In 1836 young Johann Frederick Kuhlmann made his way from Germanto America, eventually landing at the port of New Orleans after one of his sea journeys. Remaining in New Orleans working in various jobs, he continuously heard stories about the newly established Republic of Texas and its capital, Houston. To satisfy his curiosity, he made […]
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Our late Oral History Director, Ernesto Valdes, conceived the idea of a fifth anniversary commemorative issue of Houston’s response to Hurricane Katrina. This issue features oral history interviews with many Houstonians who helped with the relief effort. Click here to view the pdf of Volume 7, Number 3.
Houston’s Helping Hands: Remembering Katrina Vol. 7, No. 3 (Summer 2010) Download PDFLetter From the Editor and Statement by Mayor Bill White 2 Features: Frank McBride: Covering Katrina from New Orleans to Houston Interview by Ernesto Valdes 4 Judge Robert Eckels: “We can do whatever we have to…” Interview by David Goldstein 6 Michael Moore: […]
To read the full text of this article by Ernesto Valdes that appeared in the Summer 2008 issue of Houston History, download the pdf version.
To read the full text of this article by Jim Saye that appeared in the Summer 2008 issue of Houston History, download the pdf version.