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    • Civics for Houston, volume 1

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    • Periodical covering a range of topics, from biographical sketches, to the art scene in Houston, to gardening and home management advice.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center, Texas Room, Periodicals
    • 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
    • Boat Landing at the Battlefield of San Jacinto

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    • Ferryboat docked at Boat Landing at the Battlefield of San Jacinto, near Houston, TX. Crowd of people on the Landing.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection, MSS 0187
    • Central Christian Church

    • Buildings
    • Impressive stone church building. Possibly a limestone or yellow brick with white stone grand architectural embellishments. The grand entrance has two columns at least two stories in heighth capped with Ionic style caps and a massive frieze above...
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection, MSS 0187
    • City Park scene

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    • A City Park scene ; the "Spirit of the Confederacy" is visible in the right hand side.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection, MSS 0187
    • Cotton Barge on Buffalo Bayou

    • Waterways
    • Loading cotton barge on Buffalo Bayou, Houston, TX
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection, MSS 0187
    • Cotton Barge on Houston Ship Channel

    • Waterways
    • View from grassy and flowery bank toward wood planking loading docks and a barge. People loading cotton onto a barge.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection, MSS 0187
    • First Baptist Church

    • Buildings
    • This grand church building appears to be a light colored brick with a square tower topped with a square spire. Most windows are square and the two large stained glass windows are in Gothic arches.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection, MSS 0187
    • First Presbyterian Church

    • Buildings
    • This imposing church building appears to be built with rough hewn white stone and a black roofing material. Located on a street corner the church design captures attention with a very tall square bell tower on the corner location, which is topped...
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection, MSS 0187
    • Grand Central Station

    • Buildings ; Transportation
    • Grand Central Station and the railroad terminal. Several trains are on the tracks under the long structure.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection, MSS 0187
    • High School

    • Buildings
    • Stately four story red brick building with white stone arches.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection, MSS 0187
    • Holcombe, Oscar

    • Holcombe, Oscar, 1888-1968--Interviews ;
      Mayors--Texas--Houston ;
      Mayors--Election ;
      Radio addresses, debates, etc. ;
      Thomas, Albert, 1898-1966 ;
      Oral histories
    • A collection of radio addresses from Mayor Oscar Holcombe. Mayor Holcombe gave some of these radio addresses in 1940 during his re-election campaign. He spoke about the achievements of the Holcombe Administration and the proposed projects...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Hotel Bristol

    • Buildings ; Cityscapes
    • The Hotel Bristol in downtown Houston. Built by Jesse Jones.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection, MSS 0187
    • Hotel Bristol and Annex

    • Buildings ; Cityscapes
    • Hotel Bristol and Hotel Bristol Annex in downtown Houston. Built by Jesse Jones.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection, MSS 0187
    • Hotel Cotton

    • Buildings ; Cityscapes
    • Hotel Cotton in downtown Houston. Cars are parked in front of the hotel.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection, MSS 0187
    • Hotel Macatee

    • Buildings ; Cityscapes
    • Hotel Macatee in downtown Houston.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection, MSS 0187
    • In the Center of Houston, Texas

    • Streets ; Buildings
    • Streetview of a street in downtown Houston ; a horse and carriage and several cars can be seen in and parked on the side of the street. A sign for the Majestic Theatre is strung across the street ; business signs can be seen, including S.H. Kress &...
    • MSS0187 Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection

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