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    • 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
    • Annual reports, 1900 - 1904, Houston Independent School District

    • school reports
    • Contains the annual reports for the Public Schools of the Independent School District of Houston for the fiscal years 1900- 1901, 1903 - 1904, and 1904 - 1905. Annual reports contain remarks from the school district superintendents, a list of...
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center - Texas Room 379.764 H843
    • Quarterly of the Texas State Historical Association Vol. X

    • Maresh files
    • Early information about Washington County from the Texas Encyclopedia; the temporary location of the seat of government; the permanent location of the seat of government; and a study of the route taken by Cabeza de Vaca in Texas.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Maresh WPA Files, MSS1470
    • River Oaks Scrapbook, volume 10 (July 1930 to December 1931)

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    • Contains copies of the River Oaks Corporation publications, Homes For All Times, and River Oaks ; newspaper articles about the death of Will Hogg ; advertisements for River Oaks. Clippings from: July 1930 to December 1931.
    • River Oaks Collection
    • Oil Finders

    • Maresh files
    • This document contains a folktale about oil finders boast and praise their inventions in order to sell their services to an oil finding company.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Maresh WPA Files, MSS1470
    • KHOU-TV Film Box 6502, Reel 6 : footage from 1965

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    • {Title not provided}, Date: No date: Footage of an airplane flying overheard; two men manning some electronic devices; footage of mining/excavation set-ups and men digging in a cave; an unidentified investor in the Salado treasure hunt is...
    • RGD033 KHOU-TV Film Collection
    • Houston city directory for 1882-83

    • Houston City Directories
    • Subtitle: Containing the present state, county and city governments; a complete list of all county officials, post offices and money order offices in Texas; also, an index of societies, associations, churches, corporations, educational institutes;...
    • Houston City Directories
    • Workers loading a train

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    • Workers loading a train from carts onto Sherman, Shreveport, and Southern Railway train.
    • MSS0717 Views in Texas 1895-1896
    • Workers at Smelter

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    • Worker pushing a wheelbarrow at the smelter.
    • MSS0717 Views in Texas 1895-1896
    • Workers at Smelter

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    • Worker carrying buckets and a worker pushing a barrel at the smelter.
    • MSS0717 Views in Texas 1895-1896
    • Will Sears

    • Newspapers ; Texas--Houston ; Photographs
    • Will Sears, Assistant City Attorney, Houston (Tex.)
    • RGD0005 Houston Press Collection
    • Anderson, Lauren

    • Anderson, Lauren, 1965- ; Ballerinas -- Texas -- Houston; African American dancers -- Texas -- Houston; Houston Ballet; Oral histories
    • When she was named Principal Dancer for the Houston Ballet in 1990, Lauren Anderson became the first African American to hold such a position in a major ballet company. Anderson talks with Linda Lorelle about growing up in Houston, her ballet...
    • Houston Oral History Project : a great city voices its past.
    • KHOU-TV Film Box 7402, Reel 24

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    • Weather, Date: "04/26/74": Footage of Houston skyline. -- Unleaded Gas, Date: "04/26/74": Footage of a gas station, with a hole being dug on the lot; Reporter Bob Nicholas interviews a man about the shortage of gasoline available at gas stations....
    • RGD033 KHOU-TV Film Collection

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