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  • Danny Everitt oral history and transcript 

    Everitt, Danny (2017-10-09)
    Danny Everitt arrived in Houston in the mid-1970s and became a part of the music scene as a singer-songwriter and as a front man for bands.
  • John Lomax III oral history and transcript 

    Lomax, John, III (2017-11)
    John Lomax III has carried on his family legacy of promoting and saving music, through writing about it and managing a variety of acts.
  • Jean Lanclos Valka oral history interview transcript 

    Valka, Jean Lanclos (2019-02-28)
    This oral history interview was recorded as part of The oH Project: Oral Histories of HIV/AIDS in Houston, Harris County, and Southeast Texas. Founding partners of the project include Legacy Community Health, Montrose ...
  • Recording from Max Herzog to family at home during World War II 

    Herzog, Max (1943)
    Max Herzog was born on February 11, 1915 in Joliet, Illinois. When he graduated from high school in Joliet in 1932, Depression conditions led him to pursue his future in Texas where he had relatives. In Houston he met Mayme ...
  • Houston Hadassah scrapbook 

    Houston Hadassah (1973)
    Hadassah was founded in 1912 by Henrietta Szold after returning from a trip to pre-state Israel where she was horrified by the impact starvation and disease had on her people. She motivated Jewish women to support a feet-on ...
  • Antonia Ingversen oral history interview and transcript 

    Ingversen, Antonia (2018-10-20)
    Judge Antonia Ingversen was born on May 4th, 1946 in Manila Philippine. Her family immigrated to Missouri, United State when she was eight years old. She graduated from the University of Missouri in 1968 with a B.A. degree ...
  • Rich Layton oral history and transcript 

    Layton, Rich (2017-12-11)
    Rich Layton is a harmonica player who played for a variety of folk/rock singer-songwriters, bands, and is an original member of Dr. Rockit.
  • Bruce Bryant oral history and transcript 

    Bryant, Bruce (2018-01-31)
    Bruce Bryant directed "The Little Ol' Show That Comes on After Monty Python" on KPRC and "For the Sake of the Song: The Story of Anderson Fair, as well as was co-owner of The Sweetheart of Texas Concert Hall and Saloon.
  • Michael Wong oral history interview and transcript 

    Wong, Michael (2018-12-07)
    Dr. Michael Wong was born in Quebec City, Canada to Chinese immigrant parents. As a young child, he moved to California, assimilating into American culture and becoming a US citizen with his siblings and parents. From high ...
  • Ching-Hwa Kiang oral history interview and transcript 

    Kiang, Ching-Hwa (2019-02-08)
    Dr. Ching-Hwa Kiang was born in Taipei, Taiwan and grew up celebrating Chinese traditions and eating food from various regional influences in China and Taiwan. She was active in her school band playing the cornet at Taiwan’s ...
  • Thieu Dang oral history interview and transcript 

    Dang, Thieu (2018-10-26)
    Thieu Dang was born in Nam Định, Vietnam. As a child, he moved to Saigon, South Vietnam to live with his aunt and uncle amidst conflicts the First Indochina War and later on the Vietnam War. Dr. Dang studied agriculture ...
  • Teh Cheong Chang oral history interview and transcript 

    Chang, Teh Cheong (2018-06-08)
    Teh Cheong Chang grew up in mainland China in the 1930s before moving to Taiwan and then America. In America, he built a name for himself as a renowned architect, going on to win national competitions and building the ...
  • Ritu Gyawali oral history interview and transcript 

    Gyawali, Ritu (2018-09-14)
    Ritu, a Nepalese native, immigrated to Houston at a young age. After returning to Nepal for a brief period, and then making their way back to the U.S, Ritu and her family developed their lives in the U.S and made Houston ...
  • Danielle Sampey oral history interview transcript 

    Sampey, Danielle (2019-01-22)
    This oral history interview was recorded as part of The oH Project: Oral Histories of HIV/AIDS in Houston, Harris County, and Southeast Texas. Founding partners of the project include Legacy Community Health, Montrose ...
  • Yoshio "Willie" Fujimoto oral history interview and transcript 

    Fujimoto, Yoshio "Willie" (2018-07-31)
    Yoshio “Willie” Fujimoto was born in Colorado in 1929. He was raised there with his six siblings by his parents who emigrated from Japan. After farming with his family and graduating from high school during the Great ...
  • Houston Hadassah scrapbook 

    Houston Hadassah (1970)
    Hadassah was founded in 1912 by Henrietta Szold after returning from a trip to pre-state Israel where she was horrified by the impact starvation and disease had on her people. She motivated Jewish women to support a feet-on ...
  • Jia-ling Li oral history interview and transcript 

    Li, Jia-ling (7/9/2018)
    Dr. Jia Ling Li was born in Tianjin, China, the youngest of five children. Growing up closely with her older siblings, Dr. Li studied medicine and agriculture in high school, and was financially supported by her father, ...
  • Thomas Sung oral history interview and transcript 

    Sung, Thomas (2018-10-11)
    Thomas Sung was born in Shanghai in 1935. He lived in Chongqing during the Resist Japan war, and moved to Hong Kong in 1948. His family briefly stayed in Brazil and eventually immigrated to the United States in 1952. He ...
  • Urvashi Jain oral history interview 

    Jain, Urvashi (2018-07-25)
    Urvashi Jain was born in Mumbai, India, where she grew up in a Jain community, going to temple daily and practicing Jainism from birth. She first came to the United States in 1987 to Athens, Ohio where her husband completed ...

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