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    • Interview with Anna Claire Rice, 1999

    • Railroads--Texas.; Railroads--Texas--Employees.; Railroad workers.
    • Anna Rice discusses her experiences with various railroads jobs throughout Texas beginning during World War II and continuing through the latter half of the twentieth century.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Eddie Wiedenfeld, 1987

    • Comfort (Tex.).; Giles, Alfred 1853-1920.
    • Comfort, Texas Wiedenfeld recounts the history and culture of Comfort, Texas and personal history of his family who has lived there since the early 1900s.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Afro-American Texans

    • African Americans--Texas--History. African Americans--Texas--Biography. Texas--History.
    • Part of the Institute of Texan Cultures' The Texians and the Texans series.
    • A book of plans

    • Chicago House Wrecking Co.--Catalogs.;Architecture, Domestic--United States--Catalogs. ;Architecture, Domestic--Designs and plans.
    • 93 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
    • Rare Books Collection
    • Danish Texans

    • Danish Americans -- Texas -- History.; Texas -- Ethnic relations.
    • Interview with Ollie Marshall Adams, 1990.

    • Marshall (Tex.); Harrison County (Tex.)
    • Marshall, Texas Ollie Marshall Adams spent his working life as a machinist in the huge railroad shops in Marshall, beginning with his apprenticeship at age 17 in 1927. Adams recounts the economic and social impact the now-closed railroad complex...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Joe Nicola, 1988

    • San Marcos (Tex.).; Peddlers and peddling.; Aquarena Springs (San Marcos, Tex.).; Motor buses.; Greyhound buses--History.; Road materials--Texas.; Zachry, Henry Bartell, 1901-1984.
    • Nicola discusses commerce in the San Marcos area during the early 20th century, including the entrepreneurial spirit of his mother, transportation, formation of Aquarena Springs and the first bus line.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Austin and Sarah Ann Brackens Grant

    • Slavery - United States - Texas.
      African Americans - Medina County (Tex.)
    • Photograph shows Austin Grant seated with wife, Sarah, standing behind him.
    • A personal history : the Afro-American Texans

    • African Americans -- Texas -- Juvenile literature.; Texas -- Juvenile literature.
    • Part of the Institute of Texan Cultures' Stories for young readers series.
    • People on Front Street near water cistern and railroad station, D'Hanis, Texas

    • Southern Pacific Railroad Company.
      Railroad stations.
    • Photograph shows bird's-eye view of small group of people standing on Front Street. Man in carriage and another in a wagon behind them. Upper right is railroad station and Southern Pacific Railroad track. Large cistern, upper left. Residence of...
    • Interview with Clarence W. Norris, 1977

    • Civil Rights.; African Americans--Texas.; Houston (Tex.)--History.; St. Philip's College.
    • Dean Emeritus of St. Philip's College, Norris tells of his life, from growing up in a Houston ghetto, earning a PhD, and his career in education and social work. Interview includes a description of the Ossian Sweet trial in 1926 and working with...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Carmen Perry, 1988

    • Peña, José Enrique de la, 1807-1841 or 2--Diaries.; Mexican Americans--Texas; Archives--Spain.; German Americans--Texas.; Gentilz, Theodore, d. 1906.; Urrutia Sandoval, Aureliano, 1872-1975.; Iturbi, Jose, 1895-1980.; Saenz, Daniel.
    • Personal recollections of Carmen Perry, whose family fled from Mexico in 1913 to escape from the Mexican Revolution to San Antonio, where her family's money was embargoed at the start of WWI because her father was German-born. Fluent in Spanish,...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Henry Davenport, 1988

    • Anderson County (Tex.).; Palestine (Tex.).; Cotton.; Salt industry and trade--Texas.; Railroads--Texas.; Amusements.
    • Palestine, Texas Palestine native Henry Davenport recalls his hometown's prominence through most of the 20th century when it flourished as a cotton center, a player in the East Texas oil boom of the 1930s and as a major rail and industrial center.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection


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