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Elbert Howze Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0171
Scope and Contents

The Elbert Howze collection contains newspaper articles, photographs, drawings, and his “Fourth Ward” photography book. The contents of the collection primarily focuses on structures, people, and life in Fourth Ward Houston during the 1980s.

Dates: 1975 - 1997
Found in: Gregory School

Freedmen's Town Association Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RG 0052
Scope and Contents

The Freedmen’s Town Association Collection contains documents and published materials pertaining to the efforts of the Freedmen’s Town Association in preserving the Fourth Ward from 1983 to 1986.

Dates: 1983-1986 ; Majority of material found in 1984 - 1984
Found in: Gregory School

Sneed Family Collection 1900-1970s

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0149
Scope and Contents This collection is composed entirely of photographs (34 in number) which document the lives of two sisters in Houston from 1900 to the 1907s. The photographs capture important events, such as graduations and weddings, while tracing the careers of these black women as professional educators and club women who were active in LINKS, the Smart Set Club, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, and the Married Ladies Social, Art, and Charity Club.Every photograph in this collection has a...
Dates: 1900 - 1980
Found in: Gregory School
The African American Library at the Gregory School
1300 Victor Street
Houston, Texas 77019
832-393-1440
HPL.Gregoryschool@houstontx.gov
Houston Metropolitan Research Center
Houston Public Library
550 McKinney St.
Houston, Texas 77002
TXR.Reference@houstontx.gov
832-393-1662