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,...
Fraga, Félix, 1929- ;
Hispanic American social workers -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews;
Mexican American politicians -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews;
Ripley House (Houston, Tex.);
Houston (Tex.) -- Race relations;
Houston (Tex.) -- History --...
Félix Fraga discusses his life as a Hispanic growing up in Houston; race relations; his work as a social worker; and his long career at Ripley House, a recreational, educational and health center in Houston founded in 1940.
Glassell, Alfred C. (Alfred Curry), 1914-2008;
Alfred Glassell, the founder of Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Corp -the first gas transmission system from Texas to New York- and founder of the Glassell School of Art, talks about his life in the military during World War II, and his...
The passion for sports writing was imbibed in Mickey Herskowitz from an early age. Growing up in Houston, he started writing for the Houston Post when he was only 14 years old. When the Chronicle purchased The Post, he started writing for the...
African American school administrators -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews;
Houston Independent School District;
Wheatly High School -- Houston (Tex.);
Bellaire High School -- Houston (Tex.);
Howard Jefferson, civil rights activist, former HISD administrator, talks about the public school system and race relations in Houston.
Davy Crockett Letter, Date: "03/23/69": Footage from William Simpson, Esq. Antiques of a man speaking from a lectern to a small audience followed by a clip of a young man holding up a letter signed by Davy Crockett. -- Beauty Queen, Date:...
Journalism--Texas--Houston ; KHOU-TV (Television station : Houston, Tex.) ; Houston (Tex.)--Press coverage ; Cummings, Russell B.--Press coverage ; Beaches--Texas--Press coverage ; Dietrich, Marlene--Press coverage ; Ellington Air Force Base...
Russel Cummings on Galv. Lawsuites, Date: "07/29/69": Texas State Representative Russell B. Cummings discusses violations of the open beaches law prohibiting structures on the beaches, as well as a bill that was vetoed that would have restricted...
Taxi Driver Complains, Date: "08/28/69": Spokesman for cab drivers states that they are at a disadvantage compared to limousine drivers because they are not able to solicit trips and the public needs more awareness of taxi cab services. -- H...