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    • Hale, Leon

    • Hale, Leon-; Journalists--Houston--Interviews; Houston (Tex.)--Newspapers; Houston post (Houston, Tex. :1932); Houston chronicle (Houston, Tex. : 1912); Oral histories
    • Leon Hale talks about his career as a writer for the Houston Post and the Houston Chronicle, as well as about the books he has published over the years.
    • Mayor Bill White Collection;
      Houston Oral History Project : a great city voices its past.
    • Roussel, Peter

    • Roussel, Peter,(1941-)--Interviews; Journalists --Interviews; Press secretaries --United States --Interviews; Journalism teachers.
    • Born in Houston, Peter Roussel followed his parents' footsteps in becoming a journalist. He worked as a Press spokeman for several Presidents and Secretary of State. After moving to Houston from Washington, he became a TV-Radio commentator and...
    • Houston Oral History Project: a great history voices its past.
    • Wilson, Welcome

    • Wilson, Welcome; Businessmen -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews
      Houston (Tex.) -- History -- Anecdotes; Businessmen -- Texas -- Houston -- Biography; Oral histories
    • Businessmen Welcome Wilson has served as Assistant Director of Civil Defense for the city of Houston; assistant to former Mayor Roy Hofheinz; State Director for the Defense Mobilization headquarters in Denton, Texas; and real estate and financial...
    • Houston Oral History Project : a great city voices its past.
    • Chapman, Betty

    • Chapman, Betty Trapp; Women historians -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews; Houston (Tex.) -- History; Historic preservation -- Texas -- Houston; Women -- Houston (Tex.) -- History; Oral histories
    • Historian and author Betty Chapman talks about her life as a researcher, her books, and her involvement in preserving historic Houston.
    • Houston Oral History Project : a great city voices its past.
    • Music Class

    • Ms. Sadberry music class, Douglas Elementary ; (Left-Right): 1. Elizabeth Montgomery ; 2. Brenda Jones
    • PH0003 Elizabeth Montgomery Collection
    • Valry Comeaux House

    • In Front of Valry Comeaux Home ; (Left-Right): 1. Valry Comeaux (WWII Veteran) ; 2. Allen Davis
    • PH0003 Elizabeth Montgomery Collection
    • Family Photo

    • (Left-Right): 1. Beverly Mims Woods ; 2. Elizabeth Kilpatrick Mims ; 3. Carolyn Mims Lawrence ; 4. Alfred Mims ; 5. Leonard Mims ; At their Home (living room) 2812 Wheeler Ave
    • PH0004 Beverly Mims Wood
    • Bland, Mrs. William W.

    • Bland, Mrs. William W.--Interviews ;
      Houston Grand Opera ;
      Houston Grand Opera Association--History ;
      Houston Opera Guild--History ;
      Opera--Texas--Houston--History ;
      Oral histories
    • Not a native Houstonian, Mrs. William W. Bland came to Houston when she was 20 years old. She loved music and the opera. The Houston Grand Opera and the Opera Guild was founded in 1955, and she was asked to head the Guild. Very active in...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Josie Taylor

    • Josie Taylor (on right) with unidentified woman.
    • PH0007 Hilliard Taylor Collection
    • Hofheinz, Mayor Fred

    • Hofheinz, Fred, 1938-; Hofheinz, Roy Mark, 1912-; Mayors -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews; Texas -- Houston -- Politics and government; Oral histories
    • In this interview, former Houston Mayor Fred Hofheinz discusses the political scene in Houston during the 1970s; accomplishments during his administration as mayor of the city; African American community social and political aspects; minorities'...
    • Houston Oral History Project : a great city voices its past.
    • Card, Richard L.

    • Card, Richard L.--Interviews ;
      School principals--Texas--Houston ;
      High schools--Texas--Houston ;
      Race relations--Texas--Houston ;
      School integration--Texas--Houston ;
      Harrisburg (Tex.) ;
      Oral histories
    • Richard L. Card was the principal of Edison Junior High School when it opened in 1925. At the time this school was part of the Harrisburg School District, which shortly merged with the Houston Independent School District once Harrisburg became part...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Portraits of a woman

    • Photographs of an unidentified woman. The images are taken from a photo booth.
    • PH0007 Hilliard Taylor Collection
    • Inez Bonner

    • Inez Bonner
    • PH0028 Bonner Family Collection
    • Josie Taylor with company

    • Josie Taylor (on right) and unidentified woman seated in living room.
    • PH0007 Hilliard Taylor Collection
    • Felix Mexican Restaurant

    • Felix Mexican Restaurant, 904 Westheimer
    • MSS0108 Felix Tijerina, Sr. Family Papers
    • Woman

    • Portrait of an unidentified woman.
    • PH0007 Hilliard Taylor Collection


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