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    • 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 John Jefferson Visor, 1996

    • African American cowboys.; Cowboys--personal narratives.; Horses.
    • Office of the Tarrant County Black History and Genealogical Society, Fort Worth, TX. Living and working on his own after his mother's death when he was nine years old, John Visor decided that he preferred working with horses over picking cotton to...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Lucille Cowley Nixon and Rowena Nixon Dillard, 1987

    • Pearsall (Tex.).; Depression--1929--Texas.
    • 99-year old Lucille Nixon and her daughter, Rowena Dillard, relate personal antecdotes and history of their family in Pearsall, Texas during the late 19th and early 20th century.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • 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 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 Julia Hoyle-Gayden, June 11, 1997

    • African American women--Interviews; San Antonio (Tex.)--Race relations--History.;
    • Born in 1894, Hoyle-Gayden tells of her experience growing up and living in Texas as an African American. She began teaching in the 1920s, worked for the Republican Party, and was a civic activist.
    • Archives for Research on Women and Gender Oral History Project
    • Interview with Ollie Marshall Adams, 1990.

    • Marshall (Tex.); Harrison County (Tex.)
    • Marshall, Texas Ollie Marshall Adams spent his working life as a machinist in the huge railroad shops in Marshall, beginning with his apprenticeship at age 17 in 1927. Adams recounts the economic and social impact the now-closed railroad complex...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Henry Fisher, 1989

    • Utopia (Tex.).; Uvalde County (Tex.).; Sabinal (Tex.).; Automobiles.; Telephone.
    • Sabinal Canyon, Utopia, Texas Born in the Sabinal Canyon in 1902, Henry Fisher shares his memories of the development of the area, including the first automobile, telephones and roads in the Uvalde and Bandera County areas. While a trip to San...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with LTC Augusta L. Short (US Army, Ret.), 1990

    • Military nursing.; Nursing.;Nursing schools.;Philippine Islands--Description and travel.;Panama--Description and travel.; Red Cross and Red Crescent.; United States. Army Nurse Corps.
    • San Antonio, Texas LTC Augusta Short relates her personal history including graduation from the Army School of Nursing in 1926 and career as a nurse anesthetist and administrator in the Nurse Corps, service in the Philippines and Panama, and work...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Eddie Wiedenfeld, 1987

    • Comfort (Tex.).; Giles, Alfred 1853-1920.
    • Comfort, Texas Wiedenfeld recounts the history and culture of Comfort, Texas and personal history of his family who has lived there since the early 1900s.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with James E. Willingham, 1983

    • Air pilots, Military.; Flight training.; Bankers--Texas.
    • Sabinal (Tex.). James E. Willingham recounts his personal history, including service during World War I when he joined the Aviation Section of the Signal Corps and trained as a pilot at Kelly Field in San Antonio.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Taro Kishi, 1979

    • Kishi, Taro.;Japanese Americans--Texans.;Russo-Japanese War, 1904-1905.;Farming.
    • Vidor, Texas Taro Kishi tells of family's economic and cultural transition from medieval Japan to business opportunities in Texas through education and travel. Includes experience during Russo-Japanese War, 1904-1905.
    • 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 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
    • Danish Texans

    • Danish Americans -- Texas -- History.; Texas -- Ethnic relations.
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    • http://www.lib.utexas.edu/taro/utsa/00123/utsa-00123.html
    • Interview with Lillian Dunlap, June 19, 1997

    • United States. Army Nurse Corps.; Women and the military--United States.; Military nursing; Women--San Antonio (Tex.)--Interviews;
    • Nurse; Retired Brigadier General, Army. Only the second woman to become a general officer in the Army’s history; the first Texas woman to attain the status of brigadier general; inducted into the Texas Women’s Hall of Fame; Instrumental in founding...
    • Archives for Research on Women and Gender Oral History Project
    • Interview with Elizabeth S. Robinson, 2010

    • United Service Organizations (U.S.).; USO-Camp Shows, Inc.; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives.; Dancing.
    • Personal history of Betsy (Berkley) Robinson who left Seguin, Texas for New York City during the Depression. She trained and worked as a dancer and entertainer before joining the USO and working in the camp shows during World War II.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Frank O'Sullivan, 1984

    • Oak Ridge National Laboratory.; Manhattan Project (U.S.)--History.
    • Assigned to the Manhattan Project, O'Sullivan describes the secrecy, development of the facilities, nuclear weapon, and effects of the bomb in Nagasaki and Hiroshima.
    • 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 Brigadier General Lillian Dunlap, U.S. Army Nurse Corps retired, 1990

    • United States. Army Nurse Corps.; Military nursing.; United States--Armed Forces--Nurses.; Generals.; Military biography.; Women-Texas.; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives.
    • Dunlap home, 125 Brettonwood Drive, San Antonio, Texas Texas Women's Hall of Fame member Lillian Dunlap joined the Army Nurse Corps during World War II straight out of the Santa Rosa School of Nursing intent on serving only for the war's duration....
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • WomanSpace, June 2002

    • Lesbians--Texas--San Antonio.; Women artists.; Women--Social networks--Texas--San Antonio.; Women--Texas--San Antonio--Periodicals.; Women's periodicals.
    • First published as the Women's Community Journal in February 1986, WomanSpace was the longest continuously published women's community newsletter in San Antonio.
    • Womanspace Records, MS 42
    • 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 Joe Nicola, 1988

    • San Marcos (Tex.).; Peddlers and peddling.; Aquarena Springs (San Marcos, Tex.).; Motor buses.; Greyhound buses--History.; Road materials--Texas.; Zachry, Henry Bartell, 1901-1984.
    • Nicola discusses commerce in the San Marcos area during the early 20th century, including the entrepreneurial spirit of his mother, transportation, formation of Aquarena Springs and the first bus line.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • L-3082-H

    • War finance. ; Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad. ; Comedians. ; Railroad stations.
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    • San Antonio Light Photograph collection, MS 359, University of Texas San Antonio Libraries Special Collections from the Institute of Texan Cultures
    • L-3082-G

    • Actors. ; Actresses. ; Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad. ; Railroad stations.
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    • San Antonio Light Photograph collection, MS 359, University of Texas San Antonio Libraries Special Collections from the Institute of Texan Cultures
    • Interview with Thomas Earl and Iola Gentry, 1986.

    • Conroe (Tex.); Nutter, Cedric N.
    • With family history reaching to the Texas Revolution, Thomas Earl and Iola Gentry relate familial sagas that parallel Texas' progress through the 19th and 20th centuries.The long-time Conroe residents also recall that community's development as an...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with General William Hood Simpson, (U.S. Army, Ret.), 06-30-1976

    • European War, 1914-1918--Personal narratives.; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives.; United States. Army--Biography.; Generals.; Fort Sam Houston (Tex.).
    • San Antonio, Texas General William Hood Simpson discusses his family background and military career, including West Point and experiences in two World Wars. A continuation of this interview concerning his personal and professional history deals...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Dr. Dan J. Craig, DVM, 1984

    • Dogs-training.; Dogs, War use of.; Watchdogs.
    • Security Police Academy, Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas Air Force veterinarian Dr. Dan J. Craig explains the Department of Defense-wide dog training facility at Lackland Air Force Base. The sophisticated training equips dogs and...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Lorraine O'Banion, 1993

    • Civil Rights.; African Americans--Texas.; Prairie View A & M University--History.
    • Educator Lorraine O'Banion discusses her experiences during the mid-20th century, including a comparison between neighboring towns of predominantly African-American Prairie View with mainly white Hempstead, education, and changes as a result of...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Jiroo Tanamachi, 1979

    • Japanese Americans--Texas.; Japanese Americans--Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945.; Discrimination.
    • Jiroo Tanamachi tells of discrimination and restrictions for Japanese in California, resulting in family moving to Texas in the early 1900s for opportunity to buy land and begin farming. Includes discussion of discrimination and relocation of...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Carmen Perry, 1988

    • Peña, José Enrique de la, 1807-1841 or 2--Diaries.; Mexican Americans--Texas; Archives--Spain.; German Americans--Texas.; Gentilz, Theodore, d. 1906.; Urrutia Sandoval, Aureliano, 1872-1975.; Iturbi, Jose, 1895-1980.; Saenz, Daniel.
    • Personal recollections of Carmen Perry, whose family fled from Mexico in 1913 to escape from the Mexican Revolution to San Antonio, where her family's money was embargoed at the start of WWI because her father was German-born. Fluent in Spanish,...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Henry Davenport, 1988

    • Anderson County (Tex.).; Palestine (Tex.).; Cotton.; Salt industry and trade--Texas.; Railroads--Texas.; Amusements.
    • Palestine, Texas Palestine native Henry Davenport recalls his hometown's prominence through most of the 20th century when it flourished as a cotton center, a player in the East Texas oil boom of the 1930s and as a major rail and industrial center.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Sammie Quarles, 1986

    • Nederland (Tex.).
    • A resident of Nederland since the early 20th century, Sammie Quarles discusses her family history and changes in the town through the years.
    • 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
    • Southern Pacific Railroad Station, Hondo, Texas

    • Railroad stations - Hondo (Tex.)
    • Photograph shows exterior of depot and railroad crossing on Bandera Avenue (later Avenue M)'' Crossing sign on far right. People standing outside depot. Buildings in 100 block of E. North Front Street in background (left).
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    • Interview with Gustav Pantzer, part 4

    • World War, 1939-1945--Germany--Personal narratives.;
    • Pantzer was born in a suburb of Berlin, Germany in 1911, but immigrated to New York in 1929. He first worked for International Telegraph and Telephone as a customer service representative and then opened a restaurant, Gus, in the IT&T...
    • Veteran's History Project

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