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    • Northcutt, Frances "Poppy"

    • Northcutt Frances Miriam (Poppy), 1943-; Feminists -- United States -- Interviews; Feminism -- Texas -- History -- Anecdotes; United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration; Apollo 8 (Spacecraft); Women rights -- Texas; Oral histories
    • Frances "Poppy" Northcutt is interviewed by Suzanne Mascola. Frances discusses her career working for a NASA contractor, the Apollo 8, NASA, her work as a women's rights advocate; and her career as a lawyer.
    • Houston Oral History Project
    • Millburn, Ruth

    • Millburn, Ruth--Interviews ;
      Feminists--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      Women's Political Caucus in Harris County ;
      National Organization for Women ;
      Oral histories
    • Ruth Millburn was active in feminist and women's politics in Houston in the 1970s. She was involved first with the National Organization for Women (NOW) and later the City Charter Priorities Committee and the Women's Political Caucus, in which she...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Barnes, Betty

    • Barnes, Betty--Interviews ;
      Feminists--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      Women's rights ;
      National Organization for Women ;
      Discrimination in employment ;
      Harris County Women's Political Caucus ;
      Oral histories
    • An active member of NOW (National Organization for Women) since 1970, Betty Barnes was an advocate for women's rights and equal employment opportunities for Women. Barnes was an Instructor of Government at San Jacinto College, in Houston, Texas.
    • HMRC Oral history Interviews
    • Whitmire, Mayor Kathy

    • Whitmire, Kathy, 1946-; Women mayors--Texas--Houston--Interviews; Women politiciansTexas--Houston--Interviews; Houston (Tex.)--Politics and government; Race relations--Texas--Houston; Oral histories
    • Former Houston Mayor, Kathy Whitmire describes the Houston political scene of the 1970s and 1980s, her work as city controller and as the first women Mayor in the history of the city.
    • Houston Oral History Project
    • Ely, Jane

    • Ely, Jane; Women journalists -- Texas -- Houston; Houston Post (Houston, Tex.); Oral histories
    • Jane Ely describes her career as a journalist working for the Houston Post. She talks about gender discrimination in her field, the coverage of the J.F. Kennedy assassination, and other events that made news at the time.
    • Houston Oral History Project
    • Sakowitz, Robert

    • Sakowitz, Robert, 1938- ;
      Businessmen--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      Retail trade--Texas--Houston ;
      Sakowitz Department Store--History ;
      Family-owned business enterprises--Texas--History ;
      Oral histories
    • In this interview, Robert Sakowitz discusses how his family came from Ukraine and started a haberdashery business in Galveston. After the hurricane in 1915, they moved the business to Houston. In 1929, they moved to the new Gulf building, thanks to...
    • Houston Oral History Project
    • Chapman, Betty

    • Chapman, Betty Trapp; Women historians -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews; Houston (Tex.) -- History; Historic preservation -- Texas -- Houston; Women -- Houston (Tex.) -- History; Oral histories
    • Historian and author Betty Chapman talks about her life as a researcher, her books, and her involvement in preserving historic Houston.
    • Houston Oral History Project
    • 20th National Convention

    • YWCA ; Y.W.C.A. ; Young Women's Christian Association
    • 20th National Convention, Young Women's Christian Association of the United States of America, Manhattan Center, New York City
    • RGF0017 Houston Young Women's Christian Association Collection
    • Barnstone, Gertrude

    • Barnstone, Gertrude, 1925- ;
      Theater--Texas--Houston--History ;
      School board members--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      School integration--Texas--Houston--History ;
      Houston (Tex.)--History--Anecdotes ;
      Oral...
    • 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.
    • Houston Oral History Project
    • L'eggs/YMCA 10000 meter run

    • YWCA ; Y.W.C.A. ; Young Women's Christian Association
    • L'eggs/YMCA 10000 meter run, unidentified participants
    • RGF0017 Houston Young Women's Christian Association Collection
    • Group at Kerrville

    • YWCA ; Y.W.C.A. ; Young Women's Christian Association
    • Unidentified group at Kerrville
    • RGF0017 Houston Young Women's Christian Association Collection
    • Group of women dressed as sailors

    • YWCA ; Y.W.C.A. ; Young Women's Christian Association
    • Group of unidentified women dressed as sailors
    • RGF0017 Houston Young Women's Christian Association Collection
    • Group of women inspecting a car

    • YWCA ; Y.W.C.A. ; Young Women's Christian Association
    • Group of unidentified women inspecting a car
    • RGF0017 Houston Young Women's Christian Association Collection
    • Group of young women in the YWCA Girl Reserves

    • YWCA ; Y.W.C.A. ; Young Women's Christian Association
    • Group of unidentified young women in the YWCA Girl Reserves
    • RGF0017 Houston Young Women's Christian Association Collection
    • Three women looking at magazines

    • YWCA ; Y.W.C.A. ; Young Women's Christian Association
    • Three unidentified women looking at magazines
    • RGF0017 Houston Young Women's Christian Association Collection
    • Group of women traveling on a train

    • YWCA ; Y.W.C.A. ; Young Women's Christian Association
    • Group of unidentified women traveling on a train
    • RGF0017 Houston Young Women's Christian Association Collection
    • Women gives a lesson to boys

    • YWCA ; Y.W.C.A. ; Young Women's Christian Association
    • Woman gives a lesson to boys, unidentified
    • RGF0017 Houston Young Women's Christian Association Collection
    • Man giving a speech at a party

    • YWCA ; Y.W.C.A. ; Young Women's Christian Association
    • Unidentified man giving a speech at a party
    • RGF0017 Houston Young Women's Christian Association Collection

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