Texas State Museum of Asian Cultures

How a Teacher’s Time in Japan Led to a Unique Collection in Corpus Christi

March 25, 2021 | By Austin Kleon

A 1955 magazine ad calling for teachers in Okinawa, Japan, changed the course of Billie Trimble Chandler’s life forever—and paid dividends to her hometown of Corpus Christi.

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