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Political activists -- Texas -- Houston

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Beulah Shepard Collection

Identifier: MSS 0069
Scope and Contents The Beulah Shepard Collection comprises the personal papers of Beulah Shepard from 1940 to 2012. This collection contains correspondence of congratulatory letters on her election to Secretary of the Harris County Democratic Party in 1976. There is also some political correspondence to Beulah Shepard from Texas and various United States Congressmen discussing issues that impacted the late 1970s such as minimum wage increase and women’s rights. This series also contains greeting cards and...
Dates: 1940 - 2012

Carmen Cortes Papers

Identifier:  MSS 0194
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of family photographs as well as many at LULAC social events. It includes a photo album compiled by Cortez from the 1920s to the 1930s. Materials in this collection also features election campaign information, information on the larger Cortes and Reyes-Martinez families, and material from various Latino organizatiatons and community groups. Of particular note is LULAC correspondence and issues of the LULAC News periodical.Photographs from this...
Dates: 1920-1966

Hardy Street Toll Road Controversy Collection

Identifier: RG F 0018
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1969-1983 1979-1983; Majority of material found within 1979 - 1983

Houston Anti-Viet Nam War Collection

Identifier: MSS 0173
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of printed material, much of which was published by the Students for a Democratic Society, a leading anti-war organization commonly known by its acronym "SDS". The documents, newsletters, and other publications in this collection establish the national and international opposition to the war and place local opposition to it in Houston within a proper context. This collection also established the historic connection between opposition to the war and opposition to...
Dates: 1965-1973

Joan Dusard Papers

Identifier: MSS 0447
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1990-1992
The African American Library at the Gregory School
1300 Victor Street
Houston, Texas 77019
Houston Metropolitan Research Center
Houston Public Library
550 McKinney St.
Houston, Texas 77002