When she was named Principal Dancer for the Houston Ballet in 1990, Lauren Anderson became the first African American to hold such a position in a major ballet company. Anderson talks with Linda Lorelle about growing up in Houston, her ballet...
Blanton, Jack Sawtelle, 1927- ;
Gas industry -- Texas -- Houston;
Businessmen -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews;
Philanthropists -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews;
Jack S. Blanton Museum of Art (Austin, Tex.);
Mr. Blanton discusses his life in Houston, art collecting, the Houston Endowment, and Houston leadership.
Women journalists -- Texas -- Houston;
Houston Post (Houston, Tex.);
Jane Ely describes her career as a journalist working for the Houston Post. She talks about gender discrimination in her field, the coverage of the J.F. Kennedy assassination, and other events that made news at the time.
Gockley, David--Interviews ; Opera Executives--Texas--Houston--Interviews ; Oral histories
David Gockley served as the Director of the Houston Grand Opera from 1972 to 2005. Previously, he was the Assistant Director and worked in this position to improve public relations and fundraising efforts. In this interview, Mr. Gockley speaks...
Clay at Fed Court House, Date: "04/27/67": Footage of Muhammad Ali (formerly Cassius Clay) being interviewed by reporters and interacting with a couple of onlookers (and briefly making a face at the camera); his attorneys Hayden Covington and...
Hilliard on Ambulances, Date: "01/09/69": Hilliard, of Hilliard Funeral Home, explains the limitations of the ambulance service run by the funeral home and what calls they can answer. -- Car Found, Date: "01/09/69": Mr. Vall is interviewed about...
Chase, Date: "05/02/69": Aerial footage of police cars advancing toward a small building in a field with a crowd in front, cut to bloodstains on the ground, walls, and on a basin against the building. Police escort a woman away. A police officer is...
Vance on Graol[?] Jr, Date: "05/23/69": Harris County District Attorney Carol Vance talks about the problem of people talking to the press about an investigation pending before the grand jury and the leaking of information to the news media. --...
Sakowitz, Robert, 1938-;
Sakowitz Department Store -- History;
Family-owned business enterprises -- Texas -- History;
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.