In 1958, Jack Yates High School moved from its original location at 2610 Elgin Street in the Third Ward to its current location at 3703 Sampson, just a short distance away. It should have been an improvement—modern building, larger facility—but instead it marked a reversal from the school’s position as a central, guiding force for […]
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Giving as a Hobby: A Family Legacy
By Houston History Magazine on December 18, 2010 in Houstonians, Politics
To view the entire article about the Hobby family’s philanthropy by Patricia Pando and Robert Pando, which appeared in Houston History Volume 7, Number 2, download the pdf version.
Free Men Come to Houston: Blacks During Reconstruction
By Houston History Magazine on October 31, 2010 in Communities, Race & Ethnicity
To read the full text of this article by Scott Stabler that appeared in the Fall 2005 issue of Houston History, download the pdf version.
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