Businessmen Welcome Wilson has served as Assistant Director of Civil Defense for the city of Houston; assistant to former Mayor Roy Hofheinz; State Director for the Defense Mobilization headquarters in Denton, Texas; and real estate and financial...
Weiner, Freida--Interviews ; Jewish women ; Jewish community centers ; Galveston (Tex.) ; Oral histories
Frieda Wiener was born in Kiev in 1890 and immigrated to Detroit, Michigan around 1911. She came to Houston in 1915 and settled with her family in Galveston in 1921. She speaks about the difficulties of making a living in Galveston’s small Jewish...
View looking northwest from top of gantry crane number 6 between shipways 5 and 6. Shipways 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5, with hulls 6, 5, 4, 3, and 2 from right to left, in center. Stiff leg derrick and revolving gantry crane along outfitting pier in center...
View looking due North from top of Gantry Crane on runway number 6 between shipways 5 and 6. Hulls 3, 4, 5, and 6 from left to right on shipways 4, 3, 2, and 1 across background of picture. Assembly work in progress on new welding slabs in...
Born in Houston, Peter Roussel followed his parents' footsteps in becoming a journalist. He worked as a Press spokeman for several Presidents and Secretary of State. After moving to Houston from Washington, he became a TV-Radio commentator and...
Miller, Ray, 1919-2008;
KPRC-TV (Television station : Houston, Tex.)
Ray Miller talks about the news media in Houston and describes his career as a radio and television news broadcaster. Miller was the creator and host of the TV series The Eyes of Texas broadcasted through KPRC-TV.
Long, Bert L.-- Interviews;
Artists, African American -- Houston (Tex.)-- Interviews;
Artists -- Awards;
African American sculptors;
Cooks, African American.
Eldest of four children,Bert L. Long born in 1940, was raised in the Fifth Ward, Houston, Texas. He is a born artist with no formal education in arts, and a born chef. As artist and sculptor, he won many, many awards. Specially notewothy among...
McLeamore on Water Rates, Date: "08/13/68": Houston City Councilman Lee McLemore defends the need to make a profit on water sales and cites some of the city's services that are being run at a loss. -- Jack Ogg on Heart Laws, Date: "08/13/68":...
Gordon Cooper Return, Date: "05/ /63": Astronaut Gordon Cooper exits a NASA airplane and speaks to the gathered press. Cooper would have just returned from final manned space mission of the U. S. Mercury program, Mercury-Atlas 9. Cooper was the...
Jones, Edith Irby, 1927- ;
African American women physicians -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews;
African American women physicians -- Texas -- Houston -- Biography;
Southern states -- Race relations -- Anecdotes;
African Americans -- Social...
Dr. Jones talks about growing up in Hot Spring, Arkansas as a poor and ambitious girl, the events that shaped her life, her years in medical school, her career as a physician in Houston, and her life as a civil rights activist.
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...