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    • Arnold, Edwin

    • Arnold, Edwin, 1881-1984--Interviews ;
      Oral histories;
      Law -- Texas -- Houston;
      Lawyers -- Texas -- Houston;
      Railroads -- United States -- Employees;
      Texas -- History -- 1846-1950;
      Depressions -- 1929 -- Texas --...
    • When he was born in 1881, his father planned to make him a butcher, but Edwin Arnold decided to work in insurance and on the railroad before becoming a well-respected lawyer in Houston. A man of many talents, Arnold also wrote a historical novel,...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Personnel Building and Parking Lot of Shipyard

    • Shipyards ; Warships ; Shipbuilding--Texas--Houston ; Shipbuilding--Equipment and Supplies ; Ships ; Gantry cranes ; Cranes, derricks, etc ; Ships--Welding
    • View taken from top of water tower looking southwest. Main parking lot in background with new Access Road beyond. Transportation Building recently constructed at extreme left edge of picture near large horizontal oil tank. Main Gate for entrance...
    • RG0600 Houston Shipbuilding Corporation Photographs
    • View of the hull of the USS Sam Houston

    • Shipyards ; Warships ; Shipbuilding--Texas--Houston ; Shipbuilding--Equipment and Supplies ; Ships ; Ships--Welding
    • View of the nearly complete hull of the USS Sam Houston within the scaffolding.
    • RG0600 Houston Shipbuilding Corporation Photographs
    • View of the hull of the USS Sam Houston

    • Shipyards ; Warships ; Shipbuilding--Texas--Houston ; Shipbuilding--Equipment and Supplies ; Ships ; Ships--Welding
    • View of the nearly complete hull of the USS Sam Houston within the scaffolding.
    • RG0600 Houston Shipbuilding Corporation Photographs
    • USS Sam Houston on the water

    • Shipyards ; Shipbuilding--Texas--Houston ; Ships ; Warships ; Naval architecture ; Ships--Launching
    • View of the completed USS Sam Houston on the water.
    • RG0600 Houston Shipbuilding Corporation Photographs
    • Main Warehouse of shipyard

    • Shipyards ; Warships ; Shipbuilding--Texas--Houston ; Shipbuilding--Equipment and Supplies ; Ships
    • View of Main Warehouse looking southwest from northwest corner of building. Framework and buss work on Main 12 kv Substation in progress in foreground Pole at extreme right being set for temporary power line. Roadway and side ditches incomplete.
    • RG0600 Houston Shipbuilding Corporation Photographs
    • Excavation in Cofferdam for Pumping Station

    • Shipyards ; Warships ; Shipbuilding--Texas--Houston ; Shipbuilding--Equipment and Supplies ; Ships ; Ships--Welding
    • View of excavation in Cofferdam for Pumping Station for new Air Compressor installation. Houston Ship Channel in background.
    • RG0600 Houston Shipbuilding Corporation Photographs
    • Air compressor station in shipyard

    • Shipyards--Texas--Houston ; Warships ; Shipbuilding--Texas--Houston ; Shipbuilding--Equipment and Supplies ; Ships ; Gantry cranes ; Cranes, derricks, etc ; Ships--Welding
    • View of Air Compressor Station looking west from east side. All four units in full operation. Part of structural steel for building in foreground. Natural gas regulator for fuel to compressors at left foreground. Ship in background is on...
    • RG0600 Houston Shipbuilding Corporation Photographs
    • Runway number 6 in shipyard

    • Shipyards--Texas--Houston ; Warships ; Shipbuilding--Texas--Houston ; Shipbuilding--Equipment and Supplies ; Ships ; Gantry cranes ; Cranes, derricks, etc ; Ships--Welding
    • View looking West from top of Gantry Crane on runway number 6 between shipways 5 and 6. Hulls number 1, 2, and 3 on shipways 6, 5, and 4 from left to right. Electric substation number 7 at right foreground. Maritime Office Building and new Plate...
    • RG0600 Houston Shipbuilding Corporation Photographs
    • Runway number 6 in shipyard

    • Shipyards--Texas--Houston ; Warships ; Shipbuilding--Texas--Houston ; Shipbuilding--Equipment and Supplies ; Ships ; Gantry cranes ; Cranes, derricks, etc ; Ships--Welding
    • View looking West from top of Gantry Crane on craneway number 6 between shipways number 5 and number 6. Hulls 1 and 2 shown from left to right, on shipways 6 and 5. Fabricated items along craneway in center of picture. Substation number 7 at right...
    • RG0600 Houston Shipbuilding Corporation Photographs
    • Fire station and Garage building in shipyard

    • Shipyards ; Warships ; Shipbuilding--Texas--Houston ; Shipbuilding--Equipment and Supplies ; Ships ; Ships--Welding
    • View looking Southeast from top of Gantry Crane on craneway number 6 between shipways number 5 and number 6. Additional Welding Slab at shipway number 6 in foreground with bulkhead assembly in progress. Fire station and Garage Building in center...
    • RG0600 Houston Shipbuilding Corporation Photographs
    • Present Garage, Main Shop Building and Administrative Buildings in the Shipyard

    • Shipyards ; Warships ; Shipbuilding--Texas--Houston ; Shipbuilding--Equipment and Supplies ; Ships ; Ships--Welding
    • View looking Southeast from Gantry Crane on craneway 6 between shipways 5 and 6. Present Garage in foreground. Building will be reconditioned as tool room in the immediate future. Main Shops Building with Mold Loft overhead, at left of picture....
    • RG0600 Houston Shipbuilding Corporation Photographs
    • Original Welding Slabs in the shipways

    • Shipyards--Texas--Houston ; Warships ; Shipbuilding--Texas--Houston ; Shipbuilding--Equipment and Supplies ; Ships ; Gantry cranes ; Cranes, derricks, etc ; Ships--Welding
    • View looking Northeast from Gantry Crane on craneway 6 between shipways 5 and 6. General view of original and additional welding slabs along shipways 1 through 4. Main Shops Building at right with the Outfitting Slip beyond. Receiving Building and...
    • RG0600 Houston Shipbuilding Corporation Photographs
    • Cranes at work in shipyard

    • Shipyards--Texas--Houston ; Warships ; Shipbuilding--Texas--Houston ; Shipbuilding--Equipment and Supplies ; Ships ; Gantry cranes ; Cranes, derricks, etc ; Ships--Welding
    • View looking North from top of Gantry Crane on number 6 craneway at inboard end of shipbuilding ways 5 and 6. Hulls 3, 4, 5, and 6, from left to right, on ways 4, 3, 2, and 1, respectively. Clyde Gantry Cranes and Derrick & Hoist Gantry Cranes in...
    • RG0600 Houston Shipbuilding Corporation Photographs
    • Cranes working in shipyard

    • Shipyards--Texas--Houston ; Warships ; Shipbuilding--Texas--Houston ; Shipbuilding--Equipment and Supplies ; Ships ; Gantry cranes ; Cranes, derricks, etc ; Ships--Welding
    • View looking North from top of Gantry Crane on Craneway number 6 between shipways number 5 and number 6. Hulls 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 shown from left to right, on ways 5, 4, 3, 2, and 1, respectively. The equipment in left foreground are Constant...
    • RG0600 Houston Shipbuilding Corporation Photographs
    • Ship hulls under construction

    • Shipyards--Texas--Houston ; Warships ; Shipbuilding--Texas--Houston ; Shipbuilding--Equipment and Supplies ; Ships ; Gantry cranes ; Cranes, derricks, etc ; Ships--Welding
    • View looking due West from Gantry Crane on craneway 6 between shipways 5 and 6. Hulls 1, 2, and 3 on shipways 6, 5, and 4, from left to right. Hulls number 1 and number 2 rapidly approaching completion. Substation number 7 and proposed extension...
    • RG0600 Houston Shipbuilding Corporation Photographs
    • Cranes at work in shipyard

    • Shipyards--Texas--Houston ; Warships ; Shipbuilding--Texas--Houston ; Shipbuilding--Equipment and Supplies ; Ships ; Gantry cranes ; Cranes, derricks, etc ; Ships--Welding
    • View looking due North from top of Gantry Crane on runway number 6 between shipways 5 and 6. Hulls 3, 4, 5, and 6 from left to right on shipways 4, 3, 2, and 1 across background of picture. Assembly work in progress on new welding slabs in...
    • RG0600 Houston Shipbuilding Corporation Photographs
    • Cranes working in shipyard

    • Shipyards--Texas--Houston ; Warships ; Shipbuilding--Texas--Houston ; Shipbuilding--Equipment and Supplies ; Ships ; Gantry cranes ; Cranes, derricks, etc ; Ships--Welding
    • View looking due North from Gantry Crane on craneway 6 between shipways 5 and 6. Hulls 2, 3, 4, and 5, from left to right, on ways 4, 3, 2, and 1 respectively. Clyde Gantry Cranes and Derrick & Hoist Gantry Cranes in operation in center of picture....
    • RG0600 Houston Shipbuilding Corporation Photographs
    • House Plantation

    • Maresh files
    • Three drafts of a description of the history and business of House Plantation, a plantation owned by Arcola Sugar Mills Company. Sources include Bill Griffin, who lived on the plantation for 61 years and W. L. Howse, a former manager of the Arcola...
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Maresh WPA Files, MSS1470

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