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    • Anderson, Lauren

    • Anderson, Lauren, 1965- ; Ballerinas -- Texas -- Houston; African American dancers -- Texas -- Houston; Houston Ballet; Oral histories
    • 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...
    • Houston Oral History Project : a great city voices its past.
    • Clements, Rosalie

    • Clements, Rosalie--Interviews ;
      Shamrock Hotel (Houston, Tex.) ;
      Hotels--Employees--Interviews ;
      Women tailors--Interviews ;
      Oral histories
    • By answering an ad in the Houston Press, Rosalie Clements became an employee of the Shamrock Hotel, which opened on Saint Patrick’s Day, 1949. She began working as an assistant to the hotel’s developer, Glenn McCarthy, and later ran a successful...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Clouser, James

    • Clouser, James--Interviews ;
      Ballet dancers--Texas--Houston--Interview ;
      Choreographers--Texas--Houston--Interview ;
      Houston Ballet ;
      Oral histories
    • James Clouser toured as a dancer with the American Ballet Theatre Company and the Royal Winnipeg Ballet. He then taught at the Julliard School of Music before coming to work with the Houston Ballet as ballet master and then choreographer. Upon Nina...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Cunningham, Carl

    • Cunningham, Carl--Interviews ;
      Music Critics--Texas-Houston--Interviews ;
      Houston Post ;
      Houston Symphony Orchestra ;
      Houston Grand Opera ;
      Barbirolli, John, 1899-1970 ;
      Oral histories
    • Carl Cunningham moved from San Francisco to Houston in 1966 to work for the Houston Post as a classical music critic. In this interview Mr. Cunningham discusses the changes in musical programming that took place at the Houston Symphony in the 1960s...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Dancers at Miller Theater in Hermann Park

    • People
    • Dancers at Miller Theater in Hermann Park. Five girls in costumes posed on lawn in front of columns on a building. Includes: Miller Outdoor Theater; Hermann Park.
    • Frank J. Schlueter / Bank of the Southwest Collection
    • Darrow, Gloria

    • Darrow, Gloria--Interviews ; Gregory School (Houston, Tex.)--People--1950-1960 ; African American students--Texas--Houston--History--20th century ; Oral histories
    • Former Gregory School alumnae Gloria Darrow discusses her memories of Fourth Ward and the Gregory School.
    • Gregory School Oral Histories
    • Fitzpatrick, Bettye

    • Fitzpatrick, Bettye; Actresses -- Texas --Houston -- Interviews; Theater -- Texas --Houston; Alley Theatre (Houston, Tex.) --History; Vance, Nina, 1914-1980; Oral histories
    • In 2008 Bettye Fitzpatrick celebrated her 52nd year with the Alley Theater as a company member. Throughout her impressive career she has played numerous roles. In this interview she talks about her life as stage manager and actress; the theater...
    • The Houston Oral History Project : a great city voices its past.
    • Fourth of July parade and celebration in Bellaire, 1997.

    • Fourth of July ; parades ; cars ; floats ; costumes ; books
    • Two people dressed in costumes for the Fourth of July parade and celebration in Bellaire, Texas, in 1997. One is in a clown costume and the other is dressed as a book (Yankee Doodle). Both are part of the Friends of the Bellaire City Library's...
    • Bellaire City Library
    • Fourth of July parade and celebration in Bellaire, 1997.

    • Fourth of July ; parades ; cars ; floats ; Friends of the Bellaire City Library ; trucks ; crowds ; children ; costumes
    • The back of the Friends of the Bellaire City Library's "float" in the car parade. Fourth of July parade and celebration in Bellaire, Texas, in 1997.
    • Bellaire City Library
    • Fourth of July parade and celebration in Bellaire, 1997.

    • Fourth of July ; parades ; cars ; floats ; Friends of the Bellaire City Library ; trucks ; crowds ; children ; costumes
    • The Friends of the Bellaire City Library's "float" for the parade. People dressed up as books and in other costumes walk along in the parade. Fourth of July parade and celebration in Bellaire, Texas, in 1997.
    • Bellaire City Library
    • Fourth of July parade and celebration in Bellaire, 1997.

    • Fourth of July ; parades ; cars ; floats ; costumes ; trucks ; parking lots
    • Participants in the car parade prepare in a parking lot. People stand around a truck that is part of the Friends of the Bellaire City Library's "float" for the parade. Fourth of July parade and celebration in Bellaire, Texas, in 1997.
    • Bellaire City Library
    • Furlow, Birdie and Booker T. Bonner

    • Furlow, Birdie--Interviews ;
      Booker T. Bonner--Interviews ;
      Teaching--Education ;
      Race relations--Texas--Austin County--History ;
      Race relations--Texas--Houston--History ;
      School integration ;
      Prairie View...
    • Birdie Furlow began teaching at the age of 19 in her hometown of Wallis, Texas. At that time, segregation was still practiced in all facets of life and Furlow recounts her experiences as an educator in that environment. B.T. Bonner, a former...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Gockley, David

    • Gockley, David--Interviews ;
      Opera Executives--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      Oral histories
    • David Gockley served as the Director of the Houston Grand Opera from 1972 to 2005. Previously, he was the Assistant Director and worked in this position to improve public relations and fundraising efforts. In this interview, Mr. Gockley speaks...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Grant, Paulette

    • Grant, Paulette Williams; Gregory School (Houston, Tex.); Race relations--Texas--Houston; Engineering--Financial Services; Oral histories
    • Paulette Williams Grant talks about attending Gregory elementary school, a school that tended to black children during desegregation years, and race relations in Houston during those times.
    • Houston Oral History Project : a great city voices its past.
    • Group picture of schoolchildren

    • People ; Entertainment
    • Group picture of schoolchildren. Children are dressed in costumes for production of Cinderella in Flowerland. Includes: Magnolia School Park.
    • MSS0100 Frank J. Schlueter / Bank of the Southwest Collection
    • Halloween celebration.

    • Halloween ; costumes
    • Two people dressed in ghoulish costumes during a Halloween event in Bellaire, Texas. Perhaps a haunted house?
    • Bellaire City Library

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