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    • Galveston's Slogan

    • Maresh files
    • These documents discuss the origin and history of the slogan of Galveston, Texas.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Maresh WPA Files, MSS1470
    • Streit, Yvonne

    • Streit, Yvonne -- Interviews; People with disabilites -- Rehabilitation; Brookshire (Tex.)
    • Yvonne Streit, a native Houstonian, graduated in Education from SMU and started teaching. Born from the despair of her deeply disabled daughter, she relied on her faith-driven resolve to assist the disabled adults and young children. She used a...
    • Houston Oral History Project
    • First Presbyterian Church, La Porte

    • Presbyterian Church
    • View of the First Presbyterian Church in La Porte. The front door and the side of the building can be seen.
    • MSS0273 Gertrude Ackerly/La Porte, Texas, Collection
    • Evershade Diary : first book, 1885 through 1887; second book, 1880-1900.

    • Constance Evershade Diaries
    • Typewritten manuscript presenting fragments from Ms. Constance Evershade's diary with comments by Ed Kilman. Constance was the daughter of Charles Evershade, Superintendent of the Texas Transportation Company. Constance kept her diary for 15 years...
    • MSS0080 Ed Kilman Collection
    • Espinosa, Tomas

    • Espinosa, Tomas--Interviews ;
      Mexican Americans ;
      Baseball--Texas--Houston ;
      Oral histories
    • Tomas Espinosa was born in 1900 in Crockett, Texas and moved to Houston’s Second Ward neighborhood in 1909. In this interview Espinosa discusses various jobs he held throughout the years, changes in the Second Ward area, his family history, and the...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Manual of the Railroads of the United States (1883)

    • Maresh files
    • This document describes one specific line of railroad from Sabine, Texas to Boon's Ferry. It includes descriptions of the train itself, a brief financial statement, the names of the directors, and a brief journal entry for January 2, 1900 in the...
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Maresh WPA Files, MSS1470
    • River Oaks Scrapbook, volume 14 (October 1935 to January 1937)

    • Contains copies of the River Oaks Corporation advertisements ; house plans of River Oaks homes ; Annual report of the Houston Chamber of Commerce, 1935 ; McCall's Home of the Month, April 1936. Clippings from: October 1935 to January 1937.
    • River Oaks Collection
    • Kleinberg, Dr. Stephen

    • Kleinberg, Stephen L., 1940-; Houston (Tex.) -- Economic conditions; Houston (Tex.) -- Population; Houston (Tex.) -- Environmental conditions; Quality of life -- Texas -- Houston; Oral histories
    • Steve Kleinberg, a psychology professor at Rice University discusses Houston's economy and demography, and the changes the city has experienced over a period of time.
    • Houston Oral History Project
    • Orange County Material No. III

    • This folder contains documents related to the city of Orange, Texas. Included in the contents is a history of the city and information about local industry, government, clubs, schools, and points of interest.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Maresh WPA Files, MSS1470
    • Dick Dowling CANNON'S ROAR Volume 11, Number 5

    • Schedule for May meeting: Lynda Crist will speak about Ricy University's efforts with Jefferson Davis' papers
    • RG1020 United Confederate Veterans Dick Dowling Chapter Collection
    • Hamner, Rosa Tod

    • Hamner, Rosa Todd--Interviews ;
      Tod, John Grant, 1808-1877 ;
      Harrisburg (Tex.) ;
      Galveston (Tex.) ;
      Houston (Tex.)--Social Life and Manners ;
      Railroads ;
      Milby family ;
      Allen family ;
      Briscoe family ;
    • Rosa Tod Hamner was the granddaughter of John Grant Tod, a naval agent of the second navy of Texas and a key figure in the establishment of railroads in Harrisburg. Her father studied law at Yale and later became judge of the 11th judicial district...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Sakowitz, Robert

    • Sakowitz, Robert, 1938-; Businessmen--Texas--Houston--Interviews; Retail trade--Texas--Houston; Sakowitz Department Store -- History; Family-owned business enterprises -- Texas -- History; Oral histories
    • Robert Sakowitz talks about his family business in Houston, the Sakowitz stores; about the city of Houston at the time the stores were established and developed; and the personalities he met while doing business.
    • Houston Oral History Project


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