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    • Campos, Tony

    • Campos, Tony--Interviews ;
      Mexican Americans--Interviews ;
      Baytown (Tex.) ;
      Segregation in education--Texas ;
      League of United Latin American Citizens ;
      Parachute troops ;
      Oral histories
    • Tony Campos was born in Baytown in 1923. Twenty-two days after graduating from high school he was drafted to serve in World War II with the 82nd Airborne Division as a paratrooper. He discusses growing up in Baytown and the segregation faced by the...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • 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
    • 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 ;
    • Robert Eckels served as Harris County judge from 1995 to 2007. Eckels shares his memories growing up in Bellaire and spending time with his family in the summers at Baycliff. He discusses his career, politics in Harris County and Houston, and his...
    • Houston Oral History Project
    • Del Valle, Felix

    • Del Valle, Felix--Interviews ;
      Mexican Americans ;
      Southern Pacific Railroad Company ;
      Oral histories
    • Felix Del Valle came to Texas from La Paz, Mexico at age 19. He found work in San Antonio with the Southern Pacific Company building rail lines in 1927. Later that year he moved on to Sanguine and continued work on the rail despite the Depression....
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Lanier, Mayor Bob

    • Lanier, Robert, 1925-; Mayors -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews; Oral histories
    • Former Houston Mayor Bob Lanier is interviewed by Jim Barlow. Mr. Lanier discusses his years as a businessman in the real estate business, his law practice, and the highlights of his public career. He served three consecutive terms as Mayor of...
    • 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
    • Jimenez, Carlos

    • Jimenez, Carlos--Interviews ; Oral histories ; Velazquez, Johnny ; Mexican American musicians ; Banuelos, Antonio
    • Carlos Jimenez was born in Brackettville, Texas in 1917. He and his family moved to Houston, Texas in 1926. He learned to play the bass with the help of his musical family, the Southern College of Fine Arts and Professor Antonio Banuelos. In this...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Garcia, E.J.

    • Garcia, E. J.--Interviews ;
      Mexican Americans ;
      Oral histories
    • E. J. Garcia was born in San Antonio and moved to Houston in 1919 to work in the oil industry. Starting in 1925, he worked as an insurance agent for American National Insurance where he primarily sold life insurance policies to the Mexican-American...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Goose Creek oil field with steam

    • Oil Industry
    • Goose Creek (Baytown), Texas oil field. Oil field equipment, oil derricks. Steam suggests hydraulic equipment. Includes: Goose Creek (Baytown) Oil Field.
    • Frank J. Schlueter / Bank of the Southwest Collection
    • Gomez, Refugio

    • Gomez, Refugio--Interviews ;
      Mexican Americans ;
      Discrimination against Mexican Americans ;
      Discrimination in employment ;
      Oral histories
    • Refugio Gomez discusses the discrimination that he and his children experienced in Houston schools. Gomez first describes his own experiences prior to World War II and the Savalas School in Second Ward, which was built for Mexican American...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Humble Oil Refinery Company's Houston Ship Channel location in Baytown, Texas

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    • View of Humble Oil Refinery Company's Houston Ship Channel location in Baytown, Texas. from channel bank. Large pipes and machinery with platforms in foreground. Elevated view of dock showing railroad gondolas loaded with pipe, dredge, disposal...
    • MSS0100 Frank J. Schlueter/Bank of the Southwest Collection
    • Humble Oil Refinery Company's Houston Ship Channel location in Baytown, Texas

    • Photography, Panoramic
    • View of Humble Oil Refinery Company's Houston Ship Channel location in Baytown , Texas, from the channel bank. Large pipes and machinery with platforms in foreground. Elevated view of dock showing railroad gondolas loaded with pipe, dredge,...
    • MSS0100 Frank J. Schlueter/Bank of the Southwest Collection
    • No. 1 Spangler, at Goose Creek Oil Field

    • Oil Industry
    • Scene of Goose Creek (Baytown), Texas Oil Field. Derrick, #1 Spangler, at Goose Creek Oil Field.
    • Frank J. Schlueter / Bank of the Southwest Collection
    • Spangler #1, with men standing under derrick

    • Oil Industry
    • Scene of Goose Creek (Baytown), Texas Oil Field. Spangler #1, with men standing under derrick. Includes: Goose Creek Oil Field.
    • Frank J. Schlueter / Bank of the Southwest Collection
    • Goose Creek towards Morgan's Point

    • Oil Industry
    • Scene of Goose Creek (Baytown), Texas Oil Field. View of Goose Creek towards Morgan's Point. Derricks visible in foreground and across water. Includes: Goose Creek Oil Field.
    • Frank J. Schlueter / Bank of the Southwest Collection
    • No. 2 Schilling with men, women and small child

    • Oil Industry
    • Scenes of Goose Creek (Baytown), Texas Oil Field. No. 2 Schilling with men, women and a small girl standing around pipes, pits, and machinery. Includes: Goose Creek Oil Field.
    • Frank J. Schlueter / Bank of the Southwest Collection
    • Wilder, Elizabeth

    • Wilder, Elizabeth--Interviews ; Fourth Ward (Houston, Tex.) ; Texas--Houston--History ; Oral histories
    • Born in 1914, Mrs. Wilder discusses life and growing up in Fourth Ward.
    • Gregory School Oral Histories

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