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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.
    • Christie, R. J.

    • Christie, R. J.--Interviews ;
      Labor unions--Texas ;
      Labor Union Presidents--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      AFL-CIO ;
      Labor laws and legislation--Texas ;
      Strikes and lockouts--Texas ;
      Harris County (Tex.) ;
    • R. J. Christie joined a union after being laid off from the Sinclair refinery when he returned from serving in the Army. He became further involved in local union activities, holding offices with the Texas AFL-CIO, and was elected president of the...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • 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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