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    • Virginia Newman

    • ex-slaves
    • Virginia Newman, ex-slave, standing in a yard in front of a house. She is standing behind an ironing board, with an iron in her hand.
    • MSS0154 Slave Narrative Collection
    • Valmar Cormier

    • ex-slaves
    • Valmar Cormier standing in front of wooden buildings feeding two pigs from a pail.
    • MSS0154 Slave Narrative Collection
    • Uncle Van Moore

    • ex-slaves
    • Uncle Van Moore standing in the yard beside a fence in front of a house. He is holding a garment over a wash basin.
    • MSS0154 Slave Narrative Collection
    • Uncle Richard Carruthers

    • ex-slaves
    • Uncle Richard Carruthers, ex-slave, standing in a yard before a wooden structure with a hoe in his hands.
    • MSS0154 Slave Narrative Collection
    • Harris County Court House, Houston, Texas

    • Buildings
    • Streetview of the Harris County Courthouse. Three cars can be seen driving on the street around the building. One building can be seen behind the courthouse.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection, MSS 0187
    • Baker, James

    • Baker, James Addison, 1930- ;
      Law firms--Texas--Houston ;
      Statesmen--United States--Biography ;
      Statesmen--United States--Interviews ;
      Cabinet officers--United States--Biography ;
      Cabinet officers--United...
    • Statesman James Baker III examines his political career. Baker served as the 10th White House Chief of Staff during President Ronald Reagan's administration, and the 16th White House Chief of Staff during George H. W. Bush's administration. Baker...
    • Houston Oral History Project
    • Orange County Material No. III

    • This folder contains documents related to the city of Orange, Texas. Included in the contents is a history of the city and information about local industry, government, clubs, schools, and points of interest.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Maresh WPA Files, MSS1470
    • Sarah Winston

    • ex-slaves
    • Sarah Winston, ex-slave, sitting in chair on porch sewing. There are sever pieces of fabric laying on the ground in front of her feet.
    • MSS0154 Slave Narrative Collection
    • Sarah Ford

    • ex-slaves
    • Sarah Ford, ex-slave, standing in a garden in front of a house.
    • MSS0154 Slave Narrative Collection
    • Sesquicentennial City of Bellaire, Texas, Binder

    • Binder containing documents and photographs concerning the Sesquicentennial celebration in Texas in 1985. Includes the history of Bellaire, information about the City of Bellaire government, organizations and festivals, along with maps, brochures,...
    • Uncle Richard Carruthers

    • ex-slaves
    • Richard Carruthers standing in a yard before a wooden structure with a hoe in his hands.
    • MSS0154 Slave Narrative Collection
    • Long Reach - Buffalo Bayou

    • RECTO: Postcard of colorized image of two row boats on Buffalo Bayou. Caption reads: ""Long Reach - Buffalo Bayou, near HOUSTON, Texas."" Handwritten at the bottom: ""Spending the day in Houston- A.W. Cook."" VERSO: Caption reads: ""LONG REACH is...
    • Houston Ship Channel

    • RECTO: Colorized image of three boats on the Ship Channel. Caption reads: ""Houston Ship Channel: Houston Pleasure-loving People Are the Owners of Over 300 Pleasure Boats."" VERSO: Typed message reads: ""We will meet next year at Houston The...
    • Municipal Docks

    • RECTO: Colorized image of the Satilla docked at the Municipal Docks. Caption reads: ""Municipal Docks, Ship Channel, Houston, Tex. VERSO: Handwritten message reads: ""I. Susskind, 121 Rose St., Newark, N.J."" Handwritten at the top right: ""Gift...
    • Landing at San Jacinto Battle Ground

    • RECTO: Colorized image of the boat landing at the San Jacinto Battleground. Caption reads: ""Landing at San Jacinto Battle Ground, Houston, Texas."" VERSO: Vertically handwritten: ""Rec'd Mamy's letter, and expect you all to-morrow night. Papa went...
    • Russara

    • RECTO: Colorized image of Russara and one other boat at Turning Basin. Caption reads: ""'Russara,' Bryan Heard's Handsome Yacht, Escort for 'Windom' in Houston Turning Basin. Houston, Texas."" VERSO: Handwritten message: ""Your card rec'd and also...
    • The Boat Landing at the Battlefield of San Jacinto

    • RECTO: Colorized image of people boarding a boat at the boat landing at San Jacinto Battle Ground. Caption reads: ""The Boat Landing at the Battlefield of San Jacinto, Near Houston, Texas."" VERSO: Handwritten vertically on the left side: ""Hello...


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