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    • Interview with Lucille Robertson, 1985

    • Robertson, Sterling Clack, 1785-1842.; Frontier and pioneer life--Texas.; Texas--Colonization--History--19th century.; Salado (Tex.).
    • Robertson discusses the history of the impressario of Robertson Colony who brought the first permanent settlers to central Texas and his descendants who have lived continuously on ranch at family home in Salado since 1852, early 20th century...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Leon Coffee, 2001

    • Cowboys--personal narratives.; African American cowboys.; Horses.; Clowns.
    • Bulverde, Texas Famed professional rodeo clown Leon Coffee, a fourth-generation Black cowboy from Blanco, recalls the challenges of succeeding in the all-White rodeo world starting in the early 1970s. A gifted athlete, he broke horses on his...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Jeane Richey Christian, 1985

    • WASPS (Women Air Force Service Pilots).; Women in aeronautics.; World War 1939-1945--Women.; United States Armed Forces--Women.
    • University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas Jeane Richey Christian was among the 1,830 women accepted for WASP training from among 25,000 applicants. In the first class to train at Avenger Field in Sweetwater,...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Forest Barnett "Buck" Pyle, 1985

    • Ranching--Texas.; Ranchers--Texas--Biography.
    • A resident at the Gunter Hotel in San Antonio at the time of the interview, Buck Pyle shares his memories of the West-Pyle Company, ranching and the cattle business in Texas during the early 20th century. Includes additional page of biographical...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Lucy Sagarino Wenning, 1985

    • Women air pilots.;Women in Aeronautics, Military--United States.;Aeronautics, Military--United States.
    • San Antonio, Texas One of the first licensed female pilots circa 1935 and the youngest at age 16, Wenning recalls both the resistance to her learning and publicity for her achievements, flying stunt planes and other experiences with airplanes.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Bill Finck, 01-30-1991

    • Historic buildings--Texas.; Historic buildings--Texas--San Antonio.; San Antonio (Tex.)--Buildings.; Finck Cigar Factory (San Antonio, Tex.).; Finck, Henry William.; Finck, Edward Rheinhold.; Cigars.
    • Finck Cigar Company, 414 Vera Cruz, San Antonio, Texas Bill Finck is the fourth generation of his family to head San Antonio's Finck Cigar Company and the first to produce machine-made rather than hand-rolled cigars. Having learned the business...
    • 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 Christine Nagy East, Louis Nagy, and Edie Nagy, 1986

    • Hungarian Americans--Texas.; Corsicana (Tex.).; Cotton growing.
    • Two interviews with the Nagy family who discuss history of their family, the Hungarian families who farmed cotton in the Corsicana area, and traditions brought by Hungarian families.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Kathryn Hearn, 2007

    • Birth control--Texas.; Planned Parenthood Association of Hidalgo County, Texas, Inc.;
    • Planned Parenthood of Hidalgo County operates health clinics in the cities of McAllen, Mission, Edinburg and Weslaco. They provide family planning and sexual health care services for men and women. Kathryn Hearn was the Community Services Director...
    • University of Texas at San Antonio. Libraries Special Collections Oral History Collection;
    • Interview with Rosie B. Cary, 1988.

    • Palestine (Tex.).; Anderson County (Tex.).; Schools --Texas.; African Americans--Education--Texas.; African Americans--Texas.; African Americans--Social conditions.; African Americans--Segregation.; Folk medicine--Texas.
    • Educated in segregated schools in East Texas, Rosie B. Cary became a teacher whose skills and insights guided students for 44 years, all but four in all-Black schools. Her belief that any child can learn fueled her passion for instilling both...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection

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