San Antonio, Texas
A noted architect who compared buildings to diamonds with many facets, Bartlett Cocke Sr. emphasized the importance of the “science” of buildings as well as the art. In his 60 years in practice in San Antonio, Cocke was the...
Ranch life--Texas.; Big Bend Region (Tex.); Villa, Pancho, 1878-1923.; Boarding schools--Academy of the Incarnate Word, San Antonio (Tex.).
Growing up on a huge ranch in the Big Bend region -- the last true frontier -- Thelma Rawls Fletcher remembers her father was a friend of both Pancho Villa and Judge Roy Bean. And she remembers fearing nothing aside from rattle...
"San Antonio, Texas
Widow of Porfirio Salinas, Texas landscape painter, Maria Salinas provides biographical information about Porfirio as artist, husband, and father, correcting much of what was previously printed about her husband."
Boots and shoes--trade and manufacture--Texas;Leather work;Texas Folklife Festival
Catherine Wood describes her shoemaking demonstrations at Folklife Festival using the techniques and style for a 14th century shoe and discusses other leather products that she and her husband make using traditional methods.
African Americans--Texas; African Americans--Social conditions; San Antonio (Tex.).
344 Belmont, San Antonio, Texas
Prominent in San Antonio’s African-American political, cultural and business communities from the early 1930s, Josephine Bellinger and her husband, Valmo Bellinger, published the influential San Antonio Register...
Indians of North America--food; Food--wild; Acorns; Mesquite; Frontier and pioneer life; Wilderness survival; Medicine--primitive
University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures at San Antonio., San Antonio, Texas
While holding forth at the Smokehouse at the 1982 Texas Folklife Festival, O.T. Baker shares information about foods and remedies early Texas settlers and Indians...