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    • 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
    • Interview with Gene Ramey, 1980

    • Jazz.; Musicians--Texas.; Double bass music.
    • A native Texan, Ramey began playing professionally in Kansas City, Kansas where he worked with Walter Page, Charlie Parker, Count Basie, Jay McShann, and others. After watching so many colleagues affected by alcoholism, he quit working in night...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Herbert Nagatori, 1979

    • Nagatori, Herbert.; Japanese Americans--Texans.;World War, 1939-1945.; San Benito (Tex.).
    • San Benito, TX. Herbert Nagatori discusses his experiences during WWII, the transition of Japanese social structure from Japan to US following the war, and personal family history.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Hallie Crawford Stillwell, 1988

    • Alpine (Tex.).; Brewster County (Tex.).; Big Bend Region (Tex.).; Ranch life--Texas.
    • Alpine, Texas Long-time resident of Alpine, Stillwell recounts her experiences in early twentieth century Texas and New Mexico, first with her parents who travelled west as pioneers and then in cattle ranching with her husband.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Robert B. "Dude" Skiles, ca. 1980.

    • Jazz musicians.
    • Dude Skiles relates his musical experience, starting with his family in The Skile's Music Makers as drummer and his career as a jazz trumpeter.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • 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 Stella Polk, 1992

    • Educators--Texas.; Authors--Texas.; Teachers--Correspondence, reminiscences, etc.; Mason County (Tex.).
    • Sister of Old Yeller author, Frank Gipson and life-long resident of Mason County, Stella Polk began teaching at age 16 in a small rural school circa 1917. She relates her personal history, experiences teaching in one-room schools, and memories of...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with John H. Bragg, 1980.

    • Jazz musicians; Guitarists; Banjo music
    • San Antonio, Texas Jazz banjo player John H. Bragg knew Scott Joplin, played with Don Albert and lived in the center of the jazz era in Texas and beyond. Bragg shared stages with some of jazz’s greatest stars of the 1920s and 1930s and organized...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Jim Cullum Jr., 1980.

    • Jazz musicians; Dance orchestras; Happy Jazz Band; The Landing-San Antonio (Tex.); Cullum, Jim
    • San Antonio, Texas, 1980 The leader of the Happy Jazz Band and owner of Jim Cullum’s Landing...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Julia Hoyle-Gayden, May 13, 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 Allan Vache, 1980.

    • Jazz; Jazz musicians; Orchestras and bands; Cullum, Jim; Vache, Warren; Davern, Kenny; San Antonio (Tex.); Happy Jazz Band
    • Interview is one of series by Sterlin Holmesly: “Jazz”. Allan Vache, clarinetist for Happy Jazz Band with Jim Cullum, discusses his musical backgound and experiences in San Antonio and with other musicians throughout the county.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Sadye Gee, 1993.

    • Civil rights; African-Americans--Texas; African-Americans--Segregation; Dallas (Tex.); African Americans--Education--Texas; Church and social problems--Texas
    • Black Dallas educator Sadye Gee recalls the good and the bad of the city's gradual desegregation and the importance of the Hamilton Park neighborhood to Dallas' Black leadership.
    • 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 George Kitamura and Tonia Imai Kitamura, 1979.

    • Japanese Americans--Texans;Japanese Americans--Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945;
    • "San Benito, Texas George Kitamura and Tonia Imai Kitamura tell of family history farming in Rio Grande Valley, experiences during the Depression and World War II"
    • 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 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 Bill and Betty Akagi Coker and Gabriel and Nellie Akagi Camacho, 1979.

    • Japanese Texans.; Japanese Americans--Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945.; Propaganda, Anti-Japanese.; Discrimination.
    • Dallas, Texas The Agaki sisters, Betty Coker and Nellie Camacho, were raised with a strong Japanese cultural upbringing because of their grandmother's influence . Their husbands, however, are not Japanese. Gabriel Camacho is Mexican-American and...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Martin Goland, 1994.

    • Southwest Research Institute; Science and technology; Universities and Colleges--San Antonio; San Antonio, (Tex.)--History
    • Asked for his opinion of the biggest post-HemisFair changes in San Antonio, Southwest Research institute President Dr. Martin Goland praised the expansion of quality higher education. But he also lamented the lack of focus given to the development...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Don Albert, 1980.

    • Jazz--Texas
    • San Antonio, Texas Jazz trumpeter, band leader and nightclub owner Don Albert recalls his experiences playing in the 1920s and 1930s from New Orleans to San Antonio to Kansas City and Chicago. And he shares memories of some of jazz’s greatest...
    • 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 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 Hipolito T. Vega

    • Korean War, 1950-1955--Personal Narratives.; United States. Army.;
    • Vega was drafted in 1952 and served in the Army during the Korean War. Topics: medical training, experiences during Korean War, combat, religion
    • Veteran's History Project
    • Interview with Fay Sinkin, May 13, 1997

    • Women civic leaders--Texas--San Antonio; Water quality--Texas--Edwards Aquifer.;
    • Civic activist (water issues); first woman elected director and Bexar County chair of the Edwards Underground Water District (1983-1989); first woman to serve on the Board of Health in San Antonio; former president of San Antonio Chapter of the...
    • Archives for Research on Women and Gender Oral History Project
    • Interview with Ladislav Zezula, 1996

    • Czechs; Immigrants, Czechoslovakian; Runge (Tex.);
    • "San Antonio, TX Ladislav Zezula was the son of Czech immigrants who came to Texas circa 1900. He discusses personal history, including the Czechoslovakian cultural activities in Runge, Texas, during his childhood."
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Slade D. Cutter, Captain, USN Retired, 1984

    • Submarine warfare.; Pearl Harbor, attack on, 1941.; World War 1939-1945--Naval operations, submarines.
    • World War II submarine commands during which he sunk 19 enemy vessels, the second highest tally among American sub commanders. Cutter's observations and opinions are historic -- from his views that inferior Japanese radar was a major factor in the...
    • 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
    • Oral History Interview with James L. Blair

    • San Antonio River Authority
    • Subjects discussed in this interview include: Board activities/composition, politics/staff relations; congressional and legislative relations; Corps of Engineers; downstream activities; intergovernmental relations; landscaping; Mission Reach;...
    • San Antonio River Authority Records
    • Interview with Gilbert Burkhardt, 1988

    • Comal County (Tex.).; German Americans--Texas.; Farm life--Texas.
    • Bracken area of Comal County, Texas Gilbert Burkhardt remembers growing up as a fourth-generation German Texan in Bracken. His youth was typical of German farming communities in the early 20th Century where the German language, customs and cuisine...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Kevin Hess, 1980

    • Jazz musicians.; Dance orchestras.; Happy Jazz Band.; The Landing-San Antonio (Tex.).
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    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Sophia Vickery Ard, 1984

    • Salado (Tex.).;
    • Sophia Vickery Ard, whose family settled in Salado in pre-Republic Texas, shares her reminiscences about the town from her mother's childhood in the 1870s to the 1980s. She includes recollections of the devastating 1921 flood in Salado and memories...
    • 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

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