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Tuttle, W.B. (William Buckhout), 1874-1954

  • Person
  • 1874-1954

Colonel William Buckhout Tuttle was born in 1874 in Ohio. After attending the University of Virginia, he joined the First Virginia Cavalry. During World War I Tuttle was an officer in the Army's construction division, retiring as commander of the 315th Engineers. Tuttle came to San Antonio in 1906 to take a position as Vice-President and General Manager of the gas, electric, and traction utilities in the city. He is credited with bringing natural gas supplies to San Antonio, as well as supervising the shift from streetcars to bus transportation. During World War I he served as consultant to the War Production Board. Tuttle served as chairman of the San Antonio Chamber of Commerce Military Affairs Committee, playing an important role in the development of Randolph Field. In his retirement, Tuttle pursued his interests in flood-control and conservation, serving as chairman of the San Antonio River Authority. He is credited with obtaining the city's first federal grant for the much needed flood-control program. Tuttle supported the Boy Scouts, YMCA, and other civic enterprises. He passed away in September 1954 at the age of 80.

Oettinger, Marion, Jr., 1942-

  • LCNAF no82219622
  • Person
  • 1942-

Dr. Marion Oettinger, Jr., is the Curator Emeritus of Latin American Art and the former Kelso Director of the San Antonio Museum of Art. Oettinger received his B.A. in Anthropology from the University of the Americas, Mexico, and his Ph.D. in Anthropology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He also studied at the Monterrey Institute of Foreign Studies, Monterrey, California, and the University of Pittsburgh. Oettinger has lived and worked in various parts of Latin America and Spain for more than 25 years and has conducted research among groups in Mexico, Central and South America, Spain and countries of the Caribbean. A cultural anthropologist and art historian specializing in Latin American art and culture, he has lectured throughout the United States, Europe, and Latin America. He has taught at Cornell University, Occidental College, and the University of North Carolina and is the recipient of Fulbright Hays, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Endowment for the Arts, National Geographic Society, and American Philosophical Society grants and the 2010 Van Deren Coke Lifetime Achievement Award in Spanish Colonial Art and Folk Art. Oettinger joined the San Antonio Museum of Art in 1985 as Curator of Folk Art and Latin American Art, later serving as Senior Curator of Latin American Art (1994-2004, 2011-2018) and Betty and Bob Kelso Director of the San Antonio Museum of Art (2005-2011). In 2018 Oettinger became the Curator Emeritus of Latin American Art at SAMA. He resides in San Antonio, Texas.

Paschal, T.M. (Thomas Moore), 1845-1919

  • Person
  • 1845-1919

Thomas Moore (T.M.) Paschal was born in Alexandria, Louisiana on December 15, 1845. He received his A.B. from Centre College in Danville, Kentucky in 1866. Paschal was admitted to the bar in 1867. He served as United States Commissioner for the Western District of Texas (1867-1869), city attorney for San Antonio (1869), district attorney for the 24th Judicial District (1870-1875), judge for the 24th District Court (1876-1892). In 1892 Paschal was elected to the House of Representatives, where he served one term. As a judge, Paschal was known for his conservative positions, particularly a case where he refused to naturalize an immigrant with socialist beliefs. Outside of his political career, Paschal was an amateur inventor and Presbyterian. He married Florida A. Mays in 1871, and had five children. Paschal died of pneumonia on January 28, 1919.

San Miguel de Allende (Mexico)

  • LCNAF no82147188
  • Corporate body
  • 1555-present

San Miguel de Allende is a municipality in the eastern region of Guanajuato, Mexico. The area was the site of a Chichimeca village called Izcuinapan prior to Spanish colonization in the early 16th century. The current town was founded in 1555 by Bernardo Cossin, and named San Miguel el Grande. By the mid-18th century it was one of the largest settlements in New Spain, with a population of over 30,000 residents. San Miguel was central to the Mexican War of Independence in the early 19th century; the town was renamed San Miguel de Allende in 1826 in honor of revolutionary hero Ignacio Allende.

Johnson, Sammye, 1946-

  • LCNAF no99015762
  • Person
  • 1946-

Sammye Johnson is Professor Emerita of Communication at Trinity University. Prior to joining the faculty at Trinity, Professor Sammye Johnson was an award-winning editor and writer for more than a decade. She continues to freelance; since 1985, she has published more than 450 articles in newspapers and magazines and received 19 writing awards. Johnson earned both her BSJ and MSJ at Northwestern University, Medill School of Journalism.

She has published more than 20 articles in the top refereed journals in the journalism and mass communication field and presented more than 60 refereed papers at national and international conferences. She also has contributed 15 chapters to books specifically dealing with magazine publishing in the United States.

She is a founding co-editor of The Image of the Journalist in Popular Culture Journal (The IJPC Journal), a refereed academic journal that premiered in 2009 and is published by the University of Southern California Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism.

She also gives workshops on a variety of editorial and design topics and consults with editors and art directors wanting to modify, reposition, or revive an existing publication.

Ziperman, Margaret "Peg", 1915-2017

  • Person
  • 1915-2017

Margaret L. "Peg" Ziperman was born in Clarksburg, West Virginia, in 1915. She received her bachelor's degree at American University and completed graduate work in English Literature at Indiana University. She later earned a second graduate degree in Library and Information Science.

As the wife of an officer in the Army Medical Corps, Dr. H. Haskell Ziperman, Peg had the great fortune to live in many locations and travel the world over. It was during these travels that Peg began to collect postcards documenting the places she visited, as well as those she did not.

Peg spent much of her retirement as a volunteer librarian at the McNay Art Museum Library in San Antonio, Texas. She was a member of the Friends of the McNay, a benefactor of Trinity University, a member of the Board of Directors of the San Antonio Chamber of Music Society, and a member of the Alamo City Theatre Board of Volunteers. She passed away in 2017 at the age of 102.

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