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 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...
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.
Basic description of the town of Port Arthur, including recreational activities, tourist information, transporation information, and traffic regulations for the town. Information about the Houston-Port arthur Cruise, which was a joint event of the...
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.