Civil Rights.; African Americans--Texas.; Houston (Tex.)--History.; St. Philip's College.
Dean Emeritus of St. Philip's College, Norris tells of his life, from growing up in a Houston ghetto, earning a PhD, and his career in education and social work. Interview includes a description of the Ossian Sweet trial in 1926 and working with...
Houses - San Antonio (Tex.); Swiss Americans.; Cherry Street (San Antonio, Tex.)
Photograph shows interior of residence occupied by Frederick (Fritz) and Augusta Hensel at 1014 N. Cherry Street. In foreground is corner of living room with upright piano; beyond is Frederick Hensel, seated in chair, reading in the dining room.
First Church of Christ Scientist (San Antonio, Tex.); Churches - San Antonio (Tex.); Alamo Street (San Antonio, Tex.); McCullough Street (San Antonio, Tex.)
Photograph shows the south and east (front) of the brick building, located on the northwest corner of North Alamo and McCullough. Posters on building advertising a Christian Science lecture to be held February 15 .
Ollie Marshall Adams spent his working life as a machinist in the huge railroad shops in Marshall, beginning with his apprenticeship at age 17 in 1927. Adams recounts the economic and social impact the now-closed railroad complex...
Tuba; Jazz musicians; Cullum, Jim;Happy Jazz Band; African American musicians.
A businessman whose lifelong love of jazz prompted several stints as a tuba and sousaphone player, Willson Davis was an original member of San Antonio’s famous Happy Jazz Band from 1963 -73. Davis performed with several bands while in college in...
Automobile dealers Smith, Harvey P. Goad Motor Company (San Antonio, Tex.) Cadillac Lofts (San Antonio, Tex.) Buildings - San Antonio (Tex.) Lexington Avenue (San Antonio, Tex.) Dallas Street (San Antonio, Tex.)
Photograph shows the exterior of the Goad Motor Company Building, located on Lexington Avenue.