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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.
The McCullough Family Collection is houses the papers of the McCullough Family froom 1923 to 2009. This collection consists of documents, photos, correspondence, vital records, an oral history on Independence Heights and scrapbooks that document the history of the McCullough Family in Houston.
The papers and recordings of briefings for the Citizens Advisory Committee show how the Metropolitan Transit Authority originally organized and developed.
Minnie Majorie Harvey Collection contains the papers of Minnie majorie Harvery. This collection, which dates from 1927 to 1962, consists of a biography of Minnie Ratcliff, a photograph and diploma of her high school graduation, and sheet music from Phillis Wheatley High School. This small collection provides a glimpse in to the life of a former student at Gregory Elementary School and Phillis Wheatley High School.
This collection is almost entirely composed of printed, digitally accessed or photocopied newspaper articles pertaining to the May 7, 1977 slaying of Joe Campos Torres by Houston police officers, and the subsequent 1978 Cinco de Mayo riot at Moody Park fueled by it and other incidents of police brutality against Latinos during the 1970s.
The Moses Leroy Collection contains correspondence, clippings on local and national politics, photographs, awards and miscellaneous relevant to a study of the civil rights movement in Houston and in the United States. Also it contains publications related to the model citites program. The materials date from 1945-1976.
This small collection was developed through community efforts to obtain a historical marker for Mount Vernon United Methodist Church, one of the three oldest black churches in Houston. It contains documents related to this effort, early church member’s testimony, legal documents, and photographs.
This collection consists of materials gathered by Sarah H. Emmott in the course of her active work in the environmental movement in Houston from the 1960's onward, together with the library of the Texas Coastal and Marine Council.
This collection contains correspondence, reports, yearbooks, and publications pertaining to Mrs. Carleton’s participation in local, state and national women’s organizations. The collection also contains several boxes of photographs of family, friends, and club activities. In addition there are seven scrapbooks containing photographs and newspaper articles.
The majority of the collection is made up of clippings from various newspapers regarding the life and business of Robert W. Wier. Of note are several folders of Houston Chamber of Commerce documents.
The Naomi Polk Collection contains programs, news clippings, photographs, and official documents that chronicle her family history and works as an artist from 1935-2003. Also includes some works of Rosalie Taylor and an oral history of Taylor.
The collection is comprised of scrapbooks, correspondence, publications and photographs of of the many internal and community services and programs sponsored by the National Council of Jewish Women in Houston.
This collection includes administrative files of the local organizers of the conference, including lists of volunteers, delegates, and visitors, as well as agendas, reports, correspondence, and publications. The materials provide information both about the convention itself and concerning issues the participants discussed.
This collection consists of photographs from Ned Bosnick's show "Texas." The show was put on in Lampasas for the Texas Sesquicentennial in 1986. The exhibit consists of 151 photographs shot around the state in 1984 and 1985 in honor of the Texas Sesquicentennial. The photographs traveled around Texas in 1986 as an exhibition.
- Houston Metropolitan Research Center 254
- Gregory School 146
- photographs 77
- Mexican Americans -- Texas -- Houston 37
- African American women -- Texas -- Houston 27
- African Americans -- Texas -- Houston 26
- Architecture -- Texas -- Houston 19
- African American women 17
- African American men -- Texas -- Houston 14
- Photographers -- Texas -- 20th century 14
- African American educators 13
- African American families -- Texas -- Houston 13
- Education -- Texas -- Houston 13
- Houston (Tex.) 13
- Municipal government 13
- African American women -- History -- 20th century 12
- Businessmen -- Texas -- Houston 12
- African American business enterprises 11
- African American businesspeople 11
- African Americans—Texas—Houston 11
- Fourth Ward (Houston, Tex.) 11
- League of United Latin American Citizens 11 ∧ less
- English 399
- Spanish; Castilian 16
- Undetermined 1
- Houston Metropolitan Research Center 8
- Boy Scouts of America 4
- Houston Independent School District (Tex.) 4
- Houston Public Library 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
- 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
- Houston Chronicle (Houston, Tex.) (1901-) 2 ∧ less