Born in Cameron, Texas, Drayton McLane Jr., followed his father's footsteps in learning various aspects of the wholesale grocery business. Having an MBA in marketing, he moved into management and became the CEO and Chairman of the McLane Company in...
Mindiola, Tatcho, 1939-;
Civil rights workers--Texas--Houston--Interviews;
Mexican Americans--Social conditions--Texas--Houston;
Mexican Americans--Civil rights;
University of Houston Central Campus;
Tatcho Mindiola, director of the Mexican American Studies program at the University of Houston, describes race relations in Houston in the 1950s and 1960s, and talks about his career as a community activist.
Two mounted photographs celebrating 50,000th telephone installation in Houston. Includes: Oscar Holcombe; E.D.Mims; W.G.Winters; John H. Mitchell; Capt. Allie Anderson; Pauline Sterneberg; Knox E. Wright; Florence Ledbetter Scarzilla; Robert...
In progress construction of the Lamella Trussless Roof building for use as the National Democratic Convention Hall. The then recently completed Niels Esperson Building is shown center frame in the background.
Sakowitz, Robert, 1938-;
Sakowitz Department Store -- History;
Family-owned business enterprises -- Texas -- History;
Robert Sakowitz talks about his family business in Houston, the Sakowitz stores; about the city of Houston at the time the stores were established and developed; and the personalities he met while doing business.