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    • Battle of Galveston

    • Maresh files
    • These documents describe the Battle of Galveston which occurred on January 1, 1863 during the American Civil War. The battle was a victory for the confederate forces and left them with several Union warships. The last of these documents also...
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Maresh WPA Files, MSS1470
    • Dick Dowling

    • Maresh files
    • A description of news reports regarding the Second Battle of Sabine Pass.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Maresh WPA Files, MSS1470
    • Duncantell, Ovide

    • Duncantell, Ovide--Interviews ; Civil rights--Texas--Houston--History--20th century ; Oral histories
    • Mr. Ovide Duncantell discusses his involvement in several civil rights activities in the city of Houston including sit-ins, protest, and even his arrest for doing so.
    • Gregory School Oral Histories
    • Resolutions of the Texas Brigade.

    • Texas History
    • Resolutions, favoring the continuance of the war, adopted at a meeting of the 1st, 4th and 5th Texas and 3d Arkansas regiments, composing the Texas brigade of Field's division, Longstreet's corps, Army of northern Virginia. Dated: Camp Texas...
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    • King, Ester

    • King, Ester--Interviews; Texas Southern University--Alumni and alumnae--1950-1960 ; Civil rights--Texas--Houston--History--20th century ; Oral histories.
    • Houston social activist Ester King discusses growing up in Acres Homes and his involvement with several civil rights case in Houston.
    • Gregory School Oral Histories
    • McGowen, Jewell

    • McGowen, Jewell--Interviews ; African American politicians ; School boards--African American membership--Texas--Houston ; City council members--Texas--Houston ; Civil rights--1950-1970 ; Civil rights--Texas--Houston--History ; Oral histories
    • Mrs. Jewell McGowen discusses growing up in Hempstead, living in Lufkin and moving to Houston, TX with her husband, Ernest McGowen--one of the first African American city council members in Houston. Mrs. McGowen also discusses participation and...
    • Gregory School Oral Histories
    • Prather, Patricia Smith

    • Prather, Patricia Smith--Interviews ; African American authors--20th century ; African American historians ; Civil rights--Texas--Houston--History--20th century ; Oral histories
    • Houstonian and African American Historian Patricia Smith Prather discusses her life and work in the city of Houston as a historian and author.
    • Gregory School Oral Histories
    • Caldwell, Bobby

    • Caldwell, Bobby--Interviews ; Texas Southern University--Alumni and alumnae--1950-1960 ; African American lawyers ; Civil rights workers--Texas--Houston ; Civil rights workers--United States--History--20th century ; Black Panther Party ; Race...
    • Mr. Bobby Caldwell discusses his work as a lawyer in several civil rights cases, his work relationship with the Black Panther Party and the People's Party, and several life defining moments such as winning his first case, his first trial, and the...
    • Gregory School Oral Histories
    • 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
    • Milsaps Diary, volume 1, 1852 to 1877

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    • Handwritten manuscript of the diary kept by John E. T. Milsaps from 1852 to 1877.
    • MSS0033 John E.T. Milsaps Collection, 1531-1986
    • Annual reports, 1912 - 1913, Houston Independent School District

    • school reports
    • Contains the annual report for the Public Schools of the Independent School District of Houston for the fiscal year 1912 - 1913. Annual report contains remarks from the school district superintendents, a list of graduates from the districts schools...
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center - Texas Room 379.764 H843
    • 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
    • Kelsey, Dr. Mavis

    • Kelsey, Mavis Parrott, 1912-; Physicians -- Texas -- Houston -- Biography; Physicians -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews; Texas Medical Center; Oral histories
    • The founder of the Kelsey-Seybold Clinic in Houston, Dr. Mavis Kelsey, examines his career as a physician in the Texas Medical Center and the creation and development of the clinic.
    • Houston Oral History Project
    • Early Newspapers in Galveston

    • Maresh files
    • These documents contain a general history of newspapers in Galveston,Texas as well as specific information on individual papers, including the Galveston News and the Galveston Tribune.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Maresh WPA Files, MSS1470
    • Cole, Criss

    • Cole, Criss--Interviews ;
      Legislators--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      Texas House of Representatives ;
      Oral histories
    • Criss Cole served on the Texas legislature as a member of the House of Representatives and was then appointed as a judge in Harris County. Cole was instrumental in passing legislation to regulate water and air pollution in Harris County. In this...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Population - Growth and Decline

    • Maresh files
    • Contains information about the history of the growth and decline of the Harris county population.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Maresh WPA Files, MSS1470

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