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    • Houston City Directory, 1877-1878

    • Maresh files
    • Contains excerpts from the 1877-1878 Houston City Directory that list officers of the city from 1838 to 1877
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Maresh WPA Files, MSS1470
    • Multi-storied Houston home completed in 1900.

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    • One of the first Houston homes with electricity, and also installed with gas lights. A multi-storied house completed in 1900.
    • MSS0248 Domestic Architecture of Harris Co. 1824-1914 / Junior League Collection
    • Front parlor at 918 Bagby, Houston, Texas

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    • The front parlor has decorative curtains, sofas and a table with a lamp and two photos on it and an overhanging lamp.
    • MSS0248 Domestic Architecture of Harris Co. 1824-1914 / Junior League Collection
    • Prather, Patricia Smith

    • Prather, Patricia Smith--Interviews ; African American authors--20th century ; African American historians ; Civil rights--Texas--Houston--History--20th century ; Oral histories
    • Houstonian and African American Historian Patricia Smith Prather discusses her life and work in the city of Houston as a historian and author.
    • Gregory School Oral Histories
    • Street railways and buses

    • Maresh files
    • Contains historical sketch of Houston's system of railroads and bus lines, as well as the origins of the Houston Electric Company.
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    • Original Houston Country Club at West Dallas

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    • Original Houston Country Club located where Jeff Davis Hospital is today at San Felipe Road (now West Dallas). It ran behind where entrance and 9 holes of golf on bayou is situated now. Men, women and children standing or sitting on carriages in...
    • MSS0248 Domestic Architecture of Harris Co. 1824-1914 / Junior League Collection
    • Dining room at 918 Bagby, Texas

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    • A sideboard is against the wall in a dining room. A mirror is hung above the sideboard.
    • MSS0248 Domestic Architecture of Harris Co. 1824-1914 / Junior League Collection
    • Wooten, Geraldine Pittman

    • Wooten, Geraldine--Interviews ; Edgar M. Gregory School (Houston, Tex.)--People--1930-1940 ; African American students--Texas--Houston--History--20th century ; African American teachers and the community ; Oral histories.
    • Gregory alumnae Geraldine Wooten recalls her experiences as a student at the school.
    • Gregory School Oral Histories
    • Humphrey, James "Bo"

    • Humphrey, James--Interviews ; Gregory School (Houston, Tex.)--People--1950-1960 ; African American students--Texas--Houston--History--20th century ; African American teachers and the community ; African American coaches (Athletics) ; Oral...
    • Gregory alumnus James "Bo" Humphrey recalls his experiences as a student and teacher at the school.
    • Gregory School Oral Histories
    • Darrow, Gloria

    • Darrow, Gloria--Interviews ; Gregory School (Houston, Tex.)--People--1950-1960 ; African American students--Texas--Houston--History--20th century ; Oral histories
    • Former Gregory School alumnae Gloria Darrow discusses her memories of Fourth Ward and the Gregory School.
    • Gregory School Oral Histories
    • Duncantell, Ovide

    • Duncantell, Ovide--Interviews ; Civil rights--Texas--Houston--History--20th century ; Oral histories
    • Mr. Ovide Duncantell discusses his involvement in several civil rights activities in the city of Houston including sit-ins, protest, and even his arrest for doing so.
    • Gregory School Oral Histories
    • Green, Ronald

    • Green, Ronald--Interviews; African American politicians ; African American laywers ; University of Houston ; Texas Southern University ; African American students--Texas--Houston--20th century ; City council members ; Oral histories
    • Houston's first African American City Controller discusses growing up in Third Ward, attending University of Houston and Texas Southern University, founding his own law firm and serving the city of Houston as a Councilman and City Controller.
    • Gregory School Oral Histories
    • King, Ester

    • King, Ester--Interviews; Texas Southern University--Alumni and alumnae--1950-1960 ; Civil rights--Texas--Houston--History--20th century ; Oral histories.
    • Houston social activist Ester King discusses growing up in Acres Homes and his involvement with several civil rights case in Houston.
    • Gregory School Oral Histories
    • Woods, Georgia Lee

    • Woods, Georgia Lee--Interviews ; Gregory School (Houston, Tex.)--People--1930-1940 ; African American students--Texas--Houston--History--20th century ; African American teachers and the community ; African American music teachers ; Oral histories
    • Mrs. Georgia Lee Woods discusses being a student at the Gregory School, living in Fourth Ward and being a piano teacher at her music school.
    • 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
    • Alice G. Baker's Playhouse

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    • A small playhouse of Alice G. Baker. It has tiles on top and a window in front.
    • MSS0248 Domestic Architecture of Harris Co. 1824-1914 / Junior League Collection

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