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    • Interview with Jerome K. Harris, 1979.

    • HemisFair (1968 : San Antonio, Tex.); McAllister, Walter W., 1889-
    • An interview with Jerome K. Harris, 01-26-1979.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Texas Passages

    • University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures at San Antonio--Newsletters.
    • Passages, newsletter of the Institute of Texan Cultures, 1986-1991.
    • http://www.lib.utexas.edu/taro/utsa/00123/utsa-00123.html
    • Interview with Robert A. Polunsky, 1998.

    • San Antonio (Tex.)--Economic conditions.; HemisFair (1968 : San Antonio, Tex.)
    • A fourth-generation San Antonio resident, Bob Polunsky relates professional history as newspaper columnist, family history, and changes in San Antonio as a result of Hemisfair.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with John L. Davis, 07-25-2008.

    • 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.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Jack Newman, 1979.

    • HemisFair (1968 : San Antonio, Tex.).;
    • Invited by Jim Gaines to work at HemisFair, Newman was designated as Director of Exhibitor Visitor Relations. He discusses the role of his deparment which included oversight of protocol, special events, foreign and commercial pavilions as well as...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Joseph A. Perry, 1984.

    • 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.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Kenneth B. Parnell, 2001.

    • University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures at San Antonio; HemisFair (1968 : San Antonio, Tex.)
    • History and technical explanation of the Institute of Texan Cultures Dome Show which began at HemisFair.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Boone Powell, 2003.

    • San Antonio (Tex.)--Economic conditions.; HemisFair (1968 : San Antonio, Tex.).
    • Project architect for the Tower of the Americas, considered to be the symbol of HemisFair, Powell discusses its' purpose, technical details of planning and construction, financing, and changes in San Antonio as a result of Hemisfair.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Maudine "Pat" Thatcher, 1984.

    • Tour guides (Persons); Volunteer workers in museums; University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures at San Antonio
    • History of the guides at the Institute of Texan Cultures museum from Hemisfair through 1984.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with B.J. "Red" McCombs, 1994.

    • HemisFair (1968 : San Antonio, Tex.); McCombs, Red, 1927-; Connally, John Bowden, 1917-1993; Businessmen--Texas; San Antonio Spurs (Basketball team)
    • An interview with B.J. "Red" McCombs, 05-24-1994.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with David Anthony Richelieu, 1989

    • Fairmount Hotel (San Antonio, Tex.).; Hotels--Texas.; San Antonio (Tex.)--Buildings, structures, etc.; ; Moving of buildings, bridges, etc.;
    • Richelieu discusses the history of the Fairmount Hotel, which was built in 1906 and moved to La Villita Historic District in April 1985, creating a Guinness Book of Records entry as the heaviest building ever moved on wheels.
    • 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

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