In this interview, restaurateur Irma Galván examines her life as a Mexican American woman growing up in Houston and being raised by a single mother and raising her children as a single mother herself. She also talks about how she started and...
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,...
Dock Workers Ratify, Date: "04/03/69": A full parking lot and a room crowded with men; a short scene with two men at the head of the room, followed by footage of the men filing out of the room. -- Hotel-Motel Men, Date: "03/31/69": Footage of...
Rex Braun, Date: "01/07/70": Texas State Legislator Rex Braun presents some remarks on the Texas Air Control Board to the Houston City Council members. -- Crane and Little Girl, Date: "01/07/70": Mr. Crane speaks to City Council about Houston’s...
Women journalists -- Texas -- Houston;
Houston Post (Houston, Tex.);
Jane Ely describes her career as a journalist working for the Houston Post. She talks about gender discrimination in her field, the coverage of the J.F. Kennedy assassination, and other events that made news at the time.
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...