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    • Breton, Tania and Sebastian Williams

    • Breton, Tania--Interviews ;
      Williams, Sebastian--Interviews ;
      Mexico ;
      Emigration and Immigration ;
      Houston (Tex.)--Emigration and Immigration ;
      Oral histories
    • Tania Breton discusses growing up in Mexico and moving to Southwest Houston at the age of 11 and the economic disparities of her neighborhood. Breton and her son, Sebastian, discuss living in Houston. This interview was done in collaboration with...
    • Asia Society Texas Center
    • Fernandez, Arturo

    • Fernandez, Arturo--Interviews ;
      Mexican Americans--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      Oral histories ;
      City clergy--Texas--Houston ;
      Houston(Tex.)--Emigration and immigration--Social aspects ;
    • Reverend Arturo Fernandez began his urban ministry in Dallas, then later was transferred to Houston where he became minister of El Mesias United Methodist Church. In this interview, Reverend Fernandez shares his experiences setting up faith-based...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Flores, Juan N.  Rosa (Barrera) Flores

    • Flores, Juan--Interviews ;
      Mexican Americans--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      Oral histories ;
      Galveston (Tex.)--Emigration and immigration--Social aspects ;
      Mexican Americans--Texas--Houston--History ;
      League of United...
    • Juan Flores came to Galveston, Texas from Mexico in 1924, at the age of 16, to make a better life for himself away from the difficult circumstances that existed in his home country after the Mexican Revolution. In this interview, Flores recounts...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Foster, Charles

    • Foster, Charles, 1941-; Lawyers -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews; Emigration and immigration -- United States; Houston (Tex.) -- Population; Oral histories
    • Immigration lawyer Charles Foster describes his law career in Houston. He talks about some of the events that shaped his life and discusses one of his most famous cases.
    • Houston Oral History Project : a great city voices its past.
    • Frost, Colin and Leonardo Frost

    • Frost, Colin--Interviews ;
      Frost, Leonardo--Interviews ;
      Identification ;
      Multiculturalism ;
      Greenwich (London, England) ;
      Houston (Tex.) ;
      Emigration and immigration ;
      Moving (Household) ;
    • Colin Frost and his son Leo discuss moving to Houston from Greenwich (London). Colin moved to Houston for work in the oil and gas industry, moved back for a short time, then finally settled in Houston again. Leo, 6 years old, was born in London but...
    • Asia Society Texas Center
    • Gallardo, Juan

    • Gallardo, Juan--Interviews ;
      Mexican Americans ;
      Oral histories ;
      Mexico--History--Revolution, 1910-1920 ;
      Celaya, 1st Battle of, Celaya, Guanajuato, Mexico, 1915 ;
      Celaya, 2nd Battle of, Celaya, Guanajuato, Mexico,...
    • As a young man, Juan Gallardo faced hardships in his hometown of Pueblo Nuevo, Mexico, after the Mexican Revolution. Fearing that conditions would not improve after the war, Gallardo left for America in 1919. After he arrived in Houston with no...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Henriques, Marilia

    • Henriques, Marilia--Interviews ;
      Dominican Republic ;
      Emigration and immigration ;
      Moving (Household) ;
      Santiago (Dominican Republic) ;
      Miami (Fla.) ;
      Houston (Tex.) ;
      Oral histories
    • Marilia Henriques discusses moving from the Dominican Republic to the states, first Miami, Florida then to Houston, Texas with her mother and sister and adjusting to life in the United States. This interview was done in collaboration with the Asia...
    • Asia Society Texas Center
    • Jazaeri, Lori and Sophia Jazaeri

    • Houston (Tex.) ;
      Emigration and immigration ;
      Moving (Household) ;
      Oral histories.
    • Sophia Jazaeri and Lori Jazaeri discuss moving from Charlottesville, Virginia to Houston, Texas for their father/husband's work. They discuss the differences and diversity they have encountered while in Houston. This interview was done in...
    • Asia Society Texas Center
    • Lewis, Vernon

    • Lewis, Vernon--Interviews ;
      Third Ward (Houston, Tex.) ;
      Houston (Tex.) ;
      Guatemala ;
      Moving (Household) ;
      Emigration and Immigration ;
      Oral histories
    • Vernon Lewis discusses his parents moving from Guatemala to the United States and growing up in Third Ward, Houston, Texas. This interview was done in collaboration with the Asia Society Texas Center during Ancestor Quest - Oral History Project...
    • Asia Society Texas Center
    • Mammazada, Emim

    • Mammazada, Emim--Interviews ;
      Baku (Azerbaijan) ;
      Houston, (Tex.) ;
      Emigration and Immigration ;
      University of Saint Thomas ;
      Oral histories
    • Emim Mammazada discusses moving to Houston from Baku, Azerbaijan. He is a student at the University of Saint Thomas and is a first generation immigrant. He discusses the cultural diversity of Houston. This interview was done in collaboration with...
    • Asia Society Texas Center
    • Houston city directory for 1877-78

    • Houston City Directories
    • Subtitle: containing a history of the city; a complete index of all societies, associations, corporations, etc.; also, the full address of all residents, their occupations, pursuits, etc.; also, a complete business directory: an exhibition of the...
    • Houston City Directories


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