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...
Ship Channel bond election results - Historical Sketch ; Tonnage on the Ship Channel ; Millions being invested in new buildings ; Citrus fruits take gold and silver prizes ; Texas Frisco headquarters remove to Houston ; Official statistics of...
This folder contains documents related to the city of Orange, Texas. Included in the contents is a history of the city and information about local industry, government, clubs, schools, and points of interest.
These documents discuss the history of Liberty county and how the events that occurred there helped the state of Texas to gain its independence from Mexico. The documents begin: "Little has been told of the early history of Liberty County and of...
These documents contain the history of the early settlements in Galveston from the original Native American fishing camp to Spanish and Mexican military outposts to pirate headquarters and then to revolutionaries.