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    • Letter from C. F. Richardson, Sr. to Walter White, February 18, 1939

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    • Letter from C. F. Richardson, Sr. to Walter White, Secretary of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Richardson recently noted a news piece in the Kansas City Call that mentioned that White will be visiting Dallas during...
    • MSS1457 C.F. Richardson Sr. Papers
    • Letter from A. Maceo Smith to Roy Wilkins, August 8, 1938

    • NAACP
    • Letter from A. Maceo Smith, of the Dallas branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, to Roy Wilkins, Assistant Secretary, NAACP, dated August 8, 1938. Smith encloses a clipping from the Dallas Dispatch and asks that...
    • MSS1457 C.F. Richardson Sr. Papers
    • 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 J. H. Harmon, Jr. to Roy Wilkins, December 14, 1937

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    • Letter from J. H. Harmon, Jr. to Roy Wilkins, Assistant Secretary, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, dated December 14, 1937. Attached to the letter is a listing of the officers and committee chairmen of the Houston branch...
    • MSS1457 C.F. Richardson Sr. Papers
    • Letter from the National NAACP to C. F. Richardson, Sr., June 15, 1937

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    • Letter from Juanita E. Jackson, Special Assistant to the Secretary, to C. F. Richardson, Sr., asking Richardson to send her copies of The Houston Defender to her home address. Jackson also reminds Richardson to make sure that the youth branch of...
    • MSS1457 C.F. Richardson Sr. Papers
    • Letter from J. H. Harmon, Jr. to Walter White, May 9, 1937

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    • Letter from J. H. Harmon, Jr. to Walter White, Secretary, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, dated May 9, 1937. Harmon writes that at the April 18th meeting of the Houston branch of the NAACP a resolution was drawn up and...
    • 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
    • Letter from NAACP Special Counsel to C. F. Richardson, Sr., October 22, 1937

    • NAACP
    • Letter from Charles Houston, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Special Counsel, to C. F. Richardson, Sr., dated October 22, 1937. Houston acknowledges that he has received Richardson's letter from October 16th regarding a...
    • MSS1457 C.F. Richardson Sr. Papers
    • Letter from William Pickens to C. F. Richardson, Sr., October 4, 1938

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    • Letter from William Pickens, Director of Branches of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, to C. F. Richardson, Sr., October 4, 1938. Pickens encloses a list of the Texas NAACP branch officers, which Richardson will need...
    • MSS1457 C.F. Richardson Sr. Papers
    • Letter from J. H. Harmon, Jr. to Walter White, April 7, 1937

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    • Letter from J. H. Harmon, Jr., Secretary of the Houston Branch of the NAACP, to Walter White, Secretary of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, dated April 7, 1937. Harmon reports on the success of Juanita E. Jackson's...
    • MSS1457 C.F. Richardson Sr. Papers
    • Letter from NAACP Special Counsel to C.F. Richardson,Sr., October 8, 1937

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    • Letter from NAACP Special Counsel, dated October 8, 1937, to C. F. Richardson with acknowledgment and thanks for the marked copy of the October 2nd issue of the Houston Defender. The NAACP Counsel also asks that he be kept advised of the progress...
    • MSS1457 C.F. Richardson Sr. Papers
    • Cano, Luis

    • Cano, Luis--Interviews ;
      Mexican Americans--Texas--Houston ;
      Mexican American teachers ;
      MAYO (Organization) ;
      Association for the Advancement of Mexican Americans (Houston, Tex.) ;
      Chicano movement ;
      Mexican...
    • Luis Cano was born in Corpus Christi and was inspired by his grandfather, Juan Bautista Galaviz, who worked to educate the Mexican American community of Del Rio, Texas, about their history and heritage. In the 1970s, Cano came to Houston and taught...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Progressive Houston, vol. ii, no. 2, May, 1910.

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    • Circluar for deep water bonds ; City brick making ; Has grown forty-eight times greater ; The Rice Institute ; The Ship Channel as a money maker ; The interurban railway progressing ; Water Department doings and the cost ; A driveway to cover a...
    • Texas Room Adult Reference - Valuable
    • Progressive Houston, vol. ii, no. 4, August, 1910

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    • Manchester and Houston Waterways ; Canal construction and progress ; The preliminary steps ; The environing cost ; American cargoes ; Private corporation improvements ; Total millions of cost ; First steamer from America
    • Texas Room Adult Reference - Valuable
    • Letter from Albon Holsey to Walter White, August 8, 1938

    • NAACP
    • Letter from Albon L. Holsey, Secretary of the National Negro Business League, to Walter F. White, Secretary of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, dated August 8, 1938. Holsey informs White of the National Negro Business...
    • MSS1457 C.F. Richardson Sr. Papers
    • Letter from Roy Wilkins to C. F. Richardson, Sr., August 16, 1938

    • NAACP
    • Letter from Roy Wilkins, Assistant Secretary, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, to C. F. Richardson, Sr., President of the Houston Branch of the NAACP, dated August 16, 1938. Wilkins asks Richardson to represent the NAACP...
    • MSS1457 C.F. Richardson Sr. Papers
    • Letter from C. F. Richardson, Sr. to NAACP Board of Directors, June 1, 1918

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    • Letter from C. F. Richardson, Sr., The Houston Observer Pub., to the Board of Directors of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, dated June 1, 1918. Richardson writes that a group of fifty men met the previous evening at...
    • MSS1457 C.F. Richardson Sr. Papers
    • Letter from Roy Wilkins to C. F. Richardson, Sr., August 16, 1938

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    • Letter from Roy Wilkins, Assistant Secretary, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, to C. F. Richardson, Sr., President of the Houston Branch of the NAACP, dated August 16, 1938. Wilkins congratulates Richardson and the...
    • MSS1457 C.F. Richardson Sr. Papers
    • Holcombe, Oscar

    • Holcombe, Oscar, 1888-1968--Interviews ;
      Mayors--Texas--Houston ;
      Mayors--Election ;
      Radio addresses, debates, etc. ;
      Thomas, Albert, 1898-1966 ;
      Oral histories
    • A collection of radio addresses from Mayor Oscar Holcombe. Mayor Holcombe gave some of these radio addresses in 1940 during his re-election campaign. He spoke about the achievements of the Holcombe Administration and the proposed projects...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection

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