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    • Abraham's #1 oil well in West Columbia, Texas

    • Oil Industry
    • Abraham's #1 (oil well), West Columbia, TX, flowing over 25,000 bbls. Daily from 7 P.M., July 20, 1920.
    • MSS0100 Frank J. Schlueter/Bank of the Southwest Collection
    • Oil Weekly 1920

    • Maresh files
    • Contains excerpts from 1920 issues of The Oil Weekly which concern Houston-area developments in the petroleum industry.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Maresh WPA Files, MSS1470
    • Tell me little gypsy

    • Musical ; Popular Music ; Vocal Music
    • White and purple cover features a dancing lady with a butterfly tattoo on her shoulder. She is wearing a skirt with fringe on it, and a shawl is draped across her arms.
    • Sheet Music Collection of the Houston Public Library
    • 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
    • Landing of the Nicholaus

    •  
    • Black and white photograph of people gathered for the landing of The Nicholaus. Caption on the photo reads: ""Copyright 1920 by Schlueter Houston, Tex.""
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    • Villagomez, Augustin

    • Villagomez, Augustin--Interviews ;
      Mexican Americans--Social conditions--Texas--Houston ;
      Immigrants--Mexico ;
      Oral histories
    • Augustin Villagomez came to Houston in the 1920s. His first job was in the V.A. Hospital, working as an Order for cleaning rooms for 38 cents per hour. After saving some money, he went to Morelia to marry his girlfriend, Anavelia Rivera. They had 3...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Humble Oil Refinery Company's Houston Ship Channel location in Baytown, Texas

    • Photography, Panoramic
    • View of Humble Oil Refinery Company's Houston Ship Channel location in Baytown , Texas, from the channel bank. Large pipes and machinery with platforms in foreground. Elevated view of dock showing railroad gondolas loaded with pipe, dredge,...
    • MSS0100 Frank J. Schlueter/Bank of the Southwest Collection
    • Funeral Procession

    • Streets
    • Funeral procession, unidentified, at Preston Ave and Louisiana St, looking east toward Main St. Ten men walk ahead of hearse. A band is playing at intersection near center of photograph.
    • MSS1248 Litterst-Dixon Photograph 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
    • Chamber of Commerce and Palace Theatre

    • Buildings
    • View at corner of Texas Avenue and Milam Street showing Chamber of Commerce Building and Palace Theatre. Portion of Houston Chronicle Building in photograph.
    • MSS1248 Litterst-Dixon Photograph Collection
    • View from Scanlon Building

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    • View of Houston, looking East from roof of Scanlon Building.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection, MSS 0187
    • Portrait of Julia Ideson

    • Ideson, Julia B., 1880-1945
    • Portrait of Julia Ideson
    • MSS0032 Julia Ideson Collection

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