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    • Wells, Herbert

    • Wells, Herbert, 1924- ; Designers -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews; Houston (Tex.) -- History -- Anecdotes; Oral histories
    • Designer Herbert Wells talks about the nationally recognized architects he worked with, the local stores he used to shop at, and about some of his most prominent clients.
    • Houston Oral History Project : a great city voices its past.
    • 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
    • Quarterly of the Texas State Historical Association Vol. II

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    • Contains stories about early Texas settlers and German immigrants. Includes brief autobiographies about John Rice Jones, Jesse Burnham, Littleton Fowler, and Friedrich Ernst that were published in the Quarterly of the Texas State Historical...
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Maresh WPA Files, MSS1470
    • 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.
    • Sakowitz, Robert

    • Sakowitz, Robert, 1938-; Businessmen--Texas--Houston--Interviews; Retail trade--Texas--Houston; Sakowitz Department Store -- History; Family-owned business enterprises -- Texas -- History; Oral histories
    • Robert Sakowitz talks about his family business in Houston, the Sakowitz stores; about the city of Houston at the time the stores were established and developed; and the personalities he met while doing business.
    • Houston Oral History Project : a great city voices its past.
    • Roussel, Peter

    • Roussel, Peter,(1941-)--Interviews; Journalists --Interviews; Press secretaries --United States --Interviews; Journalism teachers.
    • Born in Houston, Peter Roussel followed his parents' footsteps in becoming a journalist. He worked as a Press spokeman for several Presidents and Secretary of State. After moving to Houston from Washington, he became a TV-Radio commentator and...
    • Houston Oral History Project: a great history voices its past.
    • Funeral procession longest in history of city; Rites brief

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    • Houston Defender article titled, "Funeral procession longest in history of city; Rites brief," details the last rites and funeral procession for C. F. Richardson, Sr. The article is in two parts. A second tribute, "A giant oak of the forest falls,"...
    • MSS1457 C.F. Richardson Sr. Papers
    • Strange, Ray

    • Ray, Strange--Interviews; Rice University -- History.
    • Mrs. Ray Strange reminiscences about her life in Houston before and after the Depression. Her interest in writing the history of Rice University was noteworthy.
    • Houston Oral History Project: a great city voices its past.
    • Civics for Houston, volume 1

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    • Periodical covering a range of topics, from biographical sketches, to the art scene in Houston, to gardening and home management advice.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center, Texas Room, Periodicals
    • Moore, Michael

    • Moore, Michael; Hurricane Katrina, 2005; Disaster relief -- Gulf States; Emergency management -- United States; Emergency management -- Texas -- Houston; Intergovernmental cooperation -- Gulf States; Oral histories
    • Michel Moore talks about how he, as the city of Houston Mayor's Chief of Staff, his staff, and the city of Houston in general, handled the influx of evacuees from the city of New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina.
    • 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.
    • Wharton County

    • Maresh files
    • Contains brief geographical sketch of Wharton County.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Maresh WPA Files, MSS1470
    • Washington County

    • Maresh files
    • Contains brief geographical sketch of Washington County.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Maresh WPA Files, MSS1470
    • Walker County

    • Maresh files
    • Contains brief history of beginnings of Walker County.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Maresh WPA Files, MSS1470
    • Village Mills, Texas

    • Maresh files
    • Contains a brief history of the city of Village Mills, Texas, as well as information about current city structures.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Maresh WPA Files, MSS1470
    • Documentary Source Book of American History

    • Maresh files
    • Contains brief except from the Documentary Source Book of American History that details the Treaty with Spain that outlined the boundaries between Spain and the United States of America at the Floridas.
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    • Houston Little Theatre

    • Maresh files
    • Contains brief sketch of the origins and history of Houston's Little Theater.
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    • Tent Theater

    • Maresh files
    • Contains brief sketch of Houston's Tent Theater and its history.
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    • Saratoga, Texas

    • Maresh files
    • Provides a brief description of buildings and services in Saratoga, Texas.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Maresh WPA Files, MSS1470

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