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    • Johnson, Harvey

    • Johnson, Harvey-- Interviews ; African American painters--Texas--Houston--Interviews ; Texas Southern University ; African American college teachers ; Oral histories
    • "Poet" Harvey Johnson discusses how different scenarios throughout his life have translated into his art.
    • Gregory School Oral Histories
    • Johnson, Cora

    • Johnson, Cora--Interviews ; African American neighborhoods--Texas--Houston ; African American philanthropists ; Oral histories.
    • Active community leader Cora Johnson discusses her life and community work including awards received and a park named after her.
    • Gregory School Oral Histories
    • Rattler, Noah

    • Rattler, Noah--Interviews ; Homeless persons--Services for--United States ; Homelessness ; African American philanthropists ; African
    • Activist, humanitarian, and author Noah Rattler discusses his monumental walk from Houston, Texas to Los Angeles, CA to raise awareness of homeless in America.
    • Gregory School Oral Histories
    • Woods, Allie

    • Woods, Allie--Interviews ; African American actors ; Oral histories
    • Actor Allie Woods discusses his passion and career in acting from stage plays to major motion pictures.
    • Gregory School Oral Histories
    • Nichols, Nichelle

    • Nichols, Nichelle--Interviews ; African American actresses--Interviews ; Nichols, Nichelle ; Star trek ; Oral histories
    • Actress Nichelle Nichols discusses her career in acting as well as her iconic groundbreaking role in the popular sci-fi series Star Trek.
    • Gregory School Oral Histories
    • Taylor, Almatha

    • Taylor, Almatha--Interviews ; African American educators ; Galena Park Independent School District ; Segregation--Texas--Houston--1960-1970 ; San Jacinto College ; School integration ; African American musicians--Texas--Houston ; African American...
    • Almatha Clark Taylor discusses her work as a church music director and her careers in the world of fashion and education in Houston. Taylor became the first African American and the first woman elected to the Galena Park School ISD Board.
    • Gregory School Oral Histories
    • Nichols, Darian Ward

    • Nichols, Darian Ward--Interviews ; African American authors ; Man-woman relationships ; Oral histories.
    • Author and native Houstonian Darian Ward Nichols discusses the inspiration for her book "How to Catch a Mate‚Ķwith the Right Bait" and her views on relationships.
    • Gregory School Oral Histories
    • Wilder, Elizabeth

    • Wilder, Elizabeth--Interviews ; Fourth Ward (Houston, Tex.) ; Texas--Houston--History ; Oral histories
    • Born in 1914, Mrs. Wilder discusses life and growing up in Fourth Ward.
    • Gregory School Oral Histories
    • Johnson, Conrad and Ronald

    • Johnson, Conrad (Jr.)--Interviews ; Johnson, Ronald--Interviews ; African American musicians ; African American musicians--Texas--Houston ; African American jazz musicians--Texas--Houston ; Kashmere Stage Band ; Oral histories
    • Brothers Conrad and Ronald Johnson discuss their father--jazz musician Conrad "Prof" Johnson--his life and his musicianship.
    • Gregory School Oral Histories
    • Wells Jr., Cameron

    • Wells, Cameron Jr., 1930--Interviews; Boy Scouts--Texas--Prairie View; African American teachers--Texas--Houston--Interviews; Oral histories
    • Cameron Wells Jr., a retired Army colonel and former teacher at HISD and Gregory School talks about growing up on Praire View A&M University campus and participating as a member of the newly created Boy Scout troop on campus.
    • Gregory School Oral Histories
    • Stewart, Carrington [and] Eddie Burrell

    • Burrell, Eddie--Interviews ; Stewart, Carrington--Interviews ; United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration ; Oral histories
    • Carrington Stewart and Eddie Burrell discuss training and working at NASA.
    • Gregory School Oral Histories
    • Jenkins, Kathryn

    • Jenkins, Kathryn--Interviews ; African Americans ; African Americans--Texas--20th century ; Oral histories
    • Centenarian Kathryn Jenkins recalls growing up and working in Houston, TX. Recorded at the WALLIP Senior Residence Center.
    • Gregory School Oral Histories
    • Wood, Virgil

    • Wood, Virgil--Interviews ; African American political activists -- History--20th century ; African American preaching ; Civil Rights--United States--History--20th century ; Southern Christian Leadership Conference
    • Church leader, educator, civil rights activist and author Dr. Virgil A. Wood discusses his life and involvement in the Civil Rights movement alongside Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
    • Gregory School Oral Histories
    • Walker, May

    • Walker, May--Interviews ; Policewomen--Texas--Houston ; African American police--Texas--Houston ; Harris County (Tex.) [also has a book titled The History of the Black Police Officers in the Houston Police Department 1878-1988]
    • Constable Walker discusses her journey to becoming the first female and first African American female Constable in Harris County as well as the state of Texas.
    • Gregory School Oral Histories
    • Castleberry, Debra

    • Castleberry, Debra--Interviews ; Gregory School (Houston, Tex.)--People--1950-1960 ; African American students--Texas--Houston--20th century ; African American teachers and the community ; Oral histories.
    • Debra Castleberry, daughter of former Gregory teacher and oral history participant Ernestine Mitchell, discusses attending Gregory and Turner elementary school, racism during segregation and developing a career in education like her mother.
    • Gregory School Oral Histories
    • Fisher, Margaret Ford

    • Fisher, Margaret Ford--Interviews ; African American educators ; Houston Community College System ; African American college presidents ; College presidents--Texas--Interviews ; Women college presidents--Texas--Interviews ; Oral histories.
    • Dr. Margaret Ford Fisher, President of Houston Community College-Northwest College, discusses her career and passion for education and leadership.
    • Gregory School Oral Histories
    • Galloway, Robert

    • Galloway, Robert--Interviews ; African American physicians ; Museums--Texas--Houston ; Southern States--Description and travel--History ; Migration and diversity ; Oral histories
    • Dr. Robert Galloway discusses his childhood summers in Brookshire, TX, his career path in internal medicine, and his passion for the arts which led to his founding of the African American Heritage Museum of Houston.
    • Gregory School Oral Histories
    • Sloan, Sonya

    • Sloan, Sonya--Interviews ; African American surgeons ; African American women surgeons ; Texas Tech University ; Baylor College of Medicine ; Racism--1990-2000 ; Racism 2000-2010 ; Race relations ; African American businesspeople ; University of...
    • Dr. Sonya Sloan discusses the accomplishments and difficulties of being the first African American homecoming queen of Texas Tech University and the first African American female surgical resident at Baylor College of Medicine along with her...
    • Gregory School Oral Histories
    • Lott, Thaddeus

    • Lott, Thaddeus--Interviews ; African American educator ; Houston Independent School District (Tex.) ; African American elementary schools ; Segregation--Texas--Houston--1970-1980 ; Houston Independent School District (Tex.). Board of Education ;...
    • Dr. Thaddeus Lott discuss his career as an educator and his journey to making a low performing school -- Wesley Elementary School -- in an institution with a 100% passing rate in Houston, Texas.
    • 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

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