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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
    • 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
    • Watson, Bob

    • Watson, Bob--Interviews ; Astrodome (Houston, Tex.) ; Stadiums--Texas--Houston--1960-1970 ; Oral histories.
    • Bob Watson made his Major League Baseball debut with the Houston Astros and played with the team from 1966 until 1979. Watson describes the experience of playing baseball inside the Astrodome and figuring out the best way to bat in the stadium. He...
    • Astrodome Memories
    • Jones, Charles F.

    • Water pollution--Texas--Houston ;
      Humble Oil and Refining Company (Incorporated in Tex.) ;
      Oral histories ;
      Jones, Charles F., -1991--Interviews ;
      Houston Symphony Orchestra ;
      Executives--Texas--Houston ;
    • Dr. Charles F. Jones received his doctorate in physical chemistry in 1937 and started working with the Humble Oil and Refining Company as a junior engineer. The first 10 years there he held technical positions; during his 35 years with Humble, he...
    • 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
    • Silva, Jose

    • Silva, Joe--Interviews ;
      Mexican Americans--Texas ;
      Migrant labor--Texas ;
      World War, 1939-1945--Veterans ;< br />United States--Army ;
      Oral histories
    • Jose Silva discusses growing up in Brownsville, Texas and Houston. Between the ages of eight and thirteen years Silva labored as a migrant work with his father on farms across Texas. Silva joined the United States Army at age 16 and recalls his...
    • Latino and Latina Veterans of World War II
    • 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) ;
    • 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
    • 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 ;
    • 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
    • Moreno, Vincent

    • Moreno, Vincent--Interviews ; Railroads ; Mexican Americans ; World War, 1939-1945 ; Veterans ; Oral histories
    • Vincent Moreno discusses growing up in downtown Houston near Houston Avenue and his experience during World War II. He describes his military training as a longshoreman and his experience in India. Moreno volunteered for one of the most dangerous...
    • Latino and Latina Veterans of World War II
    • 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


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