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    • Dick Dowling Monument

    • Monument of Dick Dowling on City Hall Grounds.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection, MSS 0187
    • Mease, Quentin

    • Mease, Quentin, 1908-2009; Centenarians--Texas--Houston--Interviews; Civil rights workers--Texas--Houston--Interviews; Segregation--United States; African Americans--Social conditions; Houston (Tex.)--Race relations; Oral histories
    • 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
    • Houston Oral History Project : a great city voices its past.
    • Mead, Anne

    • Mead, Anne--Interviews ;

      Oral histories ;
      Rothko Chapel (Houston, Tex.) ;
      Menil, Dominique de ;
      Menil, John de ;
      Rothko, Mark, 1903-1970 ;
      Human rights
    • In this interview, Anne Mead, who was employed at the Rothko Chapel in Houston for many years in the 1970s, discusses the history of the Chapel. Anne Mead was friends with John and Dominique de Menil who opened the Chapel on February 20, 1971. She...
    • Junior League Oral History Collection
    • Sketches in Prison Camps

    • Maresh files
    • Contains a section of Charles C. Nott's 1865 book "Sketches in prison camps: a continuation of Sketches of the war". The section describes the experiences of some Yankee prisoners of war from their arrival at Niblett's Bluff, La., to their...
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Maresh WPA Files, MSS1470
    • Lyons, E. A.

    • Lyons, E. A. (Everett Augustus)--Interviews ;
      County officials and employees--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      County council members--Texas--Harris County--Interviews ;
      Oral histories
    • E. A. (Everett Augustus) Lyons was first elected as Harris County commissioner in 1942, when road conditions were a major issue in the county because 85% of the roads were unpaved. Throughout the war, the county could not get parts and materials...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • KHOU-TV Film Box 6803, Reel 12 : footage from July to August, 1968

    • -- Convention Security, Date: "08/08/68" : Reporter Dick John describes security issues at the Republican National Convention in Miami.
      -- Hijacking, Date: "08/08/68" : Police examine evidence and talk to a woman.
      -- Cuban Rescuee,...
    • RGD033 KHOU-TV Film Collection
    • KHOU-TV Film Box 7208, Reel 14 : footage from June 29, 1972

    • -- Death Penalty, Date: "06/29/72": Interviews with prisoners and officials: one of the prisoners is Joe Smith, who is interviewed in the "[]{Title not provided}" clip listed below. Other interviewees are seen again in clips "Rehab Center" and...
    • RGD033 KHOU-TV Film Collection
    • KHOU-TV Film Box 6201, Reel 13 : footage from December, 1962

    • Caroline Lima, Death Row [], Date: "12/ /62": Interview with Carolyn Lima, who was serving time in prison for the murder of Fred A. Tones. Lima explains how she spends her time, her hopes for the future, and answers the interview's questions about...
    • RGD033 KHOU-TV Film Collection
    • KHOU-TV Film Box 7406, Reel 11

    • Unemployment, Date: "08/06/74": Interview with a man about unemployment statistics for the Houston area. -- Governor in Huntsville, Date: "08/06/74": Two men and a woman exit a car. -- Goree Escape, Date: "08/06/74": Interview with a man about a...
    • RGD033 KHOU-TV Film Collection
    • KHOU-TV Film Box 7103, Reel 12 : footage from March 22, 1971

    • -- Auto Fatal, Date: "03/22/71": Footage of a police officer directing highway traffic past the scene of the accident, where two vehicles are shown to be totaled; Bill Sanford, a witness to the accident, describes to a reporter what happened. Mr....
    • RGD033 KHOU-TV Film Collection
    • KHOU-TV Film Box 7406, Reel 7

    • Huntsville/McElvain, Date: "08/03/74": Coverage of the Huntsville prison siege, which began on July 24, 1974. -- Huntsville/Thompson, Date: "08/03/74": Interview with a man, who had attempted to escape prison several decades ago, about the...
    • RGD033 KHOU-TV Film Collection
    • KHOU-TV Film Box 7406, Reel 8

    • [] {Title not provided}, Date: "08/04/74": Coverage of the end of the Huntsville prison siege, which had begun on July 24, 1974, including a statement about the killed hostages, Elizabeth Beseda and Julia Standley. -- Hostage Family Reaction, Date:...
    • RGD033 KHOU-TV Film Collection
    • KHOU-TV Film Box 7208, Reel 16 : footage from June 30, 1972

    • -- POW, Date: "06/30/72": Interview with a woman about her inability to make contact with her POW husband and what contact she has had with the White House.
      -- Lafitte, Date: "06/30/72": Footage opens on a painting of Jean Lafitte and other...
    • RGD033 KHOU-TV Film Collection
    • KHOU-TV Film Box 7406, Reel 9

    • Funeral, Date: "08/05/74": Funeral service. -- Huntsville, Date: "08/05/74": Channel 11 reporter Dennis Murphy follows up on the Huntsville prison siege; interviews with two women about working in prisons after the eleven-day siege in the Texas...
    • RGD033 KHOU-TV Film Collection
    • KHOU-TV Film Box 6501, Reel 10 : footage from August to September, 1965

    • Jail Break, Date: "08/20/65": Footage of empty cell in Harris County Jail, a pried-up piece of wall, and a broken lock; interview with a man who describes how 19 inmates attempted to escape with hacksaws and a homemade ice pick. -- Annuac Plane...
    • RGD033 KHOU-TV Film Collection
    • KHOU-TV Film Box 7406, Reel 10

    • Briscoe - Prison, Date: "08/06/74": A reporter interviews individuals for information about how Carrasco received weapons in prison. -- Goree Escape, Date: "08/06/74": Footage outside a building and at a parking lot. -- Guns Huntsville, Date:...
    • RGD033 KHOU-TV Film Collection
    • KHOU-TV Film Box 7108, Reel 5 : footage from August 31, 1971

    • -- School Riot, Date: "08/31/71" : People make repairs to Woodland Acres High School.
      -- Osser on Franklin, Date: "08/31/71" : A man is interviewed discussing reading comprehension of elementary school children.
      -- American Legion,...
    • RGD033 KHOU-TV Film Collection
    • Heard, Jack

    • Heard, Jack, 1918-2005--Interviews ;
      Sheriffs--Harris County--Texas--Interviews ;
      Police Chiefs--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      Police professionalization ;
      Police women--Houston--Texas ;
      Houston (Tex.). ǂb Police...
    • Jack Heard served both as Houston Police Chief and Harris County Sheriff. He advocated and promoted college education for police officers and updated professional training for all officers. In his oral history, Heard discusses some of his proudest...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Gallardo, Juan

    • Gallardo, Juan--Interviews ;
      Mexican Americans ;
      Oral histories ;
      Mexico--History--Revolution, 1910-1920 ;
      Celaya, 1st Battle of, Celaya, Guanajuato, Mexico, 1915 ;
      Celaya, 2nd Battle of, Celaya, Guanajuato, Mexico,...
    • As a young man, Juan Gallardo faced hardships in his hometown of Pueblo Nuevo, Mexico, after the Mexican Revolution. Fearing that conditions would not improve after the war, Gallardo left for America in 1919. After he arrived in Houston with no...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Friend, Sharlee

    • Friend, Sharlee--Interviews ;
      Social workers--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      Social service ;
      Oral histories ;
    • In her oral history, Sharlee Friend describes her experience as a social worker. Friend first worked with the Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) grant program beginning in 1963. She later worked on the Texas Rehabilitation Joint...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection


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