Jack Heard earned many historic firsts during his career. He served both as Houston Police Chief and Harris County Chief. He advocated and promoted college education and updated professional training for all officers. His many firsts,included...
Gen Walker, Date: "06/ /65": Major General Edwin Walker speaking about the media’s censorship of Barry Goldwater and The American Mercury magazine’s editorial position. -- Sid Lasher Beauty Contest, Date: "06/ /65": Shows highlights of the...
Containing a miscellaneous directory of state, county and city governments, educational institutions, churches, banks incorporated companies, secret and benevolent societies, etc., a street guide and householder's directory, an alphabetically...
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,...
Mindiola, Tatcho, 1939-;
Civil rights workers--Texas--Houston--Interviews;
Mexican Americans--Social conditions--Texas--Houston;
Mexican Americans--Civil rights;
University of Houston Central Campus;
Tatcho Mindiola, director of the Mexican American Studies program at the University of Houston, describes race relations in Houston in the 1950s and 1960s, and talks about his career as a community activist.