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    • Julia Ideson Building

    • Newspapers ; Texas--Houston ; Photographs
    • Julia Ideson Building
    • RGD0005 Houston Press Collection
    • Central Library

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    • Central Library building at 500 McKinney designed by Eugene Aubrey of Seth Irwin Morris Architects and opened on January 18, 1976. It is an imposing six-story structure that responds to the Renaissance-derived conception of the Ideson Building...
    • MSS0155 Paul Hester Collection
    • Houston Public Library, 1927

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    • Elevated view of the Houston Public Library (the Julia Ideson Building) in April, 1927. Looking west from Walker Street.
    • RGA0013 Houston Public Library Records
    • Dedication of Colored Carnegie Library

    • Houston Public Library
    • Dedication of the Colored Carnegie Library. Group of ten men and a child standing on the front steps of the library.
    • MSS0114 HMRC Photo Collection
    • Welcome lobby of the Houston Public Library

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    • View of the welcome lobby of the Houston Public Library (Julia Ideson Building). Doors to the McKinney Street gardens.
    • RGA0013 Houston Public Library Records
    • Heights Neighborhood Library

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    • Heights Neighborhood Library constructed in the Mediterranean revival style and designed by J.M. Glover opened for service in 1925 and was formally dedicated on March 18, 1926. In 1951, this building was completely renovated, basement...
    • MSS0155 Paul Hester Collection
    • Collier Regional Library

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    • Collier Regional Library designed by MRW Architects and opened on September 28, 1985. Everett Collier worked his way up from campus correspondent to editor of the Houston Chronicle. He held that position for over thirteen years, serving as a...
    • MSS0155 Paul Hester Collection
    • Henington-Alief Regional Library

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    • Back corner of the Henington-Alief Regional Library branch designed by the White Budd Van Ness Partnership and opened on August 19, 1985. David M. Henington, retired in 1994 after 26 years as director of Houston Public Library. During his tenure...
    • MSS0155 Paul Hester Collection
    • Park Place Regional Library

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    • Library service in Park Place was first established at Park Place Elementary School, followed by locations on Broadway and in City Hall. On July, 17, 1939, the Park Place Branch, 8145 Park Place Boulevard, was opened to the public. In l953, the...
    • MSS0155 Paul Hester Collection
    • Morris Frank Library

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    • Morris Frank Library front entrance designed by Barry Moore and opened October 30, 1983. The building in this photograph was located at 6440 West Bellfort. Morris Frank Library is now a Houston Public Library Express location and located at 10103...
    • MSS0155 Paul Hester Collection
    • Johnson Neighborhood Library

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    • Educator W.L.D. Johnson, Sr., led a drive in 1910 to raise funds for the purchase of land for Houston's Colored Carnegie Library; he was one of the original board members for that early library.
    • MSS0155 Paul Hester Collection
    • Mancuso Neighborhood Library

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    • Mancuso Neighborhood Library designed by Charles Chan and Philip Chang and opened in 1982. Frank O. Mancuso enjoyed a substantial career in professional baseball before entering politics. He was appointed to Houston's City Council in 1963 and...
    • MSS0155 Paul Hester Collection

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