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...
Buildings ; Boats ; Parades; No-Tsu-Oh ; People; Parks ; Cityscape ; Work ; Animals ; Streets ; Events ; Racing
A postcard set invitation to Houston's No-Tsu-Oh event. Individual item titles include: City Hall, Houston, Texas ; Houston's Pleasure Craft ; Float ; Business Blocks ; Ceremonial Session ; Sam Houston Park ; The King's Float ; Texas University...
Shows numbered city lots and blocks, streets, structures, ward boundaries, and Buffalo Bayou. Title from cartographic flourish beneath portrait of Gen. Sam Houston. Scale of main map [ca. 1:4200] 350 ft. to 1 in. Relief shown pictorially. Insets:...
This folder contains documents related to the city of Orange, Texas. Included in the contents is a history of the city and information about local industry, government, clubs, schools, and points of interest.
This folder contains biographical information about a series of men who immigrated to Texas to serve as soldiers, priests, etc., as well as a discussion of the missionaries sent out into what would become Texas to explore the territory and...
These documents contain a brief history of the early churches established in Galveston,Texas. They cover the Presbyterian, Baptist, Methodist, Baptist, Episcopal, and Catholic churches as well as the German Lutheran Church, the German Methodist...
County judges --Texas --Harris County --Interviews;
Harris County (Tex.) --Politics and government;
Hurricane Katrina, 2005;
Emergency management --Texas --Harris County;
Disaster relief --Gulf States;
Robert Eckels describes his experiences as former Harris County judge. He discusses politics in Harris county and in the city of Houston, as well as his involvement in handling the influx of the evacuees from New Orleans during hurricane Katrina,...
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.