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.
Eckels, Robert, 1957- -- Interviews ; Houston Independent School District (Tex.). Board of Education--Interviews ; County commissioners--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
Bob Eckel's interest in politics started early, when got involved in the political aspect of teachers' organizations. In 1960 he was elected to the HISD Board. He ran for the Commisioner's Court and got elected. According to Eckels, his proudest...
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);...
"These three volumes tell the story of a courtship that began between two people who had never seen each other, and lasted for fifty-six years. Most people know this couple as Rev. William and Mrs. Audrey Hoffman Lawson. Audrey wrote to William on...
Conrad, Johnson, 1915-2008;
African American jazz musicians -- Interviews; African American music teachers --Texas -- Houston;
Jazz musicians -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews; Houston (Tex.) -- History -- Anecdotes;
Conrad Johnson talks with David Goldstein about his career as a musician and music educator in Houston.
Conrad was a proficient jazz musician. His high school orchestra at Kashmere High School where he taught for many years won numerous awards. He...
-- Mass Transit (1), Date: "02/17/75": Interview with a woman. -- Commissioners Court, Date: "02/17/75": A meeting of the Commissioners Court. E.A. Lyons and Jon Lindsay present. -- Abortion, Date: "02/17/75": Footage of a Planned...
Lindsay, Jon--Interviews ; County Judges--Texas--Houston--Harris County; Civil engineers; Legislators--United States ; Oral histories.
Jon Lindsay was born on Dec. 4, 1934 in Santa Fe, New Mexico. He graduated from New Mexico State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering. He moved to Houston and started his own construction business. In 1974, he...
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.