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    • Letter from James V. Allred to C.F. Richardson, Sr., March 15, 1938

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    • Letter from Governor James V. Allred to C. F. Richardson, Sr. accepting Richardson's invitation on a tentative basis to attend the National Negro Business league meeting on August 17,1938 in Houston, Texas as a guest speaker
    • MSS1457 C.F. Richardson Sr. Papers
    • Letter from James V. Allred to C.F. Richardson, Sr., October 13, 1938

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    • Letter from Governor James V. Allred to C. F. Richardson, Sr., thanking Richardson for sending him a marked copy of the October 1, 1938 issue of The Houston Defender, and for the nice compliment the editor paid the governor in the editorial on...
    • MSS1457 C.F. Richardson Sr. Papers
    • Letter  from C. F. Richardson, Sr. to James V. Allred, August 29, 1938

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    • Letter from C. F. Richardson to Governor James Allred thanking the governor for his participation in the National Negro Business League meeting on August 17, 1938 in Houston. Richardson also informs Governor Allred that he plans to be in Austin on...
    • MSS1457 C.F. Richardson Sr. Papers
    • Mease, Quentin

    • Mease, Quentin, 1908-2009; Centenarians--Texas--Houston--Interviews; Civil rights workers--Texas--Houston--Interviews; Segregation--United States; African Americans--Social conditions; Houston (Tex.)--Race relations; Oral histories
    • 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
    • Houston Oral History Project : a great city voices its past.
    • KHOU-TV Film Box 7002, Reel 29 : footage from October, 1970

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    • -- []{Title not provided}, Date: "10/12/70": Reporter Judd McIlvain reports from a Klan rally. Images of Klan members in their regalia, speakers addressing the crowds, and members gathering to burn a cross. Warning: this clip contains graphic...
    • RGD033 KHOU-TV Film Collection
    • Johnson, Gaylord

    • Johnson, Gaylord--Interviews ;
      Athletics Directors--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      Rice University ;
      Athletic training--Business management--Interviews ;
      Coaches--Training ;
      Oral histories
    • Discusses how after getting a PhD. from Rice University and teaching there, he got into the position of Business Manager for the Rice Institute Athletic Activities.
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Letter from Julia Ideson to Clarence R. Wharton, December 13, 1938

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    • Letter from Houston Public Library librarian Julia Ideson to Clarence R. Wharton, thanking Wharton for the donation of a facsimile of the order of General Sam Houston to William T. Austin while he retreated from Gonzales. Related to ...
    • MSS0113 Old Vault Collection
    • Letter from Julia Ideson to Ima Hogg, August, 1941

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    • Letter from Houston Public Library librarian Julia Ideson to Miss Ima Hogg, thanking Miss Hogg for her donation of a letter to Texas Governor James Stephen Hogg from Porfirio Diaz, President of Mexico. Governor Hogg was Miss Hogg's father.
    • MSS0113 Old Vault Collection
    • Herskowitz, Mickey

    • Herskowitz, Mickey -- Interviews; Sportswriters -- Houston (Tex.) -- Interviews; Reporters and reporting; Sports journalism;
    • The passion for sports writing was imbibed in Mickey Herskowitz from an early age. Growing up in Houston, he started writing for the Houston Post when he was only 14 years old. When the Chronicle purchased The Post, he started writing for the...
    • Houston Oral History Project: a great city voices its past.
    • Goyan, Johnny

    • Goyan, Johnny--Interviews ;
      City council members--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      Pollution prevention--Texas--Houston ;
      Antismoking movement--Texas--Houston ;
      Oral histories
    • In this oral history, Johnny Goyan describes how he got interested in politics and his election to the Houston City Council. Goyan served under three Houston mayors -- Lewis Cutrer, Louie Welch and Fred Hofheinz -- and shares his perspectives on...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Various letters from and to C.F. Richardson in September and October 1938

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    • The following documents are included: Letter from C. F. Richardson, dated September 25, 1938, to Governor James V. Allred with copies of letters attached covering correspondence between Richardson and Thurgood Marshall, the "Houston Plan" of city...
    • MSS1457 C.F. Richardson Sr. Papers
    • Foyt, A.J.

    • Foyt, A.J. (Anthony Joseph), 1935-; Automobile racing drivers--Texas--Houston--Interviews; Oral histories
    • A.J. Foyt, a professional automobile racing driver, examines his career in the race car business. He talks about the accidents he has have, the races he has won, and the people he has met.
    • Houston Oral History Project : a great city voices its past.
    • Farenthold, Frances "Sissy"

    • Farenthold, Frances Tarlton, 1926- ; Legislators -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews; Texas -- Politics and government; Women in politics --Texas; Oral histories
    • Frances "Sissy" Farenthold, lawyer, member of the Texas Legislature (1968-1972); twice candidate for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination (1972 and 1974); first female nominated as the Democratic candidate for the U.S. vice presidency (1972);...
    • Houston Oral History Project : a great city voices its past.
    • Denkler, Joan

    • Denkler, Joan--Interviews ; Fourth Ward (Houston, Tex.) ; Housing and authorities ; Housing--Texas--Houston ; Neighborhoods--Texas--Houston ; League of Women Voters of Houston ; Oral histories
    • Mrs. Joan Denkler is a self-proclaimed "activist" for affordable housing in Houston and has been included in many areas as an advocate for affordable housing in the Houston area, especially Fourth Ward and Allen Parkway Village. In her interview...
    • Gregory School Oral Histories
    • Chamberlain, L.E.

    • Chamberlain, L.E., (Lawrence Edward); Police --Texas --Houston --Interviews; African American police --Texas --Houston; Houston (Tex.) --Race relations; Oral histories
    • A 30-year veteran of the Houston Police Department, L.E. Chamberlain, talks about racial relations, the evolution of the department, and local crime.
    • Houston Oral History Project : a great city voices its past.
    • Blaffer-Owen, Jane

    • Blaffer-Owen, Jane; Philanthropists -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews ; Houston (Tex.) -- Social life and customs; Houston (Tex.) -- History -- Anecdotes; Oral histories
    • Philanthropist and social activist, Jane Blaffer talks about the social life in Houston during the first half of the 20th century. She talks about the philanthropic contributions of her family as well as people like the Cullens, Imma Hogg, James...
    • Houston Oral History Project : a great city voices its past.

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