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Fifth Ward (Houston, Tex.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

C. F. Smith Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0172
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a selection of materials that document some of C. F. Smith’s professional activities. The collection is not comprehensive, but it does provide a glimpse into his life from 1950 to 1981.

Dates: 1950-1981

D. B. Grimm Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 1037
Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of Grimm's office records; minutes from the Pasadena Real Estate Board; and appraisal drawings created during Grimm's work as a real estate appraiser in the Houston area.

Dates: 1950-1969

Hispanic Heritage Month Scanning and Oral History Days Collection

 Collection
Identifier:  MSS 0902
Scope and Contents

This collection contains the 5 interviews and 12 digital files acquired at two Scanning and Oral History Day events hosted by the Houston Metropolitan Research Center. These events took place on September 21 and October 12, 2013 as part of the Houston Public Library’s Hispanic Heritage Month programming.

Dates: 1934-2013; Majority of material found in 1940-1958, 1990-2013

Houston Historic Landmark and Protected Landmark Reports

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0178
Content Description

Collection contains landmark nominations, protected landmark nominations, National Residential Historic District applications and research created by Preservation Houston staff members that detail the history of buildings structures in black neighborhoods. Researchers interested in the history of black neighborhoods in Houston will find this collection a valuable resource.

Dates: 1997- 2016

Interview with Patricia Smith Prather, 2010

 Item — Box 15, Folder: 12
Scope and Contents From the Series:

The Audiovisual file contains 2 documentarys on DVDs about Our Mother of Mercy Catholic Church, 1 Oral History about Fifth Ward Houston DVD, 2 floppy disks, and 1 CD of research documents related to C.F. Richardson.

Dates: Other: 2010

Mount Pleasant Baptist Church

 Collection
Identifier: RG 0021
Scope and Contents The Mount Pleasant Baptist Church Collection documents the activities of the church from 1933 to 2011. the majority of materials are from 1962 to 1968 under the pastorship of Rev. A. Doyal McCraw. This collection contains the church history, constitution and by-laws, correspondence related to the "Guess Work of Church Support" requesting donations for building renovations and the annual women's day events, and anniversary programs pastor anniversary programs and Sunday services programs....
Dates: 1933 - 2011; Majority of material found within 1962 - 1998

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
The African American Library at the Gregory School
1300 Victor Street
Houston, Texas 77019
832-393-1440
HPL.Gregoryschool@houstontx.gov
Houston Metropolitan Research Center
Houston Public Library
550 McKinney St.
Houston, Texas 77002
TXR.Reference@houstontx.gov
832-393-1662