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    • Interview with Clarence W. Norris, 1977

    • Civil Rights.; African Americans--Texas.; Houston (Tex.)--History.; St. Philip's College.
    • Dean Emeritus of St. Philip's College, Norris tells of his life, from growing up in a Houston ghetto, earning a PhD, and his career in education and social work. Interview includes a description of the Ossian Sweet trial in 1926 and working with...
    • Interview with Brigadier General Lillian Dunlap, U.S. Army Nurse Corps retired, 1990

    • United States. Army Nurse Corps.; Military nursing.; United States--Armed Forces--Nurses.; Generals.; Military biography.; Women-Texas.; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives.
    • Dunlap home, 125 Brettonwood Drive, San Antonio, Texas Texas Women's Hall of Fame member Lillian Dunlap joined the Army Nurse Corps during World War II straight out of the Santa Rosa School of Nursing intent on serving only for the war's duration....
    • 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.
    • Interview with Joseph A. Perry, 1984.

    • University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures at San Antonio; HemisFair (1968 : San Antonio, Tex.); Connally, John Bowden, 1917-1993; Texas Folklife Festival
    • Perry discusses the genesis of the Institute of Texan Cultures, from the planning for Hemisfair through its' creation under the aegis of the University of Texas at San Antonio, with emphasis on the key people who were involved.
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • Interview with Sister M. Alexandrine Gieniec, 1984.

    • Polish Americans--Texas;San Antonio (Tex.)--Description and travel
    • Sister Alexandrine was born into a Polish family and reared in a neighborhood where all of San Antonio's ethnic groups flourished - along with ther cultures and cuisines. She shares those recollections and explains the importance of the...
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • Interview with LTC Augusta L. Short (US Army, Ret.), 1990

    • Military nursing.; Nursing.;Nursing schools.;Philippine Islands--Description and travel.;Panama--Description and travel.; Red Cross and Red Crescent.; United States. Army Nurse Corps.
    • San Antonio, Texas LTC Augusta Short relates her personal history including graduation from the Army School of Nursing in 1926 and career as a nurse anesthetist and administrator in the Nurse Corps, service in the Philippines and Panama, and work...
    • Interview with Ben L. Parker, 1983.

    • Texas, West--Description and travel; Ranch life--Texas; Cattle trade--Texas
    • Ben Parker, whose family settled in West Texas circa 1890, relates antecdotes of his family and personal experiences growing up there during the early twentieth century.
    • Interview with Jack N. Nahas, 1997

    • Lebanese Americans.; St. George Antiochian Orthodox Christian Church.; Churches--Texas.
    • Nahas , born in Tripoli, Lebanon and brought to the U.S. by his parents in 1912, discusses his Lebanese heritage and his father who was an ordained Antiochian Orthodox priest serving an extensive area in the U.S., Mexico and Central America.
    • 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.


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