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    • 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
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • KHOU-TV Film Box 7406, Reel 11

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    • 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...
    • KHOU-TV Film Box 7406, Reel 7

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    • 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...
    • KHOU-TV Film Box 7406, Reel 8

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    • [] {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:...
    • KHOU-TV Film Box 7406, Reel 9

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    • 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...
    • KHOU-TV Film Box 7406, Reel 10

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    • 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:...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...

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