Fairmount Hotel (San Antonio, Tex.).; Hotels--Texas.; San Antonio (Tex.)--Buildings, structures, etc.; ; Moving of buildings, bridges, etc.;
Richelieu discusses the history of the Fairmount Hotel, which was built in 1906 and moved to La Villita Historic District in April 1985, creating a Guinness Book of Records entry as the heaviest building ever moved on wheels.
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...
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,...
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.