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.