Tonamachi, Tom.; Tonamachi, Mitsuye.; Japanese Americans--Texas.; Japanese Americans--Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945.; Farming.; Rio Grande Valley.
San Benito, TX Tom Tonamachi and his wife Mitsuye, describe experiences with relocation and internment camp for their families who were living in California during WWII and their move to Texas for an opportunity farming in the Rio Grande Valley.
Williams, Margaret N.; Crystal City Internment Camp (Crystal City, Tex.).; Japanese Americans.; German Americans.
Crystal City, Texas One of first to start work at the Crystal City Internment Camp, Margaret Williams describes physical features and employees of the camp which opened in October of 1942 with German and Japanese famillies arriving the following ...
World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives.; Women and the military--United States;
White was born in San Antonio and held civil service positions at several bases in Texas during World War II, including Camp Stanley and Camp Normoyle.
Topics: World War II, civil service work at bases in Texas
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...
European War, 1914-1918--Campaigns--France.; Cantigny, Battle of, Cantigny, France, 1918.; Soissons, Battle of, 1918.; Huebner, Clarence R.; Pershing, John Joseph, 1860-1948.; MacArthur, Douglas, 1880-1964.; Rasmussen, Alexander.
Interview begins with biographical information for Conan Wood (1896 - January 22, 1985) and continues with the personal account of his military service and experiences in France during World War I. Included with transcript are summary of Conan...
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.
Katsuro, Paul; Crystal City Internment Camp (Crystal City, Tex.); Kennedy Internment Camp (Kennedy, Tex.); Japanese Americans--Texas; World War, 1939-1945; Houston (Tex.)
Verbal notes from interview with Mr. and Mrs. Paul Katsuro concerning internment camps in Crystal City and Kennedy, Texas, Santa Fe, and Idaho during World War II. Katsuro tells history of this Japanese Texan family who settled in...
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....
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...