By Morgan E. Thomas John Guess, Jr. cuts the ribbon at the opening of the Houston Museum of African American Culture (HMAAC) in 2012. Photo courtesy of HMAAC. On the corner of Caroline and Wentworth Streets, a newspaper box stands near the doorway of a white building. Upon closer inspection, the box features an article […]
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J. P. Bryan discusses his collecting efforts, what inspired his love for history, and his dreams for the new Bryan Museum.
A cannon barrel aimed at the sky breaks the gently sloping plains, the steel frame of a behemoth of a tank standing guard as sentinel. Nearby, a platoon of men works frantically to restore another tank: the sound of mechanical clanging, of repair duties, of engines rumbling, and cannons firing rises through the air. Some […]
Tucked away in the heart of a Houston suburb, among generous green park space and snug, grey-clapboard bungalows, the unexpected is made manifest in the Menil Collection. An internationally-renowned arts destination identified only by a small, inconspicuous sign, the Menil is a recognized Houston landmark that, for all its importance, still bears a remarkable sense […]
by Rebecca J. Jacobs-Pollez Click here to read a pdf of full article.
by Abbie Salyers Click here to read a pdf of the full article.
To view the entire article about the Buffalo Soldiers Museum by Joe Skeen, which appeared in Houston History Volume 7, Number 2, download the pdf version.
To read the full text of this interview with Larry Gregory and William H. Kellar, download the pdf version.