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    • Holcombe, Oscar

    • Holcombe, Oscar, 1888-1968--Interviews ;
      Mayors--Texas--Houston ;
      Mayors--Election ;
      Radio addresses, debates, etc. ;
      Thomas, Albert, 1898-1966 ;
      Oral histories
    • A collection of radio addresses from Mayor Oscar Holcombe. Mayor Holcombe gave some of these radio addresses in 1940 during his re-election campaign. He spoke about the achievements of the Holcombe Administration and the proposed projects...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Wilder, Elizabeth

    • Wilder, Elizabeth--Interviews ; Fourth Ward (Houston, Tex.) ; Texas--Houston--History ; Oral histories
    • Born in 1914, Mrs. Wilder discusses life and growing up in Fourth Ward.
    • Gregory School Oral Histories
    • 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
    • Note by P. Hendricks from May 8, 1940

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    • Note by P. Hendricks concerning a document found between the pages of a Telegraph and Texas Register from the 1860s.
    • MSS0113 Old Vault Collection
    • Houston 1940 Downtowner map

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    • Shows numbered city blocks, businesses, and Buffalo Bayou. Title from title block. Includes downtown area streets from Commerce to Clay and Bagby to Austin.
    • Maps Collection
    • Welborn's 1940 map of Houston, Texas

    • City of Houston
    • Shows numbered streets, major subdivisions, and building lots. Includes inset of Business Section in upper right corner. Title from printed inscription. Scale of map is approximately 1 mile to 1 in.
    • Maps Collection
    • Portrait of Demetre children

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    • Portrait of Demetre children: Steve Comet Demetre, Betty Demetre (Colovas), and Beulah Demetre (Petheriotes).
    • MSS0199 Greek Community Collection
    • Auto racer

    • Automobiles
    • Unidentified man sitting in a midget auto racer at L. L. Walker business sometime in the 1940's,
    • MSS0253 Lesley Lewis Walker Collection
    • Young, Hazel

    • Young Hazel Hainsworth, 1905-2009; Teachers, Black -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews; Houston (Tex.) -- History -- Anecdotes; School integration -- Texas -- Houston -- History; Houston (Tex.) -- Race relations; Oral histories
    • Interviewed by Elma Barrera, Hazel Young, a centenarian that lives in Houston, examines her life as a young girl growing up in the Fifth Ward, and as a teacher in the public school system.
    • Houston Oral History Project : a great city voices its past.
    • 1940 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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    • Eldorado Ballroom

    • Dr. Walter J. Minor ; Valentine Minor ; Eldorado Ballroom
    • Dr. Walter J. Minor and wife Valentine Minor at Eldorado Ballroom.
    • PH0035 Edwards-Brown Family Collection
    • 1940 BEAUMONT ENTERPRISE (Port

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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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    • Palmer Memorial Church

    • Maresh files
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    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Maresh WPA Files, MSS1470
    • Raymond Griffin

    • Raymond Griffin ; Southern Pacific Railroad
    • Raymond Griffin as a Chef Cook on Southern Pacific Railroad.
    • PH0035 Edwards-Brown Family Collection
    • Eldorado Ballroom

    • Marjorie Johnson-Griffin ; Raymond Griffin ; Ruth Johnson-Brown
    • (Left to Right): Marjorie Johnson-Griffin ; Raymond Griffin ; Ruth Johnson-Brown ; and unidentified.
    • PH0035 Edwards-Brown Family Collection

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