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This collection contains the working records of the organization. Most of the material is from the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s, and there is some material dating back to the 1950s.
The manuscript collection represents V. P. Bernhard’s original creative work, in the form of poems, songs, novels of fiction, as well as the discussions, essays, collections of articles, autobiography, and spiritual photographs.
The Velma M. Johnson Collection consists of a book entitled New-World Speller and an Uncle Tom's Cabin Log pencil. Series I: School Materials (1920), contains New-World Speller Book, by Julia H. Wohlfarth and Lilian Emily Rogers and Uncle Tom's Cabin log pencil.
The W. A. Combs Papers consist of Mr. Combs' papers and the records of two firms with which he was associated in the early 1950's. Correspondence and photographs including prominent political figures provide information of Democratic party activities. Clippings folders concentrating on the NAACA convention in 1952, the Democratic Party chairmen's convention in 1949, and the Sam Rayburn Rally in 1949 are included.
This collection consists of a single unpublished family history entitled "Walls-Patterson-Wallace Hinchen and Allied Families." The manusctipt contains biograpical family profiles and black and white family photographs that detail the family's history from the mid-ninteenth century to 1986. This collection is helpful for genealogy related research on family history in Texas, Louisiana, and Oklahoma.
The Wells Sessums Family Collection contains materials relating specifically to Cameron Wells Jr. and Cameron Wells, Sr. participation within the Boys Scouts. This collection, dated from 1919 to 1945, contains annual charter certificates, family photographs, correspondence, and miscellaneous items and memorabilia. The collection is small and not comprehensive but provides a glimpse into what being a Boy Scout was like for African American children during the time of segregation in Texas.
Most of the documents in this collection relate to the Shepherd and A. P. Root families as well as Kirkland's research into the history of First National Bank. It also contains correspondence between Kirkland and his immediate family.
This collection of 1,024 commercial photographs largely features industrial and architectural views, including exteriors and interiors of unidentified private residences, as well as commercial buildings. Cameron Iron Works is among the businesses documented. Most of the photographs date from the late 1950s to 1960. There are silver gelatin prints and color prints.
The Moreland Papers contains superintendent agenda materials of the Houston Independent School District, as well as the speeches and correspondence of Dr. Moreland while he served as superintendent.
The William Gutierrez Papers includes handwritten notes, letters, memorandums, reports, and proposals as well as newspaper clippings, event programs, discrimination claims, voter registrations, student questionnaires, city records, political campaigns, and publications. In addition to papers, this collection includes 35 photographs, two 8-track audio tapes, a personal planner, a nametag, and a book of commemoration.
This 27-box collection contains the selected professional papers of William Howard “Bill” White, reflecting his career as mayor of Houston from 2004 to 2010. Materials of particular interest include those related to “Get Houston Moving,” “Cooler Houston,” “Houston Hope” and Hurricanes Katrina, Rita, and Ike.
This collection consists of a packet of reproduction photos of La Porte, Texas, dating from approximately 1910 through the 1940s.
The Willie Blackmon Collection consists of newsclippings, events programs, funeral programs, correspondence, photos, family history materials, professional awards, athletic accomplishments, and other ephemera from 1927-2009 that were saved and compiled by Judge Blackmon throughout his career.
This collection consists of a wide variety of business photographs produced by Woodallen Photography in Houston from 1946 to 2015. There are images produced for major clients like Sears, Houston Public Library, and Sakowitz, as well as smaller local businesses. In addition to retail and consumer goods, numerous industrial companies are included. Images include products, people, facilities, equipment, and events.
This collection contains information on the family’s genealogy, business documents, deeds, and receipts. It includes personal and business correspondence to various members of the Woodyard family, a tintype photograph of Will and Pleasant Smith Humble, and a license to operate a retail establishment in Texas from 1838. The collection also contains 1 published book, Pioneers and Sundry Times by Estelle Woodyard.
This collection contains documentary records which follow the history of the Houston Zeta Amicae Chapter. This includes minutes, financial records, correspondence, event programs, scrapbooks, and photographs of organization members and events. These materials date from 1948 to 2007.
- Houston Metropolitan Research Center 268
- Gregory School 146
- photographs 77
- Mexican Americans -- Texas -- Houston 37
- African American women -- Texas -- Houston 27
- African Americans -- Texas -- Houston 26
- Architecture -- Texas -- Houston 20
- 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
- Businessmen -- Texas -- Houston 13
- Education -- Texas -- Houston 13
- Houston (Tex.) 13
- Municipal government 13
- African American women -- History -- 20th century 12
- League of United Latin American Citizens 12
- African American business enterprises 11
- African American businesspeople 11
- African Americans—Texas—Houston 11
- Fourth Ward (Houston, Tex.) 11 ∧ less
- English 413
- 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