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Click the video above to learn how the kolache came to Texas. Click the video above to view how kolaches would have been made in 1930. How do you make a kolache? Using the Institute of Texan Cultures’ own Czech kitchen, education specialist Kirstin Cutts demonstrates how kolaches would...

Tending the Soil is a collaborative project between The Institute of Texan Cultures and UTSA Libraries and UTSA Special Collections. Through combined efforts, expertise and collection resources, Tending the Soil is a pilot project that exemplifies the dynamic nature of these areas within the UTSA Libraries umbrella which came...

In collaboration with the UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures, students in Professor Alegra Lozano’s Day of the Dead course created a virtual exhibit, taking visitors on a journey through a pueblito or little town—explaining the history, traditions and cultural significance of a holiday celebrated by many of Mexican heritage...

Sam Hopkins was born in Centerville, Texas, in 1912. When he was eight years old, a chance meeting with foundational bluesman Blind Lemon Jefferson at a church social was the beginning of a decades-long career. With his mentor, Hopkins began playing local picnics and evening gigs, working on a...