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19th Century Texas Towns Photographs
1900 Census of Harris County Hispanics Collection
This collection contains raw data collected by students who were analyzing the 1900 census and identifying people of possible Hispanic origins in Harris County. The bulk of the collection are the worksheets completed by the students. There are also a few papers written by students summerizing their findings.
1910 Census of Harris County Hispanics Collection
This collection contains raw data collected by students who were analyzing the 1910 census and identifying people of possible Hispanic origins in Harris County. The bulk of the collection are the worksheets completed by the students. There are also a few papers written by students summerizing their findings.
1984 Texas Jackson-for-President Campaign Collection
This collection is comprised of campaign materials from Jackson’s 1984 campaign for the Texas Democratic Primary.
A. E. Warner Collection
The A.E. Warner collection covers mostly his career in sales and various other ventures from 1935-1984. Materials within the collection include an autobiography, business organization papers, copies of sales awards, correspondence, state employment agency licenses, newspaper clippings, photographs, and a sales tax permit.
Abner J. Strobel Papers
Adele Briscoe Looscan Papers
African American Heritage Museum of Houston Collection
The African American Heritage Museum of Houston Collection is comprised of programs, brochures, photographs, and slides that document their inaugural opening on September 1, 1988.
African American Miscellaneous Collection
Alex Arroyos / John F. Kennedy Photographs
Collection consists of forty one, 8x10, black-and-white photographs taken by Alex Arroyos. Images are of President John F. Kennedy, Jackie Kennedy, Vice President Lyndon Johnson, and Lady Bird Johnson attending a meeting of LULAC (League of United Latin American Citizens) at the Rice Hotel in Houston on the night of November 21, 1963.
Alfonso Vazquez Collection
Alfred C. Finn Papers
Alfred Joseph Calloway Papers
The Alfred J. Calloway Papers contains newsletters, correspondence, newspapers, proposals, and reports from the City of Houston from 1990-1992, with the bulk of material being from January to March of 1992. The materials cover topics such as education, the budget, housing, and zoning.
Alfred Shire Papers
The majority of the collection is comprised by the research conducted by AL Shire for the Oveta Culp Hobby Memorial Book. This includes interviews and contacts used, the various drafts, corrections and final copy of the memorial book. The collection also provides copies of articles from the Houston Post, Indian research, and personal correspondence and cards with friends.
Alkebu Motapa Collection
The collection contains artwork created by Alkebu Motapa and includes photographs, letter-sized copies of posters, post cards and posters duplicated on T-shirts. Contains some original artwork, most are reproductions. The remaining items include an application for an Individual Artist Grant, audiotapes, a civil rights lawsuit, a compact disc, correspondence, newspaper clippings, tee shirts, and videotape. His work show cases community relations affecting the Black community.
Allen G. Weymouth Memorial Papers
Anna Dupree Papers
This collection consists of biographical information on Anna Johnson Dupree and Clarence A. Dupree, as well as information on the Eliza Johnson Home, Camp Robinhood, the children’s orphanage, and the African American Community Council of Houston. The collection also includes newspaper clippings and photographs.
Antioch Baptist Church Collection
The Antioch Baptist Church Collection documents the activities of The Antioch Baptist Church from 1925-1968. This collection contains newsletters and programs that detail church related activities and services. Significant gaps exist for newsletter with most of the newsletters from 1946-1949. Church programs cover the Annual Women’s a Day and Men’s Day events and order of service. Two photographs depict congregation members during the early twentieth century and the early church leaders.
Arla Bintliff Collection of Gray's Studio Photographs
This collection contains roughly 6000 5" x 7" dry gelatin glass plate negatives. The negatives are portraits of local people and were taken between 1913 and 1919 at Gray's Studio at 502 ½ Main. The time period of these images correponds mostly to James S. Hutchcraft's management of Gray's Studio. Many of the photographs have identification, while others do not.
Augustina “Tina” Reyes Collection
This collection consists of documents gathered and created by Augustina "Tina" Reyes during her service on the Houston Independent School District Board between 1982 and 1987. The bulk of materials represent her tenure as President of the Board in 1984. Also included in the collection are social studies curriculum guides addressing various social issues, such as racism, discrimination and stereotyping.
Bagby Family Photographs
This collection contains 65 glass plate and film negatives of the Bagby Family at 510 McKinney Street and family portraits, the article "Sam Houston Collection for Library Started," in the Houston Post-Dispatch dated June 28, 1925, as well as an original glass plate negative box.
Ballard Family Collection
Ballinger and Associates Collection
Baltrip Family Collection
The Baltrip Family Collection contains 25 photographs of the Baltrip family of Huntville, Texas and a funeral program. The photographs are undated. The collection is not comprehensive but provides a visual of the members of the Baltrip family.
Bank of the Southwest Collection of Frank J. Schlueter Photographs
Barbara Joe Ellison Collection
The Barbara Joe Jones Ellison Collection houses the personal paper of Barbara Joe Ellsion. This collection, which dates from 1974 to 2007, contains a Houston Police Department yearbook, funeral program, and newsletter. This small colelction give a glimple into the life of black women in the police field.
Barbara Jordan Collection
The Barbara Jordan collection contains materials that highlights the life and legacy of Jordan’s work and political career. This collection, which dates from 1963 to 2011, consists of photographs, programs, newspaper clippings, flyers and various souvenir and memorabilia materials.
Barbara Jordan Post Office Architectural Drawings
This collection is entirely comprised of architectural drawings. The physical drawings are full-size photocopies of original drawings. There is also a CD including the same drawings as PDF files.
Barbee Family Collection
The Barbee Family Collection is comprised primarily of photographs of the family from 1894 to 1982.
- Houston History Research Center 307
- African American History Research Center 145
- photographs 81
- Mexican Americans -- Texas -- Houston 41
- African American women -- Texas -- Houston 27
- African Americans -- Texas -- Houston 26
- Architecture -- Texas -- Houston 22
- African American women 17
- Businessmen -- Texas -- Houston 15
- African American men -- Texas -- Houston 14
- Education -- Texas -- Houston 14
- Houston (Tex.) 14
- African American educators 13
- African American families -- Texas -- Houston 13
- League of United Latin American Citizens 13
- Municipal government 13
- Photographers -- Texas -- 20th century 13
- African American women -- History -- 20th century 12
- Houston Independent School District (Tex.) 12
- African American business enterprises 11
- African American businesspeople 11
- African Americans 11 + ∧ less
- Spanish; Castilian 31
- Latin 1
- Undetermined 1
- Houston History Research Center 8
- Houston Public Library 6
- Boy Scouts of America 4
- Houston Independent School District (Tex.) 4
- League of United Latin American Citizens 4
- Antioch Baptist Church (Houston, Tex.) 3
- Boy Scouts of America. Sam Houston Area Council 3
- Hobby, Oveta Culp, 1905-1995 3
- Hobby, William Pettus, 1878-1964 3
- Jordan, Barbara, 1936-1996 3
- Leland, Mickey 3
- Litterst Commercial Photo Company 3
- Unknown 3
- Brown, Lee, 1937- 2
- Citizens Environmental Coalition 2
- Dixon Commercial Photo Company 2
- Dixon, Robert D. 2
- Dupree, Anna Johnson, 1891-1977 2
- Gray's Studio (Houston, Tex.) (1897-1949) 2
- Hainsworth Young, Hazel, 1905-2009 2 + ∧ less
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Houston, Texas 77019
Houston Public Library
550 McKinney St.
Houston, Texas 77002