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Kenneth Franzheim Architectural Drawings

Identifier: MSS 0129
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1928-1956

Kent E. Gardien Photographs

Identifier: MSS 0209
Scope and Contents This collection consists of photographs of individuals and places from approximately 1905 to 1917. The images are set primarily in Houston, Galveston, and Gonzales, TX, with others from San Antonio, Leon Springs, College Station, and Alexandria, Louisiana. Gardien's family and friends, including his cousins from the Eckhardt family, were frequent subjects of his photography. The collection includes a mixture of posed portraits and candid shots. Some are set in Gonzales, including...
Dates: 1905-1917

KHOU-TV Film Collection

Identifier: RG D 0033

Films from news division of KHOU-TV, Channel 11, CBS affiliate station in Houston, Texas. Part 1 of 14.

Dates: 1960-1976

Kirby Lumber Company Records

Identifier: RG D 0034
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: approximately 1900-1940s

Ku Klux Klan Collection

Identifier: RG E 0058
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1980s

Kuumba House Collection

Identifier: RG 0019
Content Description

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.

Dates: 1979-2008
Found in: Gregory School

Larchmont Garden Club Records

Identifier: RG E 0039
Scope and Contents

The Larchmont Garden Club Records consists of Club yearbooks, scrapbooks, photographs, business correspondence ranging from the mid-1950s to late 1970s.

Dates: update later

Laurie Lindemulder Papers

Identifier: MSS 1338
Scope and Contents

The collection consists primarily of Ms. Lindemulder’s communications with family and other performance artists. There is one folder of photographs.

Dates: 1961-2006

League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) Council #60

Identifier:  RG E 0021
Scope and Contents This collection contains administrative records of the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) Council #60. This includes meeting minutes (1945-1989), correspondence (1935-1990), financial statements (1944-1990), and records of various LULAC events and programs such as the Junior LULAC organization and many annual conventions. There is a significant number of publications in this collection, both published by LULAC and other organizations. Additionally, there are photographs,...
Dates: 1935 - 1991

League of Women Voters of Houston Records

Identifier: RG E 0013
Scope and Content Note The records in this collection, dating from 1935 to 1975, include correspondence, Board minutes, financial reports and program materials. The organization of this material preserves the original filing system, and is organized into 5 series: President's Files, containing correspondence and arranged chronologically; Minutes to meetings, arranged chronologically; Financial Records, arranged chronologically; Program Materials, arranged according to subject; and Scrapbooks. The papers frequently...
Dates: approximately 1929-1989

Lee P. Brown Collection

Identifier: MSS 0065
Content Description

The Lee P. Brown Collection is an artificial collection of materials related to the administration of Lee P. Brown during his tenure as mayor from 1998-2004. Includes speeches, annual reports, brochures, Publications on Quentin Mease, a city newsletter, a DVD, and VHS tapes of city events.

Dates: 1989-2002; Majority of material found in 1998-2004
Found in: Gregory School

Legan World War I Photographs

Identifier: MSS 0433
Scope and Contents The Legan World War I Photographs contains black and white photographs of locations, individuals, and propaganda from the First World War. Photographs 1-50 are 5x7" black and white prints documenting the First World War. These photographs show locations in France, including Aisne, Alsace, Arras, Marne, Paris, Reims, Somme, and Verdun. Scenes include trenches, artillery, soldiers, city halls, chateaus, churches, cathedrals, towns, and landscapes. Many feature dramatic destruction....
Dates: approximately 1914-1918, and undated

Lenora Detering Papers

Identifier: MSS 1055
Scope and Contents

This collection contains the personal papers of Lenora Detering. Files include administrative and financial records, personal papers, and architectural and design sketches. The collection has been divided into four series: Detering Galleries Projects, Detering Galleries Business and Administrative Papers, Lenora Detering Personal Papers, and Renderings and Architectural Plans. Folders within each series are arranged by project then chronologically.

Dates: 1935-1977

Leopold Meyer Papers

Identifier: MSS 0067
Dates: 1908-1978

Lesley Lewis Walker, Sr. Photographs

Identifier: MSS 0253
Scope and Contents This collection contains approximately 245 photographs, which chronicle the life of Lesley Lewis "Shorty" Walker, an adventuresome Houston machinist reported to be the first Houstonian and the first Texan to build and pilot a heavier than air craft. Most of the photographs were taken by Walker. Images include planes, boats, racing cars, motorcycles and related topics, as well as the construction of the Panama Canal, which Walker worked on as a young man. The photographs in this...
Dates: approximately 1905 through the 1920s

Linda Austin Collection

Identifier: MSS 0024
Scope and Contents The Linda Austin Collection houses the personal papers of Linda Austin. This collection, which dates from 1944 to 2009, contains personal materials related to her parents which included materials related to her mother’s graduation from the Franklin Beauty School in 1944, and her father’s Driver License from the 1940s and 1950s. Additionally it includes materials associated with his membership in the fraternal order of the Eastern Star. There are also news clippings, programs, photographs...
Dates: 1944 - 2009
Found in: Gregory School

Litterst-Dixon Photographs

Identifier: MSS 1248
Scope and Contents This collection contains images from the Houston's Litterst Commercial Photo Company, which later became the Dixon Commercial Photo Company. The photographs range in date from approximately 1850 through 1967. The photographs cover a wide range of subjects, with a focus largely on buildings and industry. The oil and shipping industries are frequent subjects. Many commercial buildings are featured, including both interior and exterior shots. Also included are some product...
Dates: 1850-1967

Little School of the 400 Collection

Identifier:  MSS 0205
Scope and Contents The collection contains the research notes compiled by Dr. Guadalupe C. Quintanilla while writing her doctoral dissertation in 1976. Of note are copies of pages from David Adame's registration book and correspondence from Jake Rodriguez, Executive Director of "The Little School of the 400". There are also financial reports by the LULAC Educational Fund, Inc., and copies of lists of the schools that were qualified for the "Little School of the 400."...
Dates: 1958-1962

Log Cabin Republicans of Houston Records

Identifier: RG 1125
Scope and Contents

The Log Cabin Republicans Records are comprised of incorporation papers of the Texas and Houston chapters, meeting information, and the Houston chapter publication, “Log On.”

Dates: 1993-1995

Lois Brantley Collection

Identifier: MSS 0014
Scope and Contents

The Lois Brantley Collection houses the professional papers of Lois Brantley. This collection, which dates from 1930 to 2003, includes records such as teachers’ notice of appointments, transcripts, letters of recommendation, teaching credientials, certificates, correspondence, photographs, degrees, and event programs. Many of the materials within the collection document her career and professional development as an educator within the Houston Independent School District.

Dates: 1930 - 2003
Found in: Gregory School

Lorenzo Williams Photograph Collection

Identifier: MSS 0111
Content Description

Materials in the Lorenzo Williams Photograph Collection are largely photographic in nature, but does contain some correspondence and news clippings. This collection consists of 49 photographs, one is a tin type, presumably of relatives of Lorenzo Williams during the early to mid-twentieth century. Photographs are mostly of individuals that depict military service, graduation and the daily life during the twentieth century.

Dates: undated
Found in: Gregory School

Louise Kennedy Papers

Identifier: MSS 0001
Scope and Contents This collection contains clippings, pamphlets, and other material relating to Houston elections and local issues from 1952 through 1975.The papers document the work of organizing within the Democratic party and for general elections. There is particular emphasis on elections at the state and local level. Especially noteworthy are typed, handwritten, and annotated precint analyses from a time before computer analysis was common. There are also mailing lists for precinct workers,...
Dates: 1952-1975

Luis Cano Papers

Identifier: MSS 0284
Scope and Content Note The collection spans from 1968 to 1986 with the bulk of the materials dating from the early 1970s to the mid-1980s. The collection contains private and public papers detailing the many and varied interests of Luis R. Cano. The major sections of this collection include papers on the Assocation for Advancement of Mexican Americans, the National Council of La Raza, the Housing Authority of the City of Houston, CETA, bilingual education, discrimination and segregation in HISD, thesis and...
Dates: 1968-1986; Majority of material found in 1970-1979

LULAC News Collection

Identifier: RG 1314
Scope and Contents The material in this collection was acquired from several other collections housed at the Houston Metropolitan Research Center. Various issues of LULAC News were removed from those collections and placed together in this artificial collection. A complete run of issues is not available. The issues are arranged chronologically.View digitized collection on the Houston Public Library...
Dates: 1932-1983, 1946-1974, 1991-2012; Majority of material found in 1945-1974

LULAC Regional Organizations Records

Identifier:  MSS 0353
Scope and Contents

This collection contains administrative records of various districts, councils, and committees of the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC). The bulk of the collection relates to multiple councils in Houston and District Number 8 in Texas. Other geographic locations represented in this collection include El Paso (TX), Freeport (TX), New Mexico, and California.

Dates: 1948-1990; Majority of material found in 1970s-1980s

LULAC WWII Honor Roll Book

 Collection — book: LULAC WWII HONOR ROLL BOOK
Identifier:  MSS 0911
Scope and Contents

This collection contains one book, with four pages of content.

Dates: 1944

Luna Family Papers

Identifier: MSS 0471
Scope and Contents This collection consists of 2 boxes with 13 folders of materials related to the Luna family which includes Aranza, Miranda, and Hernandez families. The bulk of the items are dated 1940s. The first box contains immigration papers, passports, employment records, photographs, newspaper clippings, military garrison caps, and a military ring. The second box contains oversized materials including two photographs and one employment insurance policy. ...
Dates: 1913 - 2000s; Majority of material found in 1940s

Lydia Mendoza Collection

Identifier: MSS-0123
Scope and Contents The collection spans from 1933 to 2001 with the bulk of the materials dating from 1933 to 1979. It consists of 3 boxes arranged in the following series’ Awards, Contracts, Correspondence, Interviews, Newspaper Articles, Performances, Miscellaneous, Photographs, Oversized Materials. The first box holds 36 folders of documents and records; these include recording company contracts, correspondence from fans, oral history interviews, newspaper articles, and 30 folders of advertisements,...
Dates: 1933-2001; Majority of material found in 1933-1979

M. W. Lee Papers

Identifier: MSS 0058
Scope and Contents The collection deals primarily with two major efforts to bring zoning to Houston (1947 and 1962), concentrating on the years 1960-1962. Also included is proposed state legislation which was designed to protect property values without zoning. Additionally, the collection contains three scrapbooks, material on the 1947 and 1962 controversies and correspondence with people involved in similar efforts in other cities. The collection also contains correspondence and clippings about zoning in...
Dates: 1947-1974

Madeleine and Booker Wright Collection

Identifier: MSS 0054
Scope and Contents The Madeleine and Booker Wright Collection contains the personal papers of Madeline and Booker Wright. This collection, which dates from 1991 to 1998, consists of correspondence, books, newspaper clippings, photographs, sketchbooks of Booker's drawings, architectural plans, and business documents pertaining to Madeleine and Booker Wright practices in and the Caroline Medical Plaza. This collection is valuable for research on African American medical professionals and entrepreneurs. ...
Dates: 1987 - 2010; Majority of material found within 1991 - 1998
Found in: Gregory School

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