Portal To Afrotexan History
General Slavery Reconstruction Latter 19th Century Notables Books
Twentieth Century Resources
Brownsville incident (scroll down to section on Brownsville incident)
White Primary
Toward a Better Living: African American Farming Communities
Building a Progressive Coalition in Texas
Texas in The1920S
Progressive Era
Locations of Black Identity: Community Canning Centers in Texas 1915-1935
Jesse Washington Lynching
Houston Riot of 1917
Longview Race Riot of 1919
Sherman Riot of 1930
Mansfield school district segregation Incident
Sweatt v. Painter Archive
Beaumont Roit of 1943
Parallel and Crossover Lives: Texas Before and After Desegregation
Jarvis interviews
Huston-Tillotson interviews
United States v. Texas

Leonard Roy Harmon

Photograph shows Leonard Roy Harmon, African American winner of the Navy Cross and the first African American to have a fighting ship named for him. He was from Cuero, Texas

Dr. Monroe A. Majors

Photograph shows Dr. Monroe A. Majors, first African-American physician in Texas, with his wife and young daughter.

Ollie Louise Bryan

Ollie Louise Bryan, the first African-American woman to become a practicing dentist in the South, was born in Tennessee on December 28, 1871, As a young woman she entered Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee, where she graduated in 1902, the first woman to do so.

Dr. Bernard A. Harris, Jr.

On February 9, 1995, Dr. Bernard A. Harris, Jr., was the first African-American to walk in space.



Through Many Dangers, Toils and Snares: Black Leadership in Texas, 1870-1890
Through Many Dangers, Toils and Snares: Black Leadership in Texas, 1870-1890