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    • 20th National Convention

    • YWCA ; Y.W.C.A. ; Young Women's Christian Association
    • 20th National Convention, Young Women's Christian Association of the United States of America, Manhattan Center, New York City
    • RGF0017 Houston Young Women's Christian Association Collection
    • Adair, Christia V.

    • Adair, Christia V.--Interviews ;
      African American Civil Rights Activists--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      NAACP--Texas--Houston ;
      Parks--Texas--Houston ;
      Oral histories
    • Christia V. Adair was born in Victoria, Texas in 1893. She attended Sam Houston College in Austin and Prairie View State Normal and Industrial College (now Prairie View A&M) where she received her teaching certificate in 1914. Mrs. Adair worked as...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Aerial photograph of Rice Stadium

    • Athletics ; Stadiums ; Sports
    • Aerial photo of Rice Stadium packed with people observing activities on playing field.
    • RGD0006 Houston Post Photographic Collection
    • Aerial photograph of Texas Medical Center

    • Prudential Building ; Medical Center
    • Aerial photograph of Texas Medical Center, including the Prudential Building under construction.
    • MSS0067 Leopold Meyer Papers
    • AKA Regional Conference

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    • AKA Regional Conference in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
    • PH0002 Hazel Hainsworth Young
    • Alfred K. Smith

    • Newspapers ; Texas--Houston ; Photographs
    • Portrait of Alfred K. Smith, President of Houston Oxygen Co.
    • RGD0005 Houston Press Collection
    • American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association officers, 1953

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    • At S. P. Martel hall of the church. Standing: Charlie Dixon, Angelo Petheriotes, James Petheriotes, Nick Peet, John Pappadas, John Grivas, Charlie Exarky, Theodore Peet, Tom Papadakis. Seated: George Galanos, Gus Angelos, Steve Caloudas, C. N....
    • MSS0199 Greek Community Collection
    • Atkinson, Mary Jourdan

    • Atkinson, Mary Jourdan--Interviews ;
      African-Americans--Texas--Houston ;
      Educators--Houston Texas--Oral histories
    • Born in Austin in 1898, Mary Jourdan Atkinson was home schooled. At the age of 21, she enrolled in the University of Texas, where she received her Bachelor of Science and MB degree in Education. Atkinson taught at the Texas Southern University as a...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Baby Photo

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    • Willie Blackmon
    • PH0001 Willie Blackmon Collection
    • Barnes, Nathaniel

    • Barnes, Nathaniel--Interviews ;
      African American gospel musicians--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      Blues musicians--Texas--Houston ;
      African American gospel singers--Interviews ;
      Oral histories
    • Born in D'Lo, Simpson County, Mississippi, on September 26, 1910, Nathaniel "Bill" Barnes had an inborn gift of singing. Despite having no formal education in reading or writing music, Barnes could pick up and sing songs from hearing others sing....
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Bayou Estates 1950 Price List

    • neighborhoods
    • List of prices for lots in Block "A"- "Y" in Bayou Estates subdivision.
    • MSS0118 Houston Subdivision Collection
    • Becker, Alan J.

    • Becker, Alan J. -- Interviews; Life insurance agents--Interviews; Houston (Tex.)--Growth and development;
    • Born in Houston, Texas, and graduating from the University of Texas in Marketing and Business, Alan Becker started his career in Life insurance. In this interview, he discusses the rapid growth and development of Houston in the 1950s, and the...
    • Houston Oral History Project: a great city voices its past

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