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    • Lyons, E. A.

    • Lyons, E. A. (Everett Augustus)--Interviews ;
      County officials and employees--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      County council members--Texas--Harris County--Interviews ;
      Oral histories
    • E. A. (Everett Augustus) Lyons was first elected as Harris County commissioner in 1942, when road conditions were a major issue in the county because 85% of the roads were unpaved. Throughout the war, the county could not get parts and materials...
    • Cranes at work in shipyard

    • Shipyards--Texas--Houston ; Warships ; Shipbuilding--Texas--Houston ; Shipbuilding--Equipment and Supplies ; Ships ; Gantry cranes ; Cranes, derricks, etc ; Ships--Welding
    • View looking due North from top of Gantry Crane on runway number 6 between shipways 5 and 6. Hulls 3, 4, 5, and 6 from left to right on shipways 4, 3, 2, and 1 across background of picture. Assembly work in progress on new welding slabs in...
    • Runway number 6 in shipyard

    • Shipyards--Texas--Houston ; Warships ; Shipbuilding--Texas--Houston ; Shipbuilding--Equipment and Supplies ; Ships ; Gantry cranes ; Cranes, derricks, etc ; Ships--Welding
    • View looking West from top of Gantry Crane on runway number 6 between shipways 5 and 6. Hulls number 1, 2, and 3 on shipways 6, 5, and 4 from left to right. Electric substation number 7 at right foreground. Maritime Office Building and new Plate...
    • Cranes working in shipyard

    • Shipyards--Texas--Houston ; Warships ; Shipbuilding--Texas--Houston ; Shipbuilding--Equipment and Supplies ; Ships ; Gantry cranes ; Cranes, derricks, etc ; Ships--Welding
    • View looking North from top of Gantry Crane on Craneway number 6 between shipways number 5 and number 6. Hulls 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 shown from left to right, on ways 5, 4, 3, 2, and 1, respectively. The equipment in left foreground are Constant...
    • Interior view of main wharehouse of shipyard

    • Shipyards ; Warships ; Shipbuilding--Texas--Houston ; Shipbuilding--Equipment and Supplies ; Ships ; Ships--Welding
    • Interior view of Main Warehouse looking north from the south car well. All siding and roof decking in place. Last section of floor slab to be poured shown at extreme left. Railroad not complete in south car well.
    • Runway number 6 in shipyard

    • Shipyards--Texas--Houston ; Warships ; Shipbuilding--Texas--Houston ; Shipbuilding--Equipment and Supplies ; Ships ; Gantry cranes ; Cranes, derricks, etc ; Ships--Welding
    • View looking West from top of Gantry Crane on craneway number 6 between shipways number 5 and number 6. Hulls 1 and 2 shown from left to right, on shipways 6 and 5. Fabricated items along craneway in center of picture. Substation number 7 at right...
    • 1942 THE GALVESTON DAILY 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...
    • Fire station and Garage building in shipyard

    • Shipyards ; Warships ; Shipbuilding--Texas--Houston ; Shipbuilding--Equipment and Supplies ; Ships ; Ships--Welding
    • View looking Southeast from top of Gantry Crane on craneway number 6 between shipways number 5 and number 6. Additional Welding Slab at shipway number 6 in foreground with bulkhead assembly in progress. Fire station and Garage Building in center...
    • Cranes working in shipyard

    • Shipyards--Texas--Houston ; Warships ; Shipbuilding--Texas--Houston ; Shipbuilding--Equipment and Supplies ; Ships ; Gantry cranes ; Cranes, derricks, etc ; Ships--Welding
    • View looking due North from Gantry Crane on craneway 6 between shipways 5 and 6. Hulls 2, 3, 4, and 5, from left to right, on ways 4, 3, 2, and 1 respectively. Clyde Gantry Cranes and Derrick & Hoist Gantry Cranes in operation in center of picture....
    • Ship hulls under construction

    • Shipyards--Texas--Houston ; Warships ; Shipbuilding--Texas--Houston ; Shipbuilding--Equipment and Supplies ; Ships ; Gantry cranes ; Cranes, derricks, etc ; Ships--Welding
    • View looking due West from Gantry Crane on craneway 6 between shipways 5 and 6. Hulls 1, 2, and 3 on shipways 6, 5, and 4, from left to right. Hulls number 1 and number 2 rapidly approaching completion. Substation number 7 and proposed extension...
    • Original Welding Slabs in the shipways

    • Shipyards--Texas--Houston ; Warships ; Shipbuilding--Texas--Houston ; Shipbuilding--Equipment and Supplies ; Ships ; Gantry cranes ; Cranes, derricks, etc ; Ships--Welding
    • View looking Northeast from Gantry Crane on craneway 6 between shipways 5 and 6. General view of original and additional welding slabs along shipways 1 through 4. Main Shops Building at right with the Outfitting Slip beyond. Receiving Building and...
    • Aerial view of shipyard

    • Shipyards--Texas--Houston ; Warships ; Shipbuilding--Texas--Houston ; Shipbuilding--Equipment and Supplies ; Ships ; Gantry cranes ; Cranes, derricks, etc ; Ships--Welding
    • Aerial view looking Southwest
    • Launching of SS Champ Clark

    • Shipyards ; Shipbuilding--Texas--Houston ; Ships ; Warships ; Naval architecture ; Ships--Launching
    • Launching of the SS Champ Clark. View of the ship as it leaves the scaffolding.

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