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 Serial/Series Title: Sterling Houston Papers
 Collection: Texas Cultures Online
[Envelope from Sterling Houston to Mrs. S. W. Houston - 1965]

[Envelope from Sterling Houston to Mrs. S. W. Houston - 1965]

Date: 1965
Creator: Houston, Sterling, 1945-
Description: Manila envelope sent by Sterling Houston to a "Mrs. S. W. Houston" in San Antonio, Texas. Several stamps on the front and back side read, "PHOTOGRAPH DO NOT BEND", indicating that photographs were sent inside.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio
[Letter from Sterling Houston - March 1967]

[Letter from Sterling Houston - March 1967]

Date: March 1967
Creator: Houston, Sterling, 1945-
Description: Letter from Sterling Houston to his mother. He writes to inform that he received money sent and sends word of updates in his professional career. His theater company is being threatened by the police to close down after producing a play about the Indian prime minister. Personal and family matters are discussed in the second page.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio
[Letter to Sterling Houston - December 7, 1967]

[Letter to Sterling Houston - December 7, 1967]

Date: December 7, 1967
Creator: unknown
Description: Letter to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. It appears to be written by one of Sterling's sister, but her name is hard to read with certainty. In her letter, she appears to be sending her gratitude and exchanging other pleasantries.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio
[Aaron Douglas Biography]

[Aaron Douglas Biography]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Typed biography page of Aaron Douglas by the ProArts Collective of Austin. An illustrator and muralist born in Kansas, Douglas actively participated in the Harlem Renaissance and was noted for having an artistic style infused with Afrocentric expression. The ProArts Collective, it seems, has provided the biography page because one of Douglas' illustrations was used in a wall projection during a stage production.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio
Bust Portrait of Sterling Houston

Bust Portrait of Sterling Houston

Date: unknown
Creator: Houston, Sterling, 1945-
Description: Bust portrait photograph of Sterling Houston. He wears a button-up collar shirt, most likely made out of denim or a similar coarse material. Houston was a playwright, writer, musician and actor born in San Antonio. He lived in Los Angeles, New York City, San Francisco and eventually moved back to San Antonio. Houston received numerous awards for his creative works including a citation from the Texas State Legislature in 1997 for his contribution to the cultural life of Texas.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio
[Cameoland Flyer]

[Cameoland Flyer]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Flyer put out by the Jump-Start Performance Company and the Carver Community Cultural Center advertising the premier of Cameoland, a musical by Sterling Houston. Text below an image of a theatre gives a short description of the musical. Dates, times, and phone numbers are provided below that.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio
[Greeting Card from John]

[Greeting Card from John]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Greeting card from John. The hand-written note inside it is difficult to read, and only a few dates and times are completely discernible. The front cover of the card shows a well-kept garden and hedge. A series of crisscrossed pieces of wood act as a small wall.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio
[Greeting Card from Steve]

[Greeting Card from Steve]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Greeting card from Steve to an unknown recipient. The card has been sent on the occasion of a birthday to a friend and colleague of Steve. "Happy Birthday" has been printed in Spanish on the front of the card along with a six-pointed star.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio
High Yello Rose

High Yello Rose

Date: unknown
Creator: Houston, Sterling
Description: Play written by Sterling Houston about actions of American soldiers during the Texas Revolution.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio
[High-Yello Rose Flyer]

[High-Yello Rose Flyer]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Flyer for the stage musical High-Yello Rose by Sterling Houston and directed by Arnold Aprill. Dates, times, pricing, and cast members are listed on the back.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio
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