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Oral History Interview with Jorge Durón Guerra, June 8, 2016

Description: Mr. Durón Guerra grew up in a middle class family in northern Mexico; he lived in several Mexican cities while getting his education. He migrated to the U.S. upon reaching adulthood and lived for a while in Philadelphia before joining the Armed Forces. He finished his military career in Texas, and eventually settled in Austin, where he established the "El Azteca" restaurant, which stands to this day. He has been involved in community affairs for a very long time, and was one of the early members of the Austin G.I. Forum chapter. In the interview, Mr. Durón Guerra talks about the experience of migration, the discriminatory treatment that Mexican Americans received in housing, employment, etc. as well as his activism in community affairs.
Date: June 8, 2016
Creator: Sinta, Vinicio; Arionus, Steve & Durón Guerra, Jorge
Partner: TCU Mary Couts Burnett Library

Transcript of Oral History Interview with Irene Fisher Womack and Bill Womack, June 16, 2011

Description: Interview with Irene and Bill Womack, a couple from two well-known Kerr County families, from Kerrville, Texas. The couple discusses their ancestors, the Reals and the Womacks. They also talk about the local people and places they remember growing up in Kerrville. The interview transcript includes photos of Mr. and Mrs. Womack and their family, on pages 31-36.
Date: June 16, 2011
Creator: Collins, Francelle Robison; Stephens, Louis; Womack, Irene Fisher & Womack, Bill
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Oral History Interview with Martha R. Johnson, June 6, 1998

Description: Interview with Martha R. Johnson, owner of the popular Raleigh House Restaurant, from Kerrville, Texas. Mrs. Johnson discusses the origins and establishment of her restaurant, which was named after her husband, Raleigh White Johnson. She described the success of the restaurant and her experiences running it for 34 summers.
Date: June 6, 1998
Creator: O'Hara, Kathy & Johnson, Martha Robinson
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

[Client Card: American Leonic Manufacturing Co.]

Description: Client card describing work completed at the Roman Bronze Works Foundry for the American Leonic MFG. Co. (Walter Koenig), including a job number, brief description, monetary amount, and dates associated with each entry. Piece included: bronze cast "The Last Supper" (5' x 38").
Date: June 1964
Creator: Roman Bronze Works Foundry
Partner: Amon Carter Museum

[Client Card: Mr. Aldo Casanovo]

Description: Client card describing work completed at the Roman Bronze Works Foundry for Mr. Aldo Casanovo, including a job number, brief description, monetary amount, and dates associated with each entry. Pieces included: "Stoop Figure" (16" high x 10" wide from wax), "Abstract" (19" high), "Abstract Form" (20" x 15" x 14"), "Abstract Form" (24" x 23" x 17"), "Abstract Form" (16" x 16" x 6"), and "Abstract Form" (17.5" x 9.5").
Date: 1963-06/1964-03
Creator: Roman Bronze Works Foundry
Partner: Amon Carter Museum

[Letter from Stanley Valadez to John J. Herrera - 1955-06-28]

Description: Letter from Stanley Valadez, Executive Director, League of United Latin American Citizens Pennsylvania to John J. Herrera requesting information about activities in the Southwest. Valadez suggests that LULAC be established as a national organization. Valadez mentions in the letter the enclosure of a copy of a letter sent out to members to inform of LULAC activities in Pennsylvania.
Date: June 28, 1955
Creator: Valadez, Stanley
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Angel R. Field to Pennsylvania LULAC Members - 1955-06-14]

Description: Letter from Angel R. Field, State President, to Pennsylvania League of United Latin-American Citizens Members requesting members to attend a meeting that was held June 19, 1955 at the home of Andres Flores AMVETS Post 171, Malloy Place, Johnstown, PA. The letter lists an agenda and informs members to think about the agenda items and to offer comments at the meeting.
Date: June 14, 1955
Creator: Field, Angel R.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Angel R. Field to Pennsylvania LULAC Members - 1955-06-14]

Description: Letter from Angel R. Field, State President, to Pennsylvania League of United Latin-American Citizens Members requesting members to attend a meeting that was held June 19, 1955 at the home of Andres Flores AMVETS Post 171, Malloy Place, Johnstown, PA. The letter lists an agenda and informs members to think about the agenda items and to offer comments at the meeting.
Date: June 14, 1955
Creator: Field, Angel R.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Postcard of Crab Orchard Lake, Marion, Illinois]

Description: Postcard of a group of people standing on a dock and swimming nearby in Crab Orchard Lake at Marion, Illinois. A handwritten note addressed to Miss Helen H. Aten from Woodrow W. Aten says, "Hello all. Will probably arrive Thursday- trip has been fine so far. Am stopping off to see Lt. Crews. He is still alive. Woodrow."
Date: June 19, 1944
Creator: Aten, Woodrow W.
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum