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    • Interview with Lt. Col. James B. Sweeney, USAF, ret., 1984

    • World War, 1939-1945--Journalists.; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American.
    • A retired combat reporter who served during World War II, the Korean War, and Vietnam, Sweeney describes the environment in which men serve during war and the shock of combat.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Gone to Texas The Immigration of Cultures

    • Ethnology--Texas.; Texas--Social life and customs--Study and teaching.; Texas--History--Study and teaching.
    • Part of a series of curriculum guides created by the Institute of Texan Cultures: Educational Programs Department.
    • http://www.lib.utexas.edu/taro/utsa/00234/utsa-00234.html
    • 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
    • Interview with Casey Covarrubia, November 2012

    • Mexican Americans--Music.
    • These oral histories were conducted by students in Introduction to Chicano(a) Studies (MAS 2013) course taught by Dr. Marie Miranda. The course is an introduction to the field of Chicano(a) studies from its inception to the present. Chicano(a)...
    • Department of Bicultural-Bilingual Studies Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Terrie Gutierrez, 2013

    • Mexican Americans--Music.
    • These oral histories were conducted in the Spring 2013 semester of the Mexican American Culture (BBL 3023) course taught by Dr. Marie Miranda. The course is a survey of Mexican American cultural distinctiveness in the areas of biculturalism,...
    • Department of Bicultural-Bilingual Studies Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Elizabeth S. Robinson, 2010

    • United Service Organizations (U.S.).; USO-Camp Shows, Inc.; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives.; Dancing.
    • Personal history of Betsy (Berkley) Robinson who left Seguin, Texas for New York City during the Depression. She trained and worked as a dancer and entertainer before joining the USO and working in the camp shows during World War II.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Jesse Alvarez, October 14, 2011

    • Mexican Americans--San Antonio (Tex.)
    • These oral histories were conducted in the Fall 2011 semester of the Introduction to Chicano(a) Studies (MAS 2013) course taught by Dr. Marie Miranda. The course is an introduction to the field of Chicano(a) studies from its inception to the...
    • Department of Bicultural-Bilingual Studies Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Dr. Dan J. Craig, DVM, 1984

    • Dogs-training.; Dogs, War use of.; Watchdogs.
    • Security Police Academy, Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas Air Force veterinarian Dr. Dan J. Craig explains the Department of Defense-wide dog training facility at Lackland Air Force Base. The sophisticated training equips dogs and...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Mary Parchman, 1980.

    • Jazz musicians; Women musicians; African American musicians; Pianists
    • Biography and experiences of classically-trained jazz musician, Mary Parchman.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Steve Swenson, 2000

    • Ranch life--Texas.; Stamford (Tex.).; Swenson, Swede.; Swenson, Bill.; Swenson, Swante Magnus.; Swedish Americans.; Swenson Land and Cattle Company.; Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association.
    • Developed from property purchased in 1838 by Swante Magnus Swenson, his grandfather and the first Swedish settler in Texas, Swenson describes the history and ranching operations of the Swenson Land and Cattle Company.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Sparks Rust Jr., 1983

    • Horses.; American Quarter Horse Association.; Horse racing.
    • Rust discusses the history of the quarter horse and the impact of the American Quarter Horse Association on their development in Texas and the world.
    • 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 Col. Carl J. Crane, 1981

    • Aeronautics-history.; Air pilots.; Instrument flying.; William C. Ocker 1876-1942.;
    • Col. Crane's residence, San Antonio, Texas As a boy, San Antonio native Carl J. Crane watched the first Military airplane flight at Fort Sam Houston in 1910. And as a Military aviator, he devoted much of his adult life to developing and perfecting...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Cliff and Ruth Gillette, 1980.

    • Saxophonists; singers; pianists; Jazz musicians; Dance orchestras
    • Jazz musician Cliff Gillette and his wife, former big band singer Ruth, remember the heyday of their musical lives when they crossed the country in the 1930s and 1940s performing with some of the most noted musicians of the era.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Gay Pride Picnics, 1993

    • 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....
    • Gay Pride Picnics, 1993
    • San Antonio Lesbian Gay Assembly (SALGA)
    • Interview with Jiroo Tanamachi, 1979

    • Japanese Americans--Texas.; Japanese Americans--Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945.; Discrimination.
    • Jiroo Tanamachi tells of discrimination and restrictions for Japanese in California, resulting in family moving to Texas in the early 1900s for opportunity to buy land and begin farming. Includes discussion of discrimination and relocation of...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview With Gilbert Rodriguez, 1998

    • Mexican Americans --Texas --Music.; Musicians--Texas.; Tejano music.; Music--Mexican-American Border Region.
    • Co-founder of Gilberto Rodriguez and the Blue Notes, with his cousin, Gregorio Pedroza, they discuss history of their family, Tejano music, and the band.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Bette Saunders Bates, 1989.

    • Pampa County (Tex.); Gray County (Tex.); Texas--Social life and customs; Texas--Ranches; Lefors (Tex.); Kress (Tex.)
    • Pampa, Texas The rigors endured by the Panhandle’s early settlers are discussed by Pampa resident Bette Saunders Bates, whose grandfather emigrated from Maine about 1820 and became Gray County’s first county judge. In addition, an article from the...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Ernest Cummings, 1995

    • San Marcos (Tex.).; Petroleum industry and trade.; Farm equipment.; Industrial equipment.
    • San Marcos, Texas Ernest Cummings tells the story of his creative father, Jim Cummings, who, seeing men hand-shoveling dirt into a pipeline ditch, launched the pipeline equipment industry by rigging a blade onto a farm tractor. That early...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Camp Maxey IV : archaeological testing of six sites, Lamar County, Texas

    • Archaeology; Texas History
    • Archaeological survey report No. 326; "Texas Antiquities Committee Permit No. 2180." "Prepared for Adjutant General's Department of Texas, Directorate of Facilities and Engineering, Environmental Branch, Austin, Texas; prepared by Center for...
    • Archaeological Survey Report (ASR)
    • Housing Alliance brochures, correspondence and notes

    • Communities Organized for Public Service (San Antonio, Tex.); Metro Alliance (San Antonio, Tex.); Communities Organized for Public Service (San Antonio, Tex.); Metro Alliance (San Antonio, Tex.)
    • Program Files: Housing: Housing Alliance: Brochures, correspondence, notes, 1996-1999
    • Communities Organized for Public Service/Metro Alliance Records; Communities Organized for Public Service/Metro Alliance Records
    • Interview with Jesus-Jaime Diaz, April 09, 2013

    • Mexican Americans--Music.
    • These oral histories were conducted in the Spring 2013 semester of the Mexican American Culture (BBL 3023) course taught by Dr. Marie Miranda. The course is a survey of Mexican American cultural distinctiveness in the areas of biculturalism,...
    • Department of Bicultural-Bilingual Studies Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Mauro Leija, April 18, 2009

    • Mexican Americans--Music.
    • These oral histories were conducted in the Spring 2009 semester of the Mexican American Culture (BBL 3023) course taught by Dr. Marie Miranda. The course is a survey of Mexican American cultural distinctiveness in the areas of biculturalism,...
    • Department of Bicultural-Bilingual Studies Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Eliseo Torres, 1990.

    • Medicine, Primitive; Folk medicine; Herbs--therapeutic use; Curanderos; Rattlesnakes; Snakes; Jaramillo, Pedro, 1829-1907; Niño Fidencio, 1898-1938
    • Author of multiple books on Mexican folk healing using herbs and rituals, Torres discusses plants, animals, and techniques as well as famous curanderos.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Tom Tanamachi and Mitsuye Tanamachi, 1979

    • Tonamachi, Tom.; Tonamachi, Mitsuye.; Japanese Americans--Texas.; Japanese Americans--Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945.; Farming.; Rio Grande Valley.
    • San Benito, TX Tom Tonamachi and his wife Mitsuye, describe experiences with relocation and internment camp for their families who were living in California during WWII and their move to Texas for an opportunity farming in the Rio Grande Valley.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Tony Rozance, 1980

    • Jazz musicians.; Musicians--Texas.; Accordionists.
    • Rozance describes his memories and professional experience playing with other jazz musicians.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Gloria Martinez, October 16, 2011

    • Mexican Americans--San Antonio (Tex.)
    • These oral histories were conducted in the Fall 2011 semester of the Introduction to Chicano(a) Studies (MAS 2013) course taught by Dr. Marie Miranda. The course is an introduction to the field of Chicano(a) studies from its inception to the...
    • Department of Bicultural-Bilingual Studies 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 Slade D. Cutter, Captain, USN Retired, 1984

    • Submarine warfare.; Pearl Harbor, attack on, 1941.; World War 1939-1945--Naval operations, submarines.
    • World War II submarine commands during which he sunk 19 enemy vessels, the second highest tally among American sub commanders. Cutter's observations and opinions are historic -- from his views that inferior Japanese radar was a major factor in the...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection

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