Letter from Sam Houston to Thomas M. Bagby. Houston had previously written several letters to Bagby and is anxious for a reply. Houston describes how busy he is with matters, and repeats Mrs. Houston request for cloth. Houston also asks Bagby about...
Mayor Annise Parker served in the Houston City Council from 1998 to 2003, and City Controller from 2004 to 2009. Born in Houston, and graduating from Rice University in 1974, she worked in the oil and gas industry for 20 years. Mayor Annise Parker...
Mayor on Ethics, Date: "08/19/68": Mayor Louie Welch suggests that people could go to the City Secretary’s Office to file an unspecified form despite the Code of Ethics not calling for such action; states he is not opposed to submitting a...
POW, Date: "06/30/72": Interview with a woman about her inability to make contact with her POW husband and what contact she has had with the White House. -- Lafitte, Date: "06/30/72": Footage opens on a painting of Jean Lafitte and other historic...
Eury,Robert M.(1948)- -- Interviews;
Architects and community;
Community development, Urban.
Robert M. Eury was born in Louisville, Kentucky. He is the steward for Houston's redevelopment and revitalization. For 26 years he served as President of Central Houston, Inc. and worked on many projects on community planning in Houston and the...
Sakowitz, Robert, 1938-;
Sakowitz Department Store -- History;
Family-owned business enterprises -- Texas -- History;
Robert Sakowitz talks about his family business in Houston, the Sakowitz stores; about the city of Houston at the time the stores were established and developed; and the personalities he met while doing business.
Mindiola, Tatcho, 1939-;
Civil rights workers--Texas--Houston--Interviews;
Mexican Americans--Social conditions--Texas--Houston;
Mexican Americans--Civil rights;
University of Houston Central Campus;
Tatcho Mindiola, director of the Mexican American Studies program at the University of Houston, describes race relations in Houston in the 1950s and 1960s, and talks about his career as a community activist.
The passion for sports writing was imbibed in Mickey Herskowitz from an early age. Growing up in Houston, he started writing for the Houston Post when he was only 14 years old. When the Chronicle purchased The Post, he started writing for the...
Journalism--Texas--Houston ; KHOU-TV (Television station : Houston, Tex.) ; Houston (Tex.)--Press coverage ; Quebedeaux, W. A. (Walter Arnim)--Press coverage ; Litter (Trash) ; Mayors--Texas--Houston--Press coverage ; Welch, Louie--Press coverage ;...
U. V. on Dump, Date: "05/11/67": Footage of a small group of men surveying a spot of illegal dumping despite the “no trespassing” sign; Dr. Walter Quebedeaux is among the group and is interviewed about the possible legal recourse available to...
When Coach Bum Phillips was head coach of the Houston Oilers, the team achieved the most wins in franchise history. In this interview Bum talks about his career as a football coach for the Oilers and for several other teams.
Streit, Yvonne -- Interviews;
People with disabilites -- Rehabilitation;
Yvonne Streit, a native Houstonian, graduated in Education from SMU and started teaching. Born from the despair of her deeply disabled daughter, she relied on her faith-driven resolve to assist the disabled adults and young children. She used a...