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    • 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
    • Interview with Jim Walker Moore, 1978.

    • Conjoined twins; Hilton, Daisy, 1908-1969; Hilton, Violet, 1908-1969; Freak shows
    • An interview with Jim Walker Moore about conjoined twins Daisy and Violet Hilton, 1978.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Oral History Interview with Suzanne Scott

    • San Antonio River Authority
    • Subjects discussed in this interview include: Bexar Regional Watershed Management Partnership; board activities/composition, politics/staff relations; congressional and legislative relations; Corps of Engineers; desalination; Digital Flood...
    • San Antonio River Authority Records
    • Interview with Dorothy Robinson, 1994

    • Civil rights movements--Texas, East.; Civil Rights.; Robinson, Frank James, 1902-1976.; African Americans--Texas.
    • African American educator, Dorothy Robinson discusses her personal philosophy, family history, career and civil rights work of her husband, Frank Robinson, particularly in Palestine, Texas, which she continued after his death.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Bill Sallee, 1984

    • Toys.; Texas Folklife Festival.; Spiritual healing.
    • San Antonio, Texas Folklife Festival presenter Bill Sallee talks about using willow to make bull whips, fishing poles, and whistles, and tells stories about Sallee family, including his grandfather's faith healing.
    • 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
    • Zintgraff, James 1991-09-17

    • Photographers.; Photography; Photography--Negatives; Rock paintings; San Antonio (Tex.)--History
    • San Antonio, Texas Jim Zintgraff's father started a still photography business in San Antonio in the early 1920's and worked as cameraman for the movie, Wings, that was filmed nearby in 1926. Zintgraff describes some of the many people and places...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Mona Baskin née Bizzell, 1979

    • Japanese Americans--Texans.; Internment Camp--Crystal City (Tex.).; World War, 1939-1945.
    • San Antonio, Texas Mona Baskin talks about the Japanese - Americans during World War II, her experience and daily life at the internment camp in Crystal City, Texas where she worked from 1942 to 1946.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Conan Wood, 1984

    • European War, 1914-1918--Campaigns--France.; Cantigny, Battle of, Cantigny, France, 1918.; Soissons, Battle of, 1918.; Huebner, Clarence R.; Pershing, John Joseph, 1860-1948.; MacArthur, Douglas, 1880-1964.; Rasmussen, Alexander.
    • Interview begins with biographical information for Conan Wood (1896 - January 22, 1985) and continues with the personal account of his military service and experiences in France during World War I. Included with transcript are summary of Conan...
    • 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 Robert and Rola Saibara and George and May Waki, 1979

    • Saibara, Robert.; Saibara, Rola.; Waki, George.; Waki, May.; Watanabe Family.; Japanese Americans--Texas.; United States--Army.; World War, 1939-1945.
    • Houston, Texas Rola Saibara (nee Watanabe) and May Waki (nee Watanabe) are sisters. Saibara and Waki families discuss history of the rice farming their parents began, picture marriages (chasi kepo), and the Japanese colonies in the early 1900s....
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Henry A. Guerra, 1984.

    • Guerra, Elvira Pizzi; Grocery trade--Texas--San Antonio (Tex.); Missions--San Antonio (Tex.); Produce Row, San Antonio (Tex.); Radio Stations; Television stations; HemisFair (1968 : San Antonio, Tex.)
    • An interview with Henry A. Guerra Jr., 07-25-1984.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Fred J. Wilkins, 1977

    • United States. Army. Infantry Division.;Aeronautics, Military--Texas.; Krueger, Walter, 1881-1967.; Foulois, Benjamin Delahauf, 1879-1967.
    • San Antonio, Texas Consisting of two interviews, the first is Wilkins' military experiences in 1939. including training at Camp Bullis and formation of the Triangular Division and the second recounts the 45th anniversary of flights in 1955 when...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Athol Ofsowitz, 1996

    • Jews--Texas.; Chevra Kadisha.; Burial societies, Jewish.; Burial laws (Jewish law).
    • Ofsowitz discusses personal and family history, but focuses on work of the Jewish burial society, Chevra Kadisha.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Claudia Abbey Ball, 08-05-1984.

    • Texas Folklife Festival; University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures at San Antonio.
    • University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures San Antonio, Texas Claudia Ball, the manager of the Texas Folklife Festival from 1976-87, was an University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures at San Antonio. jack-of-all-trades volunteer during...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Father Daniel Daly and Col. Jack Nahas, 1997

    • Lebanese-Americans--Texas.; Churches--Texas.; Nahas, Jack.
    • St. George's Syrian Orthodox Church, Houston, Texas Syrian Orthodox Priest Father Daniel Daly and retired Military Col. Jack Nahas, both the sons of Orthodox priests who ministered in Texas, meet with an University of Texas Institute of Texan...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Corinne Saldana, 2009

    • 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...
    • University of Texas at San Antonio. Libraries Special Collections Oral History Collection;
    • Interview with Rudolf Scheffrabn, 2003

    • 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...
    • University of Texas at San Antonio. Libraries Special Collections Oral History Collection;
    • Interview with Richard Adams

    • United States. Marine Corps.; Korean War, 1950-1955--Personal Narratives.;
    • Adams was born in St. Louis, Missouri. He served in the Marine Corps from 1950-1967, with 5 years spent on active duty in Southeast Asia Topics: Marine Corps, Philippines, Korean War, Japan
    • Veteran's History Project;
    • 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
    • Oral History Interview with Stephen Graham

    • San Antonio River Authority
    • Subjects discussed in this interview include: Alazan Creek; Apache Creek; awards; betterments; Bexar Regional Watershed Management Partnership; board activities/composition, politics/staff relations; congressional and legislative relations;...
    • San Antonio River Authority Records
    • Oral History Interview with Randy Schwenn

    • San Antonio River Authority
    • Subjects discussed in this interview include: Berg's Mill; Blairmobile; congressional and legislative relations; contractors/consultants; downstream activities; Espada Dam, ditch; floods and flood control; laboratories; landscaping; lawsuits...
    • San Antonio River Authority Records
    • Interview with Eliseo Torres, 1990.

    • Medicine, Primitive; Folk medicine; Herbs--therapeutic use; Curanderos; Rattlesnakes; Snakes; Jaramillo, Pedro, 1829-1907; Niño Fidencio, 1898-1938
    • Author of multiple books on Mexican folk healing using herbs and rituals, Torres discusses plants, animals, and techniques as well as famous curanderos.
    • 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
    • Oral History Interview with Blair Warren

    • San Antonio River Authority
    • Subjects discussed in this interview include: Blairmobile; board activities/composition, politics/staff relations; computers; congressional and legislative relations; engineering; facilities; floods and flood control; intergovernmental relations;...
    • San Antonio River Authority Records
    • Oral History Interview with Mark Sorenson

    • San Antonio River Authority
    • Subjects discussed in this interview include: architects; betterments; congressional and legislative relations; Corps of Engineers; Digital Flood Insurance Rate Map Program; Eagleland Reach; ecosystem restoration; engineering; FEMA; Hugman River...
    • San Antonio River Authority Records
    • Interview with Maudine "Pat" Thatcher, 1984.

    • Tour guides (Persons); Volunteer workers in museums; University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures at San Antonio
    • History of the guides at the Institute of Texan Cultures museum from Hemisfair through 1984.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Bonnie Truax, 1993.

    • 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.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Major General (retired) John M. Bennett, 1984.

    • World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American;
    • San Antonio, Texas San Antonio banker John M. Bennett recalls his historic role as the leader of a two major bombing operations of World War II. Bennett, descended from the Bennett and Armstrong ranching families of South Texas, recalls both the...
    • 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 Carl Pierce, 1997

    • Falkenberg, Hans Gotfreid Melcher.; Stonemasons--Texas.; Texas Capital and capitol.; Texas State Capitol (Austin, Tex.).; Swedish Americans--Texas.
    • During the late 19th century, Pierce's great-grandfather emigrated from Sweden and worked on construction of the Texas State Capitol and as a surveyor and draftsman throughout Texas.
    • 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 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 Robert D. Gaylor

    • United States. Air Force.; Korean War, 1950-1955--Personal Narratives.;
    • Gaylor enlisted in the Air Force in 1948 and served for over 30 years. He was involved in US efforts in Korea and Southeast Asia. He was a Chief Master Sergeant at the time of his retirement. Topics: Segregation, Korean War, women in the military
    • Veteran's History Project
    • Interview with Kenneth B. Parnell, 2000.

    • San Antonio (Tex.)--Theaters; Motion picture projectionists; Theaters--Employees; Majestic Theater (San Antonio, Tex.); Municipal Auditorium (San Antonio, Tex.)
    • Taught by his father to work as a movie projectionist, Parnell discusses experiences and aspects of movie and stage production through multiple jobs he learned.
    • 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

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