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    • 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
    • KHOU-TV Film Box 7208, Reel 14 : footage from June 29, 1972

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    • -- Death Penalty, Date: "06/29/72": Interviews with prisoners and officials: one of the prisoners is Joe Smith, who is interviewed in the "[]{Title not provided}" clip listed below. Other interviewees are seen again in clips "Rehab Center" and...
    • RGD033 KHOU-TV Film 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
    • Orris D. Brown Film Collection, Reel 7

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    • Good old North Side: Opening titles, scenes of the North Side Methodist Church, and a message from the film's sponsors, the members of the Darcas class of the Sunday School. Text reads (in order): "A program for North Side Methodist Church. Good...
    • MSS0292 Orris D. Brown Film Collection
    • Fundraiser for Nellie the Elephant

    • Animals
    • Nellie the elephant stands behind a Ford automobile. The sign on the automobile reads: "This car donated by Raymond Pearson, Ford dealer. Help Nellie get a mate. Bid on the car. The proceeds goes to Elephants Fund."
    • MSS0332 Hans Nagel Zoo Scrapbooks, 1850 to 1959
    • 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
    • Folklore and Folktales

    • Maresh files
    • These documents contain folklore and folk tales of southern Texas. They describe folk remedies for different illnesses and tell folk stories about Santa Ana and African Americans.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Maresh WPA Files, MSS1470
    • KHOU-TV Film Box 6501, Reel 10 : footage from August to September, 1965

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    • Jail Break, Date: "08/20/65": Footage of empty cell in Harris County Jail, a pried-up piece of wall, and a broken lock; interview with a man who describes how 19 inmates attempted to escape with hacksaws and a homemade ice pick. -- Annuac Plane...
    • RGD033 KHOU-TV Film Collection
    • Hermann Park Zoo

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    • Scenes at Hermann Park Zoo: lions ; elephants ; camel.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection, MSS 0187
    • 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
    • Clements, Rosalie

    • Clements, Rosalie--Interviews ;
      Shamrock Hotel (Houston, Tex.) ;
      Hotels--Employees--Interviews ;
      Women tailors--Interviews ;
      Oral histories
    • By answering an ad in the Houston Press, Rosalie Clements became an employee of the Shamrock Hotel, which opened on Saint Patrick’s Day, 1949. She began working as an assistant to the hotel’s developer, Glenn McCarthy, and later ran a successful...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • KHOU-TV Film Box 6501, Reel 22 : footage from November, 1965

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    • Elliot, Date: "11/02/65": Bill Elliot talks about Harris County tax rates and reducing taxes going to the state. -- Cadwalder, Date: "11/03/65": Footage of cars with parking tickets, parking meters, and a police officer dusting a car for...
    • RGD033 KHOU-TV Film Collection

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