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    • Wiesenthal, Harold

    • Wiesenthal, Harold, 1927-; Businessmen--Texas--Houston--Interviews; Sport clothes industry--Texas--Houston; Golf--Texas--Houston; Oral histories
    • Harold Wiesenthal talks about his golfer's clothing business and the personalities the business has tended to throughout the years.
    • Houston Oral History Project
    • Streit, Yvonne

    • Streit, Yvonne -- Interviews; People with disabilites -- Rehabilitation; Brookshire (Tex.)
    • Yvonne Streit, a native Houstonian, graduated in Education from SMU and started teaching. Born from the despair of her deeply disabled daughter, she relied on her faith-driven resolve to assist the disabled adults and young children. She used a...
    • Houston Oral History Project
    • Funeral Procession

    • Streets
    • Funeral procession, unidentified, at Preston Ave and Louisiana St, looking east toward Main St. Ten men walk ahead of hearse. A band is playing at intersection near center of photograph.
    • MSS1248 Litterst-Dixon Photograph Collection
    • Preston Avenue, East from Bayou Bridge

    • Streets ; Buildings
    • Streetview of Preston Avenue looking east from Bayou Bridge ; horse and carriages are in the street and parked on the side. A man walking on the street with an umbrella can be seen in the foreground. Buildings and businesses are on either side of...
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection, MSS 0187
    • View of Main Street south from Preston Avenue

    • street views
    • Taken from upper floor west side of Main Street. Foley Bros. store across street. Streetcars, including sprinkler car, and automobiles on Main.
    • MSS0114 HMRC Photo Collection
    • Sakowitz, Robert

    • Sakowitz, Robert, 1938-; Businessmen--Texas--Houston--Interviews; Retail trade--Texas--Houston; Sakowitz Department Store -- History; Family-owned business enterprises -- Texas -- History; Oral histories
    • 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.
    • Houston Oral History Project
    • Interior of Preston Café owned by Stelios Demetre

    • Interior of Preston Cafe, owned by Stelios Demetre, pictured here with his family. In front of the counter, the first two people are his daughters: Betty Demeter (Later Colovas) and Beulah Demetre (later Petheriotes). Behind the counter, front to...
    • MSS0199 Greek Community Collection
    • Engagement party for Nick Peet and Catherine Chiako

    • Engagement party for Nick Peet and Catherine Chiakos at the Peet family home, circa 1939. Back (Left-to-Right): Mike Verges ; Georgia Kousakis ; Mary Peet ; Faye Verges ; Constantina Peet ; Bessie Verges ; Catherine Petheriotes ; Bill Kousakis ;...
    • MSS0199 Greek Community Collection
    • Orta, Carmen

    • Orta, Carmen; Hispanic American businesswomen --Interviews; Houston (Tex.) --Race relations; Oral histories
    • In 1995 Hispanic businesswoman and social activist Carmen Orta was appointed by President Bill Clinton as a delegate to the White House Conference on Small Business. In this interview she talks about her family, the events that shaped her life,...
    • Houston Oral History Project
    • KHOU-TV Film Box X1, Reel 10 : footage from the 1960s

    • -- McClellan on Charter Comm, Date: "5/5/6" : McClellan discusses a proposed change to the city charter that would make councilmen full-time employees with full-time pay.
      -- Clem McClellan File : Courtroom scene of Harris County Judge Clem...
    • RGD033 KHOU-TV Film Collection
    • KHOU-TV Film Box 6903, Reel 20 : footage from July to August, 1969

    • -- Pasadena, Date: "08/06/69": Channel 11 reporter Judd McIlvain reports from Pasadena about resident assessments for road improvements on Preston and South Avenues; McIlvain interviews attorney Leon Phillips about filing an injunction and resident...
    • RGD033 KHOU-TV Film Collection
    • KHOU-TV Film Box 7503, Reel 7 : footage from February, 1975

    • -- Mass Transit (1), Date: "02/17/75": Interview with a woman.
      -- Commissioners Court, Date: "02/17/75": A meeting of the Commissioners Court. E.A. Lyons and Jon Lindsay present.
      -- Abortion, Date: "02/17/75": Footage of a Planned...
    • RGD033 KHOU-TV Film Collection
    • KHOU-TV Film Box 7001, Reel 8 : footage from January, 1970

    • -- G Bush, Date: "01/13/70": George H. W. Bush describes the issues of greatest concern to the voting populace: the war, the economy, crime, and the environment.
      -- {Title not provided}, Date: No date: Footage of William Archer, Jr....
    • RGD033 KHOU-TV Film Collection
    • Jimenez, Carlos

    • Jimenez, Carlos--Interviews ; Oral histories ; Velazquez, Johnny ; Mexican American musicians ; Banuelos, Antonio
    • Carlos Jimenez was born in Brackettville, Texas in 1917. He and his family moved to Houston, Texas in 1926. He learned to play the bass with the help of his musical family, the Southern College of Fine Arts and Professor Antonio Banuelos. In this...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Jefferson, Andrew

    • Jefferson, Andrew L.,1934---Interviews ;
      African American Judges--Texas--Harris County--Interviews ;
      Attorneys, General ;
      Oral histories
    • Judge Andrew Jefferson details his education and accomplishments in this oral history from 1974. Judge Jefferson attended Law School at the University of Texas at Austin from 1956-1959, after attaining an undergraduate degree at Texas Southern...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Jamail, Joe

    • Jamail, Joseph D., 1925- ; Lawyers -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews; Lawyers -- Texas -- Houston -- Biography; Houston (Tex.) -- History -- Anecdotes; Oral histories
    • Joseph "Joe" Jamail talks about growing up in Houston in the 1930s and his career as one of the top lawyers in America. He is considered one of the wealthiest lawyers in the nation and is often referred to as the King of Torts. Joe has given...
    • Houston Oral History Project


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