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    • Interview with Col. Carl J. Crane, 1981

    • Aeronautics-history.; Air pilots.; Instrument flying.; William C. Ocker 1876-1942.;
    • Col. Crane's residence, San Antonio, Texas As a boy, San Antonio native Carl J. Crane watched the first Military airplane flight at Fort Sam Houston in 1910. And as a Military aviator, he devoted much of his adult life to developing and perfecting...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Bill Reese, 2009

    • United States. Air Force--Biography.; Air pilots.; Aeronautics, Military.; Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Aerial operations, American.
    • Personal history of Bill Reese who was born in California during the Depression, including his Air Force training and service, particularly as a combat pilot during the Vietnam War.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with William B. Osborn, Jr., 1985

    • Petroleum industry and trade--Oklahoma.; Air pilots.; Ranchers--Texas--Biography.
    • Born in Saskawa, capitol of the Seminole Nation in Oklahoma, he describes his father's interests in the banking and oil industries in the early 20th century and following the family's move to San Antonio, his own work in the oil and cattle business...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Emilio Torres, 2008

    • San Antonio (Tex.).; Mexican Americans.; Kelly Air Force Base (Tex.).; Air pilots.;
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    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Col. Edward J. York, 1984

    • Doolittle, James Harold d 1896-.; World War, 1939-1945.; United States--Army Air Forces, 1942-1947.
    • Col. Edward J. York, USAF, Ret. describes his involvement in the April 18, 1942 Doolittle Raid on Tokyo, including preparation before the raid and his internment in Russia for fourteen months afterward.
    • 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 Stephen "Chad" Fletcher

    • United States. Army.; Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal Narratives.; Panama--History--American Invasion, 1989--Personal Narratives.; Persian Gulf War, 1990-1995--Personal Narratives.;
    • Drafted in 1967, Fletcher served in the Vietnam War until 1968. After ROTC in college, Fletcher served as an officer from 1975 to 1995 and was involved in America's invasion of Panama as well as the Persian Gulf War. Topics: Vietnam War, military...
    • Veteran's History Project
    • Interview with John L. Davis, 07-25-2008.

    • University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures at San Antonio; Exhibitions and museums; Shuffler, R. Henderson (Ralph Henderson), 1908--1975; Ransom, Harry Huntt, 1908-1976; Baker, Oscar Terrell, 1910-2006.
    • Davis shares his knowledge of the development of the Institute of Texan Cultures as a public museum, particularly the Folklife Festival, and relates background on the people and events involved in this process.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Harry V. Hand, 1983

    • Aeronautics-history.; Air pilots.; Kelly Field (Tex.).; Russian Famine Fund.; World War, 1914-1918 Personal narratives, American.
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    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with William H. Fandel, 1985

    • World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American.; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American.; Air pilots.
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    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • 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 Fred J. Wilkins, 1977

    • United States. Army. Infantry Division.;Aeronautics, Military--Texas.; Krueger, Walter, 1881-1967.; Foulois, Benjamin Delahauf, 1879-1967.
    • San Antonio, Texas Consisting of two interviews, the first is Wilkins' military experiences in 1939. including training at Camp Bullis and formation of the Triangular Division and the second recounts the 45th anniversary of flights in 1955 when...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Texas Passages

    • University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures at San Antonio--Newsletters.
    • Passages, newsletter of the Institute of Texan Cultures, 1986-1991.
    • http://www.lib.utexas.edu/taro/utsa/00123/utsa-00123.html
    • Interview with Ernest Cummings, 1995

    • San Marcos (Tex.).; Petroleum industry and trade.; Farm equipment.; Industrial equipment.
    • San Marcos, Texas Ernest Cummings tells the story of his creative father, Jim Cummings, who, seeing men hand-shoveling dirt into a pipeline ditch, launched the pipeline equipment industry by rigging a blade onto a farm tractor. That early...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • The Texican

    • University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures at San Antonio--Newsletters.
    • The Texican, staff newsletter of the Institute of Texan Cultures, 1984-1997.
    • http://www.lib.utexas.edu/taro/utsa/00123/utsa-00123.html
    • Refueling an airplane, Brooks Field

    • Airplanes, Military - Refueling.
      Curtiss Jenny JN-4D.
      Brooks Field (Tex.)
    • Photograph shows vehicle, equipped with gas pump, next to airplane, pilot in cockpit.
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    • Czech Texans

    • Czech Americans -- Texas -- Biography. Texas -- Biography.
    • Part of the Institute of Texan Cultures' The Texians and the Texans series.
    • http://www.lib.utexas.edu/taro/utsa/00234/utsa-00234.html
    • Interview with Jerri D. Mitchell

    • United States. Air Force.; United States--Armed Forces--Women.;
    • Mitchell enlisted in the Air Force in 1977 and served until 1993, retiring as a Master Sergeant. She has worked at Lackland AFB in civil service and at UTSA as a lecturer in the History Department. Topics: Air Force experience, basic Training,...
    • Veteran's History Project
    • Interview with Richard Zeni

    • United States--Armed Forces.;
    • Richard Zeni, October 22, 2005 Zeni served inteh US Navy Reserve from 1943-1946, the US Naval Air Reserves from 1946-1969 and the US Naval Retired Reserves from 1969-1984. Topics: experiences in Reserves
    • Veteran's History Project
    • Willie Ng holding model airplane

    • Chinese Americans.; Children.; Airplanes - Models.
    • Photograph shows Willie Ng, resident of San Antonio, Texas, holding large model airplane.
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    • 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
    • L-2086-C

    • Airplanes. ; Children playing outdoors.
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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 Hung Quach, 1981

    • Vietnamese Americans--Texas.; Vietnam--Social life and customs.; Vietnamese Americans.
    • President of the Vietnamese Association of San Antonio and Texas Folklife Festival participant, Quach discusses his defection from Vietnam in 1975 to escape from the Communist takeover, and the way both his and other Vietnamese families adjust to...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Interview with Archie Reeves, 1986

    • World War, 1914-1918--Personal narratives, American.; Military biography.
    • Born in Greer County, Texas, Reeves relates his memories living in Indian Territory at the turn of the century, his military service during World War I and World War II, and as Chairman of the Military Affairs Committee of the San Antonio Chamber...
    • 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
    • Clete Ernster in flight suit

    • Brayton Flying Service (Cuero, Tex.)
      Air pilots.
    • Photograph shows three-quarter length portrait of Cletus ""Clete"" Philip Ernster wearing flight suit as he stands in front of airplane. Taken when he was at Brayton Flying Service School at Cuero Field.
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    • Servicing Stearman PT-17 ""Kaydet," Cuero, Texas

    • Brayton Flying Service (Cuero, Tex.)
      United States. Army - Air Corps.
      Airplanes, military.
    • Photograph shows men refueling and performing maintenance on Stearman PT-17 ""Kaydet"" airplane at Brayton Flying Service, Cuero Field. The Kaydet was a Primary Trainer for the U.S. Army Air Corps.
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    • 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
    • Reflections on Texas.

    • Texas -- History -- Anecdotes, facetiae, satire, etc.
    • Little known and offbeat moments of our history. A series of 250, 30 seconds vignettes telecast over KMOL-TV.
    • http://www.lib.utexas.edu/taro/utsa/00123/utsa-00123.html
    • Interview with Richard A. Knobloch, 1986

    • World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American.; Tokyo (Japan)--History--Bombardment, 1942--Personal narratives, American.; Tokyo (Japan)--History--Bombardment, 1942
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    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • L-2319-B

    • Pinatas.
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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-3340-B

    • Airplanes - Models.
    • Photograph shows father and son with model planes and trophies.
    • San Antonio Light Photograph collection, MS 359, University of Texas San Antonio Libraries Special Collections from the Institute of Texan Cultures
    • Interview with Ben H. Settles, 1984

    • World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American.; Longhorn cattle.
    • San Antonio, Texas Ben Settles, Colonel, USAF, Retired, relates his personal history which includes his military service during World War II, post-war service, and raising and improvement of the longhorn cattle breed.
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection

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