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This collection is divided in the following series: corporate financial records, sugar industry reports, and legal records. Within each series, the materials are arranged by company and then chronologically. Boxes 2, 3, and 4 contain large, bound company materials. Volumes 1 through 6 are also large, bound materials.
This collection contains the organizational records of the Museo Guadalupe Aztlan and the personal memoirs of Jesus Cantu Medel, Founder and Director of Museo Guadalupe Aztlan. A large portion of this collection includes the program planning notes and flyers for the Museo’s signature events: the Cine Cuauhtemoc Pan American Film Festival, Dia de los Muertos Annual Celebration, Raza Youth Conference, and Sembradores de Aztlan Oral History Project.
This collection consists of papers from Jim McConn’s time as a city council member and as mayor. The collection also includes files from many of his executive assistants while in office. Additionally, photographs document mayoral activities and events, and audio recordings capture many mayoral news conferences.
This collection contains fundraising and membership solicitations, newsletters, flyers promoting events and correspondence with legislators for a variety of human rights advocacy groups supporting Central American countries especially El Salvador and Nicaragua.
The Eagle Papers generally cover the period from 1933 to 1955 and include political, business, and personal correspondence. The 1936 Senatorial campaign is documented as well as congressional patronage for postal jobs. Of note is correspondence related to efforts to remove potential Communist sympathizers from the United States Postal Service (USPS).
This collection is primarily composed of architectural drawings. There is also one document box of office records, correspondence, small-format sketches, and photographs relating to Chase’s projects.
The John V. Tackaberry Papers consist of both family and business correspondence and documents primarily relating to Tackaberry’s oil and land dealings in Texas. Other documents relate to his medical bills, family affairs, a lawsuit, and the U.S. Boundary Commission. The collection also contains 6 photographs mostly of unidentified family members and locations.
The Johnnie Hart Brooks collection contains personal records of Johnnie Hart Brooks childhood and career. This collection, which dates form 1909 to 1993, contains correspondence, photographs from Brooks’ childhood, teaching career, family life, award ceremonies, and a retirement banquet. Several news clippings note her achievements. Artifacts included personal effects BrooksSeveral items provide detailed view of her family.
The Jordan Grove Missionary Baptist Church Collection documents the activities of the church from 1937 to 2014, with most materials from the pastorship of Danny Davis. This collection contains the church history, annual reports, insurance statements, financial receipts, invoices and some financial correspondence. Also includes weekly bulletins, worships programs, event programs, the church newsletters, news clippings, photographs, ephemera and yearbook.
The Joseph Finger collection houses negatives and photographs of buildings and residences as well as architectural drawings from his firm. The images were copied from a publication, Architecture and Design: a Selection of Work by Joseph Finger, Inc. from July 1940. This periodical was not donated, but provided for duplication and returned.
The collection consists of Craig F. Cullinan's business and personal correspondence, dating approximately from 1920 to 1950, and Joseph S. Cullinan's financial correspondence, statements, journals, and ledgers, dating from the 1880's to 1937.
The Joseph W. Evans Papers is comprised of financial records from Evans and Company between 1912 and 1962. There are also two boxes of correspondence related to the business. Bibliographic materials which were dedicated in Mr. Evans' name are located at The University of Houston.
This small collection contains information on the life of Jubal L. Taylor, a Houston resident and employee of the railway mail service in the 1930s. The collection contains news clippings, land records, and various family materials including a WWI draft card.
The collection, consisting of 16 scrapbooks and 1 group of assorted poem clippings, includes a nearly complete chronological record of all Mr. Lewis' work done for The Houston Post. Clippings about Mr. Lewis and by Mr. Lewis were kept and placed in scrapbooks from the early 1900's through World War II. His collection of news clippings of cultural and musical personalities during the 1940's and two books of published poems are also included.
Much of the research included in this collection – saltwater barriers on the Trinity River, bus service, etc. – are projects Wildenthal addressed during his time as Houston City Attorney. Material also inlcudes his religious activities and political campaign information.
The collection consists mainly of legal documents and papers, legal reference materials, correspondence and clippings on his work on Democratic Party committees, his efforts to further world peace and relating to the many charitable organizations he was associated with, the organizations he founded, and his church work. Some personal papers and artifacts are included.
The Judson Robinson Sr. Family Collection consists mostly of photographs and a few newsclippings documenting activities of the Y.M.C.A. during the 1950's and into the 1970's.
- Houston Metropolitan Research Center 284
- Gregory School 146
- photographs 77
- Mexican Americans -- Texas -- Houston 38
- 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
- League of United Latin American Citizens 13
- Municipal government 13
- African American women -- History -- 20th century 12
- African American business enterprises 11
- African American businesspeople 11
- African Americans 11
- African Americans—Texas—Houston 11 ∧ less
- English 429
- Spanish; Castilian 19
- 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