WASPS (Women Air Force Service Pilots).; Women in aeronautics.; World War 1939-1945--Women.; United States Armed Forces--Women.
University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas Jeane Richey Christian was among the 1,830 women accepted for WASP training from among 25,000 applicants. In the first class to train at Avenger Field in Sweetwater,...
Women air pilots.;Women in Aeronautics, Military--United States.;Aeronautics, Military--United States.
San Antonio, Texas One of the first licensed female pilots circa 1935 and the youngest at age 16, Wenning recalls both the resistance to her learning and publicity for her achievements, flying stunt planes and other experiences with airplanes.
Robertson discusses the history of the impressario of Robertson Colony who brought the first permanent settlers to central Texas and his descendants who have lived continuously on ranch at family home in Salado since 1852, early 20th century...
Civil Rights.; African Americans--Texas.; Marshall (Tex.).; African Americans--Education--Texas.; National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.; Voting.
Austin, Texas and Marshall, Texas Mrs. Charles Wilson describes her personal experiences living in Texas and actively working in the civil rights movement. The second interview relates more specifically to her involvement with the NAACP.
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.
University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures at San Antonio; Education; Education--Exhibits and museums; Education--Texas
Educational philosophy and development of exhibits, educational programs, and tools the Institute uses to teach by connecting to history such as traveling trunks, Tex-Kits, Back 40, puppet theater, and exhibit floor programs.
St. George's Syrian Orthodox Church, Houston, Texas Syrian Orthodox Priest Father Daniel Daly and retired Military Col. Jack Nahas, both the sons of Orthodox priests who ministered in Texas, meet with an University of Texas Institute of Texan...