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Eleanor Tinsley Interview
This is an interview with former council member Eleanor Tinsley, who has made strides in passing various rules and regulations across Houston. She begins the interview with how she balanced her various...
Women writers in Houston
A panel interview with 3 women writers (Karleen Koen, Gail Donohue Storey, and Margie Walker). They discuss a variety of topics ranging from why they chose a risky career as a writer or what encouraged...
Women in Politics II
Video of a panel interview consisting of three women involved in politics (Carol Alvarado, Peggy Hamric, and Annise Parker) and one moderator (Kathryn McNiel). The panelists take questions from 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....
Houston Lesbian Activism/Experience in the 70s & 80s
An interview with Pokey Anderson, Arden Eversmeyer, and Joyce Gayles. It begins by asking the panelists how they came to Houston, their process of coming out, the difficulty of finding support communities,...
Sissy Farenthold Interview
This is an interview with Sissy Farenthold by Gloria Neal. She starts by talking about how and when she decided to run for office in 1968. She continues to more general topics such as her opinion of women...
Women in Christian Clergy: Women and Religion I
This is an interview with Helen Havens and Angela Shannon, two local Houston area reverends, conducted by Cecile Holmes. They begin by talking about the difference, importance, acceptance and their own...
Kathy Whitmire Interview
An interview with former Houston mayor Kathy Whitmire, a political science professor and the first woman to be elected to Houston City government. She talks about growing up as a shy girl and mentions...
Women in Art: Focus on Curators
This is a panel discussion about women and art, with a focus on curation. The participants begin by discussing their backgrounds and talking about what it means to be a curator. They then talk about using...
Women and Islam: Women & Religion II
This is a panel discussion about Islam and women. They open by discussing common misconceptions about Islam. Then they talk about what it means to be a Muslim woman.
Women on the bench
An interview with Judge Ruby Sondock of the Texas Supreme Court. She talks about the experiences and challenges of being a woman in law school and recalls various experiences, such as enrollment in classes,...
Women and Money I
This is a panel discussion about women in finances. It focuses on both personal financial planning and professional careers in finances. The panel begins by discussing general financial advice and then...
Commissioner Sylvia Garcia
Video of an interview with Harris County Commissioner Sylvia Garcia, who was the first woman and hispanic to be elected Commissioner. After an introduction from Dr. Elizabeth Gregory, the moderator, Dr....
Longterm Activism: Domestic Violence and Reproductive Rights
This is an interview with Toby Myers and Rhonda Gerson. It starts off with the panelists talking about how they became involved with the issue of domestic violence which stemmed from their involvement...
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...
Ruth Simmons: Women in Education
An interview with Ruth Simmons, a professor and the first African American woman to hold the title of president at a major college/university. She talks about various aspects of her life such as how she...
Sexual Assault/Sexual Harassment
This is an interview with H. Joan Ehrlich and Cassandra Thomas. It starts with how they became involved with civil rights and how the issue of sexual harassment has changed over the years until now. They...
Marguerite Johnston Interview
This is an interview with Maguerite Johnston conducted by Bonnie Gangelhoff. It begins with Johnston talking about the inspiration for her book and her initial impressions of Houston. It transitions to...
Ex-nuns: Then and Now
Video of a panel interview consisting of four women who used to be nuns (Catherine Swilley, Anne Cartey, Sheila Doran-Benyon, and Lucia Betteler) answering questions from moderator Betty Adam. Questions...
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