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    • Interview with Emilio Torres, 2008

    • San Antonio (Tex.).; Mexican Americans.; Kelly Air Force Base (Tex.).; Air pilots.;
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    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Vice Admiral Wallace B. Short, (USN, Ret.), 1984

    • United States. Navy. Seabees.; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives.
    • San Antonio, Texas Retired Navy Vice Admiral Wallace Short describes his military career, including work with the Seabees, the Construction Battalion, begun during World War II by Admiral Ben Morull, a Civil Engineer, to build what was needed to...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Oral History Interview with Kevin C. Conner

    • San Antonio River Authority
    • Subjects discussed in this interview include: contractors/consultants; Corps of Engineers; Eagleland Reach; ecosystem restoration; floods and flood control; instream/downstream flows; landscaping; Mission Reach; Museum Reach; National Park Service;...
    • San Antonio River Authority Records
    • Interview with Athol Ofsowitz, 1996

    • Jews--Texas.; Chevra Kadisha.; Burial societies, Jewish.; Burial laws (Jewish law).
    • Ofsowitz discusses personal and family history, but focuses on work of the Jewish burial society, Chevra Kadisha.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Teresa Zertuche, 1998

    • Chapman Ranch.; Falfurrias (Tex.).; Ranch life--Texas.; Education--Texas.; Tequila.; Vaqueros.
    • San Antonio, Texas Teresa Zertuche describes growing up on the Chapman Ranch near Falfurrias, Texas, ranching activities, attending school, family customs, family and personal history, including that of her father who left Saltillo, Mexico at age...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Frank W. "Pete" Payne, 1982

    • Marshall Pottery Works (Marshall, Tex.).; Pottery, American--Texas.; Pottery craft.
    • Payne describes techniques and history of this East Texas pottery company which was established in 1895 and uses local clay deposits. Includes separate written history.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with W.B. "Jack" Ball, 1983.

    • University of Texas at Austin; Bois d'Arc (tree)
    • 218 Canterbury Hill, San Antonio, Texas San Antonio attorney W.B. Jack Ball reminisces about his childhood in Farmersville at the dawn of the 20th Century and his years at the University of Texas at Austin and the UT Law School from 1915-21 when...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Oral History Interview with Suzanne Scott

    • San Antonio River Authority
    • Subjects discussed in this interview include: Bexar Regional Watershed Management Partnership; board activities/composition, politics/staff relations; congressional and legislative relations; Corps of Engineers; desalination; Digital Flood...
    • San Antonio River Authority Records
    • Interview with Rudolf Scheffrabn, 2003

    • World War, 1939-1945--Germany--Personal narratives.; Emigration and immigration--History--20th century.;
    • Scheffrahn was born in East Prussia in May 1918 and spent his childhood in Rastenburg. He was drafted into the German Army at the onset of World War II and served from 1939-1945. After the war he and his wife immigrated to the US under the...
    • University of Texas at San Antonio. Libraries Special Collections Oral History Collection;
    • Interview with Paul Patterson, Ace Reid, and Cliff Teinhert, 1984

    • Luckenbach (Tex).; Cowboys--Anecdotes, facetiae, satire, etc.; Tales--Texas.; Texas Folklife Festival.
    • Tall tales and stories about cowboys and cattle drives told during a public performance at the Texas Folklife Festival.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Vivian F. and Kenneth Gilbert, 1989.

    • Raymondville, (Tex.); Willacy County, (Tex.); Harlingen, (Tex.); Frontier and pioneer life; Snow, Luther; Port Mansfield, (Tex.); King Ranch, (Tex.); Texas--Social life and customs; Rio Grande Valley, (Tex.)
    • The unique world of the Rio Grande Valley in the early years of the 20th century is shared by two who moved there in 1925 from Illinois. Freezes that destroyed fruit orchards, hurricanes that destroyed homes and lawlessness fueled by the ruffians...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Reo Kataoka, 1979

    • Katoaka, Reo.;Japanese Texans.;Emigration and immigration.;Landscaping.
    • Due to Mr. Katoaka's heavily-accented and broken English, this is not a verbatim transcription; best guess is made based on context of the conversation. Reo Katoaka tells of joining Japanese Merchant Marines for opportunity to come to US. Katoaka...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • WomanSpace, May 2006

    • Lesbians--Texas--San Antonio.; Women artists.; Women--Social networks--Texas--San Antonio.; Women--Texas--San Antonio--Periodicals.; Women's periodicals.
    • First published as the Women's Community Journal in February 1986, WomanSpace was the longest continuously published women's community newsletter in San Antonio.
    • Womanspace Records, MS 42
    • Interview with John Kuborn

    • Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal Narratives.; United States. Air Force.;
    • John Kuborn, November 30, 2004 From Wisconsin, Kuborn enlisted in the Air Force in 1961. He served 3 tours in Vietnam and retired in 1980 as a Master Sergeant. Topics: Vietnam War experience, Tet Offensive, military leave
    • Veteran's History Project
    • Interview with Rev. Claude Black, 04-11-2006

    • African Americans--Civil rights--Texas--San Antonio--History.; African Americans--Interviews.; Mt. Zion Baptist Church (San Antonio, Tex.); San Antonio (Tex.)--Race relations--History.; San Antonio (Tex.). City Council.; Segregation--Texas--San...
    • Black was born in San Antonio on Nov. 28, 1916, the son of a Pullman porter and a housewife. After graduating from then-Douglass High School in 1933, he enrolled at St. Philip’s College. Black earned a bachelor’s degree in 1937 from Morehouse...
    • College of Liberal and Fine Arts Oral History Program Collection;

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