Centenarian and civil rights activist Quentin Mease is interviewed by David Goldstein. Quentin describes his work with the African American community, the YMCA, and his involvement with the creation of the Harris County Hospital District
Streit, Yvonne -- Interviews;
People with disabilites -- Rehabilitation;
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...
Manchester and Houston Waterways ; Canal construction and progress ; The preliminary steps ; The environing cost ; American cargoes ; Private corporation improvements ; Total millions of cost ; First steamer from America
Ship Channel bond election results - Historical Sketch ; Tonnage on the Ship Channel ; Millions being invested in new buildings ; Citrus fruits take gold and silver prizes ; Texas Frisco headquarters remove to Houston ; Official statistics of...
This folder contains biographical information about a series of men who immigrated to Texas to serve as soldiers, priests, etc., as well as a discussion of the missionaries sent out into what would become Texas to explore the territory and...
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.
Early information about Washington County from the Texas Encyclopedia; the temporary location of the seat of government; the permanent location of the seat of government; and a study of the route taken by Cabeza de Vaca in Texas.