Maxwell House coffee is not native to Houston, however. The recipe originated with Joel O. Cheek, a traveling salesman for a grocery firm.
On July 10th, after protests and one-day-strikes failed to break the stalemate, workers walked off the job and began what became a five week strike.
At the time of the Gold Rush in 1849, Chinese workers arrived at the West Coast seeking new economic opportunities, one of which was building the Central Pacific, the first transcontinental railroad, from 1864 to 1869.
When people reminisce about college athletics, only a few select conferences cause them to think, “What a powerhouse!” The Southwest Conference (SWC) was one such conference.
At a time when female artists continued to lack the full recognition they deserved, four Houston women banded together as the Houston Gorilla Girls in protest against the status quo.
Protecting Our Green Heritage Vol. 10, No. 2 (Spring 2013) Download PDF 2 Houston’s Environmental Past: Terry Hershey, Legacy, Community, and Action By Teresa Tomkins-Walsh 8 Galveston Bay: A Brief History of One of America’s Great Waters By Courtney Smith 14 Houston’s Own Historical Forested Wetlands: The Spring Creek Greenway By Jennifer Lorenz 19 TEJAS: […]
UH Celebrates 85 Years: The Road to Tier One Vol. 10, No. 1 (Fall 2012) Download PDF 2 Houston: The City and the University, The Allure and the Promise By Chancellor and President Renu Khator 5 UH at 85 By Joe Pratt 9 The People’s University: UH Alumni Memories through the Decades By Jeff Sutton […]
Houston History remembers George Mitchell, Houston oilman, developer, and philanthropist. The city is a better place as a result of his vision.