Former Roman Catholic Archbishop, Joseph Fiorenza is interviewed by David Goldstein. He answers questions about his education, the early years of his career, the Houston Catholic population, and the mission of the Catholic church in Houston.
Noriega, Richard Joel "Rick";
Texas--Politics and government;
Houston (Tex.)--Politics and government;
Richard Joel "Nick" Noriega was first elected to the Texas House of Representatives in 1998. Since then he has served 5 terms in this capacity. During hurricane Katrina Mayor Bill White requested his help to oversee the evacuee shelter operations...
Hispanic American scholars--Texas--Houston--Interviews;
Minority college teachers--Texas--Houston--Interviews;
American literature--Hispanic American authors--Publishing;
Hispanic American literature (Spanish);
Dr. Nicolás Kanellos, a scholar whose expertise is the literature of the Hispanics in the United States, talks about the contributions of this minority group in all aspects of cultural life; his career as a scholar, college professor, and...
Streit, Yvonne -- Interviews;
People with disabilites -- Rehabilitation;
Yvonne Streit, a native Houstonian, graduated in Education from SMU and started teaching. Born from the despair of her deeply disabled daughter, she relied on her faith-driven resolve to assist the disabled adults and young children. She used a...
Manchester and Houston Waterways ; Canal construction and progress ; The preliminary steps ; The environing cost ; American cargoes ; Private corporation improvements ; Total millions of cost ; First steamer from America
Ship Channel bond election results - Historical Sketch ; Tonnage on the Ship Channel ; Millions being invested in new buildings ; Citrus fruits take gold and silver prizes ; Texas Frisco headquarters remove to Houston ; Official statistics of...
This folder contains documents related to the city of Orange, Texas. Included in the contents is a history of the city and information about local industry, government, clubs, schools, and points of interest.
These documents discuss the history of Liberty county and how the events that occurred there helped the state of Texas to gain its independence from Mexico. The documents begin: "Little has been told of the early history of Liberty County and of...