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...
Texas Eagle-Last Train, Date: "12/06/68": Footage of a train and Union Station in Houston, Texas. -- Moon on Breakfast, Date: "12/06/68": A man announces plans to provide breakfast plans to children at the Houston Independent School District. --...
Sakowitz, Robert, 1938-;
Sakowitz Department Store -- History;
Family-owned business enterprises -- Texas -- History;
Robert Sakowitz talks about his family business in Houston, the Sakowitz stores; about the city of Houston at the time the stores were established and developed; and the personalities he met while doing business.
Jamail, Joseph D., 1925- ;
Lawyers -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews; Lawyers -- Texas -- Houston -- Biography; Houston (Tex.) -- History -- Anecdotes; Oral histories
Joseph "Joe" Jamail talks about growing up in Houston in the 1930s and his career as one of the top lawyers in America. He is considered one of the wealthiest lawyers in the nation and is often referred to as the King of Torts. Joe has given...
Jail Break, Date: "08/20/65": Footage of empty cell in Harris County Jail, a pried-up piece of wall, and a broken lock; interview with a man who describes how 19 inmates attempted to escape with hacksaws and a homemade ice pick. -- Annuac Plane...