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Greater Houston Civic Council, et al, vs. Mann, et al

 Collection
Identifier: RG O 0003

Scope and Contents

The Houston Civic Council, et al, vs Mann, et al (1976) Collection contains 19 volumes of trial transcripts from the court case held in Houston from November 8 to December 10, 1976. The plaintiffs in the suit sought to institute election by single member districts in an effort to give minorities greater representation on the city council. Various witnesses were called to testify, from city employees to political scientists. Topics discussed throughout the trial were varied but centered around minority representation in city departments. The challenge to the at-large elections for city council was denied in a ruling by Judge Allen B. Hannay in March, 1977.

Dates

  • 1976

Extent

1.25 Linear Feet (2 boxes - 1 record storage and 1 doc box.)

Arrangement

The collection contains 2 boxed and is arranged chronologically.
Title
Greater Houston Civic Council, et al, vs. Mann, et al
Status
Completed
Author
Jean Low
Date
March 2014
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Edition statement
Finding Aid created in 2014. Archives Space resource created in 2019.

Repository Details

Part of the Houston Metropolitan Research Center Repository

Contact:

The African American Library at the Gregory School
1300 Victor Street
Houston, Texas 77019
832-393-1440
HPL.Gregoryschool@houstontx.gov
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Houston Metropolitan Research Center
Houston Public Library
550 McKinney St.
Houston, Texas 77002
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TXR.Reference@houstontx.gov
832-393-1662