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    • Becker, Alan J.

    • Becker, Alan J. -- Interviews; Life insurance agents--Interviews; Houston (Tex.)--Growth and development;
    • Born in Houston, Texas, and graduating from the University of Texas in Marketing and Business, Alan Becker started his career in Life insurance. In this interview, he discusses the rapid growth and development of Houston in the 1950s, and the...
    • Chambers, Vernon

    • Chambers, Vernon--Interviews ;
      African American Educators--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      Theatrical producers and directors--Biography ;
      Distributive education--Marketing--Interviews ;
      Race...
    • Trained at the Pasadens Playhouse School of the theater in California, Vernon Chambers directed plays and was a Broadcaster. He later became Program Director at KCOH Television station. Originator of the Distributive Education program at Houston,...
    • Elkins, Thomas A.

    • Elkins, Thomas A., 1936---Interviews ;
      Police officers--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      African American Police--Interviews ;
      Police--Race discrimination ;
      Houston Police Department ;
      Oral histories
    • Before coming to Houston in 1941, Thomas A. Elkins lived in Tuscon, Ariz. He loved driving motor cycles. In 1958, he joined the Houston Police Department as a motor cycle officer. He talks about the prejudice some people had about Black Police...
    • Heard, Jack, (1918-2005)

    • Heard, Jack--Interviews ;
      Sheriffs--Texas--Harris County ;
      Police Chiefs--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      Police professionalization ;
      Police women--Houston--Texas ;
      Oral histories
    • Jack Heard earned many historic firsts during his career. He served both as Houston Police Chief and Harris County Chief. He advocated and promoted college education and updated professional training for all officers. His many firsts,included...
    • Motorcycle Officers

    • Panoramas
    • 'Motorcycles officers, police Department, Houston, TX, Percy F. Heard, Supt. of Police, W. F. Kessler, Inspector.' Motorcycles and drivers in front of old Miller Theater. Child on cycle in middle of picture.
    • Motorcycle racing

    • Motorcycles
    • Man about to take a spill while riding on a motorcycle on the raised portion of the track at the old fairgrounds at Harrisburg and Milby, Houston, Texas. Date sometime in the 1920's.
    • Motorcycle track

    • Motorcycles
    • Woman and two men standing beside a motorcycle on the edge of the motorcycle track at the old fairgrounds at Harrisburg and Milby, Houston, Texas, some time during the 1920's.
    • Motorcycle track

    • Motorcycles
    • Panoramic view of a portion of the motorcycle racetrack at the old fairgrounds, Harrisburg and Milby, Houston, Texas
    • Motorcycle track

    • Motorcycles
    • Two views of the motorcycle track at old fairgrounds at Harrisburg and Milby, Houston, Texas. Sometime during the 1920's. Crowd fills bleacher-type seats across the middle of the photograph. People standing at right margin of photograph.
    • Motorcycle track

    • Motorcycles
    • Two views of the motorcycle track at old fairgrounds at Harrisburg and Milby, Houston, Texas. Sometime during the 1920's. Crowd fills bleacher-type seats across the middle of the photograph. People standing at right margin of photograph.
    • Motorcycle track

    • Motorcycles
    • Two unidentified men standing of the wooden motorcycle track at old fairgrounds at Harrisburg and Milby, Houston, Texas. Sometime during the 1920's.
    • Motorcycle track

    • Motorcycles
    • People walking on level portion of motorcycle racetrack at old fairgrounds at Harrisburg and Milby, Houston, Texas, some time during the 1920's. Photograph also shows the raised portion of the track and the guardrail in front of the bleachers....
    • Motorcycle track

    • Motorcycles
    • Man sitting on a motorcycle in front of a board fence at the motorcycle racetrack at the old fairgrounds, Harrisburg and Milby, Houston,TX

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