John "Big John" Glaze, the locomotive engineer for the miniature railroad at Hermann Park, shares his experiences driving, maintaining, and repairing the locomotives and tracks for the miniature train; and talks about his role entertaining children...
Elliot on Air Pollution, Date: "09/03/68": Mr. Elliot talks about the enforcement of air pollution laws. -- Sick Fuzz, Date: "09/03/68": Footage of a man being transported from a small medical airplane to an ambulance. -- Lunar Vehicle, Date:...
Journalism--Texas--Houston ; KHOU-TV (Television station : Houston, Tex.) ; Houston (Tex.)--Press coverage ; Gruenzner, Norman ; George Bush Intercontinental Airport (Houston, Tex.)--Press coverage ; Airport parking facilities--Press coverage ;...
Airport Downtown, Date: "08/22/69": Channel 11 reporter Norm Gruenzner on the search for an available site for a downtown air terminal and the costs for land purchases. -- Kid Pickets, Date: "08/22/69": Footage from the Sterlin-Tips store with...
Journalism--Texas--Houston ; KHOU-TV (Television station : Houston, Tex.) ; Houston (Tex.)--Press coverage ; McIlvain, Judd ; Chapman, Kyle ; County budgets--Texas--Harris County--Press coverage ; Central Plaza Mall (Houston, Tex.)--Press coverage...
Kyle Chapman, Date: "10/20/70": An interview with Kyle Chapman who talks about the major financial deficits and fund shortages. Related to footage in "Chapman" and "Kyle Chapman" listed below. -- Chapman, Date: "10/20/70": Kyle Chapman being...
Journalism--Texas--Houston ; KHOU-TV (Television station : Houston, Tex.) ; Houston (Tex.)--Press coverage ; Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994--Press coverage ; Presidents--Resignation--United States--Press coverage ; Henley, Elmer...
Nixon Resignation, Date: "08/08/74": Footage of televisions at a mall announcing President Richard Nixon's address to the nation before his resignation on August 9, 1974; footage of stock market data. -- Mrs. Hillegeist - Mother of Elmer Wayne...
Long, Bert L.-- Interviews;
Artists, African American -- Houston (Tex.)-- Interviews;
Artists -- Awards;
African American sculptors;
Cooks, African American.
Eldest of four children,Bert L. Long born in 1940, was raised in the Fifth Ward, Houston, Texas. He is a born artist with no formal education in arts, and a born chef. As artist and sculptor, he won many, many awards. Specially notewothy among...
Noriega, Richard Joel "Rick";
Texas--Politics and government;
Houston (Tex.)--Politics and government;
Richard Joel "Nick" Noriega was first elected to the Texas House of Representatives in 1998. Since then he has served 5 terms in this capacity. During hurricane Katrina Mayor Bill White requested his help to oversee the evacuee shelter operations...
Northcutt Frances Miriam (Poppy), 1943-;
Feminists -- United States -- Interviews;
Feminism -- Texas -- History -- Anecdotes;
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration;
Apollo 8 (Spacecraft);
Women rights -- Texas;
Frances "Poppy" Northcutt is interviewed by Suzanne Mascola. Frances discusses her career working for a NASA contractor, the Apollo 8, NASA, her work as a women's rights advocate; and her career as a lawyer.
Sakowitz, Robert, 1938-;
Sakowitz Department Store -- History;
Family-owned business enterprises -- Texas -- History;
Robert Sakowitz talks about his family business in Houston, the Sakowitz stores; about the city of Houston at the time the stores were established and developed; and the personalities he met while doing business.
Tinsley, Eleanor, 1926-2009;
City council members -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews;
School integration -- Texas -- Houston -- History;
Houston Community College (Houston, Tex.) -- History;
School board presidents -- Texas -- Houston --...
Eleanor Tinsley talks about her years as president of the board of the Houston Independent School District, and as member of the city council.
She was involved in the school integration movement and was instrumental in the creation of the Houston...