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    • Wheeler & Almond Circus: Iron jaw

    • Aerialists ; Iron jaw
    • Advertisement for the Wheeler and Almond Circus. Aerialists perform iron jaw. Two women are in butterfly costumes, two women are in walking dress and parasol, and two women are on bicycles.
    • MSS0257 Heiser-Alban Collection of Circus Historical Materials, 1882-1987
    • 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
    • Russell Bros. Circus: Tiger

    • Tigers ; Animals
    • Advertisement for the Russell Bros Cirus. Creeping tiger. Performance: Thursday, July 1, and Friday, July 2, 1943.
    • MSS0257 Heiser-Alban Collection of Circus Historical Materials, 1882-1987
    • Russell Bros. Circus: Tents and crows

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    • Advertisement for the Russell Bros 3 Ring Circus. Tents and gathered crowd. Performance: Wednesday, November 8 and Thursday, November 9, 1939.
    • MSS0257 Heiser-Alban Collection of Circus Historical Materials, 1882-1987
    • River Oaks Scrapbook, volume 16

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    • Contains copies of the River Oaks Corporation advertisements ; River Oaks magazines for 1937 and 1938.
    • River Oaks Collection
    • Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Combined Shows: Pilades

    • Acrobats
    • Advertisement for the Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Combined Circus. Acrobats, leaping Pilades, over a line of animals, including elephants, camels, and horses.
    • MSS0257 Heiser-Alban Collection of Circus Historical Materials, 1882-1987
    • Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Combined Circus: Window cards

    • Chariots ; Horses
    • Advertisement for the Ringling Brothers aand Barnum and Bailey Combined Circus. Two chariot racers urge on their horses. Performance: Monday, October 1 to Tuesday, October 2, 1934.
    • MSS0257 Heiser-Alban Collection of Circus Historical Materials, 1882-1987
    • Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Combined Circus: Pigmy elephants

    • Animals ; Elephants
    • Advertisement for the Ringling Brothers aand Barnum and Bailey Combined Circus. Five pigmy elephants are towered over by a clown and an elephant. Several children look on. Performance: Monday, October 5 and Tuesday, October 6, 1936.
    • MSS0257 Heiser-Alban Collection of Circus Historical Materials, 1882-1987
    • Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Combined Circus: India

    • Spectacle ; India
    • Advertisement for the Ringling Brothers aand Barnum and Bailey Combined Circus. Three performers on horseback, one with drums and two with horns. Performance: Monday, September 27 and Tuesday, September 28, 1937.
    • MSS0257 Heiser-Alban Collection of Circus Historical Materials, 1882-1987
    • Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Combined Circus: Animals

    • Animals ; Giraffes
    • Advertisement for the Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Combined Circus. Four giraffes with a baby giraffe stand, with an elephant and several men in traditional dress carrying spears.
    • MSS0257 Heiser-Alban Collection of Circus Historical Materials, 1882-1987
    • Polack Bros. Circus

    • Clowns
    • Advertisement for the Polack Bros. Circus. A clown head on the left of the poster in orange, navy and black. Performance: October 12 through October 21, 1944.
    • MSS0257 Heiser-Alban Collection of Circus Historical Materials, 1882-1987
    • Annual reports, 1916 - 1917, Houston Independent School District

    • school reports
    • Contains the annual report for the Public Schools of the Independent School District of Houston for the fiscal year 1916 - 1917. Annual report contains remarks from the school district superintendents, a list of graduates from the districts schools...
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center - Texas Room 379.764 H843
    • River Oaks Scrapbook, volume 10

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    • Contains copies of the River Oaks Corporation publications, Homes For All Times, and River Oaks ; newspaper articles about the death of Will Hogg ; advertisements for River Oaks.
    • River Oaks Collection

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