HMRC Lecture

Library: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at the Julia Ideson Building, Julia Ideson Building

Date: 11/12/2016

Time: 10:00AM - 4:00PM


Age Group: adults, young adults ages 18-35 years, seniors

In recognition of Citizenship Month, the Houston Metropolitan Research Center and Houston Public Library will be hosting a Closing Day lecture series on November 12th to accompany the exhibition, We Serve Humanity: Stories of Hope and Commitment. Historians will address aspects and themes of the exhibition:

  • Betty Chapman Breaking Down Barriers: Houston Women and the Road to Equality
  • Thomas Kreneck Felix Tijerina, Alfonso Vazquez and the Mexican-American Collections at HMRC
  • Bartee Haile Edward Mandell House: The Colonel Behind the Curtain
  • Barbara Humphreys The Intrepid Miss Ideson

There will also be a screening of the film Forgotten Minds, the 13-minute promotional piece for Felix Tijerina's Little School of the 400.

Please contact the Houston Metropolitan Research Center at 832-393-1662 for more program details and the day's schedule.