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    • Gerlach, Ed

    • Gerlach, Ed.--Interviews ;
      Saxophonists--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      Band musicians--Texas--Houston ;
      Jazz musicians--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      Oral histories
    • Ed Gerlach began playing piano at the age of 5 before switching his focus to soprano saxophone and later tenor saxophone. Gerlach discusses his career as a saxophonist, including his time with the Glenn Miller Orchestra. Gerlach also share his...
    • Burrell, Eddie

    • Burrell, Eddie--Interviews ; United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration ; Prairie View A & M University--Alumni and alumnae--Oral histories ; Texas Instruments Incorporated ; Oral histories
    • Mr. Eddie Burrell discusses his career in aerospace, engineering, and working at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
    • Brown, Samuel

    • Brown, Samuel--Interviews ; United States. Air Force ; Fort Hood (Tex.) ; Lackland Air Force Base (Tex.) ; World War, 1939-1945 ; Race relations ; Segregation ; Prairie View A & M University--Alumni and alumnae--Oral histories ; Oral histories
    • Samuel Brown discusses serving in the military, attending Prairie View A&M University, experiencing racism during his employment search, and working in the field of civil engineering in the mid-1900s.
    • Johnson, Conrad and Ronald

    • Johnson, Conrad (Jr.)--Interviews ; Johnson, Ronald--Interviews ; African American musicians ; African American musicians--Texas--Houston ; African American jazz musicians--Texas--Houston ; Kashmere Stage Band ; Oral histories
    • Brothers Conrad and Ronald Johnson discuss their father--jazz musician Conrad "Prof" Johnson--his life and his musicianship.
    • Barbara Jordan delivering a speech

    • Houston Women
    • Barbara Jordan delivering a speech. Barbara Jordan was the first African American woman to serve in the Texas State Senate, first African American U.S. Representative from Texas, and first African American to deliver a keynote speech at the...
    • Barbara Jordan

    • Houston Women
    • Barbara Jordan in front of the Courts building. Barbara Jordan was the first African American woman to serve in the Texas State Senate, first African American U.S. Representative from Texas, and first African American to deliver a keynote speech at...
    • Chapman, Betty

    • Chapman, Betty Trapp; Women historians -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews; Houston (Tex.) -- History; Historic preservation -- Texas -- Houston; Women -- Houston (Tex.) -- History; Oral histories
    • Historian and author Betty Chapman talks about her life as a researcher, her books, and her involvement in preserving historic Houston.
    • Fuller, Arthur

    • Fuller, Arthur-Interviews ; Civil Rights--United States--History--20th century ; Segregation ; United States--Armed Forces ; Korean War, 1950-1953 ; Cold War ; Oral histories.
    • Veteran and businessman Arthur Fuller discusses attending school in Alabama, serving in the military, and developing his career along with segregation and civil rights.
    • Davis, Edwin

    • Davis, Edwin--Interviews ; African American police--Texas--Houston ; African American preaching ; Texas Southern University ; Prairie View A&M University ; University of Houston ; Oral histories.
    • Reverend Edwin Davis discusses growing up in Houston, attending Texas Southern University, Prairie View A&M University, Houston Graduate School of Theology and University of Houston, working in the Houston Police Department and pastoring at Galilee...
    • Johnson, Harvey

    • Johnson, Harvey-- Interviews ; African American painters--Texas--Houston--Interviews ; Texas Southern University ; African American college teachers ; Oral histories
    • "Poet" Harvey Johnson discusses how different scenarios throughout his life have translated into his art.
    • Blackmon, Willie

    • Blackmon, Willie--Interviews ; African American students ; Houston Independent School District (Tex.) ; African America college athletes ; African American college students--Scholarships, fellowships, etc. ; Integration ; Texas A & M University ...
    • Judge Willie Blackmon discusses his life growing up in Houston including high school and college athletics, integration of Texas A&M University, serving in the United States Air Force and completing his Juris Doctorate at Texas Southern University.
    • Brown, Marshall [and] George Irving

    • Brown, Marshall, 1937- --Interviews ; Brown, George Irwin, 1939- --Interviews ; Prairie View A&M University ; Texas--Prairie View--History--Miscellanea ; Boy Scouts--Texas--Prairie View ; Texas Southern University ; Oral histories
    • The Brown brothers talk about the community of Prairie View, Prairie View A&M University, and their years with the Boy Scouts.
    • Freeman, Thomas

    • Freeman, Thomas--Interviews ; African American educators ; Texas Southern University ; Rice University ; Houston Community College System ; Debates and debating--Texas--Houston ; Oral histories.
    • World renowned professor and coach of Texas Southern University's debate team, Dr. Thomas Freeman recalls 60 plus years as an educator at Texas Southern University.

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