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    • Interview with Jeane Richey Christian, 1985

    • 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,...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Lucy Sagarino Wenning, 1985

    • 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.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with James Scarborough, 2000

    • Kleberg, Richard.; Scarborough, William Lawrence.; Scarborough, James Spurgeon.; King Ranch (Tex.).; Ranch life--Texas.; Horses.; Police.
    • San Antonio, Texas Interview with James Scarborough who is providing an explanation of family photographs at the ITC Library.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Lucille Robertson, 1985

    • Robertson, Sterling Clack, 1785-1842.; Frontier and pioneer life--Texas.; Texas--Colonization--History--19th century.; Salado (Tex.).
    • 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...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Robert B. "Dude" Skiles, ca. 1980.

    • Jazz musicians.
    • Dude Skiles relates his musical experience, starting with his family in The Skile's Music Makers as drummer and his career as a jazz trumpeter.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Ben L. Parker, 1983.

    • Texas, West--Description and travel; Ranch life--Texas; Cattle trade--Texas
    • Ben Parker, whose family settled in West Texas circa 1890, relates antecdotes of his family and personal experiences growing up there during the early twentieth century.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Father Daniel Daly and Col. Jack Nahas, 1997

    • Lebanese-Americans--Texas.; Churches--Texas.; Nahas, Jack.
    • 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...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • The Marquise, October 1996

    • Marquise (San Antonio, Tex.); Gays--Texas--San Antonio--Periodicals.; Lesbians--Texas--San Antonio--Periodicals.
    • The Marquise, a GLBTQ periodical was published monthly in San Antonio, Texas. Vol. 5, No. 10
    • Happy Foundation Archives Collection, MS 394
    • Interview with Tom Perini, 1983.

    • Camp cookery; Ranch life; Chuck wagons; Cowboys
    • Using his restored chuck wagon as display during the Folklife Festival, Tom Perini discusses the history and development of chuck wagons and explains the purposes they served.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Gene Ramey, 1980

    • Jazz.; Musicians--Texas.; Double bass music.
    • A native Texan, Ramey began playing professionally in Kansas City, Kansas where he worked with Walter Page, Charlie Parker, Count Basie, Jay McShann, and others. After watching so many colleagues affected by alcoholism, he quit working in night...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Ruth White, 1979

    • White, Jack.; San Antonio River (Tex.).; Paseo del Rio (San Antonio, Tex.).; Hugman, Robert Harvey Harold, 1902-1980.
    • San Antonio, Texas Widow of Jack White, who was Mayor of San Antonio and chairman of the San Antonio River Beautification Committee, Ruth White recounts the role her husband played in the history and development of the river and Paseo del Rio (San...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Tony Rozance, 1980

    • Jazz musicians.; Musicians--Texas.; Accordionists.
    • Rozance describes his memories and professional experience playing with other jazz musicians.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Robert Winn, 1979

    • San Antonio (Tex.).; Witte Memorial Museum.
    • Interview with Robert Winn about the history of the Witte Museum.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Mary Parchman, 1980.

    • Jazz musicians; Women musicians; African American musicians; Pianists
    • Biography and experiences of classically-trained jazz musician, Mary Parchman.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Personal correspondence, 1967-2006

    • African American authors--Texas--San Antonio.; American drama--African American authors.; Gays and the performing arts.; Gays--Texas--San Antonio.; Theater--Texas--San Antonio.
    • Personal correspondence, 1967-2006
    • Sterling Houston Papers
    • Oral History Interview with Kevin C. Conner

    • San Antonio River Authority
    • Subjects discussed in this interview include: contractors/consultants; Corps of Engineers; Eagleland Reach; ecosystem restoration; floods and flood control; instream/downstream flows; landscaping; Mission Reach; Museum Reach; National Park Service;...
    • San Antonio River Authority Records
    • Interview with O.T. Baker, 1976.

    • Texas Folklife Festival; Folklife festivals; HemisFair (1968 : San Antonio, Tex.)
    • University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures at San Antonio. and the first manager of the Institute’s Texas Folklife Festival, details the evolution of the Festival from its birth in 1972.
    • 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 Bonnie Truax, undated.

    • University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures at San Antonio; Education; Education--Exhibits and museums; Education--Texas; Volunteer workers in museums--Training of
    • Discussion of the Institute's philosophy, mission, and training of docents relating to the education programs.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Sister M. Alexandrine Gieniec, 1984.

    • Polish Americans--Texas;San Antonio (Tex.)--Description and travel
    • Sister Alexandrine was born into a Polish family and reared in a neighborhood where all of San Antonio's ethnic groups flourished - along with ther cultures and cuisines. She shares those recollections and explains the importance of the...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Rosie B. Cary, 1988.

    • Palestine (Tex.).; Anderson County (Tex.).; Schools --Texas.; African Americans--Education--Texas.; African Americans--Texas.; African Americans--Social conditions.; African Americans--Segregation.; Folk medicine--Texas.
    • Educated in segregated schools in East Texas, Rosie B. Cary became a teacher whose skills and insights guided students for 44 years, all but four in all-Black schools. Her belief that any child can learn fueled her passion for instilling both...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Richard Zeni

    • United States--Armed Forces.;
    • Richard Zeni, October 22, 2005 Zeni served inteh US Navy Reserve from 1943-1946, the US Naval Air Reserves from 1946-1969 and the US Naval Retired Reserves from 1969-1984. Topics: experiences in Reserves
    • Veteran's History Project
    • Interview with Forest Barnett "Buck" Pyle, 1985

    • Ranching--Texas.; Ranchers--Texas--Biography.
    • A resident at the Gunter Hotel in San Antonio at the time of the interview, Buck Pyle shares his memories of the West-Pyle Company, ranching and the cattle business in Texas during the early 20th century. Includes additional page of biographical...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Oral History Interview with Stephen Graham

    • San Antonio River Authority
    • Subjects discussed in this interview include: Alazan Creek; Apache Creek; awards; betterments; Bexar Regional Watershed Management Partnership; board activities/composition, politics/staff relations; congressional and legislative relations;...
    • San Antonio River Authority Records
    • Interview with Jack Newman, 1979.

    • HemisFair (1968 : San Antonio, Tex.).;
    • Invited by Jim Gaines to work at HemisFair, Newman was designated as Director of Exhibitor Visitor Relations. He discusses the role of his deparment which included oversight of protocol, special events, foreign and commercial pavilions as well as...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Jack Wyatt, 1980

    • Happy Jazz Band; Jazz musicians; Dorsey, Jimmy
    • Interview is one of series by Sterlin Holmesly: “Jazz”. Jack Wyatt describes his early musical career, musicians, and history of jazz.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Booty Ritter, 1987

    • Nederland (Tex.).; Ritter, Tex, 1905-1974.;
    • Personal recollections of Booty Ritter, brother of actor / singer "Tex" Ritter, including growing up in Nederland, Texas, working in the oil business, and "Tex" Ritter's singing and acting career.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Gene S. McIntyre

    • United States. Navy.; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives.;
    • From Tenneessee, McIntyre enlisted in the Royal Canadian Air Force at the age of 20. He joined the US Navy in 1942. Topics: experience in the Royal Canadian Air Force and US Navy during World War II, flying
    • Veteran's History Project
    • Interview with Joyce Gibson Roach, 2000

    • Folklore--Texas.; Authors--Texas.; Teachers--Texas.; Sonnichsen, C. L. (Charles Leland), 1901-1991.
    • Part of the Institute of Texan Cultures' Bad History Project, Joyce Roach discusses folklore and the personal interpretations of history that are handed down orally, with reference to C. L. Sonnichsen and "The Poetry of History".
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection

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