Former Roman Catholic Archbishop, Joseph Fiorenza is interviewed by David Goldstein. He answers questions about his education, the early years of his career, the Houston Catholic population, and the mission of the Catholic church in Houston.
County judges --Texas --Harris County --Interviews;
Harris County (Tex.) --Politics and government;
Hurricane Katrina, 2005;
Emergency management --Texas --Harris County;
Disaster relief --Gulf States;
Robert Eckels describes his experiences as former Harris County judge. He discusses politics in Harris county and in the city of Houston, as well as his involvement in handling the influx of the evacuees from New Orleans during hurricane Katrina,...
Bryant, Thelma Scott, 1905-;
African Americans--Texas--Houston--Social life and customs--History;
Thelma Scott Bryant, a centenarian from Houston, talks about her life as an African American growing up at the beginning of the 20th century. She describes the black community where she grew up; the churches, schools, theaters and businesses; and...
Houston National Bank at Main and Franklin Sts. Construction contractor: Don Hall. Automobiles parked in front of building (l-r): 1925 Chrysler coupe; 1922 Model T. Ford Touring car; 1922 Model T. Ford Sedan.
Circluar for deep water bonds ; City brick making ; Has grown forty-eight times greater ; The Rice Institute ; The Ship Channel as a money maker ; The interurban railway progressing ; Water Department doings and the cost ; A driveway to cover a...
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...
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.