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Matteson-Southwest Billboard Company Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0227
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1940s-1950s

RG 0068 Matthew W. Dogan Elementary School Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RG 0068
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1949-1995; Majority of material found in 1950-1961
Found in: Gregory School

Maurice J. Sullivan Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0054
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1904 - 1966; Majority of material found within 1923 - 1964

McCullough Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0016
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1923 - 2013
Found in: Gregory School

Melesio Gomez Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0135
Scope and Contents The collection spans from 1919 to 1982 with the bulk of the materials dating from 1930 to 1959. It consists of 3 boxes arranged in the following series: Personal Records of Melesio Gomez, La Nacional Tortilla Factory, La Consentida Café/Restaurant, Mexican Products and Curio Shop, Personal Records of Estella Gomez Reyes Quintanilla, Personal Records of Mary Anne Gomez, Personal Records of Elvira Gomez Reyes Quintanilla, Miscellaneous, Photographs, and Oversized Materials. The first box holds...
Dates: 1919-1982; Majority of material found within 1930-1959

Metropolitan Transit Authority Citizen Advisory Board Records

 Collection
Identifier: RG Q 0002
Scope and Contents

The papers and recordings of briefings for the Citizens Advisory Committee show how the Metropolitan Transit Authority originally organized and developed.

Dates: 1973-1978

MetroRail Expansion Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RG C 0009-
Scope and Contents Documentation of the Judge Alfred Hernandez Tunnel was accomplished in February 2007 to mitigate the effects of demolition of the tunnel to allow for transportation-related improvements by the Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County (Metro), Harris County’s transit authority. The tunnel is an historic property eligible for inclusion in the National Register of Historic Places. At the site, large format photographs were taken and the character and condition of the tunnel...
Dates: February-March 2007

Mexican American Political Campaign Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 1014
Dates: 1979-1988

Mildred "Hausy" Hausinger and Marguerite "Margy" Austin Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0477
Scope and Contents Mildred Hausinger and Marguerite Austin were born and raised in the Houston and Gulf Coast area and worked for the Spring Branch Independent School District. Their photo collection offers a view into their public and private lives as a lesbian couple living in Houston throughout the 20th century.This collection consists of papers, photographs, audiovisual material, and objects. Material comes from Margy’s family, Mildred’s family, and the time they shared together. ...
Dates: Inclusive Date Range: 1900-2012; Majority of material found within Bulk Dates: 1950s-1990s

Minnie Fisher Cunningham Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0074
Scope and Contents The Cunningham Papers contain extensive correspondence and records of the Texas Equal Suffrage Association from efforts to amend the state constitution to the campaign for ratification of the 19th Amendment and all the local and county crusades in between. The collection is invaluable to the study of the women's movement in Texas from 1915 to 1920. T.E.S.A. and Mrs. Cunningham also initiated such projects in support of World War I as Liberty Loan...
Dates: 1914 - 1944; Majority of material found within 1914 - 1920

Minnie Majorie Harvey Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0029
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1927 - 1962
Found in: Gregory School

Moody Park Riots Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 1466
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: Majority of material found in 1977-1978; 1976-2003

Moses Leroy Collection, 1945-1976

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0127
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1945-1976
Found in: Gregory School

Mount Pleasant Baptist Church

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Identifier: RG 0021
Scope and Contents The Mount Pleasant Baptist Church Collection documents the activities of the church from 1933 to 2011. the majority of materials are from 1962 to 1968 under the pastorship of Rev. A. Doyal McCraw. This collection contains the church history, constitution and by-laws, correspondence related to the "Guess Work of Church Support" requesting donations for building renovations and the annual women's day events, and anniversary programs pastor anniversary programs and Sunday services programs....
Dates: 1933 - 2011; Majority of material found within 1962 - 1998
Found in: Gregory School

Mount Vernon United Methodist Church

 Collection
Identifier: RG 0062
Content Description

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.

Dates: 1900-1977; Majority of material found in 1970s
Found in: Gregory School

Mowery Family Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 1385
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of photographs showing the Mowery family from 1894 to the 1920s. The photographs include parents, grandparents, and grandchildren, as well as other relatives and friends. In addition to images of the family, there are also images of an oil gusher at Pierce Junction, train tracks through town, and a visit by a barnstormer airplane. Featuring farm animals and fields, the photographs depict a fairly rural view of the outer edges of Houston at the time....
Dates: 1894-1920s

Mr. & Mrs. A. V. Emmott Environmental Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0260
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1960s-1980s

Mrs. A. T. Carleton Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0052
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1896 - 1977

MSS 0071: George Alfred Hill, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0071
Scope and Contents The collection begins with the business papers of the Houston Oil Company and its subsidiaries. Correspondence, minutes, financial papers and leasing information are arranged in rough chronology. Hill's personal correspondence combined with printed materials follow alphabetically by name of person or organization. Frequently this correspondence has a business or public service emphasis.The final section includes cartons of extensive correspondence, reports and minutes of a number...
Dates: 1901-1949; Majority of material found within 1930-1940

Johnny Goyen Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0198
Scope and Contents This Collection consists primarily of correspondence, copies of charters, ordinances, City Council meeting minutes, proposals, assorted city documents, scrapbooks, and maps created between 1959 and 1981. All materials in this collection came directly from Houston City Hall, where Goyen held office from 1956-1981. While most materials in this collection pertain to city affairs, Series 9 includes materials from Goyen’s alma mater, the University of Houston, and Series 12 includes...
Dates: 1955-1983; Majority of material found within 1964-1972

MSS 1005: Robert W. Wier Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 1005
Content Description

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.

Dates: 1917-1945

MSS 1144: Houston Telephone Directory Covers Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 1144
Scope and Contents The majority of this collection consists of Houston telephone directory covers printed by the Southwestern Bell Telephone Company from 1905-2004. Of particular interest are several covers from the 1950s forward which are decorated with drawings from artists Karl Hoefle (1959, 1960-1971), Norman Baxter (1978-1980, and B. Wallace (1987-1990). In addition to these, the earliest directories feature advertisements for several local businesses including H.W Lottman Furniture Company, Henke and...
Dates: 1905-2004

Naomi Polk Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0036
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1935-2003
Found in: Gregory School

Nathaniel Davis Oral History

 Item
Identifier: OH-GS-0005
Dates: 1/13/2010
Found in: Gregory School

MSS 0165 National and Texas Association of Women’s and Girl’s Club Inc.

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0165
Content Description This collection documents the histories of two different associations of colored women’s clubs from 1945 to 1983: the Texas Association of Women and Girls Clubs and the National Association of Colored Women's Clubs. Records include histories, constitution and bylaws, meeting minutes, reports, membership lists, newsletters, yearbooks clippings and speeches of the Texas Association of Women and Girls Clubs. Includes information on the Olivia Washington District and the Bachelor Girls’ Library...
Dates: 1945-1983
Found in: Gregory School

National Council of Jewish Women Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RG E 0023
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1913-1976 1945-1959; Majority of material found within 1945 - 1959

National Women's Conference Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RG O 0001
Scope and Content Note

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.

Dates: 1977-1978

Ned Bosnick's Texas Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 1467
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1984-1985 ; Publication: 1986

Nell Tucker Hostyn-Serbin, Texas Photographs

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Identifier: MSS 1463
Scope and Contents The collection consists of photographic negatives, photographic prints, and correspondence. Focusing on the Queen of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Hostyn, Texas, the images depict Catholic religious buildings and objects. The photographs were taken by Lt. Nell Rowena Tucker (USN) of Bellaire during a visit to the Czech community of Hostyn--probably in 1941 or 1942. The photographic prints each have explanatory notes on the back, providing information about the development of the...
Dates: 1941-1942

Nellye Joyce Punch Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0004
Scope and Content The Nellye Joyce Punch Collection houses the personal papers of Nellye Joyce Punch. This collection, which dates from 1964 to 2009 includes newsclippings, awards, publications, ephemera and community materials that chronicle her professional and personal involvement with issues that she has championed in community. The collection also contains a scrapbook with congratulatory notes and photos from the 1992 Savvy Awards. This collection evidences community activism in Houston and Fifth...
Dates: 1964 - 2009
Found in: Gregory School

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