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    • Wilder, Elizabeth

    • Wilder, Elizabeth--Interviews ; Fourth Ward (Houston, Tex.) ; Texas--Houston--History ; Oral histories
    • Born in 1914, Mrs. Wilder discusses life and growing up in Fourth Ward.
    • Gregory School Oral Histories
    • Walker, May

    • Walker, May--Interviews ; Policewomen--Texas--Houston ; African American police--Texas--Houston ; Harris County (Tex.) [also has a book titled The History of the Black Police Officers in the Houston Police Department 1878-1988]
    • Constable Walker discusses her journey to becoming the first female and first African American female Constable in Harris County as well as the state of Texas.
    • Gregory School Oral Histories
    • Latimer, Truett

    • Truett, Latimer (1928-) -- Interviews; Politicians -- Texas -- Interviews; Businessman -- Texas -- Interviews; Historic preservation; Cultural property -- Protection.
    • Born in Lenders, Texas, Truett Latimer entered the insurance business in Abilene, Texas after graduation till 1955. During that time, he won a seat in the Texas House of Representatives, and was elected four times as a State Representative. He...
    • Houston Oral History Project: a great city voices its past.
    • Loewenthal, Goldie Rose Geller

    • Teachers--High School ;
      Jewish educators--Texas--Houston ;
      Oral histories ;
      Loewenthal, Goldie Rose Geller--Interview
    • Goldie Loewenthal was born in 1902. Her father came to Galveston, Texas in 1892 to answer a need for a Rabbi. He had eight children, out of that only 3 survived. Goldie went to Rice University in Houston. After a bad marriage, she entered the...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Welcome lobby of the Houston Public Library

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    • View of the welcome lobby of the Houston Public Library (Julia Ideson Building). Doors to the McKinney Street gardens.
    • RGA0013 Houston Public Library Records
    • McCrane-Kashmere Gardens Neighborhood Library

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    • McCrane-Kashmere Gardens Neighborhood Library designed by Don J. Tomasco and Associates and opened on November 16, 1971. Dr. Eva Alice McCrane held both doctor of business education and doctor of education degrees. She held leadership positions in...
    • MSS0155 Paul Hester Collection
    • Dixon Neighborhood Library

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    • Dixon Neighborhood Library, opened in 1971. Believing that a library would increase the educational and occupational potential of her community, Mrs. Amanda E. Dixon led the six-year drive for a branch library to serve the Trinity Gardens area.
    • MSS0155 Paul Hester Collection
    • Pressler, Mrs. Herman

    • Pressler, Mrs. Herman--Interviews ;
      Volunteers--Interviews ;
      Junior League of Houston ;
      River Oaks Garden Club ;
      Harris County Historical Society ;
      Volunteer workers in horticulture--Interviews ;
      Historic...
    • Mrs. Herman (Elsie) Pressler moved with her family to Houston at the age of eight. Her parents gave her the idea and inspiration to make contributions to the community by participating in volunteer activities. Mrs. Pressler was involved with the...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Two women standing in a landscaped garden.

    • People
    • Two unidentified women standing in a landscaped garden. Sculptured hedge at bottom left corner. Two palm trees in center of photograph. Site not identified.
    • Frank J. Schlueter / Bank of the Southwest Collection
    • Children working in raised beds of vegetables

    • People
    • Children working in raised beds of vegetables. Houses in background of photograph. Site not identified.
    • Frank J. Schlueter / Bank of the Southwest Collection
    • Glencliff Terrace

    • neighborhoods
    • Plat map and key map of Glencliff Terrace. 12.55 acres out of lots 253, 254, and 255 out of Aldine Gardens. Scale of the maps is 1 inch to 100 feet. Notes regarding the filing of the record with the Harris County Clerk on bottom portion of map.
    • MSS0118 Houston Subdivision Collection
    • Iowa Gardens

    • neighborhoods
    • Plat of Iowa Colony. Scale of plan is 1 inch to 500 feet.
    • MSS0118 Houston Subdivision Collection
    • Magnolia Gardens

    • neighborhoods
    • Copy of deed for Magnolia Gardens.
    • MSS0118 Houston Subdivision Collection
    • Magnolia Gardens

    • neighborhoods
    • Copy of deed for Magnolia Gardens.
    • MSS0118 Houston Subdivision Collection
    • Long, Bert, 1940-2013.

    • Long, Bert L.-- Interviews; Artists, African American -- Houston (Tex.)-- Interviews; Artists -- Awards; African American sculptors; Cooks, African American.
    • Eldest of four children,Bert L. Long born in 1940, was raised in the Fifth Ward, Houston, Texas. He is a born artist with no formal education in arts, and a born chef. As artist and sculptor, he won many, many awards. Specially notewothy among...
    • Houston Oral History Project: a great city voices its past.
    • Locke, Gene

    • Locke, Gene; African American political activists--Texas--Houston--Interviews; African American lawyers--Texas--Houston--Interviews; Civil rights workers--Texas--Houston--Interviews; Houston (Tex.)--Race relations; University of Houston Central...
    • Gene Locke discusses issues about race relations in Houston during the 1960s and 1970s. He describes the transformation of the University of Houston, and his involvement in civil rights and politics in the city of Houston. Gene Locke served as...
    • Mayor Bill White Collection;
      Houston Oral History Project : a great city voices its past.
    • Lee, El Franco

    • Lee, El Franco--Interviews ; Harris County (Tex.) ; African American politicians ; Oral histories
    • Harris County's first African American commissioner shares his experiences growing up and serving Houston.
    • Gregory School Oral Histories
    • KHOU-TV Film Box 6902, Reel 18 : footage from May, 1969

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    • Teachers Day, Date: "05/08/69": An unidentified man is interviewed about a proposed appropriations bill and whether money will be available for a pay raise for teachers.
      -- Wayne Morris on Vietnam, Date: "05/08/69": Wayne Lyman Morse speaks...
    • RGD033 KHOU-TV Film Collection

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