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    • Interview with Lucille Robertson, 1985

    • Robertson, Sterling Clack, 1785-1842.; Frontier and pioneer life--Texas.; Texas--Colonization--History--19th century.; Salado (Tex.).
    • Robertson discusses the history of the impressario of Robertson Colony who brought the first permanent settlers to central Texas and his descendants who have lived continuously on ranch at family home in Salado since 1852, early 20th century...
    • 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 Jeane Richey Christian, 1985

    • WASPS (Women Air Force Service Pilots).; Women in aeronautics.; World War 1939-1945--Women.; United States Armed Forces--Women.
    • University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas Jeane Richey Christian was among the 1,830 women accepted for WASP training from among 25,000 applicants. In the first class to train at Avenger Field in Sweetwater,...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Kathryn Hearn, 2007

    • Birth control--Texas.; Planned Parenthood Association of Hidalgo County, Texas, Inc.;
    • Planned Parenthood of Hidalgo County operates health clinics in the cities of McAllen, Mission, Edinburg and Weslaco. They provide family planning and sexual health care services for men and women. Kathryn Hearn was the Community Services Director...
    • University of Texas at San Antonio. Libraries Special Collections Oral History Collection;
    • Interview with Ruth White, 1979

    • White, Jack.; San Antonio River (Tex.).; Paseo del Rio (San Antonio, Tex.).; Hugman, Robert Harvey Harold, 1902-1980.
    • San Antonio, Texas Widow of Jack White, who was Mayor of San Antonio and chairman of the San Antonio River Beautification Committee, Ruth White recounts the role her husband played in the history and development of the river and Paseo del Rio (San...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Bana Ramanath, 2001

    • East Indian Americans--Texas--Societies, etc.; East Indian Americans--Social life and customs.
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    • 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 Lucy Sagarino Wenning, 1985

    • Women air pilots.;Women in Aeronautics, Military--United States.;Aeronautics, Military--United States.
    • San Antonio, Texas One of the first licensed female pilots circa 1935 and the youngest at age 16, Wenning recalls both the resistance to her learning and publicity for her achievements, flying stunt planes and other experiences with airplanes.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with O. Scott Petty, 1984

    • Geophysics--Research--Texas.; World War, 1914-1918--Technology.
    • Personal history of O. Scott Petty during World War I, in Texas, and his contributions to geophysical research.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Martin D. Tschirhart, 2008

    • Tschirhart, Martin D.; Tschirhart, August L. ;Hearses (Vehicles).; Burial;United States--Navy.; Castroville (Tex.).; University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures at San Antonio.
    • Martin D. Tschirhart tells of the burial ceremonies and stories about horse-drawn hearse that was maintained and driven by his father, August L. Tschirhart, who was paid by families to transport bodies in communities around Castroville, Texas. ...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Jack Newman, 1979.

    • HemisFair (1968 : San Antonio, Tex.).;
    • Invited by Jim Gaines to work at HemisFair, Newman was designated as Director of Exhibitor Visitor Relations. He discusses the role of his deparment which included oversight of protocol, special events, foreign and commercial pavilions as well as...
    • 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 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 Verna L. Reichert, 1986

    • LaGrange (Tex.).; Fayette County (Tex.).; Crime and criminals--Texas.;
    • Verna Reichert, born and lived in La Grange her entire life, and friends Murlene and Atlan Citzler, talk about their experiences during the early 20th century. Also includes a La Grange publication, The Hanging Tree, which relates two criminal...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Aurea Reyes and Bert Duano, 1989

    • Filipino Americans--Texas.; Cookery, Filipino.; Texas Folklife Festival.
    • First Filipino in Texas was Francisco Flores who came from Cebu, Phillipines in 1895, but most came between 1920 and 1960. Reyes and Duano discuss Filipino culture and ways it is demontrated at the Texas Folklife Festival.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Patricia Rucker, 1998

    • British Americans--Texas.; War brides.; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives.
    • Married in her native England to an American civilian during World War II, Rucker discusses her personal experiences coming to the United States, their early marriage, and settling in Texas.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Eloise Roe and J.O. McKnight, 1986

    • Basket making.
    • Two interviews with Roe and McKnight who discuss the materials and techniques of basket-making they demonstrate at Folklife Festival as well as other craft activities and personal history.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Alva D. Robinson, 1988

    • Palestine (Tex.).; Anderson County (Tex.).; Schools--Texas.; Cotton gins and ginning.; Farm tenancy--Texas.
    • Personal recollections of Alva Robinson, whose father owned a properous cotton farm in Palestine, including information on farm life, education, social, religious activities during the early 20th century.
    • 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 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 Bernardine Rice, 1977-08-11

    • Irish Americans--Texas.; San Antonio (Tex.)-- Social life and customs.; Ursuline Academy--San Antonio (Tex.).
    • Rice discusses the history of the Gallagher and Tynan families, early Irish settlers who came to San Antonio in the nineteenth century.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Doris Riedel, 1982

    • Soap.; Lye.
    • Riedel, who works at Dallas Parks Department's Samuell Farm, describes the process for making lye soap, one of the traditional farm activities demonstrated there.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Joyce Gibson Roach, 2000

    • Folklore--Texas.; Authors--Texas.; Teachers--Texas.; Sonnichsen, C. L. (Charles Leland), 1901-1991.
    • Part of the Institute of Texan Cultures' Bad History Project, Joyce Roach discusses folklore and the personal interpretations of history that are handed down orally, with reference to C. L. Sonnichsen and "The Poetry of History".
    • 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 Bonnie Reed, July 23, 1997

    • Women lawyers--Texas--Bexar County; Women--San Antonio (Tex.)--Interviews; Women in politics--Texas--San Antonio.;
    • Retired Judge; community volunteer. Topics: Family law, politics in San Antonio, career.
    • Archives for Research on Women and Gender Oral History Project
    • Interview with George F. Rhodes, 1987

    • Calhoun County (Tex.).; Port Lavaca (Tex.).; Six Mile (Tex.).; Camels--Texas.;
    • Rhodes relates history of the Port Lavaca area, including the Quartermaster Depot in Indianola where camels in Texas were unloaded, and personal experiences in the Moravian-Czechoslovakian and German community where he grew up.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Alliance

    • University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures at San Antonio--Newsletters.
    • Alliance, docent newsletter of the Institute of Texan Cultures, 1981-1995.
    • http://www.lib.utexas.edu/taro/utsa/00123/utsa-00123.html
    • Interview with Donald Ross, 1989

    • Harp--Religious aspects.; Sacred harp singing.; Church music--Texas.; Music, American--East Texas.
    • Name taken from a shaped-note tune book published in 1844, Sacred Harp Singing is a type of vocal music taught using symbols to those who cannot read music. Ross discusses it's history, explanation of performance, and musical scores.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Blair Reeves, 1994

    • San Antonio (Tex.)--History.; San Antonio (Tex.)--Politics and government.; Medical colleges--Texas--San Antonio--History.; Physically handicapped.
    • A native of San Antonio, Reeves was wounded at Okinawa during World War II, resulting in lifelong confinement to a wheelchair. Returning home, this physical handicap was not a barrier to completing his law degree and serving in legal and political...
    • 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
    • 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 Virginia White, 2005

    • World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives.; Women and the military--United States;
    • White was born in San Antonio and held civil service positions at several bases in Texas during World War II, including Camp Stanley and Camp Normoyle. Topics: World War II, civil service work at bases in Texas
    • University of Texas at San Antonio. Libraries Special Collections 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 Kathryn Roark and Nancy Olson, 1986

    • Willis (Tex).; Willis Male and Female College, Willis (Tex.).; Montgomery County (Tex.).
    • Early history of Willis, Texas, including education, early settlers, social activities, and personal memories of Roark and Olson.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Archie Reeves, 1986

    • World War, 1914-1918--Personal narratives, American.; Military biography.
    • Born in Greer County, Texas, Reeves relates his memories living in Indian Territory at the turn of the century, his military service during World War I and World War II, and as Chairman of the Military Affairs Committee of the San Antonio Chamber...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Personal correspondence, 1967-2006

    • African American authors--Texas--San Antonio.; American drama--African American authors.; Gays and the performing arts.; Gays--Texas--San Antonio.; Theater--Texas--San Antonio.
    • Personal correspondence, 1967-2006
    • Sterling Houston Papers
    • Texas Passages

    • University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures at San Antonio--Newsletters.
    • Passages, newsletter of the Institute of Texan Cultures, 1986-1991.
    • http://www.lib.utexas.edu/taro/utsa/00123/utsa-00123.html
    • Texas Passages

    • University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures at San Antonio--Newsletters.
    • Passages, newsletter of the Institute of Texan Cultures, 1986-1991.
    • http://www.lib.utexas.edu/taro/utsa/00123/utsa-00123.html
    • Interview with Eloise Roe and J.O. McKnight, 1980

    • Basket making.
    • Two interviews with Roe and McKnight who discuss the materials and techniques of basket-making they demonstrate at the Texas Folklife Festival as well as other craft activities and personal history.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Dr. Daniel Chester, 2007

    • Birth control--Texas.; Planned Parenthood Association of Hidalgo County, Texas, Inc.;
    • Planned Parenthood of Hidalgo County operates health clinics in the cities of McAllen, Mission, Edinburg and Weslaco. They provide family planning and sexual health care services for men and women. Daniel Chester is a medical doctor and has served...
    • University of Texas at San Antonio. Libraries Special Collections 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

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