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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.
    • Houston Oral History Project
    • 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
    • Woman's Viewpoint, Volume 1

    • periodicals
    • Contains issues v. 1 n. 1 through v. 1 n. 10 and v. 1 n. 12 through v. 1 n. 13 of The Woman's Viewpoint, published in 1923 and 1924. Number 11 is missing from the original bound volume.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center - Texas Room Periodicals
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • Walker, Sarah

    • Walker, Sarah--Interviews ;
      Austin (Tex.) ;
      Houston (Tex.) ;
      Moving (Household) ;
      Oral histories
    • Sarah Walker discusses moving from Austin, Texas to Houston and the differences and similarities between the two. This interview was done in collaboration with the Asia Society Texas Center during Ancestor Quest - Oral History Project event held on...
    • Asia Society Texas Center
    • Victorian Style House in Austin

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    • Victorian style house in Austin. View from the field in front of the house of the fenced in home.
    • MSS0717 Views in Texas 1895-1896
    • Victorian Style House in Austin

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    • Victorian style house in Austin. View from the road in front of the house. Two women are riding bicycles down the road.
    • MSS0717 Views in Texas 1895-1896
    • Various letters from and to C.F. Richardson in September and October 1938

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    • The following documents are included: Letter from C. F. Richardson, dated September 25, 1938, to Governor James V. Allred with copies of letters attached covering correspondence between Richardson and Thurgood Marshall, the "Houston Plan" of city...
    • MSS1457 C.F. Richardson Sr. Papers
    • University Tower, University of Texas

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    • Colorful postcard with lots of trees and bushes of the University Tower at the University of Texas at Austin.
    • MSS0187 Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection
    • University of Texas in Austin

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    • View of the state university in Austin. A field of grass and trees sits in front of the university with a horse grazing.
    • MSS0717 Views in Texas 1895-1896
    • This Week In Texas, 1977, Volume 2-3

    • LGBT history ;
      periodicals
    • This Week In Texas (TWIT) was a gay business and entertainment guide published weekly and distributed throughout Texas from 1975 through 2013.
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    • This Week In Texas, 1976, Volume 1-2

    • LGBT history ;
      periodicals
    • This Week In Texas (TWIT) was a gay business and entertainment guide published weekly and distributed throughout Texas from 1975 through 2013.
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    • Tinsley, Eleanor

    • Tinsley, Eleanor, 1926-2009 ;
      City council members--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      School integration--Texas--Houston--History ;
      Houston Community College (Houston, Tex.)--History ;
      School board...
    • Eleanor Tinsley talks about her years as president of the board of the Houston Independent School District, and as member of the city council. She was involved in the school integration movement and was instrumental in the creation of the Houston...
    • Houston Oral History Project

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