Sterling Houston Smiling

One of 178 photographs in the series: Sterling Houston Papers available on this site.

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Photograph of a bearded man identified as Sterling Houston. He wears glasses, a polo shirt, seashell bracelet, a watch, and a ring on his right ring finger. He sits smiling, looking up, with both hands cupping his chin. Houston was a playwright, writer, musician and actor born in San Antonio. He lived in Los Angeles, New York City and San Francisco and then 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.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 6 x 4 in.

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Houston, Sterling, 1945- Creation Date: Unknown.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Texas Cultures Online and was provided by University of Texas at San Antonio to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 22 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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University of Texas at San Antonio

Established in 1969, the University of Texas at San Antonio has grown to become a successful research institution and the largest university in the San Antonio region. Its mission to promote academic its embracing of multicultural traditions includes the HemisFair Park Campus, which houses the Institute of Texan Cultures.

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Photograph of a bearded man identified as Sterling Houston. He wears glasses, a polo shirt, seashell bracelet, a watch, and a ring on his right ring finger. He sits smiling, looking up, with both hands cupping his chin. Houston was a playwright, writer, musician and actor born in San Antonio. He lived in Los Angeles, New York City and San Francisco and then 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.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 6 x 4 in.

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Texas Cultures Online

Texas Cultures Online features local history materials from eighteen institutions depicting the diverse cultures of Texas during the 19th and 20th centuries. Funding provided by the Amon Carter Foundation.

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  • Feb. 9, 2013, 11:04 a.m.

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  • Feb. 21, 2013, 1:40 p.m.

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Houston, Sterling, 1945-. Sterling Houston Smiling, photograph, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth291131/: accessed July 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at San Antonio.