Advertising flyer for the The 1957 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo for an event celebrating their silver jubilee. Flyer indicates Roy Rogers and Dale Evans were going to be the star performers during the event. Flyer is dated August 26, 1956.
Aerial view of a Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo site around 1953 depicting horses, covered wagons, automobiles, and people engaged in different rodeo-related activities. Photograph was probably taken by Bert Brandt around 1953.
Lawson, William A., 1928-;
Civil rights workers -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews;
Civil rights demonstrations -- Texas -- Houston;
Houston (Tex.) -- Race relations;
Bill Lawson, a political activist and civil rights organizer examines his life as a religious leader, and his participation in racial desegregation efforts in the Houston communities during the Civil Rights Movement.
Born in Cameron, Texas, Drayton McLane Jr., followed his father's footsteps in learning various aspects of the wholesale grocery business. Having an MBA in marketing, he moved into management and became the CEO and Chairman of the McLane Company in...
Becker, Alan J. -- Interviews;
Life insurance agents--Interviews;
Houston (Tex.)--Growth and development;
Born in Houston, Texas, and graduating from the University of Texas in Marketing and Business, Alan Becker started his career in Life insurance. In this interview, he discusses the rapid growth and development of Houston in the 1950s, and the...
Journalism--Texas--Houston ; KHOU-TV (Television station : Houston, Tex.) ; Houston (Tex.)--Press coverage ; Municipal budgets--Texas--Houston--Press coverage ; Texas A & M University--Press coverage ; Law schools--Texas--Press coverage ; Evening...
Budget, Date: "01/15/69": Interview with a man regarding the preparation of the 1969 budget and possible tax cuts, and the development of the proposed intercontinental airport (now George Bush Intercontinental Airport). -- School Merger, Date:...
Cop Shoots Kid, Date: "02/13/69": Footage of police at the roadside scene showing a car run into the dirt and a gun by the passenger seat; two officers bend over a man to search for identification; the man is shown being loaded into an ambulance....
Davy Crockett Letter, Date: "03/23/69": Footage from William Simpson, Esq. Antiques of a man speaking from a lectern to a small audience followed by a clip of a young man holding up a letter signed by Davy Crockett. -- Beauty Queen, Date:...
Four men dressed as cowboys preparing food for the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo activities. One of them is cooking food on a large barbecue grill close to a covered wagon. Photograph was probably taken by Bert Brandt around the 1950's.
Binder containing documents and photographs concerning the Sesquicentennial celebration in Texas in 1985. Includes the history of Bellaire, information about the City of Bellaire government, organizations and festivals, along with maps, brochures,...
Governor Mark White came in very tough economic times. As Governor, he regulated the utility industry and cut the price of electricity. He raised taxes twice, to save schools, building roads and to provide services to people. He also raised the...
Navarro, Yolanda, 1947-;
Hispanic American businesswomen--Texas--Houston--Interviews;
Hispanic American entrepreneur, restaurateur, and community activist, examines her involvement with the Hispanic community in Houston, and talks about race relations in the 1960s and 1970s, and about her restaurant business.