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    • Adams Street Bridge located in Houston, Texas

    • Bridges
    • Adams Street Bridge located in Houston, Texas. Sign on bridge reads, "Houston Where 17 Railroads Meet the Sea."
    • MSS0100 Frank J. Schlueter/Bank of the Southwest Collection
    • Aerial view of railroad yard

    • Newspapers ; Texas--Houston ; Photographs
    • Aerial view of railroad yard
    • RGD0005 Houston Press 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
    • 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
    • BEAUMONT: TRANSPORT, SHIPPING, PORTS, WATERWAYS, RAILROADS

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    • Henry Maresh was a local supervisor of the WPA project researching the history of Houston. The researchers combed through all available documentation, including extant newspapers, previously published books, and legal records, and extracted factual...
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    • Waller County

    • Maresh files
    • Contains historical sketch of Waller County, a list of notable people in Waller County, and a sketch of Edwin Waller; includes bibliography.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Maresh WPA Files, MSS1470
    • Bostick, Francis

    • Bostic, Francis--Interviews ;
      Petroleum Engineers--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      Geologists ;
      Oil industry workers ;
      McCarthy, Glenn Herbert, 1907-1988 ;
      Oral histories
    • Francis Bostick came to Houston in 1929 as chief geologist with the Standlin Oil and Gas Company. In 1932, he left the company to work for Glenn McCarthy, the founder of the Shamrock Hotel. In this oral history, Bostwick discusses his career as a...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Box car loader at Texas Gulf Sulphur Company

    • Sulphur Industry
    • Various scenes at Texas Gulf Sulphur Company, Gulf, Texas. Box car loader at Texas Gulf Sulphur Company.
    • Frank J. Schlueter / Bank of the Southwest Collection
    • Brazos Hotel and Grand Central Depot

    • Buildings ; Transportation
    • Grand Central Depot and Brazos Hotel, includes landscaping in the foreground. The Brazos Hotel is to the left in this postcard view with Grand Central Station center, and the long railway terminal to the right.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection, MSS 0187
    • Buildings at the Texas Gulf Sulphur Company

    • Sulphur Industry
    • Various scenes at Texas Gulf Sulphur Company, Gulf, Texas. Buildings at the Texas Gulf Sulphur Company.
    • Frank J. Schlueter / Bank of the Southwest Collection
    • Carrion, Juan

    • Carrion, Juan--Interviews ;
      Mexican Americans ;
      Mexican American families ;
      Oral histories ;
      World War, 1939-1945
    • Juan Carrion was born in Missouri City, Texas in 1926 and moved with his family to the Magnolia Park area of Houston in 1930. In this interview, Carrion discusses his family that was originally from Mexico and moving there to work with his...
    • HMRC Oral History 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.
    • Corner at Fannin and Preston Street

    • Cityscapes
    • Multi-storied buildings at corner of Fannin and Preston Streets in downtown Houston.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection, MSS 0187
    • Cotton Blockade Grand Central Station

    • Cityscape ; Transportation
    • Cotton blockade at Grand Central Depot. Trains loaded with cotton. The background has numerous brick commercial buildings.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection, MSS 0187

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