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    • 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
    • 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
    • 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

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    • 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
    • McKelvy, Herbert

    • McKelvy, Herbert--Interviews ;
      Oral histories ; Jehovah's Witnesses ; Jehovah's Witnesses-- Persecutions ; Armageddon ; Evolution-- Religious aspects
    • In this interview, Herbert McKelvy, a Jehovah Witness, discusses the essential beliefs of his religion. He describes a typical service in the Kingdom Hall. He talks about some of the incidents in which Jehovah Witnesses were persecuted, including...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Man and woman standing on steps to a building

    • People
    • A man and woman standing in front of a group of men standing on steps to unidentified building. All are in formal dress.
    • MSS0100 Frank J. Schlueter/Bank of the Southwest Collection
    • Landing of a Boat (Nicholaus?)

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    • Black and white photograph of people gathered at the boat landing at San Jacinto Battleground. The Nicholaus approaches. Other people are walking along the sidewalk.
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    • People walking and waiting along sidewalk for a ferry

    • Water ; Boats ; Parks, state ; Boats, ferry ; People
    • People walking on and along sidewalk and waiting for a ferry boat at San Jacinto State Park.
    • MSS0100 Frank J. Schlueter / Bank of the Southwest Collection
    • Bryant, Thelma Scott

    • Bryant, Thelma Scott, 1905-; Centenarians--Texas--Houston--Interviews; Segregation--Texas--Houston--History; African Americans--Texas--Houston--Social life and customs--History; Oral histories
    • Thelma Scott Bryant, a centenarian from Houston, talks about her life as an African American growing up at the beginning of the 20th century. She describes the black community where she grew up; the churches, schools, theaters and businesses; and...
    • Houston Oral History Project
    • Men stand on sidewalk in front of C. L. Bering Company store

    • People
    • Eight men stand on sidewalk in front of C. L. Bering Sporting Goods and Auto Supply Company, 1009 Capitol, Houston, Texas. In front of them are "250 ducks killed at Cove and Slop Bowl". Includes: C. L. Bering Auto Supply Store; C. L. Bering...
    • Frank J. Schlueter / Bank of the Southwest Collection
    • Main Street

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    • Main Street, 1200 block with Dallas St. at right
    • MSS0157 Houston Photographic Collection
    • Kaplan, Barry

    • Kaplan, Barry--Interviews ;
      Oral histories ;
      River Oaks (Houston (Tex.) ;
      Communities--Texas--Houston--Sociological aspects ;
      Communities ;
      Herman Park (Houston, Tex.) ;
      Ethinic diversity--Texas--Houston ;
    • Barry Kaplan is the co-founder and president of B.J. Kaplan & Associates. Kaplan was also the Deputy Director of the City of Houston Municipal Courts History and a professor at the University of Houston. In this interview, Kaplan goes over the...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection

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