Abe Lack, a Latvian immigrant, came to the United States in 1910. He and his family eventually settled in Tulsa, Oklahoma, by 1914. His early business ventures included a grocery store and an auto supply store. After a brief period in Florida real...
Ninth annual AHEPA Christmas tree party on December 23, 1932. Pictured: George Petheriotes as "Santa": Tom Arapalis, P. V. Pappas, George Petheriotes, Theo Peet, Charlie Exarky. On Stage: Angelo Mytelin, George Tsangalakis. Some of the children in...
Augustin Villagomez came to Houston in the 1920s. His first job was in the V.A. Hospital, working as an Order for cleaning rooms for 38 cents per hour. After saving some money, he went to Morelia to marry his girlfriend, Anavelia Rivera. They had 3...
Bank buildings--Texas--Houston ; Commercial buildings
Detailed plan of the toilets, stairs, etc., on the 4th floor of the People's National Bank building. Scale of plan is 3/8 inch to 1 foot. Includes: Revised Detail Plan at 14th and 14th Floors. Scale of plan is 3/8 inch to 1 foot. -- Revised Plan at...
Born in an industrial family in Galveston, Texas, had a large share in the development of the Imperial Sugar Company in Sugar Land, Texas, and the development of industries there. Also was involved in the cotton industry and US Bank
Blanton, Jack Sawtelle, 1927- ;
Gas industry -- Texas -- Houston;
Businessmen -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews;
Philanthropists -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews;
Jack S. Blanton Museum of Art (Austin, Tex.);
Mr. Blanton discusses his life in Houston, art collecting, the Houston Endowment, and Houston leadership.
Contains excerpts relating to the history of Native Americans in Texas. Describes several different tribes, focusing on the Caranoaguases ; includes
coverage of Atacapas Indians ; Bidai Indians ; Xaranames Indians ; Coco Indians ; Muleyes Indians.
Contains short essays on Houston public school buildings, detailing the personal lives of the people they are named after, the buildings' funding and beginnings, the buildings' locations, and highlights of the schools.
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...
Barnstone, Gertrude, 1925- ;
Theater -- Texas -- Houston -- History;
School board members -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews;
School integration -- Texas -- Houston -- History;
Houston (Tex.) -- History -- Anecdotes;
Gertrude Barnstone talks to Jane Ely about her life in the theatre arts, her memories of Houston and Houstonians and her election to the Houston School Board during the desegregation of the Houston School System.