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    • Davis, Edwin

    • Davis, Edwin--Interviews ; African American police--Texas--Houston ; African American preaching ; Texas Southern University ; Prairie View A&M University ; University of Houston ; Oral histories.
    • Reverend Edwin Davis discusses growing up in Houston, attending Texas Southern University, Prairie View A&M University, Houston Graduate School of Theology and University of Houston, working in the Houston Police Department and pastoring at Galilee...
    • Gregory School Oral Histories
    • Fisher, Margaret Ford

    • Fisher, Margaret Ford--Interviews ; African American educators ; Houston Community College System ; African American college presidents ; College presidents--Texas--Interviews ; Women college presidents--Texas--Interviews ; Oral histories.
    • Dr. Margaret Ford Fisher, President of Houston Community College-Northwest College, discusses her career and passion for education and leadership.
    • Gregory School Oral Histories
    • Holcombe, Oscar

    • Holcombe, Oscar, 1888-1968--Interviews ;
      Mayors--Texas--Houston ;
      Mayors--Election ;
      Radio addresses, debates, etc. ;
      Thomas, Albert, 1898-1966 ;
      Oral histories
    • A collection of radio addresses from Mayor Oscar Holcombe. Mayor Holcombe gave some of these radio addresses in 1940 during his re-election campaign. He spoke about the achievements of the Holcombe Administration and the proposed projects...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Sanchez, Aldo

    • Sanchez, Aldo--Interviews ;
      Border crossing--Mexico ;
      Border crossing--United States ;
      Emigration and immigration ;
      Houston Tex. ;
      Ciudad Juarez (Mexico) ;
      Citizenship ;
      Moving (Household) ;
      Oral...
    • Aldo Sanchez discusses growing up in a border town, the differences between El Paso and Ciudad Juarez, Mexico and moving to Houston. This interview was done in collaboration with the Asia Society Texas Center during Ancestor Quest - Oral History...
    • Asia Society Texas Center
    • Cobb, Arnett

    • Cobb, Arnett, 1918–1989--Interviews ;
      African American jazz musicians--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      Saxophonists--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      Arnett Cobb and His Mobb (Musical group) ;
      Oral histories
    • Arnett Cobb, a saxophonist and band leader, started playing music professionally in the 1930s. After playing with several groups including Lionel Hampton's, he formed his own band in 1947. In this interview Cobb answers questions about the...
    • HMRC Oral History Interviews
    • King, Tom

    • King, Tom--Interview ;
      Bankers--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      Southwestern Savings Association ;
      Savings and loan associations--Texas--Houston ;
      Real estate development--Texas ;
      Financial management,...
    • Born in Hillsboro, Texas,Tom King got a job in Southwestern Savings and Loan Company in Houston in 1953.It did not take him long to grow into the whole gamut of investments like Real estate development and management and credit, life insurance and...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Frost, Colin and Leonardo Frost

    • Frost, Colin--Interviews ;
      Frost, Leonardo--Interviews ;
      Identification ;
      Multiculturalism ;
      Greenwich (London, England) ;
      Houston (Tex.) ;
      Emigration and immigration ;
      Moving (Household) ;
      Oral...
    • Colin Frost and his son Leo discuss moving to Houston from Greenwich (London). Colin moved to Houston for work in the oil and gas industry, moved back for a short time, then finally settled in Houston again. Leo, 6 years old, was born in London but...
    • Asia Society Texas Center
    • Mammazada, Emim

    • Mammazada, Emim--Interviews ;
      Baku (Azerbaijan) ;
      Houston, (Tex.) ;
      Emigration and Immigration ;
      University of Saint Thomas ;
      Oral histories
    • Emim Mammazada discusses moving to Houston from Baku, Azerbaijan. He is a student at the University of Saint Thomas and is a first generation immigrant. He discusses the cultural diversity of Houston. This interview was done in collaboration with...
    • Asia Society Texas Center
    • Hines, Gerald

    • Hines, Gerald, 1925- ; Businessmen -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews; Houston (Tex.) -- History -- Anecdotes; Real estate developers -- Texas -- Houston; Oral histories
    • Gerald Hines describes his career as a real estate entrepreneur.
    • Houston Oral History Project : a great city voices its past.
    • Yeung, Giselle

    • Yeung, Giselle--Interviews ;
      Houston (Tex.) ;
      Moving (Household) ;
      Hong Kong (China) ;
      Oral histories
    • Giselle Yeung discusses growing up in Houston, Texas, her parents being from Hong Kong, and what makes Houston feels like home. This interview was done in collaboration with the Asia Society Texas Center during Ancestor Quest - Oral History Project...
    • Asia Society Texas Center
    • Fitzpatrick, Bettye

    • Fitzpatrick, Bettye; Actresses -- Texas --Houston -- Interviews; Theater -- Texas --Houston; Alley Theatre (Houston, Tex.) --History; Vance, Nina, 1914-1980; Oral histories
    • In 2008 Bettye Fitzpatrick celebrated her 52nd year with the Alley Theater as a company member. Throughout her impressive career she has played numerous roles. In this interview she talks about her life as stage manager and actress; the theater...
    • The Houston Oral History Project : a great city voices its past.
    • Bies, Alan and Steve Boehck

    • Bies, Alan--Interviews ;
      Oral histories ;
      Historic buildings--Conservation and restoration--Texas--Houston ;
      Boehck, Steve--Interviews
    • In this interview, Alan Bies and Steve Boehck discuss their restoration of the Milroy house in the Heights. They discuss the wiring, ceilings, air conditioning, roof, wallpaper, painting, heat pumps and the kitchen which they made modern while...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Tran, Jamie

    • Tran, Jamie--Interviews ;
      Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam) ;
      Vietnam War, 1961-1975 ;
      Houston (Tex.) ;
      Emigration and Immigration ;
      Oral histories
    • Jamie Tran was born in Saigon, Vietnam and discusses coming to Texas to escape the war in Vietnam and acclimating to the culture. This interview was done in collaboration with the Asia Society Texas Center during Ancestor Quest - Oral History...
    • Asia Society Texas Center
    • Brown, Jewel

    • Brown, Jewel, 1937- ;
      African American women jazz singers--Texas--Houston ; Performance artists--Texas--Houston ;
      Singers--Texas--Houston ;
      Armstrong, Louis, 1901-1971 ;
      Oral histories
    • Jewel Brown discusses her career as a jazz singer in Texas. She talks about the bands, the clubs, and the people associated with her career.
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Jamail, Joe

    • Jamail, Joseph D., 1925- ; Lawyers -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews; Lawyers -- Texas -- Houston -- Biography; Houston (Tex.) -- History -- Anecdotes; Oral histories
    • Joseph "Joe" Jamail talks about growing up in Houston in the 1930s and his career as one of the top lawyers in America. He is considered one of the wealthiest lawyers in the nation and is often referred to as the King of Torts. Joe has given...
    • Houston Oral History Project : a great city voices its past.
    • Denny, Linde

    • Denny, Linde--Interviews ;
      Houston (Tex.) ;
      Moving (Household) ;
      Chevron Corporation ;
      Oral histories
    • Linde Denny was born in Shreveport, Louisiana into a military family. She discusses moving from state to state for work with Chevron eventually settling in Houston. This interview was done in collaboration with the Asia Society Texas Center during...
    • Asia Society Texas Center
    • Henriques, Marilia

    • Henriques, Marilia--Interviews ;
      Dominican Republic ;
      Emigration and immigration ;
      Moving (Household) ;
      Santiago (Dominican Republic) ;
      Miami (Fla.) ;
      Houston (Tex.) ;
      Oral histories
    • Marilia Henriques discusses moving from the Dominican Republic to the states, first Miami, Florida then to Houston, Texas with her mother and sister and adjusting to life in the United States. This interview was done in collaboration with the Asia...
    • Asia Society Texas Center
    • Takayama, Mark

    • Takayama, Mark--Interviews ;
      Ageo-shi (Japan) ;
      Houston (Tex.) ;
      Emigration and Immigration ;
      Oral histories
    • Mark Takayama discusses moving to Texas from Ageo, Japan and being a first generation immigrant. He also discusses the diversity of Houston, Texas. This interview was done in collaboration with the Asia Society Texas Center during Ancestor Quest -...
    • Asia Society Texas Center
    • Taylor, Marvin

    • Taylor, Marvin, 1925-.; Community activists -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews; Houston (Tex.) -- Race relations; Houston (Tex.) -- History -- Anecdotes; Herman Park (Houston, Tex.); Oral histories
    • Marvin Taylor, a long time resident of Houston, talks about his involvement in the establishment of a jogging trail and improvements to Hermann Park, Houston.
    • Houston Oral History Project : a great city voices its past.

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