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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 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 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 Bill and Betty Akagi Coker and Gabriel and Nellie Akagi Camacho, 1979.

    • Japanese Texans.; Japanese Americans--Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945.; Propaganda, Anti-Japanese.; Discrimination.
    • Dallas, Texas The Agaki sisters, Betty Coker and Nellie Camacho, were raised with a strong Japanese cultural upbringing because of their grandmother's influence . Their husbands, however, are not Japanese. Gabriel Camacho is Mexican-American and...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • 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 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 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 William Elder Sankey, 1976

    • Dentristry, Military.;United States. Army. Air Corps.;Fort Sam Houston (Tex.).;San Antonio (Tex.)--History.
    • San Antonio, Texas Colonel William Sankey recounts personal history, early history of the Air Corps while it was still a part of the Army, his experiences at Fort Sam Houston and other military posts, particularly the use of airplanes for military...
    • 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 Inge Whitaker, 1986

    • Covered wagon trips.; Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs.
    • San Antonio, Texas Whitaker recounts the history of her family who moved to Texas during the 1830s, settling around Austin. Each summer her family took a covered wagon trip into the nearby hill country, camping, fishing and learning about the...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Arleigh Templeton, 2003

    • College presidents--Texas.; University of Texas at San Antonio--History.;
    • Arleigh B. Templeton was the first President of the University of Texas at San Antonio. He served as President from 1970 through December 1972. Before coming to UTSA, he was President of Sam Houston State University, 1963-1970, and later served...
    • University of Texas at San Antonio. Libraries Special Collections 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 Bill Reese, 2009

    • United States. Air Force--Biography.; Air pilots.; Aeronautics, Military.; Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Aerial operations, American.
    • Personal history of Bill Reese who was born in California during the Depression, including his Air Force training and service, particularly as a combat pilot during the Vietnam War.
    • 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 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 Mrs. Charles Wilson, 09-27-1993

    • Civil Rights.; African Americans--Texas.; Marshall (Tex.).; African Americans--Education--Texas.; National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.; Voting.
    • Austin, Texas and Marshall, Texas Mrs. Charles Wilson describes her personal experiences living in Texas and actively working in the civil rights movement. The second interview relates more specifically to her involvement with the NAACP.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with O.T. Baker, 1976.

    • Texas Folklife Festival; Folklife festivals; HemisFair (1968 : San Antonio, Tex.)
    • University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures at San Antonio. and the first manager of the Institute’s Texas Folklife Festival, details the evolution of the Festival from its birth in 1972.
    • 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 Brigadier General Lillian Dunlap, U.S. Army Nurse Corps retired, 1990

    • United States. Army Nurse Corps.; Military nursing.; United States--Armed Forces--Nurses.; Generals.; Military biography.; Women-Texas.; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives.
    • Dunlap home, 125 Brettonwood Drive, San Antonio, Texas Texas Women's Hall of Fame member Lillian Dunlap joined the Army Nurse Corps during World War II straight out of the Santa Rosa School of Nursing intent on serving only for the war's duration....
    • 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 Stephen Graham

    • San Antonio River Authority
    • Subjects discussed in this interview include: Alazan Creek; Apache Creek; awards; betterments; Bexar Regional Watershed Management Partnership; board activities/composition, politics/staff relations; congressional and legislative relations;...
    • San Antonio River Authority Records
    • Interview with Bonnie Truax, 1993.

    • University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures at San Antonio; Education; Education--Exhibits and museums; Education--Texas
    • Educational philosophy and development of exhibits, educational programs, and tools the Institute uses to teach by connecting to history such as traveling trunks, Tex-Kits, Back 40, puppet theater, and exhibit floor programs.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Oral History Interview with Mark Sorenson

    • San Antonio River Authority
    • Subjects discussed in this interview include: architects; betterments; congressional and legislative relations; Corps of Engineers; Digital Flood Insurance Rate Map Program; Eagleland Reach; ecosystem restoration; engineering; FEMA; Hugman River...
    • San Antonio River Authority Records
    • Interview with Matt Pantalion, 1988.

    • Nacogdoches (Tex.); Farm life--Texas
    • Matt Pantalion, his wife and son, Bobby, relate stories of their Spanish immigrant family, farm life and culture in Nacogdoches during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
    • 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 Hallie Crawford Stillwell, 1988

    • Alpine (Tex.).; Brewster County (Tex.).; Big Bend Region (Tex.).; Ranch life--Texas.
    • Alpine, Texas Long-time resident of Alpine, Stillwell recounts her experiences in early twentieth century Texas and New Mexico, first with her parents who travelled west as pioneers and then in cattle ranching with her husband.
    • 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
    • Interview with Rance Olison, 2011.

    • Football--Texas.;Football players;Football--coaching;Professional sports;Civil rights
    • College and professional football player, Rance Olison, discusses his career in sports, as a public school teacher and coach, including his belief in the importance of education and working together to achieve common goals.
    • 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 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 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 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;

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