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    • 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
    • Streit, Yvonne

    • Streit, Yvonne -- Interviews; People with disabilites -- Rehabilitation; Brookshire (Tex.)
    • 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...
    • Houston Oral History Project
    • Runway number 6 in shipyard

    • Shipyards--Texas--Houston ; Warships ; Shipbuilding--Texas--Houston ; Shipbuilding--Equipment and Supplies ; Ships ; Gantry cranes ; Cranes, derricks, etc ; Ships--Welding
    • View looking West from top of Gantry Crane on craneway number 6 between shipways number 5 and number 6. Hulls 1 and 2 shown from left to right, on shipways 6 and 5. Fabricated items along craneway in center of picture. Substation number 7 at right...
    • RG0600 Houston Shipbuilding Corporation Photographs
    • 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
    • Robert Sakowitz talks about his family business in Houston, the Sakowitz stores; about the city of Houston at the time the stores were established and developed; and the personalities he met while doing business.
    • Houston Oral History Project
    • Orta, Carmen

    • Orta, Carmen; Hispanic American businesswomen --Interviews; Houston (Tex.) --Race relations; Oral histories
    • In 1995 Hispanic businesswoman and social activist Carmen Orta was appointed by President Bill Clinton as a delegate to the White House Conference on Small Business. In this interview she talks about her family, the events that shaped her life,...
    • Houston Oral History Project
    • McLane, Drayton

    • McLane, Drayton (1936-)-- Interviews; Entrepreneurs -- Houston -- Texas --Interviews; Houston Astros (Baseball team)
    • Born in Cameron, Texas, Drayton McLane Jr., followed his father's footsteps in learning various aspects of the wholesale grocery business. Having an MBA in marketing, he moved into management and became the CEO and Chairman of the McLane Company in...
    • Houston Oral History Project
    • Long, David

    • Long, David--Interviews ;
      Astrodome (Houston, Tex.) ;
      Stadiums--Texas--Houston--1960-1970 ;
      Oral histories
    • David Long discusses his memories of opening night at the Astrodome along with seeing Mickey Mantle hit the first homerun.
    • Astrodome Memories
    • Lack, Abe

    • Lack, Abe--Interviews ;
      Businessmen--Texas -Houston--Interviews ;
      Lack's Wholesalers ;
      Oral histories ;
      Small business--Texas--Houston ;
    • Abe Lack, a Latvian immigrant, came to the United States in 1910. He and his family eventually settled in Tulsa, Oklahoma, by 1914. His early business ventures included a grocery store and an auto supply store. After a brief period in Florida real...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • KHOU-TV Film Box 6703, Reel 16 : footage from December, 1967

    • Mauser, Date: "12/19/67": Interview with Houston Police Officer L. Mouser. -- Mouser Trail, Date: "10/05/67": Footage of trial of Houston Police Officer L. Mouser, who also appears in the "Mauser" clip listed above. -- Shoplifting, Date:...
    • RGD033 KHOU-TV Film Collection
    • KHOU-TV Film Box 6904, Reel 26 : footage from October to November, 1969

    • -- Warhol Date: "10/29/69"; (00:39); color, no sound; Footage of the installation of the Raid the Icebox show at the Rice University Institute for the Fine Arts. Andy Warhol originally curated the show at the Rhode Island School of Design. The de...
    • RGD033 KHOU-TV Film Collection
    • KHOU-TV Film Box 6902, Reel 1 : footage from March to April, 1969

    • Dock Workers Ratify, Date: "04/03/69": A full parking lot and a room crowded with men; a short scene with two men at the head of the room, followed by footage of the men filing out of the room. -- Hotel-Motel Men, Date: "03/31/69": Footage of...
    • RGD033 KHOU-TV Film Collection
    • KHOU-TV Film Box 6501, Reel 9 : footage from July to August, 1965

    • Delarch Killer, Date: "07/06/65": An interview with Donald David, the man accused of killing a cop, explaining his whereabouts before being captured; Mr. David indicates that his life had been threatened by one of the police officers. Related to...
    • RGD033 KHOU-TV Film Collection
    • KHOU-TV Film Box 6501, Reel 22 : footage from November, 1965

    • Elliot, Date: "11/02/65": Bill Elliot talks about Harris County tax rates and reducing taxes going to the state. -- Cadwalder, Date: "11/03/65": Footage of cars with parking tickets, parking meters, and a police officer dusting a car for...
    • RGD033 KHOU-TV Film Collection
    • Jefferson, Andrew

    • Jefferson, Andrew L.,1934---Interviews ;
      African American Judges--Texas--Harris County--Interviews ;
      Attorneys, General ;
      Oral histories
    • Judge Andrew Jefferson details his education and accomplishments in this oral history from 1974. Judge Jefferson attended Law School at the University of Texas at Austin from 1956-1959, after attaining an undergraduate degree at Texas Southern...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Front bedroom of a house at 918 Bagby, Houston, Texas.

    • The front bedroom has a decorative headboard to the bed with a matching wooden cupboard. The top of the cupboard is adorned with several porcelain or ceramic items and a flower vase. On top of the cupboard is a painting. The bedroom has floral...
    • MSS0248 Domestic Architecture of Harris Co. 1824-1914 / Junior League Collection
    • Holcombe, Oscar

    • Holcombe, Oscar, 1888-1968--Interviews ;
      Mayors--Texas--Houston ;
      Mayors--Election ;
      Radio addresses, debates, etc. ;
      Thomas, Albert, 1898-1966 ;
      Oral histories
    • A collection of radio addresses from Mayor Oscar Holcombe. Mayor Holcombe gave some of these radio addresses in 1940 during his re-election campaign. He spoke about the achievements of the Holcombe Administration and the proposed projects...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Hershey, Terry

    • Hershey, Terry -- Interviews; Environmentalists -- Texas -- Interviews; Nature conservation.
    • Born in Fort Worth, Texas, Terry Hershey's interest in the environment contributed to making her an advocate for the conservation of nature. Her venture into the parks and recreation field, fighting against destroying vegetation,led her to raise...
    • Houston Oral History Project


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