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 UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 23 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

UTSA Libraries Special Collections seeks to build, preserve and provide access to our distinctive research collections documenting the diverse histories and development of San Antonio and South Texas. Our collecting priorities include the history of women and gender in Texas, the history of Mexican Americans, activists/activism, the history of the African American and LGBTQ communities in our region, the Tex-Mex food industry, and urban planning.

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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 September 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections.