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The Theiss Family by Houston History Magazine

Here is a brief video history of the Theiss Family by Houston History Magazine. The entire article, “German Settlers of NW Harris County”, was posted in July of 2016. The article is a great read and includes some voice recordings of an interview between Edwin “Butch” Theiss and author Stephanie Gomez. The video below is …

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History of the Akokisa Tribe

History of The Akokisa Tribe

The mysterious Akokisa tribe inhabited Harris County centuries ago, navigating the creeks in 10- to 20-foot-long canoes. Precinct 4 historical programmer Monte Parks shares the history of the Akokisa tribe, their lifestyle, and where they are now. Video from the Heritage Festival Video Series, Precinct 4 Commissioner R. Jack Cagle’s Office.