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Caraway, Nellie M.
Ms. Nellie Caraway was born in Beaumont, Texas but has been a long-time resident of Houston. In this interview, she stresses the importance of preparation during the cooking process, as well as the comparison...
Hailing from Punjab, Virinder Bansal came to New York in 1970. An engineer by training, Mr. Bansal moved to Channel view, Texas in 1975 to work as a supervisor on an oil rig. He worked for Lummus Company...
Morris Pyle was born in east Texas in 1927. At the age of 24 his uncle got him a job on a seismic crew in southern Louisiana swamps and he moved to Lafayette; he worked for that company for about a year...
[Note: Mr. Proffitt's wife also contributed to the interview, especially when talking about moving.] Born in 1926 in Iowa, Jack Proffitt was the son of a machinist. He graduated high school in Ottumwa...
Pankaj Desai enjoyed an affluent childhood in Bombay where his parents had migrated in the 1930s. Originally, his ancestors were from Kindergarten through grade 12, Mr. Desai attended St. Joseph’s, a...
McBride, Frank Edgar
Mr. Frank E. McBride was interviewed on June 16, 2006 in Room #524, Agnes Arnold Hall, University of Houston, Houston, Texas. Mr. McBride was one of the first television cameramen that viewed the devastation...
Truxell, Robert "Bob"
Bob Truxell was born in 1924 in Illinois but moved to Nebraska when he was 6. He joined the Navy after high school, and then earned a Master's in Geology at the University of Nebraska. He was hired by...
Houston Breakthrough 1980-06
Food Waste Press Release
This article presents the views of Mrs. Henry Wade Rogers about the blame placed upon women for failing to adequately conserve food. She argues the greater wastes occur in farming and that women can help...
Choose Your Food Wisely
United States Food Leaflet #4 in series of 7. This leaflet describes the five food groups: Vegatables and Fruits; Milk, Eggs, Fish, Meat, Cheese, Beans, Peas, and Peanuts; Cereals; Sugars; and Fats.
Start the Day Right
United States Food Leaflet #1 of 7.The leaflet provides food purchasing advice and recipes for breakfast.
Letter to State President
This is a typewritten letter to Madam President from the Chairman of the Food Production Committee of the National American Woman Suffrage Association. It informs Madam President of this new committee...
Group of people with wooden tables and food
A group of people sitting at and standing near wooden tables with benches. The tables are covered with plates and food, and a group of people to the right are standing and selecting food.
Group of people in line for food
A group of people standing in line and waiting to be served food on their plates. Three African American women are serving the food near the front of the line.
Quaker Women and Peace Activism; Women & ReligionVI
Video of a panel discussion consisting of three female members of the Quaker faith (Barabara Cowan, Kathryn van der Pol, and May Mansoor Munn) and one moderator and fellow Quaker (Anne Seiber). The moderator...
Women Entrepeneurs: Women and Money II
This is a panel discussion with female entrepreneurs. The participants begin by discussing their backgrounds and why they started their businesses. Then they talk about sexism from employees and clients....
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