Presents aspects of the social, economical, and educational situation of Houston's African American population around 1915. Includes articles by different authors. Contains statistical data and numerous photos of people, streets, and buildings.
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.
Former Roman Catholic Archbishop, Joseph Fiorenza is interviewed by David Goldstein. He answers questions about his education, the early years of his career, the Houston Catholic population, and the mission of the Catholic church in Houston.
Nold, Bishop Wendelin -- Interviews ; Catholic Church -- Bishops -- Texas -- Interviews ; Dioceses -- Galveston-Houston ; Church and social problems -- Catholic Church -- Interviews ; Segregation -- Catholic Church -- Interviews ; Oral histories
Bishop Wendelin Nold grew up in Texas and went to Rome to study theology from 1921 to 1925. He was appointed the Bishop of the Diocese of Galveston-Houston. He built 47 parishes, 14 missions, besides seminary and other institutions. He served under...
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.