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    • 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
    • Tropical Gardens

    • neighborhoods
    • Plat of Tropical Gardens subdivision. Scale of the map is 1 inch to 200 feet. Notes regarding the filing of the record with the Harris County Clerk on the upper right-hand portion of map.
    • MSS0118 Houston Subdivision Collection
    • McCrane-Kashmere Gardens Neighborhood Library

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    • McCrane-Kashmere Gardens Neighborhood Library designed by Don J. Tomasco and Associates and opened on November 16, 1971. Dr. Eva Alice McCrane held both doctor of business education and doctor of education degrees. She held leadership positions in...
    • MSS0155 Paul Hester Collection
    • Walker, May

    • Walker, May--Interviews ; Policewomen--Texas--Houston ; African American police--Texas--Houston ; Harris County (Tex.) [also has a book titled The History of the Black Police Officers in the Houston Police Department 1878-1988]
    • Constable Walker discusses her journey to becoming the first female and first African American female Constable in Harris County as well as the state of Texas.
    • Gregory School Oral Histories
    • 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
    • James Theodore Dudley Wilson house and entrance gardens

    • homes ; houses ; gardens ; topiaries
    • The front of the James Theodore Dudley Wilson house. The entrance is surrounded by well-maintained gardens. 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
    • Magnolia Gardens

    • neighborhoods
    • Copy of deed for Magnolia Gardens.
    • MSS0118 Houston Subdivision Collection
    • Magnolia Gardens

    • neighborhoods
    • Copy of deed for Magnolia Gardens.
    • MSS0118 Houston Subdivision Collection
    • Sunken Gardens on Main Street

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    • Sunken Gardens, Main Street, Houston. Shows Museum of Fine Arts. Looking northwest
    • MSS0334 J. Milton Lawless Collection
    • Sunken Garden and Warwick Hotel

    • Architectural elements ; Architecture ; Buildings ; Gardens ; Gardens, sunken ; Hotels
    • Sunken Garden and Warwick Hotel, Houston, Texas
    • MSS0187 Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection
    • River Oaks Scrapbook, volume 14 (October 1935 to January 1937)

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    • Contains copies of the River Oaks Corporation advertisements ; house plans of River Oaks homes ; Annual report of the Houston Chamber of Commerce, 1935 ; McCall's Home of the Month, April 1936. Clippings from: October 1935 to January 1937.
    • River Oaks Collection
    • 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
    • Houston Subdivision Collection Houston Subdivision Collection:

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    • 2 boxes, 1 flat drawer The Houston Subdivision Collection is a collection consisting of brochures, pamphlets, and plat maps documenting the development of new subdivisions in the Houston area. Currently the collection fills two document boxes and...
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    • Westheimer Gardens

    • neighborhoods
    • Plat of Westheimer Estates. Scale of the map is 1 inch to 200 feet. Notes regarding the filing of the record with the Harris County Clerk on the upper right-hand portion of map.
    • MSS0118 Houston Subdivision Collection
    • Iowa Gardens

    • neighborhoods
    • Plat of Iowa Colony. Scale of plan is 1 inch to 500 feet.
    • MSS0118 Houston Subdivision Collection

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