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B. Martinez and Sons, Inc.

Creator Abstract: B. Martinez and Sons, Inc., formerly Tamalina Milling Company, was responsible for the first mill in San Antonio for grinding masa.
Content Abstract: The collection consists of 3 trademark applications for the Tamalina flour brand and one bell used by the company wagon drivers to notify customers of delivery.

Ballet Folklórico de San Antonio

Creator Abstract: Ballet Folklórico de San Antonio was founded in 1965 and has been dedicated to the preservation of original and traditional dances of Mexico and Spain. Ballet Folklórico de San Antonio performed through the Unites States and Mexico.
Content Abstract: This collection consists of photographs, correspondence, programs and posters.

Barrera, Gil, 1932-2007

Creator Abstract: Gilbert C. (Gil) Barrera was a freelance photographer who was employed by the University of Texas at San Antonio to photograph its building and organization from 1972 to 1978.
Content Abstract: The collection consists of photographic negatives and contact sheets created by Gil Barrera from 1972 through 1978 while employed to photograph the physical complex and activities of the University of Texas at San Antonio. Among the subjects represented in the collection are construction projects, ceremonies, graduating classes, concerts, distinguished visitors, conference participants, students, professors, and members of the University of Texas administration and Board of Regents.

Batiste, Gertrude

Creator Abstract: Gertrude Batiste is recognized for her contributions to the San Antonio Area Council of Girl Scouts and her volunteer work with several San Antonio organizations. She has served as president of the United Methodist Women at Windcrest United Methodist Church in San Antonio, and has been active in the San Antonio Alumnae Chapter of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, San Antonio Women's Celebration and Hall of Fame, and The Great Ladies of San Antonio. She was also a founding member of the San Antonio Chapter of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women.
Content Abstract: The papers consist of awards, correspondence, newsclippings, a limited number of photographs, and notes and materials gathered by Batiste as an active member of several organizations. The bulk of the materials documents Batiste's community involvement during the 1980s and 1990s. The papers are arranged into two series, Community Involvement and Personal Papers.

Beinecke, Bridgette.

Creator Abstract: Bridgette Beinecke has a degree in architecture with a concentration in historic preservation from the University of Texas at Austin. She has twenty plus years of experience managing architectural projects for commercial and institutional clients.
Content Abstract: The bulk of the collection consists of Beinecke's research materials.

Belgin, Harvey.

Creator Abstract: Harvey Belgin was a photojournalist for the San Antonio Light and part-time commercial photographer in San Antonio from 1946 through the 1980s.
Content Abstract: This collection comprises original negatives and prints captured by Harvey Belgin. It includes portraits, events, and buildings in San Antonio. It also showcases views of towns in South and Central Texas.

Berler, Beatrice.

Creator Abstract: Beatrice Berler (Beady) was an author, translator, and President and Trustee of the Brandeis University National Women's Committee from 1971 to 1973. She founded and led the San Antonio chapter of the Brandeis University National Women's Committee, overseeing the annual book sale and the Books to Prisons program. She was also involved with Friends of the San Antonio Public Library. Berler authored one book, The Conquest of Mexico: A Modern Rendering of William H. Prescott's History, and translated many others.
Content Abstract: The Beatrice (Beady) Berler Papers span the years 1920-1998 and mostly document her work on Mariano Azuela's Epistolario y archivo: Recopilación, notas y apéndices de Beatrice Berler and include original correspondence and archival material Berler assembled related to Mariano Azuela. The papers include Berler's work with Friends of San Antonio Public Library and Brandeis University National Women's Committee programs. Materials include correspondence, clippings, book excerpts, scrapbooks, biographical information, college papers, awards, and photographs.

Bexar County Truck Farmer's Association (Bexar County, Tex.)

Creator Abstract: The Bexar County Truck Farmer's Association was organized to engage in activities in connection with farming, harvesting, financing, marketing and selling of the agricultural products of its members.
Content Abstract: The bulk of the Bexar County Truck Farmer's Association Records consists of meeting minutes, correspondence, financial records and programs.

Bexar County Women's Bar Association

Creator Abstract: The Bexar County Women's Bar Association (BCWBA) began in 1982 with a mission to bring together women attorneys, legal assistants and law students in Bexar County and to provide a local forum for the exchange of dialogue and ideas relevant to women in the legal profession.
Content Abstract: The records of the Bexar County Women's Bar Association consist of founding and incorporation documents, bylaws, minutes, reports, correspondence, printed material, membership information, directories, newsletters, newspaper clippings, and ephemera documenting the inception, daily function, monthly meetings, and projects of this San Antonio women's organization.

Bexar County Women's Center

Creator Abstract: Bexar County Women's Center was a private, non-profit charitable organization incorporated in Texas in 1977. It's goal was to help women grow toward economic and emotional self-sufficiency through education and service programs, information, counseling, employment and training.
Content Abstract: This collection is comprised of minutes, reports, correspondence, membership materials, clippings, assorted printed material and photographs.

Bexar County Women's Political Caucus

Creator Abstract: The Bexar County Women's Political Caucus is a multi-partisan organization committed to electing greater numbers of women to public office. The organization endorses candidates and publicly addresses issues relevant to women in Bexar County and San Antonio. The Bexar County Women's Political Caucus was formed in 1971, shortly after the forming of the National Women's Political Caucus and the Texas Women's Political Caucus, and is affiliated with both groups. They host conferences, organize political workshops, and hold fundraising events for candidates and for themselves.
Content Abstract: The collection spans the years 1974 through 2002 and reflects the organization's work to educate local voters about women's issues and the candidacy of politicians who share their ideals. The records consist of bylaws, correspondence, financial documents, membership lists, meeting minutes, newsclippings, and scrapbooks related to their efforts to raise money for candidates and programs, educate local voters, and campaign for and promote particular candidates sympathetic to the organization's causes.

Bone, Norfleet Giddings

Creator Abstract: Norfleet Giddings Bone, born in 1892, was a landscape designer and civil engineer, serving in World War II in the United States Army Air Corps. He served as the Supervising Landscape Architect and Landscape Engineer for Randolph Air Force Base (San Antonio, Texas), which was created as a training base for pilots. During this time, he also supervised the landscape design at Barksdale Air Force Base in Shreveport, Louisiana. Bone worked for the Army Corps of Engineers in their San Antonio District Office during World War II. While with the Army Corps of Engineers, Bone was responsible for maintaining the landscaping and grassing of the flying fields at bases around Texas. After World War II, Bone moved back to Austin and worked with the Texas State Parks Board until his retirement in 1963.
Content Abstract: The collections spans the years 1917 through 1980 and contains correspondence, photographs, reports, specifications, maps, drawings, newsclippings, plant lists, and blueprints that document the life and work of a twentieth century landscape architect and civil engineer.

Bosshardt, Frank, 1874-1938

Creator Abstract: Frank J. Bosshardt was a prominent San Antonio, Texas attorney and property owner. He was active in local San Antonio politics and served as Bexar County Commissioner. He was also a notary public and President of the Medina Highlands Toll Road Association.
Content Abstract: The Frank J. Bosshardt Papers comprise various legal documents from the late 19th and early 20th centuries, created both by Bosshardt and fellow San Antonio attorney Horace Shelton. These materials help to document the geographic and economic growth of San Antonio during this period.

Bowen, J. David (Joshua David), 1930-1998.

Creator Abstract: David Bowen was a publisher, bookseller, teacher and an actor. Bowen was also a member of various Texas literary and civic groups.
Content Abstract: Correspondence, financial material and other records relating to the business and personal activities of bookseller and publisher David Bowen. The bulk of the papers concern Corona Publishing Company, the small press founded by Bowen in San Antonio, Texas, and documents the challenges facing small publishers in the 1980s and 1990s. Bowen's involvement with HemisFair '68 is prominent in the collection.

Brake, Gene

Creator Abstract: Gene Brake published the South Texas Voice from October 1, 1989 through November 1990 in San Antonio, Texas.
Content Abstract: The collection consists of 23 volumes of the South Texas Voice published between 1989 and 1990.

Brewer, Leo, 1889-1965.

Creator Abstract: Leo Brewer served for two years as assistant U.S. Attorney in San Antonio. He was a member of the law faculty at the University of Texas for 30 years before returning to San Antonio and joining the faculty at St. Mary's School of Law.
Content Abstract: The bulk of the collection consists of the diaries and correspondence of Leo Brewer. Also included are Army orders, Army medals, and a photograph.

Briscoe, Hattie Elam

Creator Abstract: In 1956, Hattie Elam Briscoe became the first Black woman to graduate from St. Mary’s University School of Law, and was the only Black female attorney in Bexar County for the next 27 years.
Content Abstract: Diplomas, certificates of award and memberships, news articles, photographs and two trial case transcripts document the education, career and activities of Hattie Elam Briscoe. The collection primarily consists of documents that Briscoe received over the course of her education and professional career.

Brown and Lane Family

Creator Abstract: The Brown and Lane family included Isaac Newton Brown, Jeanie Valliant Autry Brown, Henry Denison Brown, Jeanie Valliant Brahan Brown, Martha Brown Storm, Elise Denison Brown Lane, Barton George Lane, Sr., Elise Lila Lane Grohe, Henry Lane, Dorothy Florence Lane Brennan, and Barton George Lane, Jr. These individuals represent four generations of the Brown and Lane family and their correspondence constitutes the bulk of the collection.
Content Abstract: The collection spans the years 1803 through 2002 and includes correspondence between several generations of the family. The proliferation of correspondence demonstrates close ties between family members that were maintained over time and distance. Also included in the papers are Chi Omega sorority materials from Elise Denison Brown Lane, financial records, genealogy notebooks charts, and certificates, diplomas, and assorted materials.

Bufton, Anne, 1899-

Creator Abstract: Anne Bufton, born in 1899, rose to national prominence through her dedication to helping others through community service. Claiming she was 18, Bufton joined the Women's Royal Naval Air Service during World War I in 1915. She was a 30-year member, and past president (1962-1964) of the Women's Overseas Service League, a national organization of women who served overseas during times of military conflict.
Content Abstract: The collection consists of a digital image of Anne Bufton in uniform on a train departing from Merheim, Germany in 1919, and an August 8, 2000 article from the Camas-Washougal Post-Record newspaper on Bufton's life.

Busby Building Corporation (San Antonio, Tex.)

Creator Abstract: Leland Busby was an early San Antonio builder who constructed cottage homes in Alamo Heights, Olmos Park, Monte Vista and the Jefferson High School area. He began building in San Antonio in 1918 and developed Leland Terrace, Oak Park Estates and Oak Park Village at the New Braunfels and Nacogdoches.
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Business and Professional Women's Club of A La Nueva Inc.

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Content Abstract: The collection is made up of material from the A La Nueva and State groups and spans the years 1997-2009, it includes correspondence, meeting minutes, agendas, by-laws, updates, several newsletters, magazines, clippings, monthly, mid-year, and annual reports; annual budgets, yearbooks, proclamations, membership applications, list, and award submissions materials.

Business and Professional Women's Club of North Alamo City (San Antonio, Tex.)

Creator Abstract: The North Alamo City Business and Professional Women's Club (BPW) was established in 1968, an official chartered club of the Texas Federation of Business and Professional Women and National Federation of Business and Professional Women. The club began with 22 members. Among the club's achievements was the establishment of their Career Awareness Program, the first inaugurated by a state club. Additionally, the club presented annual scholarships and hosted annual educational seminars for women.
Content Abstract: The collection spans the years 1953 through 1992 (with the bulk of materials dating 1968-1992) and documents the establishment, functions, and district-wide, statewide, national, and international involvement of the North Alamo City Business and Professional Women's Club. The bulk of the collection is comprised of materials generated by the Texas and National Federations of Business and Professional Women, including newsletters, conference materials, and general procedural guides and manuals.

Business and Professional Women's Club of San Antonio

Creator Abstract: The Business & Professional Women's Club of San Antonio was organized on May 23, 1923 to offer professional women an opportunity to gather to promote their interests. The club's main interests have been providing women with business opportunities, promoting opportunities for women in the professions and encouraging young women to enter the professions.
Content Abstract: Records consist of minutes, reports, bulletins, membership applications, yearbooks, correspondence, financial records, legal documents, scrapbooks, programs and photographic materials that document the structure, activities, interests, events and business transactions of the Club. The best overview of Club activities on a daily basis can be found in the History Books and Bulletins. However, significant gaps in documentation exist for the 1940s and 1950s

Business and Professional Women's Club of Texas. District 13.

Creator Abstract: The mission of Business and Professional Women's Clubs is to achieve equality for all women in the workplace through advocacy, education, and information.
Content Abstract: The bulk of the collection is comprised of correspondence, financial records, handbooks, conference planning materials and minutes.

Bustamante, Albert

Creator Abstract: Albert Garza Bustamante's public service career includes 12 years as a Bexar County Judge and four consecutive terms as a Democratic Congressman representing Texas from 1985-1992.
Content Abstract: The bulk of the collection consists of incoming and outgoing correspondence from constituents and colleagues. The remainder of the records compile Congressman Bustamante's legislative record through vote books, a legislative profile and his weekly newspaper column.