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Freedmen’s Town (Houston, Tex.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Freedmen's Town Association Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RG 0052
Scope and Contents

The Freedmen’s Town Association Collection contains documents and published materials pertaining to the efforts of the Freedmen’s Town Association in preserving the Fourth Ward from 1983 to 1986.

Dates: 1983-1986 ; Majority of material found in 1984 - 1984

Ken Breisch Photographs

 Item — Box 1
Identifier: MSS 0187
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1983-1999

Olee Yates McCullough Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0155
Scope and Contents This collection contains material collected by Olee Yates McCullough over the on her various personal and professional interests. It includes information on her and her husband, Arthur McCullough Jr., and their teaching careers at the Houston Independent School District; organizations she was involved in, including Delta Sigma Theta and the Ethel Ransom Art and Literary Club; newspaper clippings of Fourth Ward redevelopment and the preservation of Jack Yates’ home; and on her efforts to...
Dates: 1989-1996; Majority of material found in 1930s-1960s
African American History Research Center
Houston Public Library
1300 Victor Street
Houston, Texas 77019
832-393-1440
HPL.Gregoryschool@houstontx.gov
Houston History Research Center
Houston Public Library
550 McKinney St.
Houston, Texas 77002
832-393-1662
TXR.Reference@houstontx.gov