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    • Yeung, Giselle

    • Yeung, Giselle--Interviews ;
      Houston (Tex.) ;
      Moving (Household) ;
      Hong Kong (China) ;
      Oral histories
    • Giselle Yeung discusses growing up in Houston, Texas, her parents being from Hong Kong, and what makes Houston feels like home. This interview was done in collaboration with the Asia Society Texas Center during Ancestor Quest - Oral History Project...
    • Asia Society Texas Center
    • Wulfe, Ed

    • Wulfe, Ed--Interviews; Real Estate developers--Houston (Tex.)--Interviews; Real Estate business--Houston (Tex.)
    • Ed Wulfe discusses his career in the Real Estate business. His aim was to revitalize the neighborhoods and communities in Houston. Starting his own firm Wulfe & Co. in 1985, he developed the Gulgate Center, Meyerland Plaza and many other Malls. Ed...
    • Houston Oral History Project: a great history voices its past.
    • Welch, Louie

    • Welch, Louie--Interviews ;
      Mayors--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      City council members--Texas--Houston ;
      Holcombe, Oscar, 1888-1968 ;
      Cutrer, Lewis Wesley ;
      Oral histories
    • In this interview from 1975, Louie Welch discusses his history as a politician in Houston. He began his career as a council member and served under Mayors Oscar Holcombe and Lewis Cutrer. Welch was then elected as Mayor to the City of Houston first...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Walker, Sarah

    • Walker, Sarah--Interviews ;
      Austin (Tex.) ;
      Houston (Tex.) ;
      Moving (Household) ;
      Oral histories
    • Sarah Walker discusses moving from Austin, Texas to Houston and the differences and similarities between the two. This interview was done in collaboration with the Asia Society Texas Center during Ancestor Quest - Oral History Project event held on...
    • Asia Society Texas Center
    • Tran, Jamie

    • Tran, Jamie--Interviews ;
      Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam) ;
      Vietnam War, 1961-1975 ;
      Houston (Tex.) ;
      Emigration and Immigration ;
      Oral histories
    • Jamie Tran was born in Saigon, Vietnam and discusses coming to Texas to escape the war in Vietnam and acclimating to the culture. This interview was done in collaboration with the Asia Society Texas Center during Ancestor Quest - Oral History...
    • Asia Society Texas Center
    • Takayama, Mark

    • Takayama, Mark--Interviews ;
      Ageo-shi (Japan) ;
      Houston (Tex.) ;
      Emigration and Immigration ;
      Oral histories
    • Mark Takayama discusses moving to Texas from Ageo, Japan and being a first generation immigrant. He also discusses the diversity of Houston, Texas. This interview was done in collaboration with the Asia Society Texas Center during Ancestor Quest -...
    • Asia Society Texas Center
    • Smith, Ed

    • Smith, Ed.-- Interviews; Foley's (Firm)
    • Ed Smith discusses his career and his fondest memories with Foley's. He started with Foley's as Manager of Credit promotion, and gradually rose to the rank of Vice-President of Public Relations, Special events and Community Affairs and Visitor...
    • Houston Oral History Project: a great city voices its past.
    • Sarofim, Louisa Stude

    • Sarofim, Louisa Stude--Interviews ;
      Oral histories
    • Louisa Stude Sarofim discusses her long-time efforts as a philanthropist for various arts organizations in Houston. She was involved with the creation of the Houston Ballet and helped its Foundation to receive a major grant from the Ford Foundation...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Sanchez, Aldo

    • Sanchez, Aldo--Interviews ;
      Border crossing--Mexico ;
      Border crossing--United States ;
      Emigration and immigration ;
      Houston Tex. ;
      Ciudad Juarez (Mexico) ;
      Citizenship ;
      Moving (Household) ;
      Oral...
    • Aldo Sanchez discusses growing up in a border town, the differences between El Paso and Ciudad Juarez, Mexico and moving to Houston. This interview was done in collaboration with the Asia Society Texas Center during Ancestor Quest - Oral History...
    • Asia Society Texas Center
    • Peavey, Doris

    • Peavey, Doris--Interviews ; African American students ; Gregory School (Houston, Tex.)--Alumni and alumnus ; Jack Yates High School (Houston, Tex.) ; Hampton University (Va.) ; Texas Southern University ; Fourth Ward (Houston, Tex.) ; Motion...
    • Mrs. Doris Peavey is a native Houstonian who is an alumna of The Gregory School, Jack Yates High School (1941) and Hampton University (1945). She discusses the Fourth Ward community, activities at The Gregory School such as the May Fait, Houston...
    • Gregory School Oral Histories
    • Parra, Melissa

    • Parra, Melissa--Interviews ;
      Houston (Tex.) ;
      Emigration and immigration ;
      Moving (Household) ;
      Oral histories
    • Melissa Parra discusses moving to Houston from Los Angeles with her family at a young age. She also discusses being engulfed in the diversity of her neighborhood. This interview was done in collaboration with the Asia Society Texas Center during...
    • Asia Society Texas Center
    • Osowski, Edward J.

    • Osowski, Edward J.--Interviews ;
      Librarians--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      Oral histories
    • Edward J. Osowski was a Project Director at the Houston Public Library beginning in 1976. He discusses how he first managed a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) grant working with academic libraries in compiling bibliographies and reading...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Olshan, Helen B

    • Olshan, Helen B.--Interviews ;
      Immanuel Olshan ;
      Construction industry--Interviews ;
      Olshan (Houston, Tex.) ;
      Texas Music Festival ;
      Oral histories
    • Helen B. Olshan was the second wife of Immanuel Olshan, founder of the well-known local demolition, construction, and foundation repair business in Houston. Mrs. Olshan was a teacher for 38 years in New Jersey and was friends with the Olshans...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Northcutt, Frances "Poppy"

    • Northcutt Frances Miriam (Poppy), 1943-; Feminists -- United States -- Interviews; Feminism -- Texas -- History -- Anecdotes; United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration; Apollo 8 (Spacecraft); Women rights -- Texas; Oral histories
    • Frances "Poppy" Northcutt is interviewed by Suzanne Mascola. Frances discusses her career working for a NASA contractor, the Apollo 8, NASA, her work as a women's rights advocate; and her career as a lawyer.
    • Houston Oral History Project : a great city voices its past.
    • Nold, Bishop Wendelin

    • Nold, Bishop Wendelin--Interviews ;
      Catholic Church--Bishops--Texas--Interviews ;
      Dioceses--Galveston-Houston ;
      Church and social problems--Catholic Church--Interviews ;
      Segregation--Catholic Church--Interviews ;
      Oral...
    • Bishop Wendelin Nold grew up in Texas and went to Rome to study theology from 1921 to 1925. He was appointed the Bishop of the Diocese of Galveston-Houston. He built 47 parishes, 14 missions, besides seminary and other institutions. He served under...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Miller, Rob

    • Miller, Rob--Interviews ;
      Texaco Oil AB ;
      Chicago (Ill.) ;
      Houston (Tex.) ;
      Oral histories
    • Rob Miller was born in Chicago, Illinois and discusses moving to Houston, Texas for his father's work with Texaco Oil Company and living in Houston for the past 30 years. This interview was done in collaboration with the Asia Society Texas Center...
    • Asia Society Texas Center
    • Millburn, Ruth

    • Millburn, Ruth--Interviews ;
      Feminists--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      Women's Political Caucus in Harris County ;
      National Organization for Women ;
      Oral histories
    • Ruth Millburn was active in feminist and women's politics in Houston in the 1970s. She was involved first with the National Organization for Women (NOW) and later the City Charter Priorities Committee and the Women's Political Caucus in which she...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • McAshan, S. M.

    • McAshan, S. M. Jr.--Interviews ;
      Businessmen--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      Anderson, Clayton & Co. ;
      Clayton, Will, 1880-1966 ;
      Oral histories
    • Businessman S. M. McAshan Jr., was born 1905 in Houston, Texas. His career with the cotton company, Anderson, Clayton and Company, started in 1927 when he worked as a checker in the classing room. He was the son-in-law of co-founder William...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Martin, William

    • Martin, William C. (William Curtis), 1937- ;
      Sociologists--Texas--Houston ;
      Oral histories ; Country music--History and criticism ;
      Country music--Religious aspects ;
      Tubb, Ernest, 1914-1984 ;
      Tubb, Justin ;
    • William Martin discusses a few of the major themes present in country music including religion, love, work, and the virtues of small town life. Martin also plays clips from some well known country artists as examples during this lecture.
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Pioneer Women in Texas

    • Maresh files
    • This document discusses the textile arts of pioneer women in Texas. It also describes some of the homes built in the pioneer period.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Maresh WPA Files, MSS1470

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