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    • 27th Grand Lodge O. D. H. S. of Texas

    • People
    • Group portrait of attendees of the 27th Grand Lodge O. D. H. S at Galveston, Texas, on April 28, 1942. Railroad box cars in background.
    • MSS0100 Frank J. Schlueter/Bank of the Southwest Collection
    • Lyons, E. A.

    • Lyons, E. A. (Everett Augustus)--Interviews ;
      County officials and employees--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      County council members--Texas--Harris County--Interviews ;
      Oral histories
    • E. A. (Everett Augustus) Lyons was first elected as Harris County commissioner in 1942, when road conditions were a major issue in the county because 85% of the roads were unpaved. Throughout the war, the county could not get parts and materials...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Portrait of the Menutes children

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    • Portrait of the Menutes children. Left to right: Edward, Beulah, Sophie, George, and Jimmy.
    • MSS0199 Greek Community Collection
    • Golf Exhibition for War Bonds

    • Golf
    • Golf Exhibition for War Bonds. (Left-Right): Johnny Weismuller ; Bob Hope ; Byron Nelson ; Jimmy Demaret ; Bing Crosby.
    • MSS0334 J. Milton Lawless Collection
    • Interior view of main wharehouse of shipyard

    • Shipyards ; Warships ; Shipbuilding--Texas--Houston ; Shipbuilding--Equipment and Supplies ; Ships ; Ships--Welding
    • Interior view of Main Warehouse looking north from the south car well. All siding and roof decking in place. Last section of floor slab to be poured shown at extreme left. Railroad not complete in south car well.
    • RG0600 Houston Shipbuilding Corporation Photographs
    • 1942 THE GALVESTON DAILY NEWS

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    • Henry Maresh was a local supervisor of the WPA project researching the history of Houston. The researchers combed through all available documentation, including extant newspapers, previously published books, and legal records, and extracted factual...
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    • Discharge Papers

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    • Elizabeth Montgomery grandfather's Honorable discharge papers from the United States Army
    • PH0003 Elizabeth Montgomery Collection
    • Launching of SS Champ Clark

    • Shipyards ; Shipbuilding--Texas--Houston ; Ships ; Warships ; Naval architecture ; Ships--Launching
    • Launching of the SS Champ Clark. View of the ship as it leaves the scaffolding.
    • RG0600 Houston Shipbuilding Corporation Photographs
    • Launching party of SS James Madison

    • Shipyards ; Shipbuilding--Texas--Houston ; Ships ; Warships ; Naval architecture ; Ships--Launching
    • Several people with the SS James Madison just before it is to be launched.
    • RG0600 Houston Shipbuilding Corporation Photographs
    • Holmes, Ann

    • Holmes, Ann, 1922-2008--Interviews ;
      Journalists--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      Arts, Classical--Criticism and interpretation ;
      Houston Chronicle ;
      Alley Theatre (Houston, Tex.) ;
      Houston Ballet ;
      Houston Grand...
    • Ann Holmes started her career as a volunteer at the Museum and Miller Theater. After seeing an editorial in the local newspaper which she thought was wrong, she decided to find a place to give her voice. She joined the Houston Chronicle in 1942,...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Launching party of SS James Madison

    • Shipyards ; Shipbuilding--Texas--Houston ; Ships ; Warships ; Naval architecture ; Ships--Launching
    • Several people with the SS James Madison just before it is to be launched.
    • 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
    • Retirement party for Walter Walne

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    • Retirement party for Walter Walne, president of the Houston Symphony Society. In attendance are, seated, Ernst Hoffmann, Walne, and past board president Joseph Smith; standing, Leopold Meyer and John Green.
    • MSS0067 Leopold L. Meyer Papers
    • SS Amelia Earhart on the water

    • Shipyards ; Shipbuilding--Texas--Houston ; Ships ; Warships ; Naval architecture ; Ships--Launching
    • Launching of SS Amelia Earhart. View of the ship on the water.
    • RG0600 Houston Shipbuilding Corporation Photographs
    • SS Big Foot Wallace on the water

    • Shipyards ; Shipbuilding--Texas--Houston ; Ships ; Warships ; Naval architecture ; Ships--Launching
    • Launching of SS Big Foot Wallace. View of the ship on the water.
    • RG0600 Houston Shipbuilding Corporation Photographs
    • SS John B. Hood on the water

    • Shipyards ; Shipbuilding--Texas--Houston ; Ships ; Warships ; Naval architecture ; Ships--Launching
    • Launching of SS John B. Hood. View of the ship on the water.
    • RG0600 Houston Shipbuilding Corporation Photographs
    • SS J. E. B. Stuart on the water

    • Shipyards ; Shipbuilding--Texas--Houston ; Ships ; Warships ; Naval architecture ; Ships--Launching
    • Launching of SS J. E. B. Stuart. View of the ship on the water.
    • RG0600 Houston Shipbuilding Corporation Photographs
    • Presentation of Maritime M Award

    • Shipyards ; Shipbuilding--Texas--Houston ; Ships ; Warships ; United States Navy ; Award presentation ; Awards
    • Presentation of the Maritime M Award. Stage is in the center of the foreground and a band is on the right of the stage.
    • RG0600 Houston Shipbuilding Corporation Photographs

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