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Johnnie Hart Brooks Collection
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.
Jordan Grove Missionary Baptist Church
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.
Joseph Finger Papers
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.
Joseph I. Maurer Photographs
This collection consists primarily of 71 boxes of negatives in assignment envelopes. Each box contains about 75 envelopes. Formats include a mix of 35mm, 2 2/4 inch and 4x5 negatives. Also included is some photographic equipment.
The images include portraits, weddings, graduations, and milestone events, as well as aerial photos. A sizeable percentage relates to Catholic organizations.
Joseph Stephen Cullinan Family Papers
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.
Joseph W. Evans Papers
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.
Juan P. Rodriguez Papers
Jubal L. Taylor Collection
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.
Judd Mortimer Lewis Papers
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.
Judge John W. Wildenthal Records
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.
Judge Woodrow Seals Papers
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.
Judson Robinson Jr. Collection
Judson Robinson Sr. Family Collection
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.
Julia Ideson Postcard Collection
Juvencio Rodriguez Papers
This collection contains correspondence, newspaper clippings, and programs relating to Juvencio Rodriguez's civic engagement in Houston.The correspondence regarding the protest of the Latin American Club Committee of Houston against the practice of classifying Latin-American citizens into a color by the Social Security Office (1936) is a particularly valuable record in this collection for scholars researching this topic.
J.W. and J.R. Neal Papers
The J.W. and J.R. Neal Collection contains materials relating to the Second National Bank, as well as other business endeavors of the Neals. Also included are materials from the Houston Park Board.
Kappa Alpha Psi - Prairie View Alumni Chapter
The Kappa Alpha Psi - Prairie View Alumni Chapter Collection houses the records of the fraternity. This collection, which dates from 1973 to 1993, contains correspondence, financial documents, memberships rosters, programs, photographs and artifacts that gives a concise documentation of the fraternity’s function at the campus of Prairie View A&M University.
Kashmere Reunion Stage Band
The Kashmere Reunion Stage Band Collection contains photographs, memorabilia, audiovisual materials and documents including letters, sheet music, event programs and advertising that represent the activities of the Kashmere Stage Band during the 1970s and the Kashmere Reunion Stage Band during the 2000s.
Katherine Townsend Bowles Collection
This collection contains a history of the Houston Soroptimist Club and its activities, newsletters and local newspaper clippings, materials from the convention held at the Rice Hotel, a few photographs, and a framed textile that is the logo of the club. There is also a metal, hand-held button press circa 1920.
Kay Bailey Papers
Kempner House Architectural Plans
Transparencies and contact prints of architectural plans to Kempner House
Ken Breisch Photographs
The Ken Breisch Collection consists of 60, 35mm slides showing buildings and streets in Fourth Ward Houston, Texas between 1983 and 1999. Images were taken by Ken Breisch. Includes images of streets which include Ruthven Street, Matthews Street, Andrews Street, and Robin Street.
Kenneth Franzheim Architectural Drawings
This collection is comprised entirely of architectural drawings. Of note are drawings for the Gulf Building [National Bank of Commerce].
Please see the Architectural Drawings Database for information on Kenneth Franzheim drawings at HMRC. Accessing drawings may require an appointment, please contact HMRC for details.
Kent E. Gardien Photographs
Kenyon Houchins Papers
KHOU-TV Film Collection
Films from news division of KHOU-TV, Channel 11, CBS affiliate station in Houston, Texas. Part 1 of 14.
Kirby Lumber Company Records
This collection provides valuable information on labor and living conditions in East Texas lumber towns, as well as data on domestic and foreign lumber sales, charitable activities, stumpage and freight contracts, and the company's financial standing. It also contains correspondence and financial statements for the Houston Oil Company and the Texas and Louisiana Lumber Company, John Henry Kirby's first lumber venture.
Ku Klux Klan Collection
The Ku Klux Klan Collection is comprised of material regarding Klan activities in and around the Houston area in the 1980s. It includes a membership packet and 13 photographs of KKK members marching.
Kuumba House Collection
The Kuumba House Records contains newspaper clippings, a VHS tape, betamax tape, programs, photographs, negatives, letters, flyers, brochures, greeting cards, business cards, newspaper clippings, postcards, and posters related to the performances and marketing of the Kuumba House Dance Theatre and other dance theaters they performed with from 1979 to 2005.
Larchmont Garden Club Records
The Larchmont Garden Club Records consists of Club yearbooks, scrapbooks, photographs, business correspondence ranging from the mid-1950s to late 1970s.
- 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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