On the Hunt for History

Houston Suffragists Project Is Trying to Track Down Historic Harris County’s Female Voters

The group has also created an online, interactive map using all the information, but it needs you help to finish it.

09/14/2020 By Rebecca Noel

H-Town Diary

Coming of Age in the Third Ward

A native of the Tre reflects on her upbringing in the wake of the death of George Floyd.

09/14/2020 By SaMantha Shields

A Centennial of Suffrage

Celebrating 100 Years of the 19th Amendment

And the fight Houston women waged to win it.

08/26/2020 By Emma Schkloven

We Go High

In the Face of Segregation, Black Suffragists Fought for the Vote in Houston

As historians turn their focus to the untold aspects of the women's suffrage story, the efforts of these women are catching the public eye.

08/26/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Houston Always Had Nasty Women

Meet a Few of Houston’s Suffragists

You've heard about Susan B. Anthony and Sojourner Truth, but get to know the ladies who fought for the vote right here in the Bayou City.

08/26/2020 By Kaitlyn Miller

No Taxation

New Details Shine Light on the 1920 Election in Harris County

Houston Genealogical Forum experts think they’ve discovered a piece of history that could change historians’ understanding of Texas voter history.

08/26/2020 By Rebecca Noel

Fight for Her Right

Did You Know Houston Women Could Actually Vote Before 1920?

With some good, old-fashioned political maneuvering, Texas suffragists won the right to vote in state primaries starting in 1918.

08/26/2020 By Katelyn Landry

The Woman's Hour

Timeline: Women's Suffrage in Houston

From the founding of the first women's suffrage club to seeing three Black candidates on the 1920 ballot, Houston has deeper ties to suffrage than you might think.

08/26/2020 By Emma Schkloven

A Centennial of Suffrage

Celebrating 100 Years of the 19th Amendment

And the fight Houston women waged to win it.

08/26/2020 Edited by Emma Schkloven

Virtual Her-story

Heritage Society Takes 100 Years of Women’s Suffrage Online

The exhibit, "Women Cast Their Ballots," will be up on the museum's website through March 2021.

08/19/2020 By Emma Schkloven

A lifetime ago

75 Years Later, Local Veterans Reflect on World War II

Three former soldiers tell us their stories from the war and share what their time in the service meant.

08/14/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

You can see the bee's knees

Historic Galveston Island Beach Revue Celebrates Centennial Online

Don't worry, the annual vintage swimsuit competition has made the virtual leap.

07/31/2020 By Isabella Goodman

SUFFRAGETTE CITY

Commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment with These Summer Reads

All year long, the Houston Public Library is sharing one book a month in its Suffrage Centennial Book Club.

06/09/2020 By Emma Schkloven

A Houston Story

That Time A Would-Be Cattle Baron Lost Everything

A century ago, our editor's great grandfather went to bed a rich man, and woke up having to start over again.

06/09/2020 By Dianna Wray

H is for Hope

After a Brutal Murder, Houstonians Came Together to Fight for LGBTQ Rights

The death of Paul Broussard galvanized an entire city.

06/09/2020 By Emma Schkloven

H is for Hope

How Yellow Fever Shaped Houston in Its Infancy

Houstonians learned how to fight a pandemic during one of their first forays into quarantines 150 years ago.

06/09/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

H is for Hope

The 1980s Oil Bust Almost Broke Houston. Almost

Not even losing everything could break our city's pride.

06/09/2020 By Dianna Wray

H is for Hope

Stories of Houston's Resilience Throughout History

How decades of disaster made Houston the hardiest city you ever did see.

06/09/2020 By Houstonia Staff

They can dig it

Beneath the Houston Arboretum Are the Ruins of a World War I Training Camp

A team comes together to preserve Camp Logan's history.

05/01/2020 By Heather Saucier