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    • Anderson, Lauren

    • Anderson, Lauren, 1965- ; Ballerinas -- Texas -- Houston; African American dancers -- Texas -- Houston; Houston Ballet; Oral histories
    • When she was named Principal Dancer for the Houston Ballet in 1990, Lauren Anderson became the first African American to hold such a position in a major ballet company. Anderson talks with Linda Lorelle about growing up in Houston, her ballet...
    • Houston Oral History Project : a great city voices its past.
    • Becker, Alan J.

    • Becker, Alan J. -- Interviews; Life insurance agents--Interviews; Houston (Tex.)--Growth and development;
    • Born in Houston, Texas, and graduating from the University of Texas in Marketing and Business, Alan Becker started his career in Life insurance. In this interview, he discusses the rapid growth and development of Houston in the 1950s, and the...
    • Houston Oral History Project: a great city voices its past
    • Christmas Carnival card

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    • Christmas Carnival card depicting three clowns and a small dog
    • MSS0257 Heiser-Alban Collection of Circus Historical Materials 1882-1987
    • Civics for Houston, volume 1

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    • Periodical covering a range of topics, from biographical sketches, to the art scene in Houston, to gardening and home management advice.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center, Texas Room, Periodicals
    • Clown Capers card

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    • Clown Capers card depicting a juggling clown and a small dog riding unicycles
    • MSS0257 Heiser-Alban Collection of Circus Historical Materials 1882-1987
    • Cole Bros. Circus: Jean Allen

    • Equestrian artists
    • Advertisement for the Cole Bros. Circus. Jean Allen, equestrienne, is highlighted. Performance: Sunday, October 19 through Monday, October 20, 1941.
    • MSS0257 Heiser-Alban Collection of Circus Historical Materials, 1882-1987
    • Cole Bros. Circus: Menagerie

    • Menageries
    • Advertisement for the Cole Bros. Circus, with Clyde Beatty. People tour the menagerie, with giraffes, camels, elephants, a rhinoceros, a hippopotamus, tigers, a polar bear, a lion, and a leopard. Performance: Thursday, October 14, 1937.
    • MSS0257 Heiser-Alban Collection of Circus Historical Materials, 1882-1987
    • Cole Bros. Circus: Performance panorama

    • Aerialists
    • Advertisement for the Cole Bros. Circus, with Clyde Beatty. Variety of performances, with aerialists, animal trainers and acts, clowns and acrobatics. Performance: Saturday, October 16, 1937.
    • MSS0257 Heiser-Alban Collection of Circus Historical Materials, 1882-1987
    • Cole Bros. Circus: The children's favorite circus

    • Animals
    • Advertisement for the Cole Bros. Circus. Two children sit astride a hippopotamus. Performance: Sunday, October 19 through Monday, October 20, 1941.
    • MSS0257 Heiser-Alban Collection of Circus Historical Materials, 1882-1987
    • Cole Bros. Circus: Trains unloaded

    • Circus trains
    • Advertisement for the Cole Bros. Circus, with Clyde Beatty. Three trains full of animals are unloaded. Performance: Thursday, October 14, 1937.
    • MSS0257 Heiser-Alban Collection of Circus Historical Materials, 1882-1987
    • David, Dianne

    • David, Dianne--Interviews ;
      Art museum directors--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      Art museums--Texas--Houston ;
      Art dealers--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      Oral histories
    • Dianne David was born in Corpus Christi and raised in Houston. In 1964, after seeing a need for more art galleries in Houston, she started to open her own art galleries. As a gallery director, she envisioned art galleries as vibrant places,...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Kyle Opera House

    • Maresh files
    • Provides a history of the Kyle Opera House in Beaumont, Texas.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Maresh WPA Files, MSS1470
    • Gerlach, Ed

    • Gerlach, Ed.--Interviews ;
      Saxophonists--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      Band musicians--Texas--Houston ;
      Jazz musicians--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      Oral histories
    • Ed Gerlach began playing piano at the age of 5 before switching his focus to soprano saxophone and later tenor saxophone. Gerlach discusses his career as a saxophonist, including his time with the Glenn Miller Orchestra. Gerlach also share his...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Hagenbeck-Wallace and 4Paw-Sells Bros. Combined Circus

    • Animals ; Elephants
    • Advertisement for the Hagenbeck-Wallace and 4Paw-Sells Bros. Combined Circus. Elephant in blue on a yellow background. Performance: Thursday, October 24 through Friday, October 25, 1935.
    • MSS0257 Heiser-Alban Collection of Circus Historical Materials, 1882-1987

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