Denkler, Joan--Interviews ; Fourth Ward (Houston, Tex.) ; Housing and authorities ; Housing--Texas--Houston ; Neighborhoods--Texas--Houston ; League of Women Voters of Houston ; Oral histories
Mrs. Joan Denkler is a self-proclaimed "activist" for affordable housing in Houston and has been included in many areas as an advocate for affordable housing in the Houston area, especially Fourth Ward and Allen Parkway Village. In her interview...
Caldwell, Bobby--Interviews ; Texas Southern University--Alumni and alumnae--1950-1960 ; African American lawyers ; Civil rights workers--Texas--Houston ; Civil rights workers--United States--History--20th century ; Black Panther Party ; Race...
Mr. Bobby Caldwell discusses his work as a lawyer in several civil rights cases, his work relationship with the Black Panther Party and the People's Party, and several life defining moments such as winning his first case, his first trial, and the...
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.
Wood, Virgil--Interviews ; African American political activists -- History--20th century ; African American preaching ; Civil Rights--United States--History--20th century ; Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Church leader, educator, civil rights activist and author Dr. Virgil A. Wood discusses his life and involvement in the Civil Rights movement alongside Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
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.
These documents contain the history of the early settlements in Galveston from the original Native American fishing camp to Spanish and Mexican military outposts to pirate headquarters and then to revolutionaries.