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This collection contains the personal papers of Lenora Detering. Files include administrative and financial records, personal papers, and architectural and design sketches. The collection has been divided into four series: Detering Galleries Projects, Detering Galleries Business and Administrative Papers, Lenora Detering Personal Papers, and Renderings and Architectural Plans. Folders within each series are arranged by project then chronologically.
The Log Cabin Republicans Records are comprised of incorporation papers of the Texas and Houston chapters, meeting information, and the Houston chapter publication, “Log On.”
The Lois Brantley Collection houses the professional papers of Lois Brantley. This collection, which dates from 1930 to 2003, includes records such as teachers’ notice of appointments, transcripts, letters of recommendation, teaching credientials, certificates, correspondence, photographs, degrees, and event programs. Many of the materials within the collection document her career and professional development as an educator within the Houston Independent School District.
Materials in the Lorenzo Williams Photograph Collection are largely photographic in nature, but does contain some correspondence and news clippings. This collection consists of 49 photographs, one is a tin type, presumably of relatives of Lorenzo Williams during the early to mid-twentieth century. Photographs are mostly of individuals that depict military service, graduation and the daily life during the twentieth century.
This collection contains administrative records of various districts, councils, and committees of the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC). The bulk of the collection relates to multiple councils in Houston and District Number 8 in Texas. Other geographic locations represented in this collection include El Paso (TX), Freeport (TX), New Mexico, and California.
This collection contains one book, with four pages of content.
The Malinda Bryant Stinson Collection holds the personal records of Malinda Bryant Stinson. This collection, which dates from 1919 to 1982, contains letters, newsclippings, vital records, programs, financial records, military records, photographs, and ephemera. This collection while not extensive, provides a glimpse into the life and activities of Malinda Stinson. This collection contains few materials related to her career in education, yet is rich in family history.
The collection contains primarily clippings of articles by Margaret Scanlan. As the material in this collection contains was written during the Vietnam War, many of Scanlan's articles feature news relevant to local soldiers and their families.
This collection is comprised of correspondence, certificates, and pamphlets from the many cultural and charitable organizations in which Reyna was active. There are also numerous newspaper clippings for events that Mary Reyna helped organize. Of note are letters and correspondence from Houston politicians Louie Welch and Leonel Castillo.
This collection includes flyers, newsletters and other promotional materials from musician Mark Towns.
The Martha C. Whiting Antioch Baptist Church Collection contains materials collected by Martha as a member of the church. Materials date from 1902-2006 with most materials covering 1976-2006. Includes financial reports, meeting minutes, letters, memos, event programs, funeral programs, books, various Yates family bibles, ephemera, photographs, church history, and newsletters.
2 records boxes
Scope and Content
This 3-box collection represents the activities of Dr. Martha Jee Wong, first Asian-American elected to Houston City Council. The collection focuses on her time as a member of city council from 1994 through 2000. It includes campaign materials and correspondence, publicity items from her campaigns and community events, scrapbook contents, and photographs.
This collection contains 777 snapshots of street scenes, mostly in Houston. The images emphasize billboard advertisements and other forms of outdoor display advertising, most of which were rented by the Matteson-Southwest Company. They date from the 1940s through the 1950s The photographs are silver gelatin prints.
The Matthew W. Dogan Elementary collection span the years from 1949-1995, with the bulk of materials dating from 1949-1961. The collection features the dedication and opening of Matthew W. Dogan Elementary School and the operations under the first principal Mabel Kilpatrick. Scrapbooks illustrate the exterior and interior campus progress since 1959 and the faculty.
This collection is composed of correspondence, specifications, drawings, photographs, and other materials created during the process of many projects by Maurice Sullivan and his architectural partners. While the collection contains a few items related to the personal life of Sullivan the majority is focused on the work of his firms. This collection also contains documents relating to Sullivan's role as Treasurer for the American Institute of Architects.
- Houston History Research Center 299
- African American History Research Center 145
- photographs 79
- Mexican Americans -- Texas -- Houston 40
- African American women -- Texas -- Houston 27
- African Americans -- Texas -- Houston 26
- Architecture -- Texas -- Houston 21
- African American women 17
- African American men -- Texas -- Houston 14
- Education -- Texas -- Houston 14
- Photographers -- Texas -- 20th century 14
- African American educators 13
- African American families -- Texas -- Houston 13
- Businessmen -- Texas -- Houston 13
- Houston (Tex.) 13
- League of United Latin American Citizens 13
- Municipal government 13
- African American women -- History -- 20th century 12
- Fourth Ward (Houston, Tex.) 12
- Houston Independent School District (Tex.) 12
- African American business enterprises 11
- African American businesspeople 11 + ∧ less
- Spanish; Castilian 29
- 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