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Independence Heights (Houston, Tex.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Booker T. Washington High School Memorabilia

Identifier: MSS 0175
Content Description

The Booker T. Washington High School Memorabilia contains clippings, school publications, programs, plaques, photographs, scrapbooks, yearbooks, and trophies from 1948 – 2007 provided by Howard Bruce who was an English teacher, counselor, and theatre director at Booker T. Washington High School. The contents of the collection primarily focus on Booker T. Washington High School and its theatre program.

Dates: 1948-2007

Houston Historic Landmark and Protected Landmark Reports

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

Town of Independence Heights

Identifier: RG 0063
Content Description The Independence Heights collection contains materials about the town’s history, development and preservation efforts. The collection consists of news clippings, correspondence, a map, church programs, VHS tapes, a DVD, incorporation papers, church displays and the city history. Of note are the Delinquent Tax Record ledgers from 1921 to 1922. Many of the original documents were retained by the donor; reproductions are available. It also contains copy negatives and prints which were likely...
Dates: Other: 1921-1986
African American History Research Center
Houston Public Library
1300 Victor Street
Houston, Texas 77019
Houston History Research Center
Houston Public Library
550 McKinney St.
Houston, Texas 77002