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    • Wong, Martha

    • Wong, Martha, 1939-; Legislators--Texas--Interviews; Texas--Politics and government; Houston (Tex.)--Politics and government; Asian Americans--Social conditions--Texas--Houston; Oral histories
    • In 1993 Martha Wong was the first Asian American elected to the Houston City Council, and in 2003, she became the first Asian American woman elected to the Texas Legislature. In this interview, Martha answers questions about her career and her life...
    • Houston Oral History Project : a great city voices its past.
    • Latimer, Truett

    • Truett, Latimer (1928-) -- Interviews; Politicians -- Texas -- Interviews; Businessman -- Texas -- Interviews; Historic preservation; Cultural property -- Protection.
    • Born in Lenders, Texas, Truett Latimer entered the insurance business in Abilene, Texas after graduation till 1955. During that time, he won a seat in the Texas House of Representatives, and was elected four times as a State Representative. He...
    • Houston Oral History Project: a great city voices its past.
    • Chronicle building in Houston, Texas

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    • The Chronicle was among the first high-rise building constructed in downtown Houston. A horse carriage can be seen parked in front of the building.
    • MSS0114 HMRC Photo Collection
    • Scanlan Building, Houston, Texas

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    • View of Scanlan Building with automobiles and streetcar in busy downtown Houston. Many shops on the first floor of the building and some people are walking on the streets.
    • MSS0114 HMRC Photo Collection
    • Reyes, Frumencio

    • Reyes, Frumencio; Hispanic American lawyers -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews; Lawyers in politics -- Texas -- Houston; Political activists -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews;
    • Hispanic American lawyer and political activist, Frumencio Reyes talks about some of his most famous cases, his involvement in local politics and the city of Houston political scene.
    • Houston Oral History Project : a great city voices its past.
    • J.S. Bracewell Library

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    • J.S. Bracewell Library designed by Neuhaus and Taylor and opened on March 23, 1970. Building features a recessed entrance with tiled floor and protruding, rain stained porch roof, few windows and a picture of a girl in 19th century dress posted on...
    • MSS0155 Paul Hester Collection
    • Front parlor looking through to dining room in 918 Bagby, Houston, Texas.

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    • The front parlor has a floral decorative cover over the fireplace. On top of the fireplace are some curios and a clock. A satin cushioned chair is placed on the side. several cushions are placed on the carpet. Overlooking the parlor is a small...
    • MSS0248 Domestic Architecture of Harris Co. 1824-1914 / Junior League Collection
    • Milsaps Diary, volume 1, 1852 to 1877

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    • Handwritten manuscript of the diary kept by John E. T. Milsaps from 1852 to 1877.
    • MSS0033 John E.T. Milsaps Collection, 1531-1986
    • Documentary Source Book of American History

    • Maresh files
    • Contains brief except from the Documentary Source Book of American History that details the Treaty with Spain that outlined the boundaries between Spain and the United States of America at the Floridas.
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    • Journey Through Texas

    • Maresh files
    • Contains an excerpt from Frederick Olmstead's "A Journey Through Texas", which describes his travel by horseback through the state. Also includes an excerpt from "Diary & Letters of Josiah Gregg", which describes Gregg's experiences in the Houston...
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Maresh WPA Files, MSS1470

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