Tug Sinking, Date: "05/04/68": Footage of a tug out in the water with larger ship passing nearby. -- Jordan Ambassador, Date: "05/03/68": Ambassador’s comments on the Soviet Union and United States policies in the region. -- Geo Bush on Negro...
Municipal officials and employees -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews;
Human rights workers -- Texas -- Houston;
Mexican Americans -- Texas -- Houston;
Political activists -- Texas -- Houston;
Leonel Castillo was the first Mexican American elected to citywide office in Houston and the director of the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service in Jimmy Carter's cabinet during the 1970’s. Interviewed by Kerry Wince he talks about his...
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...
Manchester and Houston Waterways ; Canal construction and progress ; The preliminary steps ; The environing cost ; American cargoes ; Private corporation improvements ; Total millions of cost ; First steamer from America
Contains an excerpt from Frederick Olmstead's "A Journey Through Texas", which describes his travel by horseback through the state. Also includes an excerpt from "Diary & Letters of Josiah Gregg", which describes Gregg's experiences in the Houston...