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    • Williams, Joe

    • Williams, Joe--Interviews ; African American businesspeople ; Oral histories.
    • Joe Williams discusses his experiences as the owner of a fast food chain in Houston.
    • 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
    • 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
    • Chase, Anthony

    • Chase, Anthony--Interviews ; African American businesspeople ; Minority business enterprises--Texas--Houston ; Oral histories
    • Entrepreneur and businessman discusses his life, career path and business ventures.
    • Gregory School Oral Histories
    • Sloan, Sonya

    • Sloan, Sonya--Interviews ; African American surgeons ; African American women surgeons ; Texas Tech University ; Baylor College of Medicine ; Racism--1990-2000 ; Racism 2000-2010 ; Race relations ; African American businesspeople ; University of...
    • Dr. Sonya Sloan discusses the accomplishments and difficulties of being the first African American homecoming queen of Texas Tech University and the first African American female surgical resident at Baylor College of Medicine along with her...
    • Gregory School Oral Histories
    • Campbell, Tammie

    • Campbell, Tammie--Interviews; African American businesspeople ; Minority business enterprises--Texas--Houston ; Oral histories.
    • Mrs. Tammie Campbell discussess the inspiration behind her foundation -- Honey Brown Hope -- along with the numerous deeds and activities the foundation is involved in within the Houston community and beyond.
    • Gregory School Oral Histories
    • Smith, Terry

    • Smith, Terry--Interviews ; African American architects ; African American architecture--Texas--Houston ; African American businesspeople ; Prairie View A & M University--Alumni and alumnae ; Oral histories
    • Mr. Terry Smith, founder and president of Smith & Company Architects discusses growing up and establishing his architecture firm in Houston, TX. Mr. Smith also discusses influences such as John Chase and several projects he has worked on in...
    • 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
    • Lack, Abe

    • Lack, Abe--Interviews ;
      Businessmen--Texas -Houston--Interviews ;
      Lack's Wholesalers ;
      Oral histories ;
      Small business--Texas--Houston ;
    • Abe Lack, a Latvian immigrant, came to the United States in 1910. He and his family eventually settled in Tulsa, Oklahoma, by 1914. His early business ventures included a grocery store and an auto supply store. After a brief period in Florida real...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Thomas, Koshy

    • Thomas, Koshy--Interviews ; Asian American businesspeople--United States ; Publishers and publishing--Periodicals ; Social service;
    • Born to a blind parent in Kerala, India, Koshy Thomas came to New York, USA in 1971. He had experience in business in India where he was working in his father's family business. He came to Houston, Texas, as his wife, a nurse, got a job in the VA...
    • Indo-American Oral History Collection
    • Felix Tijerina

    • Felix Tijerina
    • MSS0108 Felix Tijerina, Sr. Family Papers
    • Weiner, Freida

    • Weiner, Freida--Interviews ;
      Jewish women ;
      Jewish community centers ;
      Galveston (Tex.) ;
      Oral histories
    • Frieda Wiener was born in Kiev in 1890 and immigrated to Detroit, Michigan around 1911. She came to Houston in 1915 and settled with her family in Galveston in 1921. She speaks about the difficulties of making a living in Galveston’s small Jewish...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Grant's Grocery Store

    • Located in the 3rd Ward. Left: Mattie H. Grant (Mother), Right: Roland Theron Grant (Father)
    • PH0036 Grant Family Collection


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