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    • Garza, Lorenzo

    • Garza, Lorenzo--Interviews ;
      Mexican Americans ;
      Mexican American business enterprises--Texas--Houston ;
      Mexican American musicians ;
      Oral histories
    • In this follow-up interview, Lorenzo Garza continues discussing his occupation as a barber in the Magnolia Park neighborhood of Houston and playing in his band, the Rancheros, at night. Garza also reminisces about the businesses he owned and...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Hall, Anthony

    • Hall, Anthony, 1944-; Municipal officials and employees -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews; African American legislators -- Texas -- Interviews; Texas -- Politics and government; Houston (Tex.) -- Race relations; Oral histories
    • City of Houston Chief Administrative Officer (2004- ) Anthony Hall, talks about his political career. He served as a State Representative in the Texas Legislature from 1973 to 1979, on the Houston City Council from 1979 to 1989, as Chairman of the...
    • Houston Oral History Project
    • Mintie Maria Miller

    • ex-slaves
    • Mintie Maria Miller, ex-slave, standing in doorway.
    • MSS0154 Slave Narrative Collection
    • Leon A. Richardson and fellow Texas Southern University graduates

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    • Leon A. Richardson and his fellow Texas Southern University graduate college degree recipients at the Commencement Exercises on August 27, 1961. Richardson was awarded a Masters Degree in Education Administration Secondary. Richardson, son of C. F....
    • MSS1457 C.F. Richardson Sr. Papers
    • 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
    • Blattner, Russel J.

    • Blattner, Russel J.--Interviews ;
      Oral histories ;
      Texas Children's Hospital ;
      Texas Medical Center ;
      Cooley, Denton A., 1920- ;
      DeBakey, Michael E. (Michael Ellis), 1908-2008 ;
      Hermann Hospital (Houston, Tex.)
    • Dr. Russel J. Blattner came to Houston in 1947. In his oral history, Dr. Blattner details his medical career and describes the Houston medical center in the 1940s and 1950s. Dr. Blattner shares stories about many well known doctors such as Dr....
    • Junior League Oral History Collection
    • Letter from the National NAACP to C. F. Richardson, Sr., February 24, 1937

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    • Letter to C. F. Richardson from Juanita E. Jackson, Special Assistant to the Secretary, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, about reorganizing the Houston branch of the NAACP. The letter is dated February 24, 1937. Jackson...
    • MSS1457 C.F. Richardson Sr. Papers
    • Letter from C. F. Richardson, Sr. to Juanita E. Jackson, February 27, 1937

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    • Letter from C. F. Richardson, Sr. to Juanita E. Jackson, Special Assistant to the Secretary, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, dated February 27, 1937. Richardson thanks Jackson for her proposals and opinions and directs...
    • MSS1457 C.F. Richardson Sr. Papers
    • Amos Sims

    • ex-slaves
    • Amos Sims, ex-slave, sitting on steps in front of entryway.
    • MSS0154 Slave Narrative Collection
    • Amos Sims

    • ex-slaves
    • Amos Sims, ex-slave, sitting on the steps in front of a door. His hands are crossed in his lap.
    • MSS0154 Slave Narrative Collection
    • Sarah Winston

    • ex-slaves
    • Sarah Winston, ex-slave, sitting in chair on porch sewing. There are sever pieces of fabric laying on the ground in front of her feet.
    • MSS0154 Slave Narrative Collection
    • Remodel and Additions

    • Commercial buildings ;
      Bank buildings--Texas--Houston
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    • MSS0019 Alfred C. Finn Papers, 1913-1964
    • Gomez, Refugio

    • Gomez, Refugio--Interviews ;
      Mexican Americans ;
      Discrimination against Mexican Americans ;
      Discrimination in employment ;
      Oral histories
    • Refugio Gomez discusses the discrimination that he and his children experienced in Houston schools. Gomez first describes his own experiences prior to World War II and the Savalas School in Second Ward, which was built for Mexican American...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • First trolley car to Westmoreland Farms.

    • trolley cars ; conductors
    • A group of 39 residents, men, women and children, and three operators and conductors stand on and around the first trolley car to Westmoreland Farms.
    • Bellaire City Library

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