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    • Abe M. Levy house

    • homes ; houses ; gardens ; topiaries
    • The Abe M. Levy house as seen from the street. Featured in the book Houston's Forgotten Heritage: Landscapes, Houses, and Interiors, 1824-1914, by Dorothy Knox Howe Houghton.
    • MSS0248 Domestic Architecture of Harris Co. 1824-1914/Junior League
    • Aerial view of Hermann Park sunken gardens

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    • Aerial view of Hermann Park sunken gardens, with Sam Houston statue at the bottom and the Reflecting Pool in the center.
    • MSS0334 J. Milton Lawless Collection
    • Annie L. Hagen house

    • homes ; houses ; gardens
    • The Annie L. Hagen house, with a family of five standing on the front steps. Featured in the book Houston's Forgotten Heritage: Landscapes, Houses, and Interiors, 1824-1914, by Dorothy Knox Howe Houghton.
    • MSS0248 Domestic Architecture of Harris Co. 1824-1914/Junior League
    • Ballroom, Kirby natatorium, second floor

    • homes ; houses ; gardens ; topiaries
    • The Kirby natatorium from the gardens. There are people tending to the gardens and a small child in the foreground. Featured in the book Houston's Forgotten Heritage: Landscapes, Houses, Interiors, 1824-1914, by Dorothy Knox Howe Houghton.
    • MSS0248 Domestic Architecture of Harris Co. 1824-1914/Junior League
    • Beautiful Bellaire Brochure.

    • houses ; brochures ; sales material ; Westmoreland farms
    • Brochure describing the houses in Bellaire/Westmoreland Farms.
    • Bellaire City Library
    • Biggers, John

    • Biggers, John Thomas, 1924-2001--Interviews ;
      African American artists--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      African American mural painting and decoration--Texas--Houston ;
      Art--Texas--Houston ;
      Oral histories
    • John Biggers, a renowned artist and professor at Texas Southern University, shares the highlights of his career. He established the art department at TSU and was one of the first African American artists to visit Africa.
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Blackburn, Sadie Gwin

    • Blackburn, Sadie Gwin ;
      Landscape gardening--Texas--Houston ;
      Horticulturalists--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      Bayou Bend (Houston, Tex.) ;
      Herman Park (Houston, Tex.) ;
      Oral histories
    • Sadie Blackbrun, horticulturalist and environmentalist, talks about her life and her work designing and beautifying Houston’s parks and gardens.
    • Houston Oral History Project
    • Bryant, Thelma Scott

    • Bryant, Thelma Scott, 1905-; Centenarians--Texas--Houston--Interviews; Segregation--Texas--Houston--History; African Americans--Texas--Houston--Social life and customs--History; Oral histories
    • Thelma Scott Bryant, a centenarian from Houston, talks about her life as an African American growing up at the beginning of the 20th century. She describes the black community where she grew up; the churches, schools, theaters and businesses; and...
    • Houston Oral History Project
    • Buck, E.O.

    • Buck, E. O.--Interviews ;
      Petroleum engineers ;
      Geologists ;
      Oral histories
    • E. O. Buck was born in Arkansas, grew up in Beaumont, Texas, and later attended Texas A&M University where he studied electrical and petroleum engineering. Upon graduation in 1926 he went to work for the Gulf Oil Company as a geologist on an...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Charles H. Milby house

    • homes ; houses ; gardens
    • A view of the Charles H. Milby house, with the family gathered on the front porch. Featured in the book Houston's Forgotten Heritage: Landscapes, Houses, Interiors, 1824-1914, by Dorothy Knox Howe Houghton.
    • MSS0248 Domestic Architecture of Harris Co. 1824-1914/Junior League
    • Children working in raised beds of vegetables

    • People
    • Children working in raised beds of vegetables. Houses in background of photograph. Site not identified.
    • Frank J. Schlueter / Bank of the Southwest Collection
    • City Library, miscellaneous.

    • Bellaire City Library ; fences ; gardens
    • View from behind the library, looking at a deconstructed fence.
    • Bellaire City Library
    • Dixon Neighborhood Library

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    • Dixon Neighborhood Library, opened in 1971. Believing that a library would increase the educational and occupational potential of her community, Mrs. Amanda E. Dixon led the six-year drive for a branch library to serve the Trinity Gardens area.
    • MSS0155 Paul Hester Collection
    • Orange County Material No. III

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    • This folder contains documents related to the city of Orange, Texas. Included in the contents is a history of the city and information about local industry, government, clubs, schools, and points of interest.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Maresh WPA Files, MSS1470
    • Galveston's Water Supply

    • Maresh files
    • These documents discuss the history of the water supply of Galveston, Texas as well as the history of how the water formations around Galveston has changed over time.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Maresh WPA Files, MSS1470
    • Woman's Viewpoint, Volume 2

    • periodicals
    • Contains issues v. 2 n. 1 through v. 2 n. 2 of The Woman's Viewpoint, published in 1924.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center - Texas Room Periodicals
    • Edward R. Richardson house

    • homes ; houses ; gardens
    • The Edward R. Richardson house, showing the front and side entrances. Featured in the book Houston's Forgotten Heritage: Landscapes, Houses, and Interiors, 1824-1914, by Dorothy Knox Howe Houghton.
    • MSS0248 Domestic Architecture of Harris Co. 1824-1914/Junior League
    • Erastus S. Perkins house and garden

    • houses ; gardens
    • Erastus S. Perkins house and garden. Featured in the book Houston's forgotten heritage: landscapes, houses, interiors, 1824-1914, by Dorothy Knox Howe Houghton.
    • MSS0248 Domestic Architecture of Harris Co. 1824-1914/Junior League

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