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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

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