Leland dedicated his political career to caring for his fellow man at home and abroad, demonstrating the importance of helping those in need. In the process, he left a legacy of humanitarianism that remains a model for us today.
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History Matters: 30th Anniversary of the Center for Public History Vol. 12, No. 2 (Spring 2015) Letter from Editor Download Full PDF 2 A Thirty Year Journey- But Not Over By Martin V. Melosi 7 Uncovering the Story of Quality Hill, Houston’s First Elite Residential Neighborhood: A Detective on the Case By Sidonie Sturrock […]
Bobbie Lee, Da Mayor of Fifth Ward: The Black Invisible Social Construct By Aaron P. Goffney As I sat with Bobbie Lee, I immediately felt his energy. His passion for war and history steamed my interest. I knew this man had something to say. Upon our introduction, we shook hands, he asked me to state […]
There is a movement that places importance on knowing where food comes from for nutritious, environmental, and economic reasons. This trend has taken many forms, such as community gardening, schools gardens, farmers’ markets, and even restaurants that support local growers. The UH – Oral History of Houston has collected several interviews that document this endeavor. […]