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    • Wulfe, Ed

    • Wulfe, Ed--Interviews; Real Estate developers--Houston (Tex.)--Interviews; Real Estate business--Houston (Tex.)
    • Ed Wulfe discusses his career in the Real Estate business. His aim was to revitalize the neighborhoods and communities in Houston. Starting his own firm Wulfe & Co. in 1985, he developed the Gulgate Center, Meyerland Plaza and many other Malls. Ed...
    • Houston Oral History Project
    • Whitmire, Mayor Kathy

    • Whitmire, Kathy, 1946-; Women mayors--Texas--Houston--Interviews; Women politiciansTexas--Houston--Interviews; Houston (Tex.)--Politics and government; Race relations--Texas--Houston; Oral histories
    • Former Houston Mayor, Kathy Whitmire describes the Houston political scene of the 1970s and 1980s, her work as city controller and as the first women Mayor in the history of the city.
    • Houston Oral History Project
    • 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
    • Houston Plant of Menkwa Compress Co.

    • Houston Plant of Menkwa Compress Co., operated by Japan Cotton Trading Co of Texas. Photograph taken from curved railroad loading dock with facilities in background.
    • MSS0100 Frank J. Schlueter/Bank of the Southwest Collection
    • South Texas Cotton Oil Co.

    • Exterior of South Texas Cotton Oil Company facility.
    • MSS0100 Frank J. Schlueter/Bank of the Southwest Collection
    • Houston Plant of Menkwa Compress Co.

    • Houston Plant of Menkwa Compress Co., operated by Japan Cotton Trading Co of Texas. Loading dock with cotton bales and compress in background.
    • MSS0100 Frank J. Schlueter/Bank of the Southwest Collection
    • Farming in Hill Country

    • Plowing the fields with horse-drawn plows.
    • MSS0717 Views in Texas 1895-1896
    • South yard  of the Houston Railway Car Company

    • Repair building with passenger car being rebuilt, open platform passenger car lettered Houston Railway Car Co. in foreground. Lumber shed to right of repair building. Houston Packing Co (Red Cross Brand Provisions Ham Bacon Lard, etc) in...
    • MSS0100 Frank J. Schlueter/Bank of the Southwest Collection
    • North yard of the Houston Railway Car Co.

    • Repair building with McKeen car inside, with string of National Petroleum Company tank cars on repair track. Number of truss rod flat cars, American Cotton Oil Co. tank car, and open platform passenger cars on near track.
    • MSS0100 Frank J. Schlueter/Bank of the Southwest Collection
    • Rows of Ford business vehicles

    • Photography, Panoramic
    • Exhibit of Ford trucks and tractors with signs indicating that they are equipped with a Ruckstell axle giving 55% more power. Truck on wood ramp. Police office and one other on motorcycles. Carnegie Library in background.
    • MSS0100 Frank J. Schlueter/Bank of the Southwest Collection
    • Loredo, David

    • Loredo, David--Interviews ; Migrant labor ; Agriculture ; Mexican Americans ; World War, 1939-1945 ; Veterans ; Oral histories
    • David Loredo discusses his childhood in Texas moving from town to town as his dad labored on various farms before settling in Houston in 1940. At age 18 Loredo was drafted into the military. He describes at length his experience in Japan and the...
    • Latino and Latina Veterans of World War II
    • Loftis, Jack

    • Loftis, Jack; Newspaper editors --Texas --Houston --Interviews; Houston chronicle (Houston, Tex : 1912)--History; Newspaper publishing--Texas--Houston--History; Houston (Tex.) --Newspapers; Houston post (Houston, Tex. : 1932)--History; Oral...
    • Former Houston Chronicle editor Jack Loftis is interviewed by Frank Michel. Jack talks about his career as a newspaper editor for the Houston Chronicle and about the newspaper business in Houston.
    • Houston Oral History Project
    • Farm scene of unimproved country road

    • Landscapes
    • Farm scene. Unimproved country road. Cattle grazing in field at left margin.
    • MSS0100 Frank J. Schlueter / Bank of the Southwest Collection
    • Kempner, Harris L. (1903-1987)

    • Kempner, Harris L., (Harris Leon),1903-1987--Interviews ;
      Businessmen--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      Industrialists--Texas--Interviews ;
      Imperial Sugar Company ;
      Kempner Trust ;
      Oral histories
    • Born in an industrial family in Galveston, Texas, had a large share in the development of the Imperial Sugar Company in Sugar Land, Texas, and the development of industries there. Also was involved in the cotton industry and US Bank
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Kanellos, Nicolás

    • Kanellos, Nicolás; Hispanic American scholars--Texas--Houston--Interviews; Minority college teachers--Texas--Houston--Interviews; American literature--Hispanic American authors--Publishing; Hispanic American literature (Spanish); Hispanic...
    • Dr. Nicolás Kanellos, a scholar whose expertise is the literature of the Hispanics in the United States, talks about the contributions of this minority group in all aspects of cultural life; his career as a scholar, college professor, and...
    • Houston Oral History Project
    • Jones, Dr. Edith Irby

    • Jones, Edith Irby, 1927- African American women physicians -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews ; African American women physicians -- Texas -- Houston -- Biography ; Southern states -- Race relations -- Anecdotes ; African Americans -- Social...
    • Dr. Jones talks about growing up in Hot Springs, Arkansas as a poor but ambitious girl, the events that shaped her life, her years in medical school, her career as a physician in Houston, and her life as a civil rights activist.
    • Houston Oral History Project


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