Houston (Tex.) – History – 20th century
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Collection consists of forty one, 8x10, black-and-white photographs taken by Alex Arroyos. Images are of President John F. Kennedy, Jackie Kennedy, Vice President Lyndon Johnson, and Lady Bird Johnson attending a meeting of LULAC (League of United Latin American Citizens) at the Rice Hotel in Houston on the night of November 21, 1963.
This collection is comprised of research materials for her books and projects about Houston architecture. It features materials from the Texas Historical Commission’s Historical Properties Survey, Rice Design Alliance’s Heart of the Park Competition, and Rice University’s Architectural Survey. Items include notes, brochures, slides, photos, press articles, letters and correspondence.
The Charles Sherman Papers are comprised primarily of photographs of sports teams from Sam Houston High School in Houston, Texas. Some of these include identification. The photographs date from the late 1920s. The collection also includes correspondence and newspaper articles related to Mr. Sherman and his family.
This collection contains film reels primarily related to the Houston area. Orris D. Brown was a filmmaker who filmed much of the material contained within the collection. Several other films were purchased by Brown. Of note is footage of the the dedication, groundbreaking, and construction of the San Jacinto Momument (1936) entitled "San Jacinto Memorial" and footage of the 1935 Flood in downtown Houston.