression. She trained and worked as a dancer and entertainer before joining the USO and working in the camp shows during World War II.
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...
Football--Texas.;Football players;Football--coaching;Professional sports;Civil rights
College and professional football player, Rance Olison, discusses his career in sports, as a public school teacher and coach, including his belief in the importance of education and working together to achieve common goals.
European War, 1914-1918--Personal narratives.; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives.; United States. Army--Biography.; Generals.; Fort Sam Houston (Tex.).
San Antonio, Texas General William Hood Simpson discusses his family background and military career, including West Point and experiences in two World Wars. A continuation of this interview concerning his personal and professional history deals...
United States. Army Nurse Corps.; Military nursing.; United States--Armed Forces--Nurses.; Generals.; Military biography.; Women-Texas.; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives.
Dunlap home, 125 Brettonwood Drive, San Antonio, Texas Texas Women's Hall of Fame member Lillian Dunlap joined the Army Nurse Corps during World War II straight out of the Santa Rosa School of Nursing intent on serving only for the war's duration....
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...
Women--San Antonio (Tex.)--Interviews; Women civic leaders--Texas--San Antonio; San Antonio (Tex.)--Politics and government.;
The first woman mayor of a major Texas city, Cockrell served as Mayor of San Antonio, Texas for three terms (1975-1981); member of San Antonio City Council from 1964-1972; Director of Development, San Antonio.