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Radmann, Francille

Creator Abstract: Francille Radmann was a job search trainer for the Texas Employment Commission (TEC) between 1971 and 1999. In this state-funded position she taught people basic job search and interviewing skills. When the TEC was reformed into the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) in 1996, many employees were concerned with the outcome of the transition, and what it would mean for state employee benefits and jobs. During and after the transition, Radmann was involved in state workers rights issues, and held membership in the Texas State Employees Union for the Communication Workers of America. She also lobbied against Texas state legislation that would decrease benefits for state workers and would allow the privatization of jobs currently held by state workers.
Content Abstract: The collection spans the years 1969 through 1999 and documents Francille Radmann's work for the Texas Employment Commission (TEC) and state workers' concerns that resulted from the transition of the Texas Employment Commission to the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC). The collection includes correspondence, legislative materials, manuals, newsletters, newspaper clippings, office files, personnel records, reports, and other documents related to Radmann's work and activism.

Rainbow Garden Club (San Antonio, Tex.)

Creator Abstract: The Rainbow Garden Club is an LGBT organization devoted to broadening member's knowledge about plants, gardening and landscape design. The club was founded in 1996 in San Antonio, Texas.
Content Abstract: The bulk of the collection is an incomplete run of the Rainbow Garden Club's newsletter, Rainbow Gazette. Also included in the collection are membership materials and select correspondence and meeting minutes.

Redford, James.

Creator Abstract: The Redford family moved from Canada to the Texas Hill Country in 1877.
Content Abstract: These diaries contain a regular entries regarding weather conditions and community matters.

Retama Park (Selma, Tex.)

Creator Abstract: Retama Park is a horse racing track located in Selma, Texas. The track opened in April 1995 and has a mission-style five-level grandstand.
Content Abstract: This collection is comprised of clippings, reports and correspondence.

Richardson, Willie Young

Creator Abstract: Willie Young Richardson was a San Antonio public school educator for 32 years, as well as a well-known artist, poet, and novelist. Richardson was the first African American artist to become a member of the River Art Group in San Antonio.
Content Abstract: One binder of scrapbook pages containing photographs, clippings, programs, diplomas, and certificates which document the education, teaching career, and art career of Willie Young Richardson.

Richter's Bakery

Creator Abstract: William Louis and Emma Frances Solcher Richter opened the first Richter's Bakery in downtown San Antonio, Texas in 1882. In 1912, W.L. Richter expanded business again when he bought the Butter Krust franchise. Eventually, Richter built a modern plant to accommodate increased demand. By 1920, Richter had built another plant across the street, which was able to produce 110,000 to 150,000 loaves a day. The Richter's Bakeries corporation was dissolved in 1997.
Content Abstract: The Richter's Bakery collection consists of photographs, microfilms, and a written history of the San Antonio bakery and its proprietors, William Louis Richter and Emma Solcher Richter.

Riddle, Katharine P.

Creator Abstract: Katharine "Kittu" Riddle’s work has consisted of helping others, whether as a missionary, or serving on committees and boards, most of which were for women- and children-based programs or initiatives.
Content Abstract: The Katharine Riddle Papers consist of correspondence, printed materials, clippings, proposals, proofs, galley pages, programs, and newsletters. Of note are assorted publications and articles by Katharine Riddle.

Riegler Family

Creator Abstract: Henry and Julia Riegler (formerly Furtner) owned the Riegler Ice Cream Company, and later, the Riegler Confectionery Company in downtown San Antonio. This business was later maintained in part by Julia's daughter, Lillian Utley.
Content Abstract: Collection is comprised of family correspondence, business papers, and photographs.

Rogers Title Company

Creator Abstract: Founded in 1990, Rogers Title Company of San Antonio, TX does business in insurance agencies and brokerages, and title insurance under the name of AmeriPoint Title.
Content Abstract: Title records of Rogers Title Company arranged by street name and lot number.

Romo, Ricardo

Creator Abstract: Dr. Ricardo Romo and Dr. Harriett Romo are educators and avid collectors of art that represents the rich diversity of Latino culture .
Content Abstract: The collection is comprised of contemporary Chicano art prints, photographs, and lithographs.

Rosengren, Frank Duane

Creator Abstract: Frank Duane Rosengren was a playwright, screenwriter, producer, poet, and lyricist. He had several produced plays in New York and Texas (Walls Rise Up, Guitar), worked for over thirty years in educational television (Omnibus, On The Spot, Pilgrims to the West, Lone Star, Centuries of Service), served as a Special Consultant for Theme Development for HemisFair '68, and was a newspaper columnist for the San Antonio Light and North San Antonio Times. He is the son of Frank and Florence Rosengren, owner-operators of Rosengren’s Books.
Content Abstract: The collection spans Frank Duane Rosengren’s entire professional career and is largely composed of scripts, drafts, correspondence, clippings, and notes from his work as a playwright, television writer and producer, consultant, and newspaper columnist.