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    • Zeidman, Fred

    • Zeidman, Fred, 1946-; Businessmen--Texas--Houston; Jews--United States--Interviews; Businessmen--Political activity; Texas--Politics and government; Oral histories
    • Fred Zeidman, a Houston businessman talks about his involvement in the political arena in Texas.
    • Mayor Bill White Collection;
      Houston Oral History Project : a great city voices its past.
    • Workers loading a train

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    • Workers loading a train from carts onto Sherman, Shreveport, and Southern Railway train.
    • MSS0717 Views in Texas 1895-1896
    • Workers at Smelter

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    • Worker carrying buckets and a worker pushing a barrel at the smelter.
    • MSS0717 Views in Texas 1895-1896
    • Workers at Smelter

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    • Worker pushing a wheelbarrow at the smelter.
    • MSS0717 Views in Texas 1895-1896
    • 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.
    • Willis Residence

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    • Victorian style house of the Willis family
    • MSS0717 Views in Texas 1895-1896
    • Wiesenthal, Harold

    • Wiesenthal, Harold, 1927-; Businessmen--Texas--Houston--Interviews; Sport clothes industry--Texas--Houston; Golf--Texas--Houston; Oral histories
    • Harold Wiesenthal talks about his golfer's clothing business and the personalities the business has tended to throughout the years.
    • Houston Oral History Project : a great city voices its past.
    • White, Governor Mark

    • White, Mark, (1940-)-- Interviews; Governors -- Texas -- Interviews; Attorney Generals -- Texas; Secretary of State -- Texas; Education -- Texas
    • Governor Mark White came in very tough economic times. As Governor, he regulated the utility industry and cut the price of electricity. He raised taxes twice, to save schools, building roads and to provide services to people. He also raised the...
    • Houston Oral History Project: a great city voices its past.
    • Welch, Louie

    • Welch, Louie--Interviews ;
      Mayors--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      City council members--Texas--Houston ;
      Holcombe, Oscar, 1888-1968 ;
      Cutrer, Lewis Wesley ;
      Oral histories
    • In this interview from 1975, Louie Welch discusses his history as a politician in Houston. He began his career as a council member and served under Mayors Oscar Holcombe and Lewis Cutrer. Welch was then elected as Mayor to the City of Houston first...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Weatherford Street Scene

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    • View down a street in Weatherford of storefronts and people with horse and carriages.
    • MSS0717 Views in Texas 1895-1896
    • Washington County

    • Maresh files
    • Contains brief geographical sketch of Washington County.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Maresh WPA Files, MSS1470
    • Wallis

    • Maresh files
    • Provides basic information about the city of Wallis, Texas.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Maresh WPA Files, MSS1470
    • Waco Fire Department

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    • Waco Fire Department with horse-drawn carriages parked in the front.
    • MSS0717 Views in Texas 1895-1896

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