Barnstone, Gertrude, 1925- ;
Theater -- Texas -- Houston -- History;
School board members -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews;
School integration -- Texas -- Houston -- History;
Houston (Tex.) -- History -- Anecdotes;
Gertrude Barnstone talks to Jane Ely about her life in the theatre arts, her memories of Houston and Houstonians and her election to the Houston School Board during the desegregation of the Houston School System.
This folder contains biographical information about a series of men who immigrated to Texas to serve as soldiers, priests, etc., as well as a discussion of the missionaries sent out into what would become Texas to explore the territory and...
Briscoe House at 620 Crawford Street, Houston, Texas. Seated on the front piazza are: Parmenas Briscoe, Mary Jane Briscoe, Annie Hume, and Columbia Hume. Flower pots and vines can be seen around the pillars,
Galloway, Robert--Interviews ; African American physicians ; Museums--Texas--Houston ; Southern States--Description and travel--History ; Migration and diversity ; Oral histories
Dr. Robert Galloway discusses his childhood summers in Brookshire, TX, his career path in internal medicine, and his passion for the arts which led to his founding of the African American Heritage Museum of Houston.
Garcia, E. J. -- Interviews ; Mexican Americans ; Oral histories
E. J. Garcia was born in San Antonio and moved to Houston in 1919 where he began working in the oil industry. Beginning in 1925 he worked as an insurance agent for American National Insurance where he primarily sold life insurance policies to the...
Holcombe, Oscar, 1888-1968--Interviews ; Mayors--Texas--Houston ; Mayors--Election ; Radio addresses, debates, etc. ; Thomas, Albert, 1898-1966 ; Oral histories
A collection of radio addresses from Mayor Oscar Holcombe. Mayor Holcombe gave some of these radio addresses in 1940 during his re-election campaign. He spoke about the achievements of the Holcombe Administration and the proposed projects...
Jefferson, Andrew L.,1934- -- Interviews ; African American Judges -- Texas -- Harris County -- Interviews ; Attorneys, General ; Oral histories
Attorneys at Law, Partner, 1960-61; Assistant Criminal District Attorney, 1961-61, U.S. Attorney, Harris County Judge.Served on the Constitutional Revision Commission for the State of Texas, and as Vice-Chairman of the Committee on the judiciary.
Texas Eagle-Last Train, Date: "12/06/68": Footage of a train and Union Station in Houston, Texas. -- Moon on Breakfast, Date: "12/06/68": A man announces plans to provide breakfast plans to children at the Houston Independent School District. --...
Docks, Date: "03/09/72": Footage of dock workers loading ships; Interview with a man in an office. -- Airport Security, Date: "03/09/72": Footage of property at Houston Intercontinental Airport (now George Bush Intercontinental Airport). --...
-- Rodeo, Date: "02/21/75": Parade celebrating the Houston Rodeo; an injured man is tended to by others. -- HISD Parking Suit, Date: "02/21/75": Channel 11 reporter outside of Crawford Elementary School; a meeting. -- Bussing, Date:...