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.
Centenarian and civil rights activist Quentin Mease is interviewed by David Goldstein. Quentin describes his work with the African American community, the YMCA, and his involvement with the creation of the Harris County Hospital District
San Jacinto Monument ; Jones, Jesse H. (Jesse Holman), 1874-1956 ; Texas Centennial (1936) ; Houston, Andrew Jackson, 1854-1941
Groundbreaking: Mr. Jesse Jones and Colonel Andrew Jackson Houston at the groundbreaking ceremony of the San Jacinto Memorial. A military band performs for the group of spectators. Mr. Jones and others make speeches that are broadcast by station...
Jesse Jones, President and Mrs. Roosevelt, Governor Jimmie Allred, and Mayor Oscar Holcombe when the Roosevelts visited Houston in June 1936. Jesse Jones standing alongside car, the Roosevelts seated in car.
Northside Methodist Church (Tex.) ; Railroad trains ; Fireworks ; Buffalo Stadium (Houston, Tex.) ; Houston Heights (Houston, Tex.) ; Brown, Clara Mae ; Presidents ; Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 ; Roosevelt, Eleanor,...
Good old North Side: Opening titles, scenes of the North Side Methodist Church, and a message from the film's sponsors, the members of the Darcas class of the Sunday School. Text reads (in order): "A program for North Side Methodist Church. Good...
A successful Banker and a top graduate from Stanford Business School, Marc Shapiro was the President and Chief Executive of the Texas Commerce Bank. He retired in 2003 as Vice Chairman for finance and risk management at JP Morgan Chase & Co. He is...