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    • Lawson, Rev. "Bill"

    • Lawson, William A., 1928-; Civil rights workers -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews; Civil rights demonstrations -- Texas -- Houston; Houston (Tex.) -- Race relations; Oral histories
    • Bill Lawson, a political activist and civil rights organizer examines his life as a religious leader, and his participation in racial desegregation efforts in the Houston communities during the Civil Rights Movement.
    • Houston Oral History Project : a great city voices its past.
    • 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
    • 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.
    • Welch, Mayor Louie

    • Welch, Louie, 1918-2008; Mayors -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews; Houston (Tex.) -- History -- Anecdotes; Houston (Tex.) -- Race relations; Oral histories
    • David Goldstein and Jill Jewitt interview former Mayor Louie Welch. Louie served as Mayor of the city of Houston from 1964 to 1973. Prior to that he served on the City council from 1950 to 1952, and then again from 1956 to 1962.
    • Houston Oral History Project : a great city voices its past.
    • Ground breaking for the Fire Station.

    • Fire Station ; firemen ; Dalmatians
    • Nine men, one holding a small Dalmatian puppy, stand next to a shovel and a small pile of dirt at the ground breaking of the Bellaire Fire Station.
    • Bellaire City Library
    • Schlumberger-Surenco-S.A.: Residence Number 1

    • Architecture--Designs and plans ;
      Commercial buildings ;
      Planned communities ;
      Dwellings
    • Plot plan and details for residence on Schlumberger-Surenco-S.A. in San Fernando, Trinidad. Includes: Plan of Septic Tank. -- Curb Detail. -- Section: Details of Septic Tank. Scale is 3/4 inch to 1 foot. -- Section thru Soakway Pit. Scale is 3/4...
    • MSS0178 Howard Barnstone Papers, 1961-1987
    • Peoples National Bank

    • Bank buildings--Texas--Houston ;
      Commercial buildings
    • Main Banking Room ; Plan at Second Floor
    • MSS0019 Alfred C. Finn Papers, 1913-1964
    • Texas Amateur Athletic Federation (TAAF)

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    • State Championship Team (Left to Right): Top: Johnny B. Felder ; Tommy Johnson ; Ms. Houston (Tillotson College Austin, 1955) ; Henry Simmons ; Johnnie Raspberry ; Phillip Joshua. (Left to Right): Kneeling: Henry Harvey ; John Hightower
    • PH0033 John Hightower Collection
    • 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
    • Delores Irving

    • Delores Irving
    • Delores Irving.
    • PH0035 Edwards-Brown Family Collection
    • Cullinan, Nina J.

    • Cullinan, Nina J., 1896-1983-- Interviews ;
      Philanthropists--Texas--Houston--Interviews--Volunteers--Texas--Houston ;
      Oral histories ;
      Charities -- Texas -- Houston ;
      Ballet -- Texas -- Houston -- History ;
      Junior League...
    • Nina J. Cullinan was born in Washington, Pennsylvania, in 1899. She grew up in Houston and attended Houston public schools. After college, Cullinan followed her family tradition of actively participating in civic life. She was involved in many...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Braes Timbers

    • neighborhoods
    • Plat of Braes Timbers, a subdivision of 59.89 acres of land out of the J.R. Black survey. Scale of plan is 1 inch to 100 feet. Notes regarding the filing of the record with the Harris County Clerk on the right side of the map.
    • MSS0118 Houston Subdivision Collection
    • Booker T. Washington Basketball Team

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    • Standing (Left to Right): Coach Elliot Harvey ; Laurence Munks ; John Gambbrell ; Elmer Wilson ; Robert Miller ; Asst. Coach Benny Roy. Second Row (Left to Right): John Hightower ; Jimmy Brown ; William "Bubbha" Thomas. Bottom Row (Left to Right):...
    • PH0033 John Hightower Collection

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