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    • Interview with James Scarborough, 2000

    • Kleberg, Richard.; Scarborough, William Lawrence.; Scarborough, James Spurgeon.; King Ranch (Tex.).; Ranch life--Texas.; Horses.; Police.
    • San Antonio, Texas Interview with James Scarborough who is providing an explanation of family photographs at the ITC Library.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with James "Jim" Eng, 1997.

    • Chinese Americans.; San Antonio (Tex.).; Food; Stores--retail; Schools--San Antonio (Tex.).; Discrimination.
    • 3643 Running Springs Road, San Antonio, Texas Born in China, Jim Eng came to San Antonio at age seven and spent the rest of his life in the close social and cultural setting of the Chinese-American community. The son of a Chinese grocer, Eng was a...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • 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 Mona Baskin née Bizzell, 1979

    • Japanese Americans--Texans.; Internment Camp--Crystal City (Tex.).; World War, 1939-1945.
    • San Antonio, Texas Mona Baskin talks about the Japanese - Americans during World War II, her experience and daily life at the internment camp in Crystal City, Texas where she worked from 1942 to 1946.
    • 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 Ruth Camp Dikes, 1987

    • Somerset (Tex.).; Atascosa County (Tex.).
    • Somerset, Texas Ruth Camp Dikes shares a long lifetime of memories of living in Atascosa County. Born there in 1908, she was descended from a family that founded Somerset in the 1840s, having come from Somerset, Kentucky. The daughter of a meat...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Robert B. "Dude" Skiles, ca. 1980.

    • Jazz musicians.
    • Dude Skiles relates his musical experience, starting with his family in The Skile's Music Makers as drummer and his career as a jazz trumpeter.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with William D. Samman, 1993

    • Lebanese Americans--Texas.; Food, Lebanese.;Churches--Texas.
    • San Antonio, Texas Samman, whose parents were from Tripoli, Lebanon, discusses family history, Lebanese community in Texas, and the Eastern Orthodox Church.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Wendish Texans

    • Sorbian Americans -- Texas -- History.; Sorbian Americans -- Texas -- Social life and customs.; Texas -- History.; Texas -- Social life and customs.
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    • 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 Robert H. "Bob" Thonoff, 1995.

    • Fashing (Tex.); Teachers--Texas; Education--Texas; Germans--Texas; Lotaweig, Mildred Hemby
    • History of Fashing, a small German community in Atascosa County, with emphasis on Fashing Elementary School.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Charley Williams, 1988

    • San Marcos (Tex.).; Churches--Texas.; Cemeteries--Texas.; Ku Klux Klan.; Urban renewal.; African Americans--Texas.; American Legion. San Marcos Post 144 (San Marcos, Tex.).; Hays County (Tex.).
    • San Marcos, Texas Charley Williams relates his experiences living in San Marcos, Texas, within the African American community.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Sister M. Alexandrine Gieniec, 1984.

    • Polish Americans--Texas;San Antonio (Tex.)--Description and travel
    • Sister Alexandrine was born into a Polish family and reared in a neighborhood where all of San Antonio's ethnic groups flourished - along with ther cultures and cuisines. She shares those recollections and explains the importance of the...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Adele E.U. Edisen, 2009

    • Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963--Assassination.; Oswald, Lee Harvey.
    • Edisen is a neurophysiologist with a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago. She has been involved in medical researching and teaching for several decades. In 1963, Edisen had interactions with Jose Rivera that led her to a different outcome...
    • University of Texas at San Antonio. Libraries Special Collections Oral History Collection;
    • Interview with John Jesse Saldana, Sr., 08-10-2005

    • Saldana, John Jesse.; United States Army--Infantry.; Canary Islanders.; Mexican Americans.; New Mexico.; United States--Post Office Department.; Postmasters.; San Antonio (Tex.).
    • John Jesse Saldana, Sr., 13th generation born in San Antonio of Irish, Canary Islander, Spanish and English heritage, tells of family history, his work with United States Postal Service before his 1942 enlistment in Army, combat experience as...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with John Jessie Saldana Sr., 2005-08-17

    • Saldana, John Jesse.; United States Army--Infantry.; Canary Islanders.; Mexican Americans.; New Mexico.; United States--Post Office Department.; Postmasters.; San Antonio (Tex.).
    • John Jesse Saldana, Sr., 13th generation born in San Antonio of Irish, Canary Islander, Spanish and English heritage, tells of family history, his work with United States Postal Service before his 1942 enlistment in Army, combat experience as...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Gene Ramey, 1980

    • Jazz.; Musicians--Texas.; Double bass music.
    • A native Texan, Ramey began playing professionally in Kansas City, Kansas where he worked with Walter Page, Charlie Parker, Count Basie, Jay McShann, and others. After watching so many colleagues affected by alcoholism, he quit working in night...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with John Jessie Saldana Sr., 2005-08-09

    • Saldana, John Jesse.; United States Army--Infantry.; Canary Islanders.; Mexican Americans.; New Mexico.; United States--Post Office Department.; Postmasters.; San Antonio (Tex.).
    • John Jesse Saldana, Sr., 13th generation born in San Antonio of Irish, Canary Islander, Spanish and English heritage, tells of family history, his work with United States Postal Service before his 1942 enlistment in Army, combat experience as...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Henry Kawahata, 1979

    • Kawahata, Henry.;Japanese Texans.;Farming.;World War, 1939-1945.
    • Hidalgo, Texas Henry Kawahata discusses 5th generation Japanese families whose ancestors came to Texas in the early 1900s, history of his family in Colorado, their move to Texas where his father began farming, experiences during World War II and...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Claudia Abbey Ball, 08-05-1984.

    • Texas Folklife Festival; University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures at San Antonio.
    • University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures San Antonio, Texas Claudia Ball, the manager of the Texas Folklife Festival from 1976-87, was an University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures at San Antonio. jack-of-all-trades volunteer during...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Henry A. Guerra, 1984.

    • Guerra, Elvira Pizzi; Grocery trade--Texas--San Antonio (Tex.); Missions--San Antonio (Tex.); Produce Row, San Antonio (Tex.); Radio Stations; Television stations; HemisFair (1968 : San Antonio, Tex.)
    • An interview with Henry A. Guerra Jr., 07-25-1984.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Dorothy Robinson, 1994

    • Civil rights movements--Texas, East.; Civil Rights.; Robinson, Frank James, 1902-1976.; African Americans--Texas.
    • African American educator, Dorothy Robinson discusses her personal philosophy, family history, career and civil rights work of her husband, Frank Robinson, particularly in Palestine, Texas, which she continued after his death.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Flaco Jiménez, 1986

    • Jiménez, Flaco.; Caminantes (Musical group : Flaco Jiménez).; Mexican Americans --Texas --Music.; Tejano music.; Accordionists--Texas--Interviews.
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    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Winona Miller, 1997

    • Stonemasons--Texas.; Texas Capital and capitol.; Texas State Capitol (Austin, Tex.).
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    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Julia Hoyle-Gayden, May 13, 1997

    • African American women--Interviews; San Antonio (Tex.)--Race relations--History.;
    • Born in 1894, Hoyle-Gayden tells of her experience growing up and living in Texas as an African American. She began teaching in the 1920s, worked for the Republican Party, and was a civic activist.
    • Archives for Research on Women and Gender Oral History Project
    • Interview with John Jesse Saldana, Sr., 08-15-2005

    • Saldana, John Jesse.; United States Army--Infantry.; Canary Islanders.; Mexican Americans.; New Mexico.; United States--Post Office Department.; Postmasters.; San Antonio (Tex.).
    • John Jesse Saldana, Sr., 13th generation born in San Antonio of Irish, Canary Islander, Spanish and English heritage, tells of family history, his work with United States Postal Service before his 1942 enlistment in Army, combat experience as...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Sadye Gee, 1993.

    • Civil rights; African-Americans--Texas; African-Americans--Segregation; Dallas (Tex.); African Americans--Education--Texas; Church and social problems--Texas
    • Black Dallas educator Sadye Gee recalls the good and the bad of the city's gradual desegregation and the importance of the Hamilton Park neighborhood to Dallas' Black leadership.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Forest Barnett "Buck" Pyle, 1985

    • Ranching--Texas.; Ranchers--Texas--Biography.
    • A resident at the Gunter Hotel in San Antonio at the time of the interview, Buck Pyle shares his memories of the West-Pyle Company, ranching and the cattle business in Texas during the early 20th century. Includes additional page of biographical...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Ben L. Parker, 1983.

    • Texas, West--Description and travel; Ranch life--Texas; Cattle trade--Texas
    • Ben Parker, whose family settled in West Texas circa 1890, relates antecdotes of his family and personal experiences growing up there during the early twentieth century.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • 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 Emma Tenayuca, 1987.

    • Trade--unions.; Women in trade--unions.; Pecan shellers--Texas.; Communists in Texas.; Labor and laboring classes--Texas.
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    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with George Thomson and Louise (Thomson) Whalin, 1997.

    • Stonemasons--Texas.; Thomson, David.; Texas Capital and capitol.; Texas State Capitol (Austin, Tex.).
    • During the late 19th century, Thomson's grandfather emigrated from Scotland and worked on construction of the Texas State Capitol as a stonecutter.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Jim Walker Moore, 1978.

    • Conjoined twins; Hilton, Daisy, 1908-1969; Hilton, Violet, 1908-1969; Freak shows
    • An interview with Jim Walker Moore about conjoined twins Daisy and Violet Hilton, 1978.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Fenner Roth, 1978

    • La Villita (San Antonio, Tex.).; United States. National Youth Administration.; San Antonio (Tex.)--Buildings, structures, etc.--Conservation and restoration.; Johnson, Lyndon Baines, 1908-1973.
    • Roth discusses his personal knowledge and friendship with Lyndon Johnson, begun while both were attending Southwest State College, and his political and government service including the National Youth Administration.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Happy and Kay Kitayama, 1979

    • Kitayama, Happy.;Kitamaya, Kay.;Japanese Texans.;World War, 1939-1945.
    • Donna, TX Happy and Kay Kitayama discuss early family history, experience during World War II, and life on the border with Mexico, in Donna, TX. Included is a discussion of the first generation of Japanese in California who made their living as a...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Reflections on Texas.

    • Texas -- History -- Anecdotes, facetiae, satire, etc.
    • Little known and offbeat moments of our history. A series of 250, 30 seconds vignettes telecast over KMOL-TV.
    • http://www.lib.utexas.edu/taro/utsa/00123/utsa-00123.html

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