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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
    • Street railways and buses

    • Maresh files
    • Contains historical sketch of Houston's system of railroads and bus lines, as well as the origins of the Houston Electric Company.
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    • Fanthorp Inn

    • Maresh files
    • Contains a description and a history of Fanthorp Inn, including a description of significant events that affected the inn.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Maresh WPA Files, MSS1470
    • Quarterly of the Texas Historical Association Vol. IX

    • Maresh files
    • Spanish frontier policy in Texas from 1773-1779; leadership of Gil Ybarbo, and re-occupation of East Texas. Narratives about Valentine Bennet and Marie Bennet Urwitz, and Thomas J. Pilgrim.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Maresh WPA Files, MSS1470
    • Quarterly of the Texas State Historical Association Vol. XIX

    • Maresh files
    • Excerpts from articles in the Southwestern Historical Quarterly about the early history of Harris County and Harrisburg, and the hisotry of the cattle industry.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Maresh WPA Files, MSS1470
    • Houston city directory for 1886-87

    • 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
    • Streit, Yvonne

    • Streit, Yvonne -- Interviews; People with disabilites -- Rehabilitation; Brookshire (Tex.)
    • Yvonne Streit, a native Houstonian, graduated in Education from SMU and started teaching. Born from the despair of her deeply disabled daughter, she relied on her faith-driven resolve to assist the disabled adults and young children. She used a...
    • Houston Oral History Project: a great city voices its past.
    • Three girl dancers at old Miller Theater in Hermann Park

    • People
    • Young girl dancers at old Miller Theater in Hermann Park, Houston, Texas. Standing in a row with one foot placed in front, with balloons floating around them.
    • MSS0100 Frank J. Schlueter/Bank of the Southwest Collection
    • Young couple posing with a mototcycle

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    • Young couple posing with a mototcycle and man in background at old fairgrounds at Harrisburg and Milby, Houston (Tex.)
    • MSS0253 Lesley Lewis Walker Collection
    • Houston city directory for 1867-68

    • Houston City Directories
    • Subtitle: Containing the names, residences and places of business of the inhabitants; business directory; directory to streets and localities; charter; compendium of ordinances; officers of the city and county; courts; state and county taxes;...
    • Houston City Directories
    • Woman in Orange District

    • Gulf Coast Country
    • Woman in a long skirt and ruffled blouse standing beside a 3-yr-old Satsuma orange tree in the Orange District, Houston, TX
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection, MSS 0187
    • Motorcycle track

    • Motorcycles
    • Woman and two men standing beside a motorcycle on the edge of the motorcycle track at the old fairgrounds at Harrisburg and Milby, Houston, Texas, some time during the 1920's.
    • MSS0253 Lesley Lewis Walker Collection

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