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    • Garrett, James V.

    • Garrett, James V.--Interviews ;
      Public prosecutors--Texas--Harris County--Houston ;
      Lawyers--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      Oral histories
    • James V. Garrett, originally from Atlanta, Texas, was an assistant district attorney and prosecutor in Houston, Harris County, Texas. Garrett shares his experiences in law school, his reflections on his time in the District Attorney's office, and...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Jefferson, Andrew

    • Jefferson, Andrew L.,1934---Interviews ;
      African American Judges--Texas--Harris County--Interviews ;
      Attorneys, General ;
      Oral histories
    • Judge Andrew Jefferson details his education and accomplishments in this oral history from 1974. Judge Jefferson attended Law School at the University of Texas at Austin from 1956-1959, after attaining an undergraduate degree at Texas Southern...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Funeral procession longest in history of city; Rites brief

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    • Houston Defender article titled, "Funeral procession longest in history of city; Rites brief," details the last rites and funeral procession for C. F. Richardson, Sr. The article is in two parts. A second tribute, "A giant oak of the forest falls,"...
    • MSS1457 C.F. Richardson Sr. Papers
    • Proclamation : The Houston Defender Day.

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    • The Houston Defender Day City of Houston Proclamation from Mayor Bill White, October 12,2006. From the Richardson Family Personal Collection.
    • MSS1457 C.F. Richardson Sr. Papers
    • Letter from James V. Allred to C.F. Richardson, Sr., October 13, 1938

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    • Letter from Governor James V. Allred to C. F. Richardson, Sr., thanking Richardson for sending him a marked copy of the October 1, 1938 issue of The Houston Defender, and for the nice compliment the editor paid the governor in the editorial on...
    • MSS1457 C.F. Richardson Sr. Papers
    • Letter from C. F. Richardson, Sr. to  James V. Alfred, August 12, 1938

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    • Letter from C. F. Richardson, dated August 12, 1938, to Governor James V. Allred requesting an advance copy of the governor's speech on August 17th at the National Negro Business League meeting in Houston, Texas. Richardson advised the governor...
    • MSS1457 C.F. Richardson Sr. Papers
    • Richardson Jr., Cliff

    • Richardson, Clifton F. Sr., 1uuu-1939--Interviews ;
      Richardson, Clifton F. Jr., 1910- ;
      African Americans in the newspaper industry--Texas--Houston ;
      African American publishers--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      Houston defender...
    • Cliff Richardson, the publisher of the Houston Defender -an African American newspaper published in Houston since 1930- talks about his father, who was also a newspaper publisher; the newspaper industry; and race relations in Houston.
    • HMRC Oral History Interviews
    • 
Letter from L. A. Nixon to C. F. Richardson, Sr., April 5, 1935

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    • Letter from L. A. Nixon to C. F. Richardson, Sr. regarding his previous letter to the Houston Defender, urging them to inform East Texans of the role that the NAACP played in two favorable Supreme Court decisions concerning the Texas Democratic...
    • MSS1457 C.F. Richardson Sr. Papers
    • Letter from C. F. Richardson, Sr. to Charles Houston, October 16, 1937

    • NAACP
    • Letter from C. F. Richardson, Sr. to Charles Houston, Special Counsel NAACP, regarding a proposed scholarship aid bill that Richardson and others are working on getting presented to the Texas legislature. The NAACP chapters in Dallas, San Antonio,...
    • MSS1457 C.F. Richardson Sr. Papers
    • Letter from the National NAACP to C. F. Richardson, Sr., June 15, 1937

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    • Letter from Juanita E. Jackson, Special Assistant to the Secretary, to C. F. Richardson, Sr., asking Richardson to send her copies of The Houston Defender to her home address. Jackson also reminds Richardson to make sure that the youth branch of...
    • MSS1457 C.F. Richardson Sr. Papers
    • Jiles, Sonceria Messiah

    • Jiles, Sonceria Messiah--Interviews ; African American newspapers ; African American newspapers--Texas--Houston--History ; African American businesspeople ; Oral histories.
    • Sonceria "Sonny" Messiah Jiles discusses growing up on the outskirts of Houston and her current role as CEO and Publisher of the Defender Media Group which produces one of Houston's most popular African American newspapers, the Defender.
    • Gregory School Oral Histories
    • Letter from NAACP Special Counsel to C.F. Richardson,Sr., October 8, 1937

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    • Letter from NAACP Special Counsel, dated October 8, 1937, to C. F. Richardson with acknowledgment and thanks for the marked copy of the October 2nd issue of the Houston Defender. The NAACP Counsel also asks that he be kept advised of the progress...
    • MSS1457 C.F. Richardson Sr. Papers
    • Youth council picks officers

    • NAACP
    • Article from the Houston Defender about the Houston NAACP Youth Council Officer elections. C. F. Richardson, Sr., conducted the election. Also includes a Houston Monitor article about the Houston Chamber of Commerce membership drive and "Bronze...
    • MSS1457 C.F. Richardson Sr. Papers
    • Leon A. Richardson, Sr., and Frances S. Richardson at NNPA banquet, 1991

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    • Leon A. Richardson, Sr., Frances S. Richardson and Sonny Messiah-Jiles (Publisher of The Houston Defender) at the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) Award Banquet in March 1991. Leon and Frances Richardson were guests of Sonny...
    • MSS1457 C.F. Richardson Sr. Papers

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