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    • Alessandra, Dorothy and Rose Radoff Frenkil

    • Alessandra, Dorothy--Interviews ;
      Galveston (Tex.) ;
      Jews--Social life and customs ;
      Immigrants--Russia ;
      Oral histories
    • Dorothy Alessandra was born in Galveston, Texas to parents who emigrated from Russia in the late 1800s. In this interview Mrs. Alessandra reminisces about family life and bygone days in Galveston. She also discusses what it was like to be Jewish in...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Annette Finnigan

    • Portrait of Annette Finnigan
    • SC0013 Annette Finnigan Collection
    • Bryant, Thelma Scott

    • Bryant, Thelma Scott, 1905-; Centenarians--Texas--Houston--Interviews; Segregation--Texas--Houston--History; African Americans--Texas--Houston--Social life and customs--History; Oral histories
    • Thelma Scott Bryant, a centenarian from Houston, talks about her life as an African American growing up at the beginning of the 20th century. She describes the black community where she grew up; the churches, schools, theaters and businesses; and...
    • Houston Oral History Project
    • Bustamante, Daniel

    • Bustamante, Daniel--Interviews ;
      Mexican American arts promoters--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      MAYO (Organization) ;
      Raza Unida (Organization) ;
      Chicano movement--Texas--Houston ;
      Political activists--Texas--Houston ;...
    • Daniel Bustamante was born in south Texas and attended the University of Houston where he became politically active with the MAYO (Mexican American Youth Organization) group and the leftist Raza Unida Party in the late 1960s. Throughout the 1970s,...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Charlotte Allen

    • Houston Women
    • Portrait photograph of Charlotte Allen, wife of August Chapman Allen (1806-1864) who, along with his brother John Kirby Allen (1810-1838), established and developed the city of Houston.
    • MSS0114 HMRC Photo Collection
    • Family portrait

    • Glass plate negatives
    • Family portrait of a large group. Not identified.
    • MSS0215 Gray-Arla Bintliff Collection
    • French map of Louisiana and the Mississippi River

    • French map of Louisiana and the Mississippi River, around the time of the Louisiana Purchase. Shows the areas of Louisiana, what would become Texas, South Carolina, Virginia, and other states as they existed at the time this map was produced. Title...
    • Maps Collection
    • Hamner, Rosa Tod

    • Hamner, Rosa Todd--Interviews ;
      Tod, John Grant, 1808-1877 ;
      Harrisburg (Tex.) ;
      Galveston (Tex.) ;
      Houston (Tex.)--Social Life and Manners ;
      Railroads ;
      Milby family ;
      Allen family ;
      Briscoe family ;
    • Rosa Tod Hamner was the granddaughter of John Grant Tod, a naval agent of the second navy of Texas and a key figure in the establishment of railroads in Harrisburg. Her father studied law at Yale and later became judge of the 11th judicial district...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Historic pictorial map of Texas

    • Pictorial representation of the state of Texas in the 1800s. Includes expedition trails and routes, settlements, and illustrations of historical sites.
    • Maps Collection
    • Little girl

    • Unidentified child.
    • PH0022 Burns Family Collection
    • Man in suit

    • Unidentified man.
    • PH0022 Burns Family Collection
    • Man in suit

    • Unidentified man.
    • PH0022 Burns Family Collection
    • Man in suit

    • Unidentified man.
    • PH0022 Burns Family Collection
    • Man in tuxedo

    • Unidentified man.
    • PH0022 Burns Family Collection
    • Man with bow tie

    • Unidentified man.
    • PH0022 Burns Family Collection
    • Map of Texas and parts of adjoining territories

    • Shows Texas counties and boundaries of New Mexico, Oklahoma, Louisiana and Arkansas territory boundaries. Title from printed inscription. Includes topographical detail. Relief shown pictorially. Scale of map is 25 miles to 1 in. Contour interval...
    • Maps Collection
    • Men on a sailboat

    • Glass plate negatives
    • Men on a sailboat. Dan Kennedy is standing, wearing a bowler hat.
    • MSS1326 Humphreville-Beasley Collection


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