In 1995 Hispanic businesswoman and social activist Carmen Orta was appointed by President Bill Clinton as a delegate to the White House Conference on Small Business. In this interview she talks about her family, the events that shaped her life,...
Wong, Martha, 1939-;
Texas--Politics and government;
Houston (Tex.)--Politics and government;
Asian Americans--Social conditions--Texas--Houston;
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...
Mindiola, Tatcho, 1939-;
Civil rights workers--Texas--Houston--Interviews;
Mexican Americans--Social conditions--Texas--Houston;
Mexican Americans--Civil rights;
University of Houston Central Campus;
Tatcho Mindiola, director of the Mexican American Studies program at the University of Houston, describes race relations in Houston in the 1950s and 1960s, and talks about his career as a community activist.
Streit, Yvonne -- Interviews;
People with disabilites -- Rehabilitation;
Yvonne Streit, a native Houstonian, graduated in Education from SMU and started teaching. Born from the despair of her deeply disabled daughter, she relied on her faith-driven resolve to assist the disabled adults and young children. She used a...
Buildings ; Boats ; Parades; No-Tsu-Oh ; People; Parks ; Cityscape ; Work ; Animals ; Streets ; Events ; Racing
A postcard set invitation to Houston's No-Tsu-Oh event. Individual item titles include: City Hall, Houston, Texas ; Houston's Pleasure Craft ; Float ; Business Blocks ; Ceremonial Session ; Sam Houston Park ; The King's Float ; Texas University...
Streetview of a street in downtown Houston; a horse and carriage and several cars can be seen in and parked on the side of the street. A sign for the Majestic Theatre is strung across the street; business signs can be seen, including S.H. Kress &...