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    • Interview with Stella Teltschik Taylor, 1988

    • Weimar (Tex.).; Oakland (Tex.).; Colorado County (Tex.).; Orphan Train.; German Americans--Texas.
    • Weimar, Texas Arriving by train from New York City when she was a year and a half old, Taylor and a 3-year old boy were adopted by the Teltschik family in 1906. She discusses the New York Foundling Hospital where she was placed, the orphan trains,...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Blanche Burrer and Erna Mosel, 1987.

    • Gillespie County (Tex.); Fredericksburg (Tex.); German Americans--Texas
    • Pioneer Museum, Fredericksburg, Texas Fredericksburg residents Blanche Burrer and Erna Mosel provide an oral tour of the city’s Pioneer Museum. They identify and explain artifacts in the one-time home and store of the Kammlah family that were...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with George Waitz, 1985.

    • Grocery trade--Texas--San Antonio;Waitz Model Market (San Antonio, Tex.);Weber's Grocery (San Antonio, Tex.);German Americans--Texas
    • San Antonio, Texas George Waitz explains history of Waitz Model Market, originally Weber's Grocery, which had been in continual operation since opened by Frank Weber in 1886. Also includes Waitz family history and information about German community...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Ida Schaefer Burkhardt, 1988

    • Comal County (Tex.).; Farm life--Texas.; Germans Americans--Texas.
    • Old Bracken, Comal County, Texas Ida Schaefer Burkhardt, whose ancestors came to New Braunfels from Germany in 1845, recalls growing up on a farm at Cranes Mill in Comal County. Her recollections include her teachers boarding with her family,...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Regina Tyrrasch, 1982.

    • German Americans--Texas; San Antonio (Tex.)-- Social life and customs
    • Customs and history of a German family who immigrated to Texas in the late nineteenth century, particularly of San Antonio in the early twentieth century.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Financial report, 1930

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    • Correspondence from the first social club of San Antonio, Texas that promoted cultural and literary activities in the city.
    • San Antonio and Casino Clubs Records
    • 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

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