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    • River Oaks Scrapbook, volume 14 (October 1935 to January 1937)

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    • 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
    • Panoramic view of downtown Houston following Main Street from 1926

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    • Panoramic view of downtown Houston following Main Street from 1926. Building under construction in foreground. Same location as MSS0100-1210, but two years earlier, and with a considerable amount of construction shown.
    • MSS0100 Frank J. Schlueter/Bank of the Southwest Collection
    • Klenk Golden Wedding

    • People ; Ceremonies
    • Attendees at the Klenk Golden Wedding Anniversary on August 29, 1926.
    • MSS0100 Frank J. Schlueter/Bank of the Southwest Collection
    • Houston Community Chest, 1926, pages 24 and 25

    • community chests
    • Photocopy of the cover and pages 24 and 25 of the Houston Community Chest, 1926. List of subscribers, from H. A. Hood to Louis R. Josserand.
    • MSS1457 C.F. Richardson Sr. Papers
    • C. F. Richardson, Sr. and his 1927 Buick Brougham

    • cars
    • From the Houston Informer, October 23, 1926 issue, City Happening section: "Mrs C. F. Richardson and three sons are now 'airing out' in a 1927 Buick Brougham sedan, a surprise gift from their husband and father, respectively."
    • MSS1457 C.F. Richardson Sr. Papers
    • Overhead view of Polar Wave Ice Palace during construction

    • Buildings; Construction
    • Polar Wave Ice Palace, during construction: Men in distance working on curved wooden support for building's roof. Overhead view. Includes: American Construction Company.
    • Frank J. Schlueter / Bank of the Southwest Collection
    • Angelo Candelari, Wallisville Road

    • People
    • Group portrait of large gathering of men, women and children in front of two story house.
    • MSS0100 Frank J. Schlueter/Bank of the Southwest Collection
    • Two mounted photographs celebrating 50,000th telephone installation in Houston

    • People ; Business, telephone
    • Two mounted photographs celebrating 50,000th telephone installation in Houston. Includes: Oscar Holcombe ; E. D. Mims ; W. G. Winters ; John H. Mitchell ; Capt. Allie Anderson ; Pauline Sterneberg ; Knox E. Wright ; Florence Ledbetter Scarzilla ; ...
    • 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 : a great city voices its past.
    • Panoramic view of downtown Houston from 1926

    • Photography, Panoramic ; Downtown Houston ; Skylines
    • Panoramic view of downtown Houston from 1926. Building under construction in foreground. Same location as MSS0100-1200, and showing significant changes from 1924.
    • MSS0100 Frank J. Schlueter/Bank of the Southwest Collection
    • Woman standing in water at shoreline holding a caught fish

    • People ; Boats ; Water
    • Man sitting in back of a small boat watching a woman standing in water at shoreline hold a caught fish. String of fish at water's edge. Name on the boat is "Margaret". Includes: Galveston Bay.
    • Frank J. Schlueter / Bank of the Southwest Collection
    • 1926 PORT ARTHUR 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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