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    • Industrial plant emitting smoke

    • Smoke ; Pollution ; Industry ; Industrial plant ; Aerial photographs
    • Smoke and pollution emanating from smokestack at an unidentified industrial plant
    • MSS1220 Robert L. Browning Photographic Collection
    • Butler, Asberry

    • Butler, Asberry--Interviews ;
      African American lawyers--Texas--Houston ;
      African American school board members--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      Oral histories
    • Asberry Butler received his law degree from Texas Southern University and was the first African American man to be elected to the Houston school board in 1965. He speaks about his efforts towards the integration of schools and in achieving...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Great Texas Oil Fire

    • Gulf Coast Country
    • Postcard shows billowing clouds of black smoke with lower level white smoke, one tall oil derrick on the right, and the bases of two oil derricks are seen through the smoke in the middle of the card. Two men with a shovel are in the lower right...
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection, MSS 0187
    • Houston city directory for 1866

    • Houston City Directories
    • Reproduction of the 1866 facsimile of the original version published in Houston by Gray, Strickland of Houston in 1866. Original title: Houston city directory for 1866 : with a map of the city, directory to streets and localities, names of city,...
    • Houston City Directories
    • Tinsley, Eleanor

    • Tinsley, Eleanor, 1926-2009 ;
      City council members--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      School integration--Texas--Houston--History ;
      Houston Community College (Houston, Tex.)--History ;
      School board...
    • Eleanor Tinsley talks about her years as president of the board of the Houston Independent School District, and as member of the city council. She was involved in the school integration movement and was instrumental in the creation of the Houston...
    • Houston Oral History Project : a great city voices its past.
    • Tugboat belching smoke in the Port of Houston

    • Boats
    • Port of Houston scenes: commercial ships; passenger ships, military ships and ships being loaded with cotton. Tugboat belching smoke in the Port of Houston.
    • Frank J. Schlueter / Bank of the Southwest Collection
    • Industrial plant on Houston Ship Channel

    • Smoke ; Pollution, Air ; Buildings ; Industry
    • Smoke rising from smokestack of unidentified industrial plant along Houston Ship Channel
    • MSS1220 Robert L. Browning Photographic Collection
    • Industrial plant

    • Smoke ; Pollution, Air ; Industry ; Smokestack, Buildings ; Railroad track
    • Overhead view of unidentified industrial plant in operation, emanating smoke and pollution from a smokestack
    • MSS1220 Robert L. Browning Photographic Collection
    • Welch, Louie

    • Welch, Louie--Interviews ;
      Mayors--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      City council members--Texas--Houston ;
      Holcombe, Oscar, 1888-1968 ;
      Cutrer, Lewis Wesley ;
      Oral histories
    • In this interview from 1975, Louie Welch discusses his history as a politician in Houston. He began his career as a council member and served under Mayors Oscar Holcombe and Lewis Cutrer. Welch was then elected as Mayor to the City of Houston first...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Aerial view of large industrial plant

    • Aerial photographs ; Smokestack ; Smoke ; Pollution, Air ; Buildings ; Industry
    • Aerial view of large industrial facility with smoke emanating from a smokestack. Residential areas are visible at the top and bottom of photo.
    • MSS1220 Robert L. Browning Photographic Collection
    • Oil Wells on Fire

    • Gulf Coast Country
    • Foreground of postcard shows a man in overalls walking along railroad tracks. Midway in the scene about ten oil derricks are partially visible, then clouds of black and grey smoke billow from the left side of the scene blowing over to the right...
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection, MSS 0187
    • Dark smoke rising from an oil fire

    • Oil Industry
    • Dark smoke rising from an oil fire in East Texas Gusher Territory.
    • Frank J. Schlueter / Bank of the Southwest Collection
    • Revised Code of Ordinances, City of Houston, 1914

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    • "In connection with which are published the Charter of the City of Houston, as amended to October 1913, and Extracts from the Constitution, the Revised Civil Statutes of 1911, and the Code of Criminal Procedure relating to Municipal...
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    • Smoke against sky at Pier No. 35

    • Sulphur Industry
    • Industrial scenes at Texas Gulf Sulphur Company, Gulf, Texas: machinery; trains; chemicals; etc. Smoke against sky at Pier No. 35.
    • Frank J. Schlueter / Bank of the Southwest Collection
    • Houston city directory for 1923-24

    • Houston City Directories
    • Containing a miscellaneous directory of state, county and city governments, educational institutions, churches, banks incorporated companies, secret and benevolent societies, etc., a street guide and householder's directory, an alphabetically...
    • Houston City Directories

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