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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 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 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 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
    • Interview with Alma A. "Dusty" Sherrill, 1999.

    • Quilting--History;Farm life--Texas;German Americans--Texas;Medicine, Primitive
    • Born in DeWitt County, Texas, of German descent, Alma Sherrill discusses her family history and describes farm life as she was growing up second oldest of eight children and daughter of a sharecropper. Included is an explanation of how she learned...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Barbara Stall, 1986.

    • Pickles.;Canning and preserving.
    • Stall explains the different processes for making pickles and sauerkraut that were used by her German ancestors to preserve a wide variety of vegetables.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Helen Pauline Weirich, 1987.

    • Gillespie County (Tex);Fredericksburg (Tex.);German Americans--Texas;Wight, Lyman;Meusebach, John O., 1812-1897
    • "Fredericksburg, Texas Weirich discusses German history, religion, politics, and culture in early Fredericksburg, with stories that include John Meusebach, Commanche Indians, Morris Ranch,and the Mormon community founded by Lymon Wight."
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Elizabeth Alexandria Zogheib, 1990.

    • German Americans; Battle of Flowers Parade (San Antonio, Tex.); Fiesta San Antonio (San Antonio, Tex.); Education; School integration; American Association of University Women; San Antonio Teachers’ Benefit Association
    • San Antonio, Texas Elizabeth Zogheib’s father was Turkish-Lebanese and her mother was German-American. She grew up in the German-American community and saw the beginnings of Fiesta celebrations in San Antonio. Zogheib discusses her personal...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Sam F. Barnhill, 1989

    • La Grange (Tex.).; Fayette County (Tex.).;
    • A descendant of Germans who opened a trading post in the bend of the Colorado River at LaGrange about 1810, Sam Barnhill shares family lore he absorbed as a child about the Texas Revolution and the years leading to the Among his tales: the...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Gilbert Burkhardt, 1988

    • Comal County (Tex.).; German Americans--Texas.; Farm life--Texas.
    • Bracken area of Comal County, Texas Gilbert Burkhardt remembers growing up as a fourth-generation German Texan in Bracken. His youth was typical of German farming communities in the early 20th Century where the German language, customs and cuisine...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Receipt Book, 1882

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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
    • Newspaper article (history), 1978

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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

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