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    • Peavey, Doris

    • Peavey, Doris--Interviews ; African American students ; Gregory School (Houston, Tex.)--Alumni and alumnus ; Jack Yates High School (Houston, Tex.) ; Hampton University (Va.) ; Texas Southern University ; Fourth Ward (Houston, Tex.) ; Motion...
    • Mrs. Doris Peavey is a native Houstonian who is an alumna of The Gregory School, Jack Yates High School (1941) and Hampton University (1945). She discusses the Fourth Ward community, activities at The Gregory School such as the May Fait, Houston...
    • Gregory School Oral Histories
    • Eldorado Ballroom

    • Johnny Johnson ; Marjorie Johnson-Griffin ; Raymond Griffin
    • (Left to Right): Johnny Johnson ; Marjorie Johnson-Griffin ; Raymond Griffin ; friends of Raymond Griffin (standing) and seated on right.
    • PH0035 Edwards-Brown Family Collection
    • Exterior of F. P. Sterling home, 1505 South Boulevard

    • Homes
    • Exterior of F. P. Sterling home, 1505 South Boulevard. Alfred C. Finn, Architect. House extremely remodeled in early 1950's and no longer resembles original structure.
    • Frank J. Schlueter / Bank of the Southwest Collection
    • Pleasant, Florence

    • Pleasant, Florence, 1933--Interviews ;
      Pianists--Texas--Interviews ;
      African American jazz musicians--Texas--Interviews ;
      African American women musicians--Texas --Interviews ;
      Cobb, Arnett, 1918-1989 ;
      Oral histories
    • Florence "Bu" Pleasant talks about her career as a professional musician in Texas, New York, and California; her style; and the people she has met and played music with.
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Eldorado Ballroom

    • Marjorie Johnson-Griffin ; Raymond Griffin
    • Left: Majorie Johnson-Griffin ; Second from left: Raymond Griffin with friend.
    • PH0035 Edwards-Brown Family Collection
    • Eldorado Ballroom

    • Marjorie Johnson-Griffin ; Raymond Griffin ; Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks
    • Marjorie Johnson-Griffin and Raymond Griffin on left between Elk's members.
    • PH0035 Edwards-Brown Family Collection
    • King, Otis

    • King, Otis, 1935-; African American law teachers--Houston--Interviews; African American civil rights workers--Texas--Houston; Segregation--Texas--Houston; Oral histories
    • Otis King, an African American law professor talks about his career, the social conditions for African Americans in Houston during the 1950's and 1960's, and the political scene of the time.
    • Houston Oral History Project : a great city voices its past.
    • Eldorado Ballroom

    • Raymond Griffin ; Majorie Griffin
    • Raymond and Marjorie Griffin on right.
    • PH0035 Edwards-Brown Family Collection
    • Eldorado Ballroom

    • Raymond Griffin ; Majorie Johnson-Griffin
    • Right: Raymond Griffin ; second from right: Marjorie Johnson-Griffin and friends, during evening gown competition (Marjorie Johnson-Griffin was winner of event).
    • PH0035 Edwards-Brown Family Collection
    • Jasso, Rudy

    • Jasso, Rudy--Interviews ;
      Oral histories ;
      Mexican Americans--Texas--Houston ;
      Mexican Americans--Social conditions ;
      League of United Latin American Citizens ;
      Young Women's Christian Association
    • Rudy Jasso was born March 7, 1934 in Houston, Texas in the Magnolia Park area. His father was from Brownsville and his mother was from Morelia, Mexico. In this interview, Jasso discusses growing up in Magnolia Park in the 1940's and 1950's and the...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Valerie Griffin-Minor

    • Valerie Griffin
    • Valerie Griffin-Minor, wife of Dr. Walter Minor.
    • PH0035 Edwards-Brown Family Collection

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