Municipal officials and employees -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews;
Human rights workers -- Texas -- Houston;
Mexican Americans -- Texas -- Houston;
Political activists -- Texas -- Houston;
Leonel Castillo was the first Mexican American elected to citywide office in Houston and the director of the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service in Jimmy Carter's cabinet during the 1970’s. Interviewed by Kerry Wince he talks about his...
Two men stand behind two seated women. Pictured, seated, from left to right: Roena Loftin, City Clerk; Doris Brown, City Manager's Secretary. Pictured, standing, from left to right: King Cole, City Manager; Patt Lilly, Assistant City Manager.
Contains an excerpt from Frederick Olmstead's "A Journey Through Texas", which describes his travel by horseback through the state. Also includes an excerpt from "Diary & Letters of Josiah Gregg", which describes Gregg's experiences in the Houston...
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.
This folder contains biographical information about a series of men who immigrated to Texas to serve as soldiers, priests, etc., as well as a discussion of the missionaries sent out into what would become Texas to explore the territory and...