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    • Smith, Gerald

    • Smith, Gerald--Interviews ; African American bankers--Texas--Houston ; Investment bankers ; Minority business enterprises--Texas--Houston ; Oral histories
    • Native Houstonian Gerald Smith discusses how he grew up to be chairman, CEO and co-founder of Smith, Graham & Co. Investment Advisors -- one of the nation's largest minority owned institutional investment managers.
    • Gregory School Oral Histories
    • Fitch's Florist

    • Fitch's Florist
    • Fitch's Florist shop.
    • MSS0006 Willie Lee Gay Collection
    • Fitch's Florist

    • Fitch's Florist
    • 1507 Dowling Street, Houston, Texas.
    • MSS0006 Willie Lee Gay Collection
    • Mrs. Pearl Fitch

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    • Mrs. Pearl Fitch, Fitch Florist.
    • MSS0006 Willie Lee Gay Collection
    • Mrs. Pearl Fitch

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    • 2900 Blodgett, Houston, Texas.
    • MSS0006 Willie Lee Gay Collection
    • Fitch's Flower Shop

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    • Store window for Fitch's Flower Shop.
    • MSS0006 Willie Lee Gay Collection
    • Mrs. Pearl Fitch

    • Fitch's Florist
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    • MSS0006 Willie Lee Gay Collection
    • Louise Martin

    • photographers
    • Photographer Louise Martin, who had a studio on Wichita Street in the 3rd Ward. Martin was born in Brenham, Texas on January 9, 1914.
    • MSS0006 Willie Lee Gay Collection
    • Sam, DeAndre

    • Sam, DeAndre--Interviews ; African American businesspeople ; Minority business enterprises--Texas--Houston ; Oral histories.
    • Second generation owner of Houston's oldest African American owned storage and moving business discusses the history of A Rocket Moving and Storage.
    • Gregory School Oral Histories
    • Cavitt, O'Neta

    • Cavitt, O'Neta, 1914 --Interviews ; African American teachers ; African American librarians ; Houston College for Negroes ; Paul Quinn College ; Prairie View University ; Prairie View A & M University--Alumni and alumnae ; Sigma Gamma Rho...
    • Mrs. O'Neta "Pink" Cavitt discusses growing up in Houston and serving 29 years as a teacher and librarian in both the Aldine and Houston Independent School Districts. She also was the owner of Neta's Hat Shop and Accessories located in The Pilgrim...
    • Gregory School Oral Histories
    • Chase, Anthony

    • Chase, Anthony--Interviews ; African American businesspeople ; Minority business enterprises--Texas--Houston ; Oral histories
    • Entrepreneur and businessman discusses his life, career path and business ventures.
    • Gregory School Oral Histories
    • Campbell, Tammie

    • Campbell, Tammie--Interviews; African American businesspeople ; Minority business enterprises--Texas--Houston ; Oral histories.
    • Mrs. Tammie Campbell discussess the inspiration behind her foundation -- Honey Brown Hope -- along with the numerous deeds and activities the foundation is involved in within the Houston community and beyond.
    • Gregory School Oral Histories
    • Cerda, Efran "Frank"

    • Cerda, Efran--Interviews ;
      Mexican Americans--Texas ;
      United States--Army ;
      World War, 1939-1945--Veterans ;
      Mexican American business enterprises--Texas--Houston ;
      Barbers ;
      Oral histories
    • Efran "Frank" Cerda discusses his childhood in Lovelady and Seven Oaks, Texas. Soon after moving to Houston as a teenager, Cerda was drafted into the United States Army and served during the reconstruction of Germany. After the war Cerda owned and...
    • Latino and Latina Veterans of World War II
    • Garza, Lorenzo

    • Garza, Lorenzo--Interviews ;
      Mexican Americans ;
      Mexican American business enterprises--Texas--Houston ;
      Mexican American musicians ;
      Oral histories
    • Lorenzo Garza moved to Houston from Matamoros, Mexico in 1922 and settled in the Magnolia Park neighborhood. He worked as a barber but also played in a band, the Rancheros, with his brother and two other friends from the neighborhood. The Rancheros...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Garza, Lorenzo

    • Garza, Lorenzo--Interviews ;
      Mexican Americans ;
      Mexican American business enterprises--Texas--Houston ;
      Mexican American musicians ;
      Oral histories
    • In this follow-up interview, Lorenzo Garza continues discussing his occupation as a barber in the Magnolia Park neighborhood of Houston and playing in his band, the Rancheros, at night. Garza also reminisces about the businesses he owned and...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Sakowitz, Robert

    • Sakowitz, Robert, 1938- ;
      Businessmen--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      Retail trade--Texas--Houston ;
      Sakowitz Department Store--History ;
      Family-owned business enterprises--Texas--History ;
      Oral histories
    • In this interview, Robert Sakowitz discusses how his family came from Ukraine and started a haberdashery business in Galveston. After the hurricane in 1915, they moved the business to Houston. In 1929, they moved to the new Gulf building, thanks to...
    • Houston Oral History Project
    • Houston 1873 birdseye map

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    • Shows birdseye view drawing of Houston in 1873. Title from printed inscription. Includes drawing of City Hall in inset, Buffalo Bayou, railways, streets, roads, and numbered reference tables.
    • Maps Collection
    • Houston city directory for 1884-85

    • Houston City Directories
    • Subtitle: Containing the present state, county and city governments; a complete list of all county officials, post offices and money order offices in Texas; also, an index of societies, associations, churches, corporations, educational institutes;...
    • Houston City Directories

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