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    • Adair, Christia V.

    • Adair, Christia V.--Interviews ;
      African American Civil Rights Activists--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      NAACP--Texas--Houston ;
      Parks--Texas--Houston ;
      Oral histories
    • Christia V. Adair was born in Victoria, Texas in 1893. She attended Sam Houston College in Austin and Prairie View State Normal and Industrial College (now Prairie View A&M) where she received her teaching certificate in 1914. Mrs. Adair worked as...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Adeline White

    • ex-slaves
    • Adeline White, ex-slave, standing in a yard in front of a wash tub and board . The wash tub is balanced on a wooden chair.
    • MSS0154 Slave Narrative Collection
    • Aerial view of Harrisburg Texas

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    • Rooftop view of cotton warehouse and yard, railroad freight cars, interesting track work, and other industries in background.
    • MSS0100 Frank J. Schlueter/Bank of the Southwest Collection
    • Aerial view of shipyard looking due southwest

    • Shipyards--Texas--Houston ; Warships ; Shipbuilding--Texas--Houston ; Shipbuilding--Equipment and Supplies ; Ships
    • General aerial view of shipyard looking due southwest from point above northeast corner of Outfitting Pier. Building in immediate foreground is Group Shops Building, and adjacent thereto is the Receiving Building. The small buildings grouped to the...
    • RG0600 Houston Shipbuilding Corporation Photographs
    • African American woman in field

    • ex-slaves
    • African American woman standing in an open field before a house.
    • MSS0154 Slave Narrative Collection
    • Agatha Babino

    • ex-slaves
    • Agatha Babino, ex-slave, sitting on the steps in front of a door. Her hands are crossed in her lap.
    • MSS0154 Slave Narrative Collection
    • Agatha Babino

    • ex-slaves
    • Agatha Babino, ex-slave, sitting on the steps in front of a door. Her hands are crossed in her lap.
    • MSS0154 Slave Narrative Collection
    • Airplane Engine Maintenance

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    • An Eastern Airlines captain looks on as two men on ladders work on one of the engines. A Gulf Oil truck pumps fuel into the plane on the right. It is also visible in MSS1220-1237-13
    • MSS1220 Robert L. Browning Photographic Collection
    • Aiyer, Anantha

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    • Indo-American Oral History Collection
    • Alessandra, Dorothy and Rose Radoff Frenkil

    • Alessandra, Dorothy--Interviews ;
      Galveston (Tex.) ;
      Jews--Social life and customs ;
      Immigrants--Russia ;
      Oral histories
    • Dorothy Alessandra was born in Galveston, Texas to parents who emigrated from Russia in the late 1800s. In this interview Mrs. Alessandra reminisces about family life and bygone days in Galveston. She also discusses what it was like to be Jewish in...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Allen Thomas

    • ex-slaves
    • Allen Thomas, ex-slave, standing in front of a tree in a garden.
    • MSS0154 Slave Narrative Collection
    • Allen, Charles

    • Allen, Charles--Interviews ;
      Ministers--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      First United Methodist Church ;
      Oral histories
    • Charles Allen grew up in Georgia and became a minister of the Methodist church when he was 19 years old in 1934. He moved to Houston in 1960 and served as the pastor of First United Methodist Church in downtown Houston until 1983. During his time...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Woman's Viewpoint, Volume 2

    • periodicals
    • Contains issues v. 2 n. 1 through v. 2 n. 2 of The Woman's Viewpoint, published in 1924.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center - Texas Room Periodicals
    • Amos Sims

    • ex-slaves
    • Amos Sims, ex-slave, sitting on steps in front of entryway.
    • MSS0154 Slave Narrative Collection
    • Amos Sims

    • ex-slaves
    • Amos Sims, ex-slave, sitting on the steps in front of a door. His hands are crossed in his lap.
    • MSS0154 Slave Narrative Collection
    • Anderson, Abner

    • Anderson, Abner--Interviews ; Texas Southern University--Alumni and alumnae ; Segregation ; National Association for the Advancement of Colored People ; National Association for the Advancement of Colored...
    • Former postman and EEOC worker Abner Anderson discusses living in Houston and his work with Houston's NAACP and civil rights.
    • Gregory School Oral Histories
    • Anderson, Lauren

    • Anderson, Lauren, 1965- ;
      Ballerinas--Texas--Houston ;
      African American dancers--Texas--Houston ;
      Houston Ballet ;
      Oral histories
    • When she was named Principal Dancer for the Houston Ballet in 1990, Lauren Anderson became the first African American to hold such a position in a major ballet company. Anderson talks with Linda Lorelle about growing up in Houston, her ballet...
    • Houston Oral History Project

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