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    • Interview with Houston Henry Ellis, 1988.

    • San Marcos (Tex.).; Hays County (Tex.).; Farm life--Texas.; Game protection--Texas.; Ellis Island Immigration Station (N.Y. and N.J.).
    • San Marcos, Texas Generations of Houston Henry Ellis' ancestors have lived in Hays County, including Cherokee tribesmen, ranchers and farmers. Their stories parallel the settlement of Central Texas.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Agnes VanderPoorten and Jeanne Persyn, 1987

    • Belgians Americans--Texas;Immigration and emigration;Belgian-American Club of Texas
    • Agnes VanderPoorten and Jeanne Persyn are interviewed during the Folklife Festival as representatives of the Belgian-American Club of Texas. The first Belgians came to Texas with LaSalle in 1685, but the greatest influx was in the late 1800s. ...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Alfred Aguirre, 1996

    • School segregation.; San Marcos ( Tex.).
    • Alfred Aguirre recalls his experiences as a Hispanic student in San Marcos in the 1940s and early 1950s. He details the ethnic segregation of the elementary grades and the paucity of Hispanics who persevered through the system to complete high...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Allan Vache, 1980.

    • Jazz; Jazz musicians; Orchestras and bands; Cullum, Jim; Vache, Warren; Davern, Kenny; San Antonio (Tex.); Happy Jazz Band
    • Interview is one of series by Sterlin Holmesly: “Jazz”. Allan Vache, clarinetist for Happy Jazz Band with Jim Cullum, discusses his musical backgound and experiences in San Antonio and with other musicians throughout the county.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Allen Vann, 1980.

    • Jazz musicians;African American musicians;Pianists;Albert, Don
    • Interview is one of series by Sterlin Holmesly: “Jazz”. Allen Vann grew up in Williamson County, Texas where he began playing piano, then moved to San Antonio in 1922, attending St. Peter’s Clavier School and learning to read music. Vann recounts...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Alta Niebuhr, 1980

    • Herbs--Texas.; Herbs--Therapeutic use.; Herb gardening.
    • Author of a book on the herbs of Greece, Niebuhr explains growing and use of herbs, primarily in cooking, and identifies some of the herbs that grow wild in Texas.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Angela Dickerson Nickel, 2011

    • Football--Texas.; Football--fans.; Stratford High School (Houston, Tex.).
    • Angela Nickel describes the way she supported football at her high school.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Ann Neely, 1980

    • Musicians--Texas.; Women jazz singers.; Jazz.;
    • Neely recalls her experiences and jazz musicians she met during her career as a torch singer, which began when she won a contest to work with Mack Rogers Band at the Gunter Hotel in San Antonio.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Ann Weigand, 1988.

    • Hungarian Americans;Hungarian Americans--Cultural assimilation
    • San Antonio, Texas Daughter of Hungarian immigrants, Weigand discusses family history and cultural experiences.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Archbishop Benedict Greene, 1985.

    • Greene, Samuel A.; Orthodox Eastern Church.; Christ of the Hills Monastery (Blanco, Tex.); San Antonio (Tex.)
    • Archbishop Benedict Greene tells of his religious life, contributions to San Antonio's charitable organizations, successful real estate career, and now serves as Archbishop of Eastern Orthodox Church at Christ of the Hills Monastery in Blanco,...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Archie Reeves, 1986

    • 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...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Colonel Arren Calvin Buchanan Jr., 1985

    • Scottish Americans--Texas.
    • Air Force Village, San Antonio, Texas Arren Buchanan's great-grandfather, Alamo defender James Buchanan, was among the Scotsmen who came to Texas in 1835 with Stephen F. Austin's fifth colony. The family remained in Texas and nurtured pride in...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with LTC Augusta L. Short (US Army, Ret.), 1990

    • Military nursing.; Nursing.;Nursing schools.;Philippine Islands--Description and travel.;Panama--Description and travel.; Red Cross and Red Crescent.; United States. Army Nurse Corps.
    • San Antonio, Texas LTC Augusta Short relates her personal history including graduation from the Army School of Nursing in 1926 and career as a nurse anesthetist and administrator in the Nurse Corps, service in the Philippines and Panama, and work...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Barbara and Warren Walker, 2000

    • Turkey--Social life and customs.; Lubbock (Tex.).; Texas Tech University. Library.
    • Lubbock, Texas Barbara and Warren Walker are the curators and collectors of the Archive of Turkish Oral Narrative at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas. They tell their personal history, particularly living in Turkey as they learn about the...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Beatrice and Torata Akagi, 1979

    • Akagi, Beatrice.; Akago, Torata.; Japanese Texans.; Truck Farming.;Japanese Americans--Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945.
    • Sheldon, Texas Beatrice and Torata Akagi discuss their experiences farming in Texas and during World War II.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Beatrice “Bebe” Hurtado, 2011.

    • Football--Texas.;Medina Valley High School (Castroville, Tex.).;Drum majors.;Marching bands.
    • Beatrice Hurtado describes her son’s participation in high school football as drum major for the school’s marching band.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Ben H. Settles, 1984

    • World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American.; Longhorn cattle.
    • San Antonio, Texas Ben Settles, Colonel, USAF, Retired, relates his personal history which includes his military service during World War II, post-war service, and raising and improvement of the longhorn cattle breed.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Bette Saunders Bates, 1989.

    • Pampa County (Tex.); Gray County (Tex.); Texas--Social life and customs; Texas--Ranches; Lefors (Tex.); Kress (Tex.)
    • Pampa, Texas The rigors endured by the Panhandle’s early settlers are discussed by Pampa resident Bette Saunders Bates, whose grandfather emigrated from Maine about 1820 and became Gray County’s first county judge. In addition, an article from the...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Bill and Betty Akagi Coker and Gabriel and Nellie Akagi Camacho, 1979.

    • 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...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Betty Detmer, 2011

    • Detmer, Sonny.; Football--Texas.; Football--coaches.
    • With husband and children involved in coaching athletics, Betty Detmer discusses her experiences and views on family involvement in sports.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Bill Finck, 01-30-1991

    • Historic buildings--Texas.; Historic buildings--Texas--San Antonio.; San Antonio (Tex.)--Buildings.; Finck Cigar Factory (San Antonio, Tex.).; Finck, Henry William.; Finck, Edward Rheinhold.; Cigars.
    • Finck Cigar Company, 414 Vera Cruz, San Antonio, Texas Bill Finck is the fourth generation of his family to head San Antonio's Finck Cigar Company and the first to produce machine-made rather than hand-rolled cigars. Having learned the business...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Bill Sallee, 1984

    • Toys.; Texas Folklife Festival.; Spiritual healing.
    • San Antonio, Texas Folklife Festival presenter Bill Sallee talks about using willow to make bull whips, fishing poles, and whistles, and tells stories about Sallee family, including his grandfather's faith healing.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Bob Angel, 1984.

    • Snakes.; Rattlesnakes.; Hides and skins.; Tanning.
    • University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures at San Antonio, Texas Folklife Festival exhibitor Bob Angel provides a step-by-step explanation of the tanning process he uses to convert rattlesnake skins into hatbands, belts and even neckties.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Bob Rutledge, 1980

    • Jazz.; Musicians--Texas.; African American musicians.
    • Rutledge recalls his professional jazz career and work with other musicians as well as his business philosophy and concerns for the future of jazz.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • 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...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Col. Carl J. Crane, 1981

    • Aeronautics-history.; Air pilots.; Instrument flying.; William C. Ocker 1876-1942.;
    • Col. Crane's residence, San Antonio, Texas As a boy, San Antonio native Carl J. Crane watched the first Military airplane flight at Fort Sam Houston in 1910. And as a Military aviator, he devoted much of his adult life to developing and perfecting...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Carl Mierschin and William Zoch, 1993

    • Wendish Americans.; Sorbian Americans.; Wends--Traditional medicine.; Wends--Rites and ceremonies.
    • Giddings, Texas Carl Mierschin and William Zoch describe how their families left Bautzen, Prussia in the 1840s to escape political and religious intolerance, settling in Serbin near Giddings, TX. They describe Wendish customs, early home cures,...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Carl Pierce, 1997

    • Falkenberg, Hans Gotfreid Melcher.; Stonemasons--Texas.; Texas Capital and capitol.; Texas State Capitol (Austin, Tex.).; Swedish Americans--Texas.
    • During the late 19th century, Pierce's great-grandfather emigrated from Sweden and worked on construction of the Texas State Capitol and as a surveyor and draftsman throughout Texas.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Caroline Elmendorf, 1988

    • Mexico--History--1910-1946.; Personal narratives.
    • San Antonio, Texas Born in northern Mexico in 1901 to a German father and Mexican mother, Caroline Elmendorf fled the Mexican Revolution, knew Pancho Villa, rubbed shoulders with Mexico's silver barons and then joined the Mexican exile community...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Carolyn Erickson, 1988

    • Nacogdoches (Tex.).
    • Nacogdoches, Texas Nacogdoches resident and local historian Carolyn Erickson hits the highlights of Nacogdoches' storied past, including the many Texas Revolutionary leaders who lived there. John Durst's 1,200 mile ride to warn of Gen. Santa...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Charles B. Oldfield, 1982

    • Air pilots.; Aeronautics-history.; Aeronautics, Military.; Randolph Field (Tex.).
    • Oldfield describes Army life, military flight in the early 20th century and reasons for the selection and development of Randolph Field for training.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Charles Barksdale, 2002.

    • African Americans--Segregation; African Americans--Texas; San Antonio (Tex.)-- Social life and customs
    • San Antonio, Texas San Antonio photographer Charles Barksdale recalls his childhood which spanned the racial segregation of the 1950s to integration in the 1960s. His early memories include entering the “Black-Only” door to the balcony of the...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • 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...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection

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