Presents aspects of the social, economical, and educational situation of Houston's African American population around 1915. Includes articles by different authors. Contains statistical data and numerous photos of people, streets, and buildings.
Bryant, Thelma Scott, 1905-;
African Americans--Texas--Houston--Social life and customs--History;
Thelma Scott Bryant, a centenarian from Houston, talks about her life as an African American growing up at the beginning of the 20th century. She describes the black community where she grew up; the churches, schools, theaters and businesses; and...
Mrs. Lota McCullough Charles, Mrs. Leona Wills, and Mrs. Vivian Hubbard Seals standing in front of a Texas Historical Commission Marker detailing the history of Independence Heights on the grounds of Greater New Hope Missionary Baptist Church.