Women -- Political activity -- Texas -- Houston
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Ewing Family Papers
Dates: 1877-2011; Majority of material found within 1911-1926
Scope and Contents
The Ewing Family Papers are housed in 6 boxes and organized into 5 series titled Mary Ellen Ewing, Gladys Ewing, Family Photographs, Presley K. Ewing, and Josie (Vesta) Ewing. This collection documents the feminist activities of Mary Ellen Ewing, Gladys Ewing’s social life, legal and familial concerns of Presley K. Ewing, and the writings and journeys of Josie (Vesta) Ewing.
Minnie Fisher Cunningham Papers
Scope and Contents The Cunningham Papers are divided into 9 series and 10 boxes making up approximately 9 linear feet spanning the years 1914 to 1964. The papers include correspondence, press releases, news clippings, programs, bulletins, speeches, expense accounts, campaign lists, strategic plans and organizational materials.These materials document Mrs. Cunningham's heavy involvement in the National American Woman Suffrage Association, the Texas Equal Suffrage Association, other state suffrage...
Dates: 1994-2008; Majority of material found within 1997-2002
Scope and Contents The collection is primarily concerned with the River Oaks Area Democratic Women, though it also contains material for both Democrat and Republican political candidates. Material in the collection includes correspondence, business and financial records, photographs, and the organization’s publication, Register. The collection is divided into six series: Governance, ROADwomen Register, Events and Programs, Organizations, Campaign Materials, and Various Materials. All series are arranged...
Nikki Van Hightower Papers
Scope and Contents This collection documents the career of Nikki Van Hightower from the time of her appointment as Women's Advocate up to, and including, her work as Harris County Treasurer. It contains material dating from 1967 to 1997, with the bulk of the material dating from 1977 to 1989. Types of material within the collection include correspondence, memoranda, reports, studies, speeches, commentaries, press statements, publications, diaries, photographs and clippings. The papers were...