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    • Blackmon, Willie

    • Blackmon, Willie--Interviews ; African American students ; Houston Independent School District (Tex.) ; African America college athletes ; African American college students--Scholarships, fellowships, etc. ; Integration ; Texas A & M University ...
    • Judge Willie Blackmon discusses his life growing up in Houston including high school and college athletics, integration of Texas A&M University, serving in the United States Air Force and completing his Juris Doctorate at Texas Southern University.
    • Gregory School Oral Histories
    • Sam, DeAndre

    • Sam, DeAndre--Interviews ; African American businesspeople ; Minority business enterprises--Texas--Houston ; Oral histories.
    • Second generation owner of Houston's oldest African American owned storage and moving business discusses the history of A Rocket Moving and Storage.
    • Gregory School Oral Histories
    • Cavitt, O'Neta

    • Cavitt, O'Neta, 1914 --Interviews ; African American teachers ; African American librarians ; Houston College for Negroes ; Paul Quinn College ; Prairie View University ; Prairie View A & M University--Alumni and alumnae ; Sigma Gamma Rho...
    • Mrs. O'Neta "Pink" Cavitt discusses growing up in Houston and serving 29 years as a teacher and librarian in both the Aldine and Houston Independent School Districts. She also was the owner of Neta's Hat Shop and Accessories located in The Pilgrim...
    • Gregory School Oral Histories
    • Whiting, Martha

    • Whiting, Martha--Interviews; Gregory School (Houston, Tex.)--Alumni and alumnus; Fourth Ward (Houston, Tex.); African American teachers--Texas--Houston; Yates, Pinky; Oral histories
    • Ms. Martha Whiting, an alumna of the Gregory School (ca. 1919-1923), talks about the school, her aunt Pinky Yates, and the Fourth Ward neighborhood.
    • Gregory School Oral Histories
    • Peavey, Doris

    • Peavey, Doris--Interviews ; African American students ; Gregory School (Houston, Tex.)--Alumni and alumnus ; Jack Yates High School (Houston, Tex.) ; Hampton University (Va.) ; Texas Southern University ; Fourth Ward (Houston, Tex.) ; Motion...
    • Mrs. Doris Peavey is a native Houstonian who is an alumna of The Gregory School, Jack Yates High School (1941) and Hampton University (1945). She discusses the Fourth Ward community, activities at The Gregory School such as the May Fait, Houston...
    • Gregory School Oral Histories
    • Wilder, Elizabeth

    • Wilder, Elizabeth--Interviews ; Fourth Ward (Houston, Tex.) ; Texas--Houston--History ; Oral histories
    • Born in 1914, Mrs. Wilder discusses life and growing up in Fourth Ward.
    • Gregory School Oral Histories
    • Walker, May

    • Walker, May--Interviews ; Policewomen--Texas--Houston ; African American police--Texas--Houston ; Harris County (Tex.) [also has a book titled The History of the Black Police Officers in the Houston Police Department 1878-1988]
    • Constable Walker discusses her journey to becoming the first female and first African American female Constable in Harris County as well as the state of Texas.
    • Gregory School Oral Histories
    • Wilson, Sandra

    • Wilson, Sandra--Interviews ; Gregory School (Houston, Tex.)--People--1950-1960 ; African American students--Texas--Houston--20th century ; African American teachers and the community ; Journalism, High school--United States ; African American...
    • Former Gregory Elementary student Sandra Wilson discusses growing up and attending Gregory and Booker T. as well as her passion and career in Journalism.
    • Gregory School Oral Histories
    • Castleberry, Debra

    • Castleberry, Debra--Interviews ; Gregory School (Houston, Tex.)--People--1950-1960 ; African American students--Texas--Houston--20th century ; African American teachers and the community ; Oral histories.
    • Debra Castleberry, daughter of former Gregory teacher and oral history participant Ernestine Mitchell, discusses attending Gregory and Turner elementary school, racism during segregation and developing a career in education like her mother.
    • Gregory School Oral Histories
    • Houston, Daniel

    • Houston, Daniel--Interviews ; African American painters--Texas--Houston--Interviews ; Oral histories.
    • Houston artist Daniel Houston discusses growing up in Houston and his career path as an artist.
    • Gregory School Oral Histories
    • Jiles, Sonceria Messiah

    • Jiles, Sonceria Messiah--Interviews ; African American newspapers ; African American newspapers--Texas--Houston--History ; African American businesspeople ; Oral histories.
    • Sonceria "Sonny" Messiah Jiles discusses growing up on the outskirts of Houston and her current role as CEO and Publisher of the Defender Media Group which produces one of Houston's most popular African American newspapers, the Defender.
    • Gregory School Oral Histories
    • Burney, Zinetta

    • Burney, Zinetta--Interviews ; Harris County (Tex.) ; Texas Southern University ; African American judges--Texas--Houston ; African American lawyers ; Oral histories.
    • Judge Zinetta Burney discusses her life, education and career as well as growing up in Houston, TX.
    • Gregory School Oral Histories
    • Fuller, Arthur

    • Fuller, Arthur-Interviews ; Civil Rights--United States--History--20th century ; Segregation ; United States--Armed Forces ; Korean War, 1950-1953 ; Cold War ; Oral histories.
    • Veteran and businessman Arthur Fuller discusses attending school in Alabama, serving in the military, and developing his career along with segregation and civil rights.
    • Gregory School Oral Histories
    • Johnson, Harvey

    • Johnson, Harvey-- Interviews ; African American painters--Texas--Houston--Interviews ; Texas Southern University ; African American college teachers ; Oral histories
    • "Poet" Harvey Johnson discusses how different scenarios throughout his life have translated into his art.
    • Gregory School Oral Histories
    • Lee, El Franco

    • Lee, El Franco--Interviews ; Harris County (Tex.) ; African American politicians ; Oral histories
    • Harris County's first African American commissioner shares his experiences growing up and serving Houston.
    • Gregory School Oral Histories

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