Subjects discussed in this interview include: board activities/composition, politics/staff relations; bonds; Digital Flood Insurance Rate Map Program; downstream activities; facilities; floods and flood control; Goliad County Water Supply...
San Antonio (Tex.).; Education--Texas.; Women--San Antonio (Tex.)--Interviews; Women--School administrators--San Antonio (Tex.);
Saldana grew up in San Antonio and was the first member of her extended family to earn a college degree. She became a math teacher and taugher for many years at Oliver Wendell Holmes High School in San Antonio's Northside Independent School...
World War, 1939-1945--Germany--Personal narratives.; Emigration and immigration--History--20th century.;
Scheffrahn was born in East Prussia in May 1918 and spent his childhood in Rastenburg. He was drafted into the German Army at the onset of World War II and served from 1939-1945. After the war he and his wife immigrated to the US under the...
Women--San Antonio (Tex.)--Interviews; Women civic leaders--Texas--San Antonio; San Antonio (Tex.)--Politics and government.;
The first woman mayor of a major Texas city, Cockrell served as Mayor of San Antonio, Texas for three terms (1975-1981); member of San Antonio City Council from 1964-1972; Director of Development, San Antonio.
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.
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...
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.
Subjects discussed in this interview include: Board activities/composition, politics/staff relations; congressional and legislative relations; lawsuits (condemnations; water quality; etc.); San Antonio River Improvements Project; tax; and water law