Oral Histories

Encompassing more than 1,000 interviews, the oral history collections document the culture and heritage of diverse groups, populations, and events in our community. Spanning over five decades, these important and unique primary sources preserve and make accessible the recollections and remembrances of individuals and organizations that influenced the social, political, and cultural landscape of San Antonio, Texas, and elsewhere.

The collection includes oral histories from:

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Pictured above: C.D. Kaufman at Welcome Hall, 1989, photograph by Richard Burns, UA 15.01.13, Institute of Texan Cultures: Student Intern Research Collection.