McGowen, Jewell--Interviews ; African American politicians ; School boards--African American membership--Texas--Houston ; City council members--Texas--Houston ; Civil rights--1950-1970 ; Civil rights--Texas--Houston--History ; Oral histories.
Long, Bert L.-- Interviews;
Artists, African American -- Houston (Tex.)-- Interviews;
Artists -- Awards;
African American sculptors;
Cooks, African American.
Eldest of four children,Bert L. Long born in 1940, was raised in the Fifth Ward, Houston, Texas. He is a born artist with no formal education in arts, and a born chef. As artist and sculptor, he won many, many awards. Specially notewothy among...
Photograph of Barbara Jordan delivering a speech in Galveston. Barbara Jordan was the first African American woman to serve in the Texas State Senate, first African American U.S. Representative from Texas, and first African American to deliver a...
Lawson, William (Rev.)--Interviews ; African American religious leaders--Interviews ; African American Ministers--Texas--Houston--Interviews ; African American churches ; African Americans--Religion ; Civil Rights--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;...
In his interview, Rev. William Lawson explains what he means by the "Black Church" and the role of the Church in the Black community, and their contributions. He was involved in the PUSH (People for the Upgrading of schools in Houston)
Richardson, Clifton F. Sr., 1uuu-1939 -- Interviews ; Richardson, Clifton F. Jr., 1910- ; African Americans in the newspaper industry -- Texas -- Houston ; African American publishers -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews ; Houston defender (Houston,...
Cliff Richardson, the publisher of the Houston Defender -an African American newspaper published in Houston since 1930- talks about his father, who was also a newspaper publisher; the newspaper industry; and race relations in Houston.
Edsel Cramer went to High school in Houston, and studied art at the Art Institute in Chicago. He was known for his classically inspired portraits and landscapes. Among his portraits are that of Adelaide de Menil,(daughter of John and Dominique),...
Biggers, John Thomas, 1924-2001 -- Interviews ;
African American artists -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews ;
African American mural painting and decoration -- Texas -- Houston ;
Art -- Texas -- Houston ;
John Biggers, a renown artist and professor at Texas Southern University talks about the highlights of his career. He established the art department at TSU and was one of the first African American artists to visit Africa.