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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

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