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    • Interview with Reo Kataoka, 1979

    • Katoaka, Reo.;Japanese Texans.;Emigration and immigration.;Landscaping.
    • Due to Mr. Katoaka's heavily-accented and broken English, this is not a verbatim transcription; best guess is made based on context of the conversation. Reo Katoaka tells of joining Japanese Merchant Marines for opportunity to come to US. Katoaka...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Herbert Nagatori, 1979

    • Nagatori, Herbert.; Japanese Americans--Texans.;World War, 1939-1945.; San Benito (Tex.).
    • San Benito, TX. Herbert Nagatori discusses his experiences during WWII, the transition of Japanese social structure from Japan to US following the war, and personal family history.
    • 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 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 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 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 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 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 LTC Augusta L. Short (US Army, Ret.), 1990

    • Military nursing.; Nursing.;Nursing schools.;Philippine Islands--Description and travel.;Panama--Description and travel.; Red Cross and Red Crescent.; United States. Army Nurse Corps.
    • San Antonio, Texas LTC Augusta Short relates her personal history including graduation from the Army School of Nursing in 1926 and career as a nurse anesthetist and administrator in the Nurse Corps, service in the Philippines and Panama, and work...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Hung Quach, 1981

    • Vietnamese Americans--Texas.; Vietnam--Social life and customs.; Vietnamese Americans.
    • President of the Vietnamese Association of San Antonio and Texas Folklife Festival participant, Quach discusses his defection from Vietnam in 1975 to escape from the Communist takeover, and the way both his and other Vietnamese families adjust to...
    • 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 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
    • The Melting pot : ethnic cuisine in Texas.

    • Cooking -- Texas.; International cooking.
    • Contains recipes from 27 ethnic or cultural groups in Texas prepared today.
    • http://www.lib.utexas.edu/taro/utsa/00123/utsa-00123.html
    • 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 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 Kenneth Jaeger

    • Korean War, 1950-1955--Personal Narratives.; United States. Marine Corps.;
    • Jaeger enlisted in the Marine Corps and served during the Korean War. Topics: Korean War experience, 3rd Battalion 7th Marines Regiment
    • Veteran's History Project
    • 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
    • Oral History Interview with Eugene "Pinto" Beene

    • San Antonio River Authority
    • Subjects discussed in this interview include: accounting; architects; computers; contractors/consultants; engineering; laboratories; lawsuits (condemnations, water quality, etc.); office culture; Olmos Dam; real estate/surveying/land acquisition;...
    • San Antonio River Authority Records
    • 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 Booty Ritter, 1987

    • Nederland (Tex.).; Ritter, Tex, 1905-1974.;
    • Personal recollections of Booty Ritter, brother of actor / singer "Tex" Ritter, including growing up in Nederland, Texas, working in the oil business, and "Tex" Ritter's singing and acting career.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Swedish Texans

    • Swedish Americans -- Texas -- History.; Texas -- History.
    • Examines the accomplishments of Swedes in Texas, looking at the ways in which they adapted their customs to life in the New World.
    • http://www.lib.utexas.edu/taro/utsa/00123/utsa-00123.html
    • 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 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 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 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 Stella Teltschik Taylor, 1988

    • Weimar (Tex.).; Oakland (Tex.).; Colorado County (Tex.).; Orphan Train.; German Americans--Texas.
    • Weimar, Texas Arriving by train from New York City when she was a year and a half old, Taylor and a 3-year old boy were adopted by the Teltschik family in 1906. She discusses the New York Foundling Hospital where she was placed, the orphan trains,...
    • 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 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 Henry Fisher, 1989

    • Utopia (Tex.).; Uvalde County (Tex.).; Sabinal (Tex.).; Automobiles.; Telephone.
    • Sabinal Canyon, Utopia, Texas Born in the Sabinal Canyon in 1902, Henry Fisher shares his memories of the development of the area, including the first automobile, telephones and roads in the Uvalde and Bandera County areas. While a trip to San...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Recent research from the Institute of Texan Cultures, 1993-03

    • University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures at San Antonio--Newsletters.
    • Recent research from the Institute of Texan Cultures was a bi-annual newsletter highlighting research activities at the Institute of Texan Cultures.
    • http://www.lib.utexas.edu/taro/utsa/00123/utsa-00123.html
    • 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 Bernardine Rice, 1988-11-29

    • San Antonio (Tex.)--History.; Irish Americans--Texas.; Ursuline Academy--San Antonio (Tex.).
    • Descendant of the Tynan and Gallagher families, Rice talks about people and places during the mid-20th century in her HemisFair-area neighborhood.
    • 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 Robert Winn, 1979

    • San Antonio (Tex.).; Witte Memorial Museum.
    • Interview with Robert Winn about the history of the Witte Museum.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures 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 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

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