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    • Rao, Potu Narasimha

    • Rao, Potu Narasimha, 1930- --Interviews ;
      Cytologists--Houston--Texas--Interviews ;
      Cells--Research ;
      Cellular control mechanisms ;
      Oral histories
    • Dr. Potu N. Rao was born in a small village in the Guntur District in Andhra Pradesh in 1930. After completing his school and college, he went to take his Master's degree from the Indian Agricultural Research Institute, and moved to U.S. in 1960 to...
    • Indo-American Oral History Collection
    • Pandya, Girish

    • Pandya, Girish, 1931---Interviews ;
      Social workers --India--Gujarat ;
      Mechanical Engineers--Interviews ;
      International Farm Youth Exchange ;
      Dow Chemical Company; ;
      India Culture Center ;
      Gujarati Samaj.
    • Born in Dahood,Gujarat, India, Girish Pandya was involved in social work from a young age. He worked in Gandhi's Sevagram Ashram from 1941 to 1942. After graduating from college in Anand, India, Pandya had the opportunity to join the International...
    • Indo-American Oral History Collection.
    • Mehta, Nita

    • Mehta, Nita--Interviews; ;
      Volunteer workers in social service--Interviews ;
      Medical social work ;
      Older people ;
      Indian Senior Citizens Association (Houston, Tex.) ;
      Oral histories
    • Nita Mehta completed her early education in Gujarat, India; she later studied integrated medicine. Her career started as a residential doctor for the tribal people living in the villages in Gujarat, where she worked for two years. After getting...
    • Indo-American Oral History Collection.
    • Denkler, Joan

    • Denkler, Joan--Interviews ; Fourth Ward (Houston, Tex.) ; Housing and authorities ; Housing--Texas--Houston ; Neighborhoods--Texas--Houston ; League of Women Voters of Houston ; Oral histories
    • Mrs. Joan Denkler is a self-proclaimed "activist" for affordable housing in Houston and has been included in many areas as an advocate for affordable housing in the Houston area, especially Fourth Ward and Allen Parkway Village. In her interview...
    • Gregory School Oral Histories
    • Senate Resolution No. 70, Proclamation for Gus Garcia Day

    • Gus Garcia Day ; Garcia, Gustavo "Gus" C.
    • Senate Resolution No. 70 of the 83rd Legislature, 2nd Called Session, declaring July 27, 2013 as Gus Garcia Day in honor of the late Gustavo "Gus" C. Garcia (1915-1964), a civil rights attorney in Texas.
    • MSS 0352.111 Mexican American Small Collections - Proclamation for Gus Garcia Day
    • Invitation letter from the City of Houston

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    • Invitation letter from the City of Houston regarding a Freedmen's Town/4th Ward Community Meeting on Wednesday, April 23, 2008.
    • MSS1457 C.F. Richardson Sr. Papers
    • Campos, Marc

    • Campos, Marc; Hispanic American politicians --Texas -- Houston -- Interviews; Houston (Tex.) --Politics and government; Oral histories
    • Political activist Marc Campos is interviewed by Megan Schneider. Marc examines his life as a member of the Hispanic community in Houston and talks about the political arena of the city.
    • Houston Oral History Project
    • Eckels, Judge Robert

    • Eckels, Robert ;
      County judges-Texas--Harris County--Interviews ;
      Harris County (Tex.)--Politics and government ;
      Hurricane Katrina, 2005 ;
      Emergency management--Texas--Harris County ;
      Disaster relief--Gulf States ;
    • Robert Eckels served as Harris County judge from 1995 to 2007. Eckels shares his memories growing up in Bellaire and spending time with his family in the summers at Baycliff. He discusses his career, politics in Harris County and Houston, and his...
    • Houston Oral History Project
    • Dierker, Larry

    • Dierker, Larry, 1946- ;
      Baseball players--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      Baseball writers--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      Houston Astros (Baseball team) ;
      Astrodome (Houston, Tex.) ;
      Oral histories
    • Larry Dierker is a Major League Baseball player who pitched for the Colt 45s and the Astros in Houston and the St. Louis Cardinals. He also later served as manager for the Houston Astros. Dierker talks about his impressions of the city, his years...
    • Houston Oral History Project
    • Moreno, Vincent

    • Moreno, Vincent--Interviews ; Railroads ; Mexican Americans ; World War, 1939-1945 ; Veterans ; Oral histories
    • Vincent Moreno discusses growing up in downtown Houston near Houston Avenue and his experience during World War II. He describes his military training as a longshoreman and his experience in India. Moreno volunteered for one of the most dangerous...
    • Latino and Latina Veterans of World War II
    • Loredo, David

    • Loredo, David--Interviews ; Migrant labor ; Agriculture ; Mexican Americans ; World War, 1939-1945 ; Veterans ; Oral histories
    • David Loredo discusses his childhood in Texas moving from town to town as his dad labored on various farms before settling in Houston in 1940. At age 18 Loredo was drafted into the military. He describes at length his experience in Japan and the...
    • Latino and Latina Veterans of World War II
    • Campos, Esther

    • Campos, Esther--Interviews ; Mexican Americans ; Women ; Jefferson Davis Senior High School (Houston, Tex.) ; Discrimination ; Education ; Emigration and immigration ; Mexican Americans ; World War, 1939-1945 ; Veterans ; Oral histories
    • Esther Campos discusses growing up in Houston's Fifth Ward. Her earliest memories include helping her mother work at the nearby tailor shop during World War II. Mrs. Campos' mother sewed uniforms for American officers. She also remembers her mother...
    • Latino and Latina Veterans of World War II
    • Cerda, Efran "Frank"

    • Cerda, Efran--Interviews ;
      Mexican Americans--Texas ;
      United States--Army ;
      World War, 1939-1945--Veterans ;
      Mexican American business enterprises--Texas--Houston ;
      Barbers ;
      Oral histories
    • Efran "Frank" Cerda discusses his childhood in Lovelady and Seven Oaks, Texas. Soon after moving to Houston as a teenager, Cerda was drafted into the United States Army and served during the reconstruction of Germany. After the war Cerda owned and...
    • Latino and Latina Veterans of World War II
    • Garcia, Jesse

    • Garcia, Jesse--Interviews ;
      Mexican Americans--Texas ;
      Discrimination against Mexican Americans ;
      United States--Navy ;
      World War, 1939-1945--Veterans ;
      Oral histories
    • Jesse Garcia discusses his parents' migration from Mexico to the United States in 1915. They were both supporters of Pancho Villa. Garcia describes growing up in Houston's Second Ward and in La Porte, Texas. At age 15 Garcia volunteered for the...
    • Latino and Latina Veterans of World War II
    • Tunchez, Patricio

    • Tunchez, Patricio--Interviews ;
      Mexican Americans--Texas ;
      World War, 1939-1945--Veterans ;
      World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--France--Normandy ;
      United States--Army ;
      Oral histories
    • Patricio Tunchez was born in Corpus Christi Texas on March 17, 1924. During WWII, he would be drafted into the U.S. Army on March 27, 1943, and be assigned as a Cook for the 33rd Chemical Decontamination Company. He would be involved in the...
    • Latino and Latina Veterans of World War II
    • Castillo, John

    • Castillo, John--Interviews ;
      Mexican Americans--Texas ;
      Depressions--1929 ;
      World War, 1939-1945--Veterans ;
      Oral histories
    • John Castillo was born in Gregory, Texas and describes moving to Houston during the Depression. In 1937, Castillo's father bought land on Liberty Road and built a home. Castillo married in 1940 and was soon drafted into the military. He describes...
    • Latino and Latina Veterans of World War II
    • Barelas, Marcos

    • Barelas, Marcos--Interviews ;
      Mexican Americans--Texas ;
      World War, 1939-1945--Veterans ;
      Oral histories
    • Marcos Barelas discusses his childhood in Simonton, Texas and his experience during World War II. Barelas was a ranger with the famed Merrill's Mauraders. He describes the liberation of Burma and his two years overseas. This interview is part of an...
    • Latino and Latina Veterans of World War II
    • Silva, Jose

    • Silva, Joe--Interviews ;
      Mexican Americans--Texas ;
      Migrant labor--Texas ;
      World War, 1939-1945--Veterans ;< br />United States--Army ;
      Oral histories
    • Jose Silva discusses growing up in Brownsville, Texas and Houston. Between the ages of eight and thirteen years Silva labored as a migrant work with his father on farms across Texas. Silva joined the United States Army at age 16 and recalls his...
    • Latino and Latina Veterans of World War II
    • Marino, Johnnie

    • Marino, Johnnie--Interviews ;
      Veterans ;
      United States. Army ;
      Mexican Americans ;
      World War, 1939-1945 ;
      Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) ;
      Operation Neptune ;
      Oral histories
    • Johnnie Marino discussed his early life prior to enlisting in the U.S. Armed Forces. Born in Houston Texas in 1922, Marino attended several schools and worked numerous jobs before volunteering for active duty for the U.S. Army in 1941, following...
    • Latino and Latina Veterans of World War II

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