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    • McGowen, Jewell

    • McGowen, Jewell--Interviews ; African American politicians ; School boards--African American membership--Texas--Houston ; City council members--Texas--Houston ; Civil rights--1950-1970 ; Civil rights--Texas--Houston--History ; Oral histories
    • Mrs. Jewell McGowen discusses growing up in Hempstead, living in Lufkin and moving to Houston, TX with her husband, Ernest McGowen--one of the first African American city council members in Houston. Mrs. McGowen also discusses participation and...
    • McGowen, Jewell

    • McGowen, Jewell--Interviews ; African American politicians ; School boards--African American membership--Texas--Houston ; City council members--Texas--Houston ; Civil rights--1950-1970 ; Civil rights--Texas--Houston--History ; Oral histories.
    • Mrs. Jewell McGowen discusses growing up in Hempstead, living in Lufkin and moving to Houston, TX with her husband, Ernest McGowen--one of the first African American city council members in Houston. Mrs. McGowen also discusses participation and...
    • Campos, Esther

    • Campos, Esther; Hispanic American teachers -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews; School board members -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews; School integration -- Texas -- Houston -- History; Houston (Tex.) -- Race relations; Houston (Tex.) -- History --...
    • Esther Campos, a native Houstonian, examines her life as a Hispanic growing up in Houston, and her career as a teacher in the public school system and as a member of the school board.
    • Barnstone, Gertrude

    • Barnstone, Gertrude, 1925- ; Theater -- Texas -- Houston -- History; School board members -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews; School integration -- Texas -- Houston -- History; Houston (Tex.) -- History -- Anecdotes; Oral histories
    • Gertrude Barnstone talks to Jane Ely about her life in the theatre arts, her memories of Houston and Houstonians and her election to the Houston School Board during the desegregation of the Houston School System.
    • 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...
    • Green, Ronald

    • Green, Ronald--Interviews; African American politicians ; African American laywers ; University of Houston ; Texas Southern University ; African American students--Texas--Houston--20th century ; City council members ; Oral histories
    • Houston's first African American City Controller discusses growing up in Third Ward, attending University of Houston and Texas Southern University, founding his own law firm and serving the city of Houston as a Councilman and City Controller.
    • Mann, Frank

    • Mann, Frank E.--Interviews ;
      City council members--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      Oral histories
    • Served on the Houston City Council from 1960 to 1979. During his tenure, Mann's accomplishments included a freeway program, the elimination of political firings, the installation of fire department ambulances, and the initiation of an employee...
    • Gottlieb, Dick

    • Gottlieb, Dick--Interviews ;
      City council members--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      Houston (Tex.)--Politics and government ;
      Houston (Tex.)--Race relations ;
      Television personalities--Texas--Houston ;
      Television...
    • Dick Gottlieb was a former TV entertainer who decided to run for city council in 1969. He beat the incumbent in a run-off election achieving an upset victory. He credited his TV image and prior experience as a fundraiser for local and national...

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