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    • Interview with Inge Whitaker, 1986

    • 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...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Selma Weiner, 1986.

    • University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures at San Antonio;HemisFair (1968 : San Antonio, Tex.);Texas Folklife Festival
    • San Antonio, Texas After working for the Fine Arts Commission during Hemisfair, Weiner was hired to work at the University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures at San Antonio during its development. She discusses people, events, and beginning of...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • San Antonio Register Supplement

    • Fisher, Lewis F.; African Americans--Texas-- San Antonio--History
    • San Antonio Register supplement
    • San Antonio Black History Collection
    • San Antonio Freedom Trail guide

    • Fisher, Lewis F.; African Americans--Texas-- San Antonio--History
    • San Antonio Freedom Trail guide
    • San Antonio Black History Collection
    • San Antonio Register Supplement

    • Fisher, Lewis F.; African Americans--Texas-- San Antonio--History
    • San Antonio Register supplement
    • San Antonio Black History Collection
    • San Antonio Register Supplement

    • Fisher, Lewis F.; African Americans--Texas-- San Antonio--History
    • San Antonio Register supplement
    • San Antonio Black History Collection
    • San Antonio Register Supplement

    • Fisher, Lewis F.; African Americans--Texas-- San Antonio--History
    • San Antonio Register supplement
    • San Antonio Black History Collection
    • San Antonio Register Supplement

    • Fisher, Lewis F.; African Americans--Texas-- San Antonio--History
    • San Antonio Register supplement
    • San Antonio Black History Collection
    • San Antonio Register Supplement

    • Fisher, Lewis F.; African Americans--Texas-- San Antonio--History
    • San Antonio Register supplement
    • San Antonio Black History Collection
    • San Antonio Register Supplement

    • Fisher, Lewis F.; African Americans--Texas-- San Antonio--History
    • San Antonio Register supplement
    • San Antonio Black History Collection
    • San Antonio Register Supplement

    • Fisher, Lewis F.; African Americans--Texas-- San Antonio--History
    • San Antonio Register supplement
    • San Antonio Black History Collection
    • Interview with C. Stanley Banks, 1984.

    • Lawyers--Texas; San Antonio (Tex.)--Politics and government.
    • San Antonio, Texas Interviewed in his downtown office during his 71st year as a practicing attorney, San Antonio civic leader and historian C. Stanley Banks shares his recollections of an Anglo-dominated community of fewer than 100,000 people he...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • San Antonio Register Supplement

    • Fisher, Lewis F; African Americans-- Texas-- San Antonio--History; African Americans-- Texas-- San Antonio-- Periodicals.
    • San Antonio Register Supplement. San Antonio, Texas, Friday, September 23, 1949.
    • San Antonio Black History Collection
    • Interview with Edmund Seidel, 1984

    • Choral societies--Texas.; German Americans--Texas.; Beethoven Hall (San Antonio, Tex.).; Beethoven Maennerchor.; Texas Folklife Festival.
    • San Antonio, Texas Edmund Seidel discusses the history of Germans in San Antonio, particularly the German choral groups and their performances at the Texas Folklife Festival and throughout the year.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with John Santikos, 2002.

    • Theaters--San Antonio (Tex.)
    • San Antonio, Texas John Santikos discusses the development of movie theaters in San Antonio, where he continued and expanded the business begun by his father, Louis Santikos, who opened his first theater, a nickelodeon, in Waco before moving to San...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Lane Taylor Sealy, 1988.

    • Taylor, Amanda Cartwright;San Antonio Conservation Society;Historic sites--Conservation and restoration;Mission San José y San Miguel de Aguayo (San Antonio, Tex.)
    • San Antonio, Texas Lane Taylor Sealy, grandson of Amanda Cartwright Taylor (Mrs. Lane Taylor), relates family history, particularly about his grandmother, her involvement with restoration of the granary at the San Jose Mission, and her work with...
    • 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 Henry Catto, 1994.

    • San Antonio (Tex.).--Economic conditions; San Antonio (Tex.).--Politics and government
    • San Antonio, Texas After a quarter century spent abroad and in Washington, D.C., Henry Catto shares his insightful observations about changes he saw in his hometown upon his return in 1993. He found Republicans sharing San Antonio’s political stage...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Jim Zintgraff, 1987

    • Photographers.; Photography.; Photography--Negatives.; Rock paintings.; San Antonio (Tex.)--History.
    • San Antonio, Texas Jim Zintgraff's father started a still photography business in San Antonio in the early 1920's and worked as cameraman for the movie, Wings, that was filmed nearby in 1926. Zintgraff describes some of the many people and places...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Zintgraff, James 1991-09-17

    • Photographers.; Photography; Photography--Negatives; Rock paintings; San Antonio (Tex.)--History
    • San Antonio, Texas Jim Zintgraff's father started a still photography business in San Antonio in the early 1920's and worked as cameraman for the movie, Wings, that was filmed nearby in 1926. Zintgraff describes some of the many people and places...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Charles Barksdale, 2002.

    • African Americans--Segregation; African Americans--Texas; San Antonio (Tex.)-- Social life and customs
    • San Antonio, Texas San Antonio photographer Charles Barksdale recalls his childhood which spanned the racial segregation of the 1950s to integration in the 1960s. His early memories include entering the “Black-Only” door to the balcony of the...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Adrien Zadek (Mrs. Leo) Dubinski, 1977.

    • San Antonio (Tex.)-- Social life and customs.; Temple Beth El (San Antonio, Tex.).; Jews--Texas.
    • San Antonio, Texas Adrien (Mrs. Leo) Dubinski, born in San Antonio in 1908, saw bodies of victims of the 1921 flood carried into Porter Loring Mortuary downtown. And as a young member of the original Temple Beth-El Synagogue, she recalls dates...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Jim Cullum Jr., 1986

    • Jazz musicians.; Dance orchestras.; Happy Jazz Band.; The Landing-San Antonio (Tex.).; Jim Cullum 1914-1973.
    • San Antonio, Texas The leader of the Happy Jazz Band and owner of Jim Cullum's Landing nightclub on San Antonio's River Walk, Jim Cullum Jr.'s life revolves around his talent and his passion for jazz. The son of a noted jazz artist, he grew up...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Jim Cullum Jr., 1980.

    • Jazz musicians; Dance orchestras; Happy Jazz Band; The Landing-San Antonio (Tex.); Cullum, Jim
    • San Antonio, Texas, 1980 The leader of the Happy Jazz Band and owner of Jim Cullum’s Landing...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Gertrude Beatrice Scott Batiste, 1995.

    • African Americans--Education--Texas; African Americans--Segregation; African Americans--Social conditions; African Americans--Texas
    • San Antonio, Texas Born at the Negro Hospital in Houston in 1929 and reared in segregated Houston and New Orleans,”Trudy” Batiste became one of San Antonio’s most active and admired volunteers. She shares her life experiences as the daughter of a...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with John H. Bragg, 1980.

    • Jazz musicians; Guitarists; Banjo music
    • San Antonio, Texas Jazz banjo player John H. Bragg knew Scott Joplin, played with Don Albert and lived in the center of the jazz era in Texas and beyond. Bragg shared stages with some of jazz’s greatest stars of the 1920s and 1930s and organized...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Gerald Dubinski, 1979

    • Battery industry.; Jukeboxes.; Dubinski, Benjamin.; Jews--Texas.; Inventors--United States.; Standard Industries Inc.
    • San Antonio, Texas The grandson of Russian immigrant and inventor Benjamin Dubinski, Gerald Dubinski details the growth of his family's manufacturing business into a 540-employee operation that ships vehicle batteries throughout the United States...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Fred J. Wilkins, 1977

    • United States. Army. Infantry Division.;Aeronautics, Military--Texas.; Krueger, Walter, 1881-1967.; Foulois, Benjamin Delahauf, 1879-1967.
    • San Antonio, Texas Consisting of two interviews, the first is Wilkins' military experiences in 1939. including training at Camp Bullis and formation of the Triangular Division and the second recounts the 45th anniversary of flights in 1955 when...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Bartlett Cocke, 1982.

    • Architects--Texas;
    • 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...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Georgia Zannaras and Greg Asvestas, 1987.

    • Immigrants, Greek; Greek Orthodox Church; Texas Folklife Festival.
    • San Antonio, Texas Texas Folklife Festival participants Georgia Zannaras and Greg Asvestas share their views of their fellow Greek-American Texans, most of whom immigrated to Texas’ urban areas during the 20th Century. Characteristics shared by...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Bert Etta Davis, 1980.

    • Jazz musicians; African American musicians; Women musicians; Saxophonists
    • San Antonio, Texas. San Antonio native Bert Etta Davis traveled the world -- including the then-segregated United States -- as an acclaimed woman jazz musician. The saxophonist led an all-women band during World War II and later an all-male band,...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Don Albert, 1980.

    • Jazz--Texas
    • San Antonio, Texas Jazz trumpeter, band leader and nightclub owner Don Albert recalls his experiences playing in the 1920s and 1930s from New Orleans to San Antonio to Kansas City and Chicago. And he shares memories of some of jazz’s greatest...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • San Antonio 1909

    • San Antonio (Tex.)--Description and travel.; Bexar County (Tex.)--Description and travel.
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    • Rare Books Collection
    • SALGA conference program

    • San Antonio Lesbian and Gay Assembly; Gay community--Texas--San Antonio
    • San Antonio Lesbian and Gay Assembly conference program. ""Creating Community"", June 13, 1992.
    • San Antonio Lesbian and Gay Assembly Records
    • SALGA Pride issue

    • San Antonio Lesbian and Gay Assembly; Gay community--Texas--San Antonio
    • San Antonio Lesbian and Gay Assembly special pride issue. May 1996, Vol. 2, issue 2.
    • San Antonio Lesbian and Gay Assembly Records
    • San Antonio Black Tie Dinner program, 1996

    • Gay community--Texas--San Antonio. Gay rights--Texas--San Antonio. Gays--Legal status, laws, etc.--United States. Gays--Texas--San Antonio--Social conditions. Gays--Texas--Societies and clubs. Gays--Texas--San Antonio--Policial activity....
    • San Antonio Black Tie Dinner program, 1996
    • San Antonio Lesbian Gay Assembly (SALGA)
    • Souvenir of the picturesque Alamo City, San Antonio, TTexas

    • San Antonio (Tex.)--Description and Travel.
    • 1) There is no page 1.2) There are two pages labeled "6" and none labeled "7". 3) Page 46 is miss-labeled as 64. 4) There are three un-numbered pages of advertisements between page 96 and page 97. They are saved as page 96a-96b.
    • Rare Books Collection
    • San Antonio Black Tie Dinner program, 1995

    • Gay community--Texas--San Antonio. Gay rights--Texas--San Antonio. Gays--Legal status, laws, etc.--United States. Gays--Texas--San Antonio--Social conditions. Gays--Texas--Societies and clubs. Gays--Texas--San Antonio--Policial activity....
    • San Antonio Black Tie Dinner program, 1995
    • San Antonio Lesbian Gay Assembly (SALGA)
    • Interview with William E. "Bill" Thornton, 1996.

    • Mayors--Texas--San Antonio--Biography; San Antonio (Tex.)--Politics and government; San Antonio (Tex.)--Economic conditions
    • Mayor of San Antonio from 1995-1997, Thornton discusses the city's politics and economy.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection

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