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Gertrude Ackerly / La Porte, Texas Photographs
This collection contains 72 photographs of La Porte, Texas, dating from 1890 to 1925. In addition to many images of Sylvan Beach, there are also images of businesses, churches, school, homes, hotels, depots, and trains. The materials in this collection are a mixture of orginals, reproductions, and postcards.
Gilbert Mers Papers
Gordon Quan Papers
Graciela Saenz Papers
Gray's Studio Photographs
Greater Houston Civic Council, et al, vs. Mann, et al
Gregorio Salazar Papers
This collection focuses on Gregorio Salazar's activities in MAYO, the Raza Unida Party and Venceremos Brigade, and his school board candidacy. It contains copies of newspaper articles, correspondence and promotional materials for MAYO. There is also information about other Mexican-American political movements in the mid-twentieth century, as well as a collection of publications created by these movements from across the United States and in Texas.
Gregorio T. Valerio Photographs
Guadalupe Quintanilla Papers
This is a collection of records compiled by Dr. Guadalupe Quintanilla's personal secretary. The largest component of this collection is the published articles about Dr. Quintanilla which feature several writings about her role with the Houston Police Department. In addition, the scrapbooks, carefully arranged by her secretary, offer an overview of Quintanilla's life and travels.
Harambee Club Records
This collection houses the records of the Harambee Club in Houston, Texas from 1987 to 2012. It consits of correspondence, meeting minute, financial and legal documetns, literatery material, photographs, printed materials including flyers and programs and multiple scrapbooks wich detail the history and functions of the Harambee Club and its members.
Hardy Anderson Oral History
Hardy Street Toll Road Controversy Collection
The collection consists of files created by The Metropolitan Organization. The files are arranged topically by series. The physical organization has for the most part been kept.
Hare and Hare Records
Harper Leiper Photographs
Harris County Flood Control Photographs
Harris County Hispanic Caucus Collection
The Harris County Hispanic Caucus (HCHC) collection contains correspondence from the HCHC committee. It also contains an application for the Housing and Community Decelopment Act of 1977. There are also press releases from the HCHC. There is also a letter intended for community members to form the Mexican American Hispanic Advisory Council.
Harrison Family Collection
Harry Luke, Jr. Photographs
Hazel Hainsworth Young and Robert W. Hainsworth Papers
Hazel Hainsworth Young Collection
Hazel McCullough Collection
Heather and Thistle, Scottish Society Collection
Heiser-Alban Collection of Historical Circus Materials
Helen G. Perry Family Collection
Henry V. Sanchez Papers
This collection contains the personal and legal records of Henry V. Sanchez. Legal Records pertain mostly to the trials surrounding those arrested and accused of inciting a riot during the Moody Park incident in Houston in 1978. This collection also contains digital scans of select pieces of art created by Henry V. Sanchez as well as photographs of Sanchez.
HHRC Small Collections
Hicks Family Collection 1890s-1960s
This collection partially documents the lives of Maggie Johnson Hicks and daughter Betty Hicks Wilson. Over 300 photographs in this collection offer those interested in African-American history a good pictorial review of three generations of a family living in Houston’s 6th and 4th Wards in the early and mid-20th century. It also includes various certificates, diplomas, and transcripts. Of note are two Texas Southern University yearbooks from 1948 and 1949.
Hilliard Taylor Family Photographs
This collection consists of 229 black and white photographs and biographical materials. Photographs depict the Taylor family and home life in Houston, Boley, Oklahoma and Hot Springs, Arkansas from 1914 to 1997. This collection provides a glimpse into black family life and during the early 20th century. Most images are related to James and Josie’s life in Houston, but several are of Hilliard’s success after migration.
Hispanic Heritage Month Scanning and Oral History Days Collection
This collection contains the 5 interviews and 12 digital files acquired at two Scanning and Oral History Day events hosted by the Houston Metropolitan Research Center. These events took place on September 21 and October 12, 2013 as part of the Houston Public Library’s Hispanic Heritage Month programming.
HMRC Houston Photograph Collection
MSS 0157 is is an artificial collection created by the Houston Public Library's "Texas Room" local history collections, now housed at the Houston Metropolitan Research Center. Like MSS 0114 HMRC Photograph Collection, it contains photos of Houston gathered from various sources. There are 2697 photographs, ranging in date from 1859-1973. Subjects include buildings, cityscapes, and portraits of prominent individuals. Most of the photos are black and white.
- Houston History Research Center 309
- African American History Research Center 144
- photographs 83
- Mexican Americans -- Texas -- Houston 40
- African American women -- Texas -- Houston 27
- African Americans -- Texas -- Houston 26
- Architecture -- Texas -- Houston 21
- African American women 17
- Businessmen -- Texas -- Houston 15
- African American men -- Texas -- Houston 14
- Education -- Texas -- Houston 14
- Houston (Tex.) 14
- Photographers -- Texas -- 20th century 14
- African American educators 13
- African American families -- Texas -- Houston 13
- League of United Latin American Citizens 13
- Municipal government 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 30
- 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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