Contains short essays on Houston public school buildings, detailing the personal lives of the people they are named after, the buildings' funding and beginnings, the buildings' locations, and highlights of the schools.
Presents aspects of the social, economical, and educational situation of Houston's African American population around 1915. Includes articles by different authors. Contains statistical data and numerous photos of people, streets, and buildings.
Barnstone, Gertrude, 1925- ;
Theater -- Texas -- Houston -- History;
School board members -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews;
School integration -- Texas -- Houston -- History;
Houston (Tex.) -- History -- Anecdotes;
Gertrude Barnstone talks to Jane Ely about her life in the theatre arts, her memories of Houston and Houstonians and her election to the Houston School Board during the desegregation of the Houston School System.