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    • Whitmire, Mayor Kathy

    • Whitmire, Kathy, 1946-; Women mayors--Texas--Houston--Interviews; Women politiciansTexas--Houston--Interviews; Houston (Tex.)--Politics and government; Race relations--Texas--Houston; Oral histories
    • Former Houston Mayor, Kathy Whitmire describes the Houston political scene of the 1970s and 1980s, her work as city controller and as the first women Mayor in the history of the city.
    • Houston Oral History Project : a great city voices its past.
    • White, Governor Mark

    • White, Mark, (1940-)-- Interviews; Governors -- Texas -- Interviews; Attorney Generals -- Texas; Secretary of State -- Texas; Education -- Texas
    • Governor Mark White came in very tough economic times. As Governor, he regulated the utility industry and cut the price of electricity. He raised taxes twice, to save schools, building roads and to provide services to people. He also raised the...
    • Houston Oral History Project: a great city voices its past.
    • Welch, Mayor Louie

    • Welch, Louie, 1918-2008; Mayors -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews; Houston (Tex.) -- History -- Anecdotes; Houston (Tex.) -- Race relations; Oral histories
    • David Goldstein and Jill Jewitt interview former Mayor Louie Welch. Louie served as Mayor of the city of Houston from 1964 to 1973. Prior to that he served on the City council from 1950 to 1952, and then again from 1956 to 1962.
    • Houston Oral History Project : a great city voices its past.
    • Welch, Louie

    • Welch, Louie--Interviews ;
      Mayors--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      City council members--Texas--Houston ;
      Holcombe, Oscar, 1888-1968 ;
      Cutrer, Lewis Wesley ;
      Oral histories
    • In this interview from 1975, Louie Welch discusses his history as a politician in Houston. He began his career as a council member and served under Mayors Oscar Holcombe and Lewis Cutrer. Welch was then elected as Mayor to the City of Houston first...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Walker, May

    • Walker, May--Interviews ; Policewomen--Texas--Houston ; African American police--Texas--Houston ; Harris County (Tex.) [also has a book titled The History of the Black Police Officers in the Houston Police Department 1878-1988]
    • Constable Walker discusses her journey to becoming the first female and first African American female Constable in Harris County as well as the state of Texas.
    • Gregory School Oral Histories
    • Smith, Ed

    • Smith, Ed.-- Interviews; Foley's (Firm)
    • Ed Smith discusses his career and his fondest memories with Foley's. He started with Foley's as Manager of Credit promotion, and gradually rose to the rank of Vice-President of Public Relations, Special events and Community Affairs and Visitor...
    • Houston Oral History Project: a great city voices its past.
    • Shapiro, Marc

    • Shapiro, Marc.(1947-) -- Interviews; Financial executives -- United States; Bankers -- Texas -- Interviews; Financial institutions -- Management.
    • A successful Banker and a top graduate from Stanford Business School, Marc Shapiro was the President and Chief Executive of the Texas Commerce Bank. He retired in 2003 as Vice Chairman for finance and risk management at JP Morgan Chase & Co. He is...
    • Houston Oral History Project: a great city voices its past.
    • Noriega, Rick

    • Noriega, Richard Joel "Rick"; Legislators--Texas--Interviews; Texas--Politics and government; Houston (Tex.)--Politics and government; Oral histories
    • Richard Joel "Nick" Noriega was first elected to the Texas House of Representatives in 1998. Since then he has served 5 terms in this capacity. During hurricane Katrina Mayor Bill White requested his help to oversee the evacuee shelter operations...
    • Houston Oral History Project : a great city voices its past.
    • Mease, Quentin

    • Mease, Quentin, 1908-2009; Centenarians--Texas--Houston--Interviews; Civil rights workers--Texas--Houston--Interviews; Segregation--United States; African Americans--Social conditions; Houston (Tex.)--Race relations; Oral histories
    • 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
    • Houston Oral History Project : a great city voices its past.
    • Lawson, Rev. "Bill"

    • Lawson, William A., 1928-; Civil rights workers -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews; Civil rights demonstrations -- Texas -- Houston; Houston (Tex.) -- Race relations; Oral histories
    • Bill Lawson, a political activist and civil rights organizer examines his life as a religious leader, and his participation in racial desegregation efforts in the Houston communities during the Civil Rights Movement.
    • Houston Oral History Project : a great city voices its past.
    • King, Tom

    • King, Tom--Interview ;
      Bankers--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      Southwestern Savings Association ;
      Savings and loan associations--Texas--Houston ;
      Real estate development--Texas ;
      Financial management,...
    • Born in Hillsboro, Texas,Tom King got a job in Southwestern Savings and Loan Company in Houston in 1953.It did not take him long to grow into the whole gamut of investments like Real estate development and management and credit, life insurance and...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Kempner, Harris L. (1903-1987)

    • Kempner, Harris L., (Harris Leon),1903-1987--Interviews ;
      Businessmen--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      Industrialists--Texas--Interviews ;
      Imperial Sugar Company ;
      Kempner Trust ;
      Oral histories
    • 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
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • KHOU-TV Film Box 6904, Reel 24 : footage from October to November, 1969

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    • -- U of H Donation, Date: "10/28/69": An unidentified man explains how his son motivated him to donate to the University of Houston at a press conference.
      -- Wage + Hrs, Date: "10/28/69": A Channel 11 reporter interviews Mr. Moran on...
    • RGD033 KHOU-TV Film Collection
    • KHOU-TV Film Box 6903, Reel 15 : footage from July, 1969

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    • -- Truck Wreck-Auto Train, Date: "07/23/69": Footage from the scenes of two accidents: a man lies on the ground under a blanket, surrounded by by-standers before he is loaded into an ambulance - his overturned and twisted truck is shown; police...
    • RGD033 KHOU-TV Film Collection
    • KHOU-TV Film Box 6902, Reel 18 : footage from May, 1969

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    • Teachers Day, Date: "05/08/69": An unidentified man is interviewed about a proposed appropriations bill and whether money will be available for a pay raise for teachers.
      -- Wayne Morris on Vietnam, Date: "05/08/69": Wayne Lyman Morse speaks...
    • RGD033 KHOU-TV Film Collection
    • KHOU-TV Film Box 6903, Reel 20 : footage from July to August, 1969

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    • -- Pasadena, Date: "08/06/69": Channel 11 reporter Judd McIlvain reports from Pasadena about resident assessments for road improvements on Preston and South Avenues; McIlvain interviews attorney Leon Phillips about filing an injunction and resident...
    • RGD033 KHOU-TV Film Collection
    • KHOU-TV Film Box 6803, Reel 16 : footage from August, 1968

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    • Mayor on Ethics, Date: "08/19/68": Mayor Louie Welch suggests that people could go to the City Secretary’s Office to file an unspecified form despite the Code of Ethics not calling for such action; states he is not opposed to submitting a financial...
    • RGD033 KHOU-TV Film Collection
    • KHOU-TV Film Box 7206, Reel 24 : footage from May 17, 1972

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    • -- Sports - Hebert, Date: "05/17/72": Golfer Jay Hebert describes and praises the construction of the Bluebonnet Golf Course, designed by Jay Riviere and financed by Dave Brown, including its island-situated 13th hole.
      -- Astroworld, Date:...
    • RGD033 KHOU-TV Film Collection

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