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    • A. N. McKay

    • Portraits
    • Portrait of A. N. McKay
    • MSS0273 Gertrude Ackerly/La Porte, Texas, Collection
    • After the Fire

    • LaPorte
    • Four boys look at what remains after a fire. Buildings still intact can be seen in the background.
    • MSS0273 Gertrude Ackerly/La Porte, Texas, Collection
    • After the Fire (Closer view)

    • LaPorte
    • Four boys look at what remains after a fire. Buildings still intact can be seen in the background.
    • MSS0273 Gertrude Ackerly/La Porte, Texas, Collection
    • After the Storm

    • Sylvan Beach
    • View of the beach house in the water from the shore. Debris can be seen on the shore and people sift through it.
    • MSS0273 Gertrude Ackerly/La Porte, Texas, Collection
    • Alessandra, Dorothy and Rose Radoff Frenkil

    • Alessandra, Dorothy--Interviews ;
      Galveston (Tex.) ;
      Jews--Social life and customs ;
      Immigrants--Russia ;
      Oral histories
    • Dorothy Alessandra was born in Galveston, Texas to parents who emigrated from Russia in the late 1800s. In this interview Mrs. Alessandra reminisces about family life and bygone days in Galveston. She also discusses what it was like to be Jewish in...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Arnold, Edwin

    • Arnold, Edwin, 1881-1984--Interviews ;
      Oral histories;
      Law -- Texas -- Houston;
      Lawyers -- Texas -- Houston;
      Railroads -- United States -- Employees;
      Texas -- History -- 1846-1950;
      Depressions -- 1929 -- Texas --...
    • When he was born in 1881, his father planned to make him a butcher, but Edwin Arnold decided to work in insurance and on the railroad before becoming a well-respected lawyer in Houston. A man of many talents, Arnold also wrote a historical novel,...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Artesian Hotel

    • Artesian Hotel
    • Artesian Hotel
    • MSS0273 Gertrude Ackerly/La Porte, Texas, Collection
    • Bakery and Groceries

    • Businesses
    • Two men pose in front of the Bakery and Groceries building. There is a horse and carriage in front; the carriage reads Bakery and Grocery.
    • MSS0273 Gertrude Ackerly/La Porte, Texas, Collection
    • Barnstone, Gertrude

    • Barnstone, Gertrude--Interviews ;
      School board members--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      Oral histories
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    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Barnstone, Gertrude

    • Barnstone, Gertrude, 1925- ; Theater -- Texas -- Houston -- History; School board members -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews; School integration -- Texas -- Houston -- History; Houston (Tex.) -- History -- Anecdotes; Oral histories
    • Gertrude Barnstone talks to Jane Ely about her life in the theatre arts, her memories of Houston and Houstonians and her election to the Houston School Board during the desegregation of the Houston School System.
    • Mayor Bill White Collection;
      Houston Oral History Project : a great city voices its past.
    • Beauty Contestants

    • Beauty Contest
    • Beauty Contestants in bathing suits and sashes from different stores pose on the promenade. There is one little girl, and she has a sign in front of her that reads Miss Super Value Foley.
    • MSS0273 Gertrude Ackerly/La Porte, Texas, Collection
    • Bird Storage Smith

    • Businesses
    • Image of a building behind trees. The sign on the building reads Bird Storage Smith. A sign on a tree in the foreground reads Save money by buyinglumber from Harrisberg Lumber Co. Three men pose in front of the building.
    • MSS0273 Gertrude Ackerly/La Porte, Texas, Collection
    • Bisson Building

    • Bisson Building
    • Streetview of a building housing several businesses including E. J. Nabors & Co. Groceries and Feed, a Post and Cigar shop. Behind the building, along the dirt road, are several other buildings. In the distance the school building can be seen.
    • MSS0273 Gertrude Ackerly/La Porte, Texas, Collection
    • Bob Watts Saloon

    • Businesses
    • Streetview of the corner of Second and Main Street, La Porte, Texas. Bob Watts Saloon, a three-story building can be seen. Five motor cars are parked in the street. A boy poses in front of one car.
    • MSS0273 Gertrude Ackerly/La Porte, Texas, Collection
    • Brenton & McKay Bankers

    • Morgan's Point
    • A car and a horse and carriage can be seen in the foreground in front of a building with a sign that says Brenton & McKay Bankers. Attached to the photograph was a clipping that looked like receipt for photograph reprint.
    • MSS0273 Gertrude Ackerly/La Porte, Texas, Collection
    • 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 : a great city voices its past.
    • Busch and Baker Meat Market

    • Meat Market
    • Several people, a dog, and two horses are in front of the Central Meat Market building
    • MSS0273 Gertrude Ackerly/La Porte, Texas, Collection
    • Bustamante, Daniel

    • Bustamante, Daniel--Interviews ;
      Mexican American arts promoters--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      MAYO (Organization) ;
      Raza Unida (Organization) ;
      Chicano movement--Texas--Houston ;
      Political activists--Texas--Houston ;...
    • Daniel Bustamante was born in south Texas and attended the University of Houston where he became politically active with the MAYO (Mexican American Youth Organization) group and the leftist Raza Unida Party in the late 1960s. Throughout the 1970s,...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • C. H. & S. A. Depot

    • La Porte
    • Several horse and carriages are waiting outside the La Porte Depot.
    • MSS0273 Gertrude Ackerly/La Porte, Texas, Collection
    • Camp Life at Sylvan Beach

    • Sylvan Beach
    • Several tents with towels on a line can be seen on the left. The beach can be seen on the right.
    • MSS0273 Gertrude Ackerly/La Porte, Texas, Collection

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