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    • Houston Public School Buildings

    • school reports
    • Contains short essays on Houston public school buildings, detailing the personal lives of the people they are named after, the buildings' funding and beginnings, the buildings' locations, and highlights of the schools.
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    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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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    • Johnson, Gaylord

    • Johnson, Gaylord--Interviews ;
      Athletics Directors--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      Rice University ;
      Athletic training--Business management--Interviews ;
      Coaches--Training ;
      Oral histories
    • Discusses how after getting a PhD. from Rice University and teaching there, he got into the position of Business Manager for the Rice Institute Athletic Activities.
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • San Jacinto Hotel, Houston, Texas, under construction

    • Buildings; Construction
    • San Jacinto Hotel, Houston, Texas, under construction. Structural steel for building from Orange Car & Steel Company, Orange, Texas. C. R. Berry & Company. Contractor.
    • Frank J. Schlueter / Bank of the Southwest Collection
    • San Jacinto Hotel, Houston, Texas, under construction

    • Buildings; Construction
    • San Jacinto Hotel, Houston, Texas, under construction. Structural steel for building from Orange Car & Steel Company, Orange, Texas. C. R. Berry & Company. Contractor.
    • Frank J. Schlueter / Bank of the Southwest Collection

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