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    • McLane, Drayton

    • McLane, Drayton (1936-)-- Interviews; Entrepreneurs -- Houston -- Texas --Interviews; Houston Astros (Baseball team)
    • Born in Cameron, Texas, Drayton McLane Jr., followed his father's footsteps in learning various aspects of the wholesale grocery business. Having an MBA in marketing, he moved into management and became the CEO and Chairman of the McLane Company in...
    • Houston Oral History Project
    • 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
    • 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
    • Campos, Marc

    • Campos, Marc; Hispanic American politicians --Texas -- Houston -- Interviews; Houston (Tex.) --Politics and government; Oral histories
    • Political activist Marc Campos is interviewed by Megan Schneider. Marc examines his life as a member of the Hispanic community in Houston and talks about the political arena of the city.
    • Houston Oral History Project
    • 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
    • Bond, Donald

    • Bond, Donald--Interviews ;
      Astrodome (Houston, Tex.) ;
      Stadiums--Texas--Houston--1960-1970 ;
      Houston Astros (Baseball Team) ;
      Bond, Walter (1937-1967) ;
      Oral histories
    • Donald Bond, son of Astros player Walter Bond, discusses his memories of the Astrodome and the different events he attended there.
    • Astrodome Memories
    • Eury, Bob

    • Eury,Robert M.(1948)- -- Interviews; Architects, American; Architects and community; Community development, Urban.
    • Robert M. Eury was born in Louisville, Kentucky. He is the steward for Houston's redevelopment and revitalization. For 26 years he served as President of Central Houston, Inc. and worked on many projects on community planning in Houston and the...
    • Houston Oral History Project
    • Judge Roy M. Hofheinz Scrapbook : Domed Stadium

    • Hofheinz, Roy, 1912-1982
    • Scrapbook put together by Judge Roy M. Hofheinz containing clippings about the Houston Astrodome from the years 1965 through 1967. Clippings cover early events at the newly opened Domed stadium to the beginning of the construction of Astroworld.
    • MSS1036 Judge Roy M. Hofheinz Collection
    • Buri, John

    • Buri, John--Interviews ;
      Astrodome (Houston, Tex.) ;
      Stadiums--Texas--Houston--1960-1970 ;
      Oral histories
    • John Buri recalls memories of his first time visiting the Astrodome and the numerous events he attended there after.
    • Astrodome Memories
    • Thompson Family

    • Thompson, Susan--Interviews ; Thompson, Joseph--Interviews ; Thompson, Wilbur--Interviews ; Hansen, Joshua--Interviews ; Astrodome (Houston, Tex.) ; Stadiums--Texas--Houston--1960-1970 ; Oral histories ; Houston Astros (Baseball Team)
    • This oral history recalls three generations of Astrodome memories. Wilbur Thompson worked as a parking cashier starting in the mid-1970's. He was at the Astrodome for Astros and Oilers games, as well as the Houston Rodeo and Livestock show, plus...
    • Astrodome Memories
    • Arnold, Dan

    • Arnold, Dan (1930-)--Interviews ;
      Social service ;
      City and County Hospital (Houston, Tex.) ;
      Harris County Hospital District ;
      Texas Medical Center ;
      Houston Urban League
    • A native Houstonian, Dan Arnold grew up in the Depression era. Graduating from the University of Texas in Law, he worked for Vinson and Elkins. Arnold has an exemplary record of community service. Arnold was involved in the City and County Charity...
    • Houston Oral History Project
    • KHOU-TV Film Box 7503, Reel 7 : footage from February, 1975

    • -- Mass Transit (1), Date: "02/17/75": Interview with a woman.
      -- Commissioners Court, Date: "02/17/75": A meeting of the Commissioners Court. E.A. Lyons and Jon Lindsay present.
      -- Abortion, Date: "02/17/75": Footage of a Planned...
    • RGD033 KHOU-TV Film Collection
    • Wilson, Welcome

    • Wilson, Welcome--Interviews ;
      Hofheinz, Roy, 1912-1982 ;
      Holcombe, Oscar, 1888-1968 ;
      Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969 ;
      Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 ;
      Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines),...
    • Welcome Wilson is a real estate developer and entrepreneur in Houston. In this interview he shares his memories of Roy Hofheinz, Bob Smith, and Oscar Holcombe and the history of baseball in Houston. One notable anecdote he shares is how the Colt...
    • Astrodome Memories
    • Bush, George H. W.

    • Bush, George, 1924- -- Interviews; Presidents -- United States -- Interviews; Bush, Barbara, 1925- -- Interviews; President's spouses --United States -- Interviews; Political campaigns; Community development, Urban -- Houston (Tex.) ; Economic...
    • The 41st president of the United States from 1989-1993, George H. W. Bush at age 18 became the youngest aviator in U.S. Navy, and served in World War II till the end. His first connection with Texas, was serving on the San Jacinto during World War...
    • Houston Oral History Project: a great city voices its past.
    • Astrodome

    • 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...
    • Jefferson, Howard

    • Jefferson, Howard; African American school administrators -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews; Houston Independent School District; Wheatly High School -- Houston (Tex.); Bellaire High School -- Houston (Tex.); Oral histories
    • Howard Jefferson, civil rights activist, former HISD administrator, talks about the public school system and race relations in Houston.
    • Houston Oral History Project
    • Long, David

    • Long, David--Interviews ;
      Astrodome (Houston, Tex.) ;
      Stadiums--Texas--Houston--1960-1970 ;
      Oral histories
    • David Long discusses his memories of opening night at the Astrodome along with seeing Mickey Mantle hit the first homerun.
    • Astrodome Memories
    • Watson, Bob

    • Watson, Bob--Interviews ; Astrodome (Houston, Tex.) ; Stadiums--Texas--Houston--1960-1970 ; Oral histories.
    • Bob Watson made his Major League Baseball debut with the Houston Astros and played with the team from 1966 until 1979. Watson describes the experience of playing baseball inside the Astrodome and figuring out the best way to bat in the stadium. He...
    • Astrodome Memories
    • Acosta, Mike

    • Acosta, Mike--Interviews ; Astrodome (Houston, Tex.) ; Stadiums--Texas--Houston--1960-1970 ; Architectural models ; Stadiums -- Models ; Stadiums -- Remodeling for other use ; Oral histories.
    • Mike Acosta is the Authentication Manager for the Houston Astros and is responsible for collecting and maintaining the Astros' records and archives. Acosta's scale models of the Astrodome are based on the architectural and engineering blueprints...
    • Astrodome Memories


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