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...
Carr, Billie, 1928-2002 -- Interviews ; Politicians -- Texas -- Harris County -- Interviews ; Texas -- Harris County -- Houston -- Politics and government ; Democratic Party (U.S.) -- Texas -- Harris County ; Political participation -- Texas --...
Billie Carr came from a family interested in politics. Her interest in politics started in 1950s, when she went to a meeting of the Steel Workers' Union of which her husband was the President, and saw the appalling living conditions of the Chicano...
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,...
Fourth of July ; parades ; cars ; floats ; costumes ; trucks ; parking lots
Participants in the car parade prepare in a parking lot. People stand around a truck that is part of the Friends of the Bellaire City Library's "float" for the parade. Fourth of July parade and celebration in Bellaire, Texas, in 1997.
Fourth of July ; parades ; cars ; floats ; Friends of the Bellaire City Library ; trucks ; crowds ; children ; costumes
The Friends of the Bellaire City Library's "float" for the parade. People dressed up as books and in other costumes walk along in the parade. Fourth of July parade and celebration in Bellaire, Texas, in 1997.