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    • Adjusting gondola cars on Scale No. 2

    • Sulphur Industry
    • Various scenes at Texas Gulf Sulphur Co. plant, Gulf, TX: railroad cars being loaded; trains; industrial activity at plant. Adjusting gondola cars on Scale No. 2.
    • MSS0100 Frank J. Schlueter/Bank of the Southwest 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
    • Box car at scale No. 2. filling with sulphur from hopper

    • Sulphur Industry
    • Various scenes at Texas Gulf Sulphur Company plant, Gulf, Texas: railroad cars being loaded; trains; industrial activity at plant. Adjusting box car at scale No. 2. filling with sulphur from hopper.
    • Frank J. Schlueter / Bank of the Southwest Collection
    • Businessmen and laborers at an oil field

    • Oil Industry
    • Oil field scene: oil well drilling rig in distance. Businessmen and laborers in foreground of photograph. Oil storage tank at left margin.
    • Frank J. Schlueter / Bank of the Southwest Collection
    • Caldwell, C. Lee

    • Caldwell, C. Lee--Interviews ;
      Mormon leaders--Texas--Houston--Interviews ; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints ;
      Oral histories
    • C. Lee Caldwell was born in Los Angeles, California, and reared in a small town in Eastern Utah. In 1958, he first came to Houston as a Missionary for the Mormon Church for two years, then returned to Utah for undergraduate studies, and soon after,...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Campos, Tony

    • Campos, Tony--Interviews ;
      Mexican Americans--Interviews ;
      Baytown (Tex.) ;
      Segregation in education--Texas ;
      League of United Latin American Citizens ;
      Parachute troops ;
      Oral histories
    • Tony Campos was born in Baytown in 1923. Twenty-two days after graduating from high school he was drafted to serve in World War II with the 82nd Airborne Division as a paratrooper. He discusses growing up in Baytown and the segregation faced by the...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Centrifugal motor driven pumps in Station number 8

    • Sulphur Industry
    • Various scenes at Texas Gulf Sulphur Company. plant, Gulf, Texas: railroad cars being loaded; trains; industrial activity at plant. Centrifugal motor driven pumps in Station number 8.
    • Frank J. Schlueter / Bank of the Southwest Collection
    • Chen, Edward

    • Chen, Edward Sr., 1908?-; Chen, Edward, 1937-; Civic leaders -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews; Chinese -- United Sates; Chinese Americans -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews; Houston (Tex.) -- Race relations; Oral histories
    • Chinese-American civic leader, Edward Chen is interviewed by David Goldstein. Mr. Chen talks about the history of the Chinese immigration in the U.S. and the Chinese population in Houston.
    • Houston Oral History Project : a great city voices its past.
    • Cranes, train cars and sulphur at Texas Gulf Sulphur Company

    • Sulphur Industry
    • Various scenes at Texas Gulf Sulphur Company plant, Gulf, Texas: railroad cars being loaded; trains; industrial activity at plant. Cranes, train cars and sulphur at Texas Gulf Sulphur Company.
    • Frank J. Schlueter / Bank of the Southwest Collection
    • Cranes, trains and sulphur

    • Sulphur Industry
    • Various scenes at Texas Gulf Sulphur Company plant, Gulf, Texas: railroad cars being loaded; trains; industrial activity at plant. Cranes, trains and sulphur.
    • Frank J. Schlueter / Bank of the Southwest Collection
    • Early Hotels in Galveston

    • Maresh files
    • These documents contain descriptions and histories of some of the early hotels in Galveston, Texas.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Maresh WPA Files, MSS1470
    • Rosenberg

    • Rosenberg (Tex.) ; Rosenberg (Tex.)--History
    • This folder contains a collection of facts about the town of Rosenberg, Texas, including information like location, history, climate, growth and development.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Maresh WPA Files, MSS1470
    • Farm scene of men riding large tractor

    • Agriculture
    • Farm scene: two men riding large tractor pulling multi-share plow or large disk. Three men standing on plow or disk.
    • Frank J. Schlueter / Bank of the Southwest Collection
    • Field of strawberries with men and women picking

    • Agriculture
    • Field of strawberries. One man picking fruit and putting it in small baskets. Unidentified man further back in photograph. People standing in distance.
    • Frank J. Schlueter / Bank of the Southwest Collection
    • First gusher at Grant Oil Company

    • Oil Industry
    • First gusher at Grant Oil Company on Humble Lease, Houston, Texas. Derricks in the foreground.
    • Frank J. Schlueter / Bank of the Southwest Collection

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