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    • Galveston (Origin of Name)

    • Maresh files
    • These documents discuss the early names of the Galveston area and when the current name Galveston was established. Early names include: Malhado ; St. Louis ; Isle de Culebra ; Galveztown ; Campeachy ; Saccharappa.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Maresh WPA Files, MSS1470
    • Hull and Daisetta

    • Maresh files
    • Provides a brief description of the Texas cities of Hull and Daisetta
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Maresh WPA Files, MSS1470
    • El Campo

    • Maresh files
    • Contains information about the city of El Campo, including geography, demographics, history, and points of interest.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Maresh WPA Files, MSS1470
    • Early Hotels in Galveston

    • Maresh files
    • These documents contain descriptions and histories of some of the early hotels in Galveston, Texas.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Maresh WPA Files, MSS1470
    • Damon

    • Maresh files
    • Provides basic demographic, geographic, and historical information about the census-designated place of Damon in Brazoria County, Texas.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Maresh WPA Files, MSS1470
    • Military companies

    • Maresh files
    • Contains excerpts of articles from Galveston Daily News concerning the Galveston military companies
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Maresh WPA Files, MSS1470
    • Pioneer Women in Texas

    • Maresh files
    • This document discusses the textile arts of pioneer women in Texas. It also describes some of the homes built in the pioneer period.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Maresh WPA Files, MSS1470
    • Oleanders

    • Maresh files
    • This document describes the variety of colors found in oleanders.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Maresh WPA Files, MSS1470
    • Manual of the Railroads of the United States (1883)

    • Maresh files
    • This document describes one specific line of railroad from Sabine, Texas to Boon's Ferry. It includes descriptions of the train itself, a brief financial statement, the names of the directors, and a brief journal entry for January 2, 1900 in the...
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Maresh WPA Files, MSS1470
    • Oil Finders

    • Maresh files
    • This document contains a folktale about oil finders boast and praise their inventions in order to sell their services to an oil finding company.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Maresh WPA Files, MSS1470
    • Poor's Manual of Railroads (1915)

    • Maresh files
    • This document contains a brief description of the New Orleans, Texas and Mexico railroad and the Bmt. Sour Lake and Western Railway.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Maresh WPA Files, MSS1470
    • Poor's Manual of Industries (1912)

    • Maresh files
    • This document contains a brief description of the Gulf Oil Corporation.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Maresh WPA Files, MSS1470
    • Folklore and Folktales

    • Maresh files
    • These documents contain folktales about the Native American Indians who lived in the lands around Galveston and the pirate Jean Lafitte.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Maresh WPA Files, MSS1470
    • Fein, Dan

    • Fein, Dan--Interviews ;
      Socialists--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      University of Houston ;
      Young People's Socialist League ;
      Socialist Workers Party ;
      Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) ;
      Oral histories
    • The Socialist Workers Party was formed as an offshoot of the Communist Party in 1928. Dan Fein discusses the party‚Äôs presence and activities in Houston in the 1970s, including the Young Socialists Alliance on the University of Houston campus, and...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection

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