University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures at San Antonio; Exhibitions and museums; Shuffler, R. Henderson (Ralph Henderson), 1908--1975; Ransom, Harry Huntt, 1908-1976; Baker, Oscar Terrell, 1910-2006.
Davis shares his knowledge of the development of the Institute of Texan Cultures as a public museum, particularly the Folklife Festival, and relates background on the people and events involved in this process.
Sophia Vickery Ard, whose family settled in Salado in pre-Republic Texas, shares her reminiscences about the town from her mother's childhood in the 1870s to the 1980s. She includes recollections of the devastating 1921 flood in Salado and memories...
University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures at San Antonio; HemisFair (1968 : San Antonio, Tex.); Connally, John Bowden, 1917-1993; Texas Folklife Festival
Perry discusses the genesis of the Institute of Texan Cultures, from the planning for Hemisfair through its' creation under the aegis of the University of Texas at San Antonio, with emphasis on the key people who were involved.
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...