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    • Smith, Terry

    • Smith, Terry--Interviews ; African American architects ; African American architecture--Texas--Houston ; African American businesspeople ; Prairie View A & M University--Alumni and alumnae ; Oral histories
    • Mr. Terry Smith, founder and president of Smith & Company Architects discusses growing up and establishing his architecture firm in Houston, TX. Mr. Smith also discusses influences such as John Chase and several projects he has worked on in...
    • Green, Ronald

    • Green, Ronald--Interviews; African American politicians ; African American laywers ; University of Houston ; Texas Southern University ; African American students--Texas--Houston--20th century ; City council members ; Oral histories
    • Houston's first African American City Controller discusses growing up in Third Ward, attending University of Houston and Texas Southern University, founding his own law firm and serving the city of Houston as a Councilman and City Controller.
    • McCullough, Alfred

    • McCullough, Alfred--Interviews; Independence Heights (Houston, Tex.) ; Independence Heights (Houston, Tex.)--History ; African American neighborhoods ; Oral Histories.
    • Rev. Alfred R. McCullough discusses his family history and gives an in depth history of Independence Heights, and African American community that was established as a city until it became a part of Houston.
    • Smith, Gerald

    • Smith, Gerald--Interviews ; African American bankers--Texas--Houston ; Investment bankers ; Minority business enterprises--Texas--Houston ; Oral histories
    • Native Houstonian Gerald Smith discusses how he grew up to be chairman, CEO and co-founder of Smith, Graham & Co. Investment Advisors -- one of the nation's largest minority owned institutional investment managers.
    • Sam, DeAndre

    • Sam, DeAndre--Interviews ; African American businesspeople ; Minority business enterprises--Texas--Houston ; Oral histories.
    • Second generation owner of Houston's oldest African American owned storage and moving business discusses the history of A Rocket Moving and Storage.
    • Humphrey, James "Bo"

    • Humphrey, James--Interviews ; Gregory School (Houston, Tex.)--People--1950-1960 ; African American students--Texas--Houston--History--20th century ; African American teachers and the community ; African American coaches (Athletics) ; Oral...
    • Gregory alumnus James "Bo" Humphrey recalls his experiences as a student and teacher at the school.
    • Wood, Virgil

    • Wood, Virgil--Interviews ; African American political activists -- History--20th century ; African American preaching ; Civil Rights--United States--History--20th century ; Southern Christian Leadership Conference
    • Church leader, educator, civil rights activist and author Dr. Virgil A. Wood discusses his life and involvement in the Civil Rights movement alongside Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
    • McGowen, Jewell

    • 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
    • Mrs. Jewell McGowen discusses growing up in Hempstead, living in Lufkin and moving to Houston, TX with her husband, Ernest McGowen--one of the first African American city council members in Houston. Mrs. McGowen also discusses participation and...
    • Rattler, Noah

    • Rattler, Noah--Interviews ; Homeless persons--Services for--United States ; Homelessness ; African American philanthropists ; African
    • Activist, humanitarian, and author Noah Rattler discusses his monumental walk from Houston, Texas to Los Angeles, CA to raise awareness of homeless in America.
    • 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.
    • Sloan, Sonya

    • Sloan, Sonya--Interviews ; African American surgeons ; African American women surgeons ; Texas Tech University ; Baylor College of Medicine ; Racism--1990-2000 ; Racism 2000-2010 ; Race relations ; African American businesspeople ; University of...
    • Dr. Sonya Sloan discusses the accomplishments and difficulties of being the first African American homecoming queen of Texas Tech University and the first African American female surgical resident at Baylor College of Medicine along with her...
    • Vienn, Anna Lorraine

    • Vienn, Anna Lorraine--Interviews ; African Americans ; Methodist Hospital (Houston, Tex.) ; Huston-Tillotson College ; Catering and hospitality ; Oral histories.
    • Mrs. Vienn discusses growing up in Mississippi, attending Huston-Tillotson and UTMB-Galveston, working for Methodist for 27 years and her current job catering.
    • Anderson, Abner

    • Anderson, Abner--Interviews ; Texas Southern University--Alumni and alumnae ; Segregation ; National Association for the Advancement of Colored People ; National Association for the Advancement of Colored...
    • Former postman and EEOC worker Abner Anderson discusses living in Houston and his work with Houston's NAACP and civil rights.

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