When she was named Principal Dancer for the Houston Ballet in 1990, Lauren Anderson became the first African American to hold such a position in a major ballet company. Anderson talks with Linda Lorelle about growing up in Houston, her ballet...
These documents contain the history of the early settlements in Galveston from the original Native American fishing camp to Spanish and Mexican military outposts to pirate headquarters and then to revolutionaries.
Farenthold, Frances Tarlton, 1926- ;
Legislators -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews; Texas -- Politics and government;
Women in politics --Texas;
Frances "Sissy" Farenthold, lawyer, member of the Texas Legislature (1968-1972); twice candidate for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination (1972 and 1974); first female nominated as the Democratic candidate for the U.S. vice presidency (1972);...
Glassell, Alfred C. (Alfred Curry), 1914-2008;
Alfred Glassell, the founder of Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Corp -the first gas transmission system from Texas to New York- and founder of the Glassell School of Art, talks about his life in the military during World War II, and his...
Hirusaki, George J. -- Interviews;
Japanese American researchers -- Interviews;
Japanese American engineers -- Houston (Tex.)
Fluid power technology.
Born in Beaumont, Texas, George J. Hirusaki spent his early childhood with his father, a rice farmer in Texas, learning about agriculture and fluid flow. He graduated from Lamar University and Ph.D in Chemical Engineering from Rice University. He...
Mauser, Date: "12/19/67": Interview with Houston Police Officer L. Mouser. -- Mouser Trail, Date: "10/05/67": Footage of trial of Houston Police Officer L. Mouser, who also appears in the "Mauser" clip listed above. -- Shoplifting, Date:...
-- Kyle Chapman, Date: "10/20/70": An interview with Kyle Chapman who talks about the major financial deficits and fund shortages. Related to footage in "Chapman" and "Kyle Chapman" listed below. -- Chapman, Date: "10/20/70": Kyle Chapman...
Hoffman & Debakey, Date: "06/19/72": Philip Guthrie Hoffman, president of the University of Houston, in a large meeting; interview with Dr. Michael E. DeBakey. -- March of Dimes Poster Child, Date: "06/19/72": A young boy with amelia swims in an...
Henley Trial, Date: "07/01/74": Coverage of jury selection for Elmer Wayne Henley's trial in San Antonio, Texas; Several seconds of blank footage in the middle of the clip. -- uleaded, Date: "07/01/74": Shots of gas pumps, and an oil refinery;...
Born in Lenders, Texas, Truett Latimer entered the insurance business in Abilene, Texas after graduation till 1955. During that time, he won a seat in the Texas House of Representatives, and was elected four times as a State Representative. He...
Marzio,Peter C. (1943-2010);
Museum directors -- Texas -- Houston;
Museum of Fine Arts (Houston, Tex.)
Museum outreach programs -- Houston -- Texas;
Peter Marzio,the Director of the Museum of Fine Arts,Houston, Texas, from 1982 to 2010,transformed and guided the dramatic growth of the Museum, and expanded its collection from 14,000 to over 63,000. He envisioned presenting a global view of art...
Centenarian and civil rights activist Quentin Mease is interviewed by David Goldstein. Quentin describes his work with the African American community, the YMCA, and his involvement with the creation of the Harris County Hospital District
Northcutt Frances Miriam (Poppy), 1943-;
Feminists -- United States -- Interviews;
Feminism -- Texas -- History -- Anecdotes;
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration;
Apollo 8 (Spacecraft);
Women rights -- Texas;
Frances "Poppy" Northcutt is interviewed by Suzanne Mascola. Frances discusses her career working for a NASA contractor, the Apollo 8, NASA, her work as a women's rights advocate; and her career as a lawyer.