Photograph (detail) of Ima Hogg. Ima Hogg was the daughter of James Stephen Hogg, governor of Texas from 1891 to 1895. She was involved in the creation of the Houston Symphony, a mental health clinic foundation, a child guidance center. In 1943...
Containing a miscellaneous directory of state, county and city governments, educational institutions, churches, banks incorporated companies, secret and benevolent societies, etc., a street guide and householder's directory, an alphabetically...
Philanthropists -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews ;
Houston (Tex.) -- Social life and customs;
Houston (Tex.) -- History -- Anecdotes;
Philanthropist and social activist, Jane Blaffer talks about the social life in Houston during the first half of the 20th century. She talks about the philanthropic contributions of her family as well as people like the Cullens, Imma Hogg, James...
In this interview, former Houston Mayor Fred Hofheinz discusses the political scene in Houston during the 1970s; accomplishments during his administration as mayor of the city; African American community social and political aspects; minorities'...
Contains short essays on Houston public school buildings, detailing the personal lives of the people they are named after, the buildings' funding and beginnings, the buildings' locations, and highlights of the schools.
Farenthold, Frances Tarlton, 1926- ;
Legislators -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews; Texas -- Politics and government;
Women in politics --Texas;
Frances "Sissy" Farenthold, lawyer, member of the Texas Legislature (1968-1972); twice candidate for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination (1972 and 1974); first female nominated as the Democratic candidate for the U.S. vice presidency (1972);...
Letter from Houston Public Library librarian Julia Ideson to Miss Ima Hogg, thanking Miss Hogg for her donation of a letter to Texas Governor James Stephen Hogg from Porfirio Diaz, President of Mexico. Governor Hogg was Miss Hogg's father.
Journalism--Texas--Houston ; KHOU-TV (Television station : Houston, Tex.) ; Houston (Tex.)--Press coverage ; Hogg, Ima--Press coverage ; Funeral rites and ceremonies--Texas--Press coverage ; University of Houston--Football--Press coverage ;...
Pesticides, Date: "08/22/75": A man holds a press conference. -- Ima Hogg Funeral, Date: "08/22/75": Scenes from Ima Hogg's funeral; people with umbrellas gathering at the entrance of her house; pallbearers bringing the coffin covered with flowers...
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...
Bryant, Thelma Scott, 1905-;
African Americans--Texas--Houston--Social life and customs--History;
Thelma Scott Bryant, a centenarian from Houston, talks about her life as an African American growing up at the beginning of the 20th century. She describes the black community where she grew up; the churches, schools, theaters and businesses; and...