In this interview, restaurateur Irma Galván examines her life as a Mexican American woman growing up in Houston and being raised by a single mother and raising her children as a single mother herself. She also talks about how she started and...
Mindiola, Tatcho, 1939-;
Civil rights workers--Texas--Houston--Interviews;
Mexican Americans--Social conditions--Texas--Houston;
Mexican Americans--Civil rights;
University of Houston Central Campus;
Tatcho Mindiola, director of the Mexican American Studies program at the University of Houston, describes race relations in Houston in the 1950s and 1960s, and talks about his career as a community activist.
This folder contains documents related to the city of Orange, Texas. Included in the contents is a history of the city and information about local industry, government, clubs, schools, and points of interest.
This folder contains the reminiscences of Mrs. Dilue Rose Harris about her life moving to and growing up in Texas in the late 1830s. She describes living in Harrisburg, the Battle of San Jacinto, and some of the first elections in Texas. It is...
This folder contains biographical information about a series of men who immigrated to Texas to serve as soldiers, priests, etc., as well as a discussion of the missionaries sent out into what would become Texas to explore the territory and...
These documents contain a brief history of the early churches established in Galveston,Texas. They cover the Presbyterian, Baptist, Methodist, Baptist, Episcopal, and Catholic churches as well as the German Lutheran Church, the German Methodist...
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.
Early information about Washington County from the Texas Encyclopedia; the temporary location of the seat of government; the permanent location of the seat of government; and a study of the route taken by Cabeza de Vaca in Texas.