Houston History Book Fair & Symposium

Houston Arts & Media and Houston Metropolitan Research Center
Present
Houston History Book Fair
& Symposium
Saturday, November 8, 2014
10 am till 4pm
at the Historic Julia Ideson Building
550 McKinney Street

  • Dozens of local history books available
  • Meet the Authors
  • Get your books autographed
  • Door prizes
  • Oral Histories with longtime Houstonians

Different authors will speak about their books every half hour.

Speakers
in the Reading Room

10:30 – David Falloure (Sheer Will: The Port of Houston)

11:00 - William Kellar (Enduring Legacy: Texas Medical Center)

11:30 - Jami Durham (Galveston Playground of the Southwest)

12:00 - Paul Spellman (Old 300)

12:30 - Bartee Haile (Murder Most Texan)

1:00 - Jim Gast (The Astrodome: Building an American Spectacle)

1:30 - Mike Vance (Murder and Mayhem in Houston)

2:00 - Andrew Hall (Civil War Blockade Running on the Gulf Coast)

2:30 - Steph McDougal (Historic Texas Lighthouses)

3:00 - Fred McGhee (Two Texas Race Riots)

Lineup subject to change

Other Authors Attending

Story Sloane (Houston in the 1920s and 30s); Cindy Freeman (Historic Houston and How to See It); Kris Holt and Kate McCormick (Southside Place); Rob Blain (Early Beaumont); Laurie Cockrell (Magnificent Sam)

 

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