Recent Submissions

  • Jack Valinski oral history interview and transcript 

    Jack Valinski (2010-07-24)
    Jack Valinski moved to Houston in 1981. He came to work for an ABC affiliate, 97 Rock, now Mix 96.5. He began listening to the KPFT show Wilde-N-Stein and its host Ray Hill and was soon volunteering to run the audio board. ...
  • Denis Flanigan oral history interview and transcript 

    Denis Flanigan (2011-03-22)
    Denis Flanigan is a Licensed Psychologist in private practice in Houston. He received his M.S. in Psychology and Ph. D. in Counseling Psychology from the University of Florida. In addition to clinical work and research ...
  • Yvonne Feece oral history interview and transcript 

    Yvonne Feece (2011-03-19)
    Yvonne Feece is a professional photgrapher working with commercial and individual clients. A volunteer for Pride Houston as both a photographer and as magazine chair, she has served as treasurer for the Houston chapter of ...
  • Jerry Atwood oral history interview and transcript 

    Jerry Atwood (2011-03-22)
    Jerry Atwood moved to Houston in 1972 and worked for nearly 40 years as an Engineer. A professional pianist, he started a successful music business with Rick Comeaux performing for men's society gigs, and at Ovations in ...
  • Donna Garrett oral history interview and transcript 

    Garrett, Donna (2012-03-17)
    Donna Garrett was born in 1951 and raised in Birmingham, Alabama. She moved to Houston in 1980. She is a writer and performer of drama and poetry.
  • Katy Caldwell oral history interview and transcript 

    Caldwell, Katy (2016-07-26)
    For the past 17 years, Katy Caldwell has been the CEO of Legacy Community Health Services, Inc., a not for profit federally qualified health center which provides low or no cost health, social, and educational services. ...
  • Ron Dupre oral history interview and transcript 

    Dupre, Ron (2014-04-10)
    Ron Dupre is a father of three children, including two gay sons. He is active in Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG), the largest family and ally organization dedicated to advancing equality and uniting people ...
  • Delma Cummings oral history interview and transcript 

    Cummings, Delma (2012)
    Delma Cummings was born July 30, 1939 in Texas. She grew up in Aldine, Texas. She worked for 30 years for Southwestern Bell. Cummings was very active in the LGBT community, serving on the board of directors for Lesbians ...
  • Josephine Tittsworth oral history interview and transcript 

    Tittsworth, Josephine (2012-08-09)
    Josephine Tittsworth was born in Pasadena, Texas and was assigned and raised as a male. She struggled with gender issues and dressed secretly as a woman for most of her life. In 1981 life changed when she contacted an ...
  • Janis Hutchinson oral history interview and transcript 

    Hutchinson, Janis (2014-04-01)
    Dr. Janis Hutchinson is a professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Houston. She is a medicial anthropologist, specializing in health issues among peoples of color. She is the author of numerous ...
  • Tony Carroll oral history interview and transcript 

    Carroll, Tony (2010-06-29)
    Tony Carroll was a psychotherapist in Houston, Texas. He served as the first openly gay president of the Texas Society for Clinical Social Work and conducted one of the first studies on the stability of gay couples.
  • Chicken Skin Music - Porky Cohen 

    KTRU, Rice Radio (1982-06-13)
    Contents include: On "Chicken Skin Music," Porky Cohen and Roomful of Blues talk about their careers, influences, and new music.
  • Chicken Skin Music - Clairseach 

    KTRU, Rice Radio (1981)
    Contents include: On "Chicken Skin Music," Charlie and Ann Heymann talk about how they find their songs, the history of the Gaelic harp, and their musical experience.
  • Chicken Skin Music - The Neville Brothers 

    KTRU, Rice Radio (1982-5-18)
    Contents include: On "Chicken Skin Music," Art and Ivan Neville talk about new music, influences, New Orleans, "Fiyo On The Bayou," The Meters, and songwriting.
  • Death Penalty Debate 

    KTRU, Rice Radio (1999-11-09)
    Contents include: Death Penalty Debate featuring Mandy Welch and Dr. Baruch Brody. The debate took place during Rice Amnesty International's Death Penalty Awareness Week.
  • Gomez interview 

    KTRU, Rice Radio (1998-10)
    Contents include: KTRU DJ interviews Gomez about their Mercury Prize, blues influences, Ben Harper, other genre influences, Massive Attack, Santana, touring, history, writing new music, favorite cereal, breakfast, groupies, ...
  • Richard Cagle and Randall Jamail interview 

    KTRU, Rice Radio (1997)
    Contents include: A KTRU DJ talks to Richard Cagle and Randall Jamail of the Artist Management Group about musical talent in Houston, promotion issues, collaboration, a good band, why bands need a manager, why bands might ...
  • Finn Taylor interview 

    KTRU, Rice Radio (1997)
    Contents include: A KTRU DJ talks to Finn Taylor about this new movie "Dream with the Fishes," Sundance Film Festival, directing for the first time, re-writing his screenplays, movie soundtrack.
  • Flap - Minnie Bruce Pratt 

    KTRU, Rice Radio (1995-10-30)
    Contents include: On "Flap," Shaila Dewan talks to Minnie Bruce Pratt about butch/femme, gender expression, traditional roles, her childhood, her mother, writing, and losing custody of her children based on her sexuality. ...
  • KTRU News interview 

    KTRU, Rice Radio (1995-02)
    Contents include: (00:01) Fred Wen and Melissa Jacobs talk to Jeanie Eller about the National Education Association, NEA being a union, disagreeing with their platform, education system a monopoly, rote methodization, ...

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