African American school administrators -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews;
Houston Independent School District;
Wheatly High School -- Houston (Tex.);
Bellaire High School -- Houston (Tex.);
Howard Jefferson, civil rights activist, former HISD administrator, talks about the public school system and race relations in Houston.
Lawson, William (Rev.)--Interviews ; African American religious leaders--Interviews ; African American Ministers--Texas--Houston--Interviews ; African American churches ; African Americans--Religion ; Civil Rights--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;...
In his interview, Rev. William Lawson explains what he means by the "Black Church" and the role of the Church in the Black community, and their contributions. He was involved in the PUSH (People for the Upgrading of schools in Houston)
Centenarian and civil rights activist Quentin Mease is interviewed by David Goldstein. Quentin describes his work with the African American community, the YMCA, and his involvement with the creation of the Harris County Hospital District
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...
Letter from NAACP Special Counsel, dated October 8, 1937, to C. F. Richardson with acknowledgment and thanks for the marked copy of the October 2nd issue of the Houston Defender. The NAACP Counsel also asked that he be kept advised of the progress...
Lawson, William A., 1928-;
Civil rights workers -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews;
Civil rights demonstrations -- Texas -- Houston;
Houston (Tex.) -- Race relations;
Bill Lawson, a political activist and civil rights organizer examines his life as a religious leader, and his participation in racial desegregation efforts in the Houston communities during the Civil Rights Movement.
Invitation from C. F. Richardson and E. L. Synder of the Houston Branch NAACP to the Pastors of Houston, members, and friends for the June 4, 1939 meeting to discuss the Reports of State Delegates NAACP Conference and June 8,1939 meeting.
Photo of Clifton F. Richardson with members of the Houston Branch NAACP. Seated (Left to Right): Mrs. Ann Robinson ; C. F. Richardson, Sr. ; Colonel Roscoe Conkling Simmons ; Mrs Christia Adair ; Not identified. Standing (Left to Right): J. H....
Letter from C. F. Richardson to Thurgood Marshall, NAACP Legal Staff, enclosing a copy of the suit filed in the United States District Court for Southern Texas by four members of the Houston Branch NAACP.
Gordon Cooper Return, Date: "05/ /63": Astronaut Gordon Cooper exits a NASA airplane and speaks to the gathered press. Cooper would have just returned from final manned space mission of the U. S. Mercury program, Mercury-Atlas 9. Cooper was the...
Jones, Edith Irby, 1927- ;
African American women physicians -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews;
African American women physicians -- Texas -- Houston -- Biography;
Southern states -- Race relations -- Anecdotes;
African Americans -- Social...
Dr. Jones talks about growing up in Hot Spring, Arkansas as a poor and ambitious girl, the events that shaped her life, her years in medical school, her career as a physician in Houston, and her life as a civil rights activist.
County judges --Texas --Harris County --Interviews;
Harris County (Tex.) --Politics and government;
Hurricane Katrina, 2005;
Emergency management --Texas --Harris County;
Disaster relief --Gulf States;
Robert Eckels describes his experiences as former Harris County judge. He discusses politics in Harris county and in the city of Houston, as well as his involvement in handling the influx of the evacuees from New Orleans during hurricane Katrina,...
Letter from Alma Albert, secretary to Governor Allred, to C. F. Richardson, Sr. regarding a copy of a letter of appreciation that the governor received from Thurgood Marshall, Assistant Special Counsel for the NAACP.
Letter from L. A. Nixon to C. F. Richardson, Sr. regarding his previous letter to the Houston Defender, urging them to inform East Texans of the role that the NAACP played in two favorable Supreme Court decisions concerning the Texas Democratic...
The following documents are included: Letter from C. F. Richardson, dated September 25, 1938, to Governor James V. Allred with copies of letters attached covering correspondence between Richardson and Thurgood Marshall, the "Houston Plan" of city...
Grant Cook on F.B.I. Bussing, Date: "04/25/69": Attorney Grant Cook speculates on the FBI investigation into the NAACP’s busing plan in Houston. -- Jim West Home, Date: "04/24/69": Footage of restoration of the Jim West mansion in Clear Lake...