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    • 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 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 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 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 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 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 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
    • 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 Matt Pantalion, 1988.

    • Nacogdoches (Tex.); Farm life--Texas
    • Matt Pantalion, his wife and son, Bobby, relate stories of their Spanish immigrant family, farm life and culture in Nacogdoches during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with John Jesse Saldana, Sr., 08-10-2005

    • Saldana, John Jesse.; United States Army--Infantry.; Canary Islanders.; Mexican Americans.; New Mexico.; United States--Post Office Department.; Postmasters.; San Antonio (Tex.).
    • John Jesse Saldana, Sr., 13th generation born in San Antonio of Irish, Canary Islander, Spanish and English heritage, tells of family history, his work with United States Postal Service before his 1942 enlistment in Army, combat experience as...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Minoru Okabayashi and Mitsuo Fujimoto, 1979

    • Okabayashi, Minoru.; Fujimoto, Mitsuo.; Japanese Americans--Texas.; Internment camp (Kenedy, Tex.).; World War, 1939-1945--Evacuation of civilians.
    • Houston, Texas.Webster, Texas. Interview is in two parts: 1) Minoru Okabayashi with Mitsuo Fujimoto translating; 2) Mitsuo Fujimoto. Okabayashi tells personal history of his arrival in California in 1917, move to Texas in 1920, farming experience,...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection

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