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    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • National Flower and Garden Show Exhibit

    • Driveways ; Dwellings ; Flowers ; Hedges ; Landscaping
    • National Flower and Garden Show Exhibit at the Coliseum, Houston, Texas
    • MSS0187 Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection
    • 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
    • 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
    • Ankenman, Fred

    • Ankenman, Fred--Interviews ;
      Baseball team managers--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      Minor league baseball
      Houston Buffaloes ;
      Oral histories
    • Fred Ankenman was the manager and president of Houston’s minor league baseball team, the Houston Buffs. He discusses the business aspects of baseball and the other managers, teams, and players he interacted with over the years.
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Golf Exhibition for War Bonds

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    • Golf Exhibition for War Bonds. (Right-Left): Johnny Weismuller, Bob Hope, Byron Nelson, Jimmy Demaret, and Bing Crosby, all with musical instruments.
    • MSS0334 J. Milton Lawless Collection
    • Carper, Joseph

    • Carper, Joseph--Interviews ;
      African American advertising executives--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      African American civic leaders--Texas--Houston ;
      African American newspapers ;
      Oral histories
    • Joseph Carper was born in Gonzalez, Texas, attended school in Seguin, and later worked as a hotel manager after graduating from Sam Houston College. He moved to Houston around 1935 and began working for The Informer newspaper in the advertising...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Thus They Lived

    • Maresh files
    • Excerpts from Thus They Lived describing the living conditions of Texans.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Maresh WPA Files, MSS1470

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