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    • Eckels, Judge Robert

    • Eckels, Robert; County judges --Texas --Harris County --Interviews;
      Harris County (Tex.) --Politics and government;
      Hurricane Katrina, 2005; Emergency management --Texas --Harris County; Disaster relief --Gulf States; Intergovernmental...
    • Robert Eckels describes his experiences as former Harris County judge. He discusses politics in Harris county and in the city of Houston, as well as his involvement in handling the influx of the evacuees from New Orleans during hurricane Katrina,...
    • Mayor Bill White Collection;
      Houston Oral History Project : a great city voices its past.
    • Dierker, Larry

    • Dierker, Larry, 1946-; Baseball players--Texas--Houston--Interviews; Baseball writers--Texas--Houston--Interviews; Houston Astros (Baseball team); Astrodome (Houston, Tex.); Oral histories
    • Houston Astros player Larry Dierker talks about his impressions of the city, his years with the Astros baseball team, and his career as a sports writer for the Houston Chronicle.
    • Houston Oral History Project : a great city voices its past.
    • Moore, Michael

    • Moore, Michael; Hurricane Katrina, 2005; Disaster relief -- Gulf States; Emergency management -- United States; Emergency management -- Texas -- Houston; Intergovernmental cooperation -- Gulf States; Oral histories
    • Michel Moore talks about how he, as the city of Houston Mayor's Chief of Staff, his staff, and the city of Houston in general, handled the influx of evacuees from the city of New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina.
    • Houston Oral History Project : a great city voices its past.
    • Hofheinz, Mayor Fred

    • Hofheinz, Fred, 1938-; Hofheinz, Roy Mark, 1912-; Mayors -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews; Texas -- Houston -- Politics and government; Oral histories
    • In this interview, former Houston Mayor Fred Hofheinz discusses the political scene in Houston during the 1970s; accomplishments during his administration as mayor of the city; African American community social and political aspects; minorities'...
    • Houston Oral History Project : a great city voices its past.
    • Becker, Alan J.

    • Becker, Alan J. -- Interviews; Life insurance agents--Interviews; Houston (Tex.)--Growth and development;
    • Born in Houston, Texas, and graduating from the University of Texas in Marketing and Business, Alan Becker started his career in Life insurance. In this interview, he discusses the rapid growth and development of Houston in the 1950s, and the...
    • Houston Oral History Project: a great city voices its past
    • Herskowitz, Mickey

    • Herskowitz, Mickey -- Interviews; Sportswriters -- Houston (Tex.) -- Interviews; Reporters and reporting; Sports journalism;
    • The passion for sports writing was imbibed in Mickey Herskowitz from an early age. Growing up in Houston, he started writing for the Houston Post when he was only 14 years old. When the Chronicle purchased The Post, he started writing for the...
    • Houston Oral History Project: a great city voices its past.
    • Astrodome

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    • Describes the features and technological advances reached with the construction of the Houston Astrodome, the world's first covered sports arena, which opened on April 9, 1965. Includes footage of the ground breaking on January 3, 1962 as well as...
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    • Welch, Mayor Louie

    • Welch, Louie, 1918-2008; Mayors -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews; Houston (Tex.) -- History -- Anecdotes; Houston (Tex.) -- Race relations; Oral histories
    • David Goldstein and Jill Jewitt interview former Mayor Louie Welch. Louie served as Mayor of the city of Houston from 1964 to 1973. Prior to that he served on the City council from 1950 to 1952, and then again from 1956 to 1962.
    • Houston Oral History Project : a great city voices its past.
    • KHOU-TV Film Box 7202, Reel 11 : footage from January 28, 1972

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    • -- Redistricting, Date: "01/28/72": Comments from three spokesmen about the re-districting plans for the area.
      -- Silva Trial, Date: "01/28/72": Channel 11 reporter Jessica Savage at the Harris County Courthouse with details about the Silva...
    • RGD033 KHOU-TV Film Collection
    • Houston Astrodome Interior

    • Houston Baseball ; Astrodome
    • Opening Night at the Houston Astrodome.
    • MSS1248 Litterst-Dixon Photograph Collection
    • Houston Astrodome Interior

    • Houston Baseball ; Astrodome
    • Interior view of the Houston Astrodome.
    • MSS1248 Litterst-Dixon Photograph Collection
    • Aerial views of the Astrodome

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    • Aerial photographs of the Houston Astrodome, also known as the Harris County Domed Stadium, shortly after it opened. Old Colt Stadium is to the left of the Astrodome.
    • MSS0334 J. Milton Lawless Collection
    • KHOU-TV Film Box 6201, Reel 10 : footage from November, 1962

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    • -- Governor Connally, Date: "11/08/62": Footage from the press conference after John B. Connally, Jr., wins the 1962 Texas gubernatorial race.
      -- Glenn & Carpenter in [], Date: "11/08/62": Astronauts John Glenn and Scott Carpenter endorse the...
    • RGD033 KHOU-TV Film Collection
    • Marks, Jo Alessandro

    • Marks, Jo Alessandro -- Interviews; Actresses -- Houston (Tex.)-- Interviews; Women in the theater; Alley Theatre (Houston, Tex.)
    • The founding member of the Alley Theater, Jo Alessandro Marks was inspired into acting through a speech given by Margot Jones. Her father was the Director of all bands of the Houston Independent School Distict schools. After graduating from the...
    • Houston Oral History Project: a great city voices its past.
    • Aerial view of the Astrodome

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    • Aerial photograph of the Houston Astrodome, also known as the Harris County Domed Stadium, shortly after it opened.
    • MSS0334 J. Milton Lawless Collection
    • Houston Astrodome

    • Houston Baseball ; Astrodome
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    • MSS1248 Litterst-Dixon Photograph Collection
    • Gottlieb, Dick

    • Gottlieb, Dick--Interviews ;
      City council members--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      Houston (Tex.)--Politics and government ;
      Houston (Tex.)--Race relations ;
      Television personalities--Texas--Houston ;
      Television...
    • Dick Gottlieb was a former TV entertainer who decided to run for city council in 1969. He beat the incumbent in a run-off election achieving an upset victory. He credited his TV image and prior experience as a fundraiser for local and national...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Astrodome Club waiters uniform

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    • Astrodome Club waiters uniform. Includes details for materials and notions.
    • MSS1465 Evelyn Norton Anderson Collection

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