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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

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