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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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    • Garcia, E.J.

    • Garcia, E. J.--Interviews ;
      Mexican Americans ;
      Oral histories
    • E. J. Garcia was born in San Antonio and moved to Houston in 1919 to work in the oil industry. Starting in 1925, he worked as an insurance agent for American National Insurance where he primarily sold life insurance policies to the Mexican-American...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Galena Park High School Basketball Team

    • People ; Sports
    • Galena Park High School Basketball Team, 1929 Harris County Champions.
    • Frank J. Schlueter / Bank of the Southwest Collection
    • Collier, Everett

    • Collier, Everett, 1914-1992--Interviews ;
      Newspaper editors--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      Houston chronicle (Houston, Tex : 1912)--History ;
      Race discrimination--Texas--Houston ;
      Oral histories
    • Born in Long Beach, Mississippi, Everett Collier came to Houston in 1929 when he was 14 years old. He went to Sam Houston High School, where one of his teachers was Lyndon B. Johnson, who was to become his lifelong friend. Later, Collier would...
    • 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
    • In this interview, Robert Sakowitz discusses how his family came from Ukraine and started a haberdashery business in Galveston. After the hurricane in 1915, they moved the business to Houston. In 1929, they moved to the new Gulf building, thanks to...
    • Houston Oral History Project
    • Camping grounds at Mitro Peak

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    • Camping grounds at Mitro Peak near Abilene, Texas
    • MSS0187 Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection
    • Man holding up a dog

    • People ; Animals
    • Unidentified man and a dog.
    • Frank J. Schlueter / Bank of the Southwest Collection
    • Fraga, Félix

    • Fraga, Félix, 1929- ; Hispanic American social workers -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews; Mexican American politicians -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews; Ripley House (Houston, Tex.); Houston (Tex.) -- Race relations; Houston (Tex.) -- History --...
    • Félix Fraga discusses his life as a Hispanic growing up in Houston; race relations; his work as a social worker; and his long career at Ripley House, a recreational, educational and health center in Houston founded in 1940.
    • Houston Oral History Project
    • Five hunters standing beside a killed deer hanging in a tree

    • People
    • Five hunters standing beside a killed deer hanging from bough of a live oak tree. Small boy holding a gun stands near front of photograph. Includes: Camp W. E. Lee, Uvalde, Texas.
    • Frank J. Schlueter / Bank of the Southwest Collection
    • 1929 THE BEAUMONT ENTERPRISE

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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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    • View of H. P. piping at end of filling racks

    • Industry
    • Scenes at Prest-O-Lite Company, Houston,Texas: control panel and pressure gauges. View of H. P. piping at end of filling racks.
    • Frank J. Schlueter / Bank of the Southwest Collection

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