Subjects discussed in this interview include: Berg's Mill, board activities/composition, politics/staff relations; congressional and legislative relations; Corps of Engineers; floods and flood control; intergovernmental relations; laboratories;...
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.
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.
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...
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.
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...
United States--Army;University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures at San Antonio
Jim Hudson, Col, USA Retired, relates his personal and military experience in Germany, Ecuador, Vietnam, and the US, including Ft. Sam Houston. Following his retirement, Hudson volunteered as a docent at the University of Texas Institute of Texan...