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.
Bryant, Thelma Scott, 1905-;
African Americans--Texas--Houston--Social life and customs--History;
Thelma Scott Bryant, a centenarian from Houston, talks about her life as an African American growing up at the beginning of the 20th century. She describes the black community where she grew up; the churches, schools, theaters and businesses; and...
This folder contains the reminiscences of Mrs. Dilue Rose Harris about her life moving to and growing up in Texas in the late 1830s. She describes living in Harrisburg, the Battle of San Jacinto, and some of the first elections in Texas. It is...
Articles published by the Texas State Historical Association from 1897-1898 about the experiences of early German settlers, tribal society among Texas Indians, defunct counties of Texas, and Alvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca.
Subtitle: Containing a synopsis of the business pursuits and progress, the present state, county and city governments, an index of all societies, associations, corporations, churches, educational institutes, the full name and address of all...