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    • Wulfe, Ed

    • Wulfe, Ed--Interviews; Real Estate developers--Houston (Tex.)--Interviews; Real Estate business--Houston (Tex.)
    • Ed Wulfe discusses his career in the Real Estate business. His aim was to revitalize the neighborhoods and communities in Houston. Starting his own firm Wulfe & Co. in 1985, he developed the Gulgate Center, Meyerland Plaza and many other Malls. Ed...
    • Houston Oral History Project
    • Wong, Martha

    • Wong, Martha, 1939-; Legislators--Texas--Interviews; Texas--Politics and government; Houston (Tex.)--Politics and government; Asian Americans--Social conditions--Texas--Houston; Oral histories
    • In 1993 Martha Wong was the first Asian American elected to the Houston City Council, and in 2003, she became the first Asian American woman elected to the Texas Legislature. In this interview, Martha answers questions about her career and her life...
    • Houston Oral History Project
    • Woman's Viewpoint, Volume 1

    • periodicals
    • Contains issues v. 1 n. 1 through v. 1 n. 10 and v. 1 n. 12 through v. 1 n. 13 of The Woman's Viewpoint, published in 1923 and 1924. Number 11 is missing from the original bound volume.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center - Texas Room Periodicals
    • Woman in Orange District

    • Gulf Coast Country
    • Woman in a long skirt and ruffled blouse standing beside a 3-yr-old Satsuma orange tree in the Orange District, Houston, TX
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection, MSS 0187
    • Wilson, Sandra

    • Wilson, Sandra--Interviews ; Gregory School (Houston, Tex.)--People--1950-1960 ; African American students--Texas--Houston--20th century ; African American teachers and the community ; Journalism, High school--United States ; African American...
    • Former Gregory Elementary student Sandra Wilson discusses growing up and attending Gregory and Booker T. as well as her passion and career in Journalism.
    • Gregory School Oral Histories
    • Wholesale Produce District

    • Streets ; Buildings
    • Street view of wholesale produce district ; many horse and carriages can be seen in the street Baldwin & Cargill sign can be seen in foreground.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection, MSS 0187
    • Whole produce district of downtown Houston

    • Cityscapes
    • Wholesale Produce District, Houston, Texas. Legible signs on buildings: Baldwin & Cargill Fruit & Produce and Frederick Produce Co.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection, MSS 0187
    • Whiting, Martha

    • Whiting, Martha--Interviews; Gregory School (Houston, Tex.)--Alumni and alumnus; Fourth Ward (Houston, Tex.); African American teachers--Texas--Houston; Yates, Pinky; Oral histories
    • Ms. Martha Whiting, an alumna of the Gregory School (ca. 1919-1923), talks about the school, her aunt Pinky Yates, and the Fourth Ward neighborhood.
    • Gregory School Oral Histories
    • White, Hattie Mae

    • White, Hattie Mae--Interviews ;
      Oral histories
    • Wells Jr., Cameron

    • Wells, Cameron Jr., 1930--Interviews; Boy Scouts--Texas--Prairie View; African American teachers--Texas--Houston--Interviews; Oral histories
    • Cameron Wells Jr., a retired Army colonel and former teacher at HISD and Gregory School talks about growing up on Praire View A&M University campus and participating as a member of the newly created Boy Scout troop on campus.
    • Gregory School Oral Histories
    • 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
    • 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
    • Weiner, Freida

    • Weiner, Freida--Interviews ;
      Jewish women ;
      Jewish community centers ;
      Galveston (Tex.) ;
      Oral histories
    • Frieda Wiener was born in Kiev in 1890 and immigrated to Detroit, Michigan around 1911. She came to Houston in 1915 and settled with her family in Galveston in 1921. She speaks about the difficulties of making a living in Galveston’s small Jewish...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Virginia Newman

    • ex-slaves
    • Virginia Newman, ex-slave, standing in a yard in front of a house. She is standing behind an ironing board, with an iron in her hand.
    • MSS0154 Slave Narrative Collection
    • View of Main Street looking north

    • Cityscapes
    • Main Street looking north from Capitol Avenue.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection, MSS 0187
    • View of Main Street

    • Architecture ; Buildings ; Central business district ; Street railroads
    • View of Main Street, Houston, Texas
    • MSS0187 Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection
    • Valmar Cormier

    • ex-slaves
    • Valmar Cormier standing in front of wooden buildings feeding two pigs from a pail.
    • MSS0154 Slave Narrative Collection
    • Unpaved street of Desdemona, Texas

    • Oil Industry ; Wells, oil ; Street, unpaved ; Cafes
    • Automobiles on unpaved street. Oil wells in distance. Fragile photograph. Legible signs on buildings: Oklahoma Cafe; Confectioner; and First National Bank.
    • Frank J. Schlueter / Bank of the Southwest Collection
    • Uncle Van Moore

    • ex-slaves
    • Uncle Van Moore standing in the yard beside a fence in front of a house. He is holding a garment over a wash basin.
    • MSS0154 Slave Narrative Collection
    • Uncle Richard Carruthers

    • ex-slaves
    • Richard Carruthers standing in a yard before a wooden structure with a hoe in his hands.
    • MSS0154 Slave Narrative Collection


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