Philanthropists -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews ;
Houston (Tex.) -- Social life and customs;
Houston (Tex.) -- History -- Anecdotes;
Philanthropist and social activist, Jane Blaffer talks about the social life in Houston during the first half of the 20th century. She talks about the philanthropic contributions of her family as well as people like the Cullens, Imma Hogg, James...
These documents contain the history of the early settlements in Galveston from the original Native American fishing camp to Spanish and Mexican military outposts to pirate headquarters and then to revolutionaries.
These documents contain a brief history of the early churches established in Galveston,Texas. They cover the Presbyterian, Baptist, Methodist, Baptist, Episcopal, and Catholic churches as well as the German Lutheran Church, the German Methodist...
County judges --Texas --Harris County --Interviews;
Harris County (Tex.) --Politics and government;
Hurricane Katrina, 2005;
Emergency management --Texas --Harris County;
Disaster relief --Gulf States;
Robert Eckels describes his experiences as former Harris County judge. He discusses politics in Harris county and in the city of Houston, as well as his involvement in handling the influx of the evacuees from New Orleans during hurricane Katrina,...
Falls, Bob -- Interviews ; Ministers -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews ; Metropolitan Community Church ; Gay rights ; Gays -- Catholic Church ; Homosexuality, religious aspects -- Catholic church -- Interviews ; Clergy -- Church, Minorities --...
Contains short essays on Houston public school buildings, detailing the personal lives of the people they are named after, the buildings' funding and beginnings, the buildings' locations, and highlights of the schools.