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Diana Fallis Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0157

Dates

  • 1970 - 1990
  • Majority of material found within 1977 - 1987

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish or reproduce materials from the Diana Fallis Collection must be obtained from the African American Library at the Gregory School or the appropriate copyright holder.

Biographical / Historical

Diana Fallis was the first African American female anchor in primetime in Houston. She anchored the weekends on ABC 13 Houston (KTRK) and sat in a lot for ABC13-Dave Ward from 1973-1983. She also did a segment called "Strictly Personal" on Live at Five. Diana was also a founder and Editor-in-Chief of Houston Newspages website.

Extent

0.25 Linear Feet (1 box)

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement

The Diana Fallis collection contains photographs of her activities. Many of the image are individual or group shots of social events and daily life of Diana Fallis from 1970 to 1990.

Custodial History

These records were formerly housed at the Houston Metropolitan Research Center, Houston Public Library as MSS380 Diana Fallis Collection and were transferred to the African American Library at the Gregory School, Houston Public Library in April 2019.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Diana Farris in 1989.

Related Materials

The Houston Metropolitan Research Center holds related materials in the Oral History Collection

OH 380.1 Diana Fallis

Processing Information

Processed by: Erin S Norris in March, 2008.
Title
MSS 0157 Diana Fallis Photographs
Subtitle
An inventory of records at the African American Library at the Gregory School, Houston Public Library
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Gregory School 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