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    • Young, Hazel

    • Young Hazel Hainsworth, 1905-2009; Teachers, Black -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews; Houston (Tex.) -- History -- Anecdotes; School integration -- Texas -- Houston -- History; Houston (Tex.) -- Race relations; Oral histories
    • Interviewed by Elma Barrera, Hazel Young, a centenarian that lives in Houston, examines her life as a young girl growing up in the Fifth Ward, and as a teacher in the public school system.
    • Houston Oral History Project : a great city voices its past.
    • Woolworth on Main Street

    • Buildings
    • F. W. Woolworth Co. Store, 613 - 19 Main St., Houston, TX. People crossing street and crowded in front of store. Policeman directing heavy traffic at intersection. Grant Building at right edge of photograph.
    • MSS1248 Litterst-Dixon Photograph Collection
    • Wong, Martha

    • Wong, Martha, 1939-; Legislators--Texas--Interviews; Texas--Politics and government; Houston (Tex.)--Politics and government; Asian Americans--Social conditions--Texas--Houston; Oral histories
    • In 1993 Martha Wong was the first Asian American elected to the Houston City Council, and in 2003, she became the first Asian American woman elected to the Texas Legislature. In this interview, Martha answers questions about her career and her life...
    • Houston Oral History Project : a great city voices its past.
    • Wilson, Welcome

    • Wilson, Welcome; Businessmen -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews
      Houston (Tex.) -- History -- Anecdotes; Businessmen -- Texas -- Houston -- Biography; Oral histories
    • Businessmen Welcome Wilson has served as Assistant Director of Civil Defense for the city of Houston; assistant to former Mayor Roy Hofheinz; State Director for the Defense Mobilization headquarters in Denton, Texas; and real estate and financial...
    • Houston Oral History Project : a great city voices its past.
    • Wilder, Elizabeth

    • Wilder, Elizabeth--Interviews ; Fourth Ward (Houston, Tex.) ; Texas--Houston--History ; Oral histories
    • Born in 1914, Mrs. Wilder discusses life and growing up in Fourth Ward.
    • Gregory School Oral Histories
    • Wholesale Produce District

    • Streets ; Buildings
    • Street view of wholesale produce district ; many horse and carriages can be seen in the street Baldwin & Cargill sign can be seen in foreground.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection, MSS 0187
    • White, Hattie Mae

    • White, Hattie Mae--Interviews ;
      Oral histories
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    • White, Governor Mark

    • White, Mark, (1940-)-- Interviews; Governors -- Texas -- Interviews; Attorney Generals -- Texas; Secretary of State -- Texas; Education -- Texas
    • Governor Mark White came in very tough economic times. As Governor, he regulated the utility industry and cut the price of electricity. He raised taxes twice, to save schools, building roads and to provide services to people. He also raised the...
    • Houston Oral History Project: a great city voices its past.
    • Westmoreland Preliminary Development Plan Map

    • Westmoreland
    • Shows numbered plots, streets, buildings, and shopping centers. Includes Schedule of measurements. Title from printed inscription. Scale of map is approximately 400 ft. to 1 in. Relief shown pictorially.
    • Maps Collection
    • Westmoreland Park Map

    • Westmoreland Park
    • Shows numbered lots, streets, buildings, parks, and future development areas. Includes inset of greater Houston area. Title from printed inscription. Scale of map is approximately 800 ft. to 1 in. Relief shown pictorially.
    • Maps Collection
    • Wells, Herbert

    • Wells, Herbert, 1924- ; Designers -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews; Houston (Tex.) -- History -- Anecdotes; Oral histories
    • Designer Herbert Wells talks about the nationally recognized architects he worked with, the local stores he used to shop at, and about some of his most prominent clients.
    • Houston Oral History Project : a great city voices its past.
    • Welch, Mayor Louie

    • Welch, Louie, 1918-2008; Mayors -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews; Houston (Tex.) -- History -- Anecdotes; Houston (Tex.) -- Race relations; Oral histories
    • David Goldstein and Jill Jewitt interview former Mayor Louie Welch. Louie served as Mayor of the city of Houston from 1964 to 1973. Prior to that he served on the City council from 1950 to 1952, and then again from 1956 to 1962.
    • Houston Oral History Project : a great city voices its past.
    • 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
    • Welborn's 1940 map of Houston, Texas

    • City of Houston
    • Shows numbered streets, major subdivisions, and building lots. Includes inset of Business Section in upper right corner. Title from printed inscription. Scale of map is approximately 1 mile to 1 in.
    • Maps Collection
    • Webb County Courthouse: Sketch

    • Architecture--Design and plans ;
      Courthouses ;
      Municipal buildings ;
      Civic centers
    • Sketch of Webb County Courthouse square and surrounding streets.
    • MSS0178 Howard Barnstone Papers, 1961-1987
    • Webb County Courthouse: Sketch

    • Architecture--Design and plans ;
      Courthouses ;
      Municipal buildings ;
      Civic centers
    • Sketch of Webb County Courthouse building and surrounding streets and structures.
    • MSS0178 Howard Barnstone Papers, 1961-1987
    • Webb County Courthouse: Perspective

    • Architecture--Design and plans ;
      Courthouses ;
      Municipal buildings ;
      Civic centers
    • Rendering of Webb County Courthouse and surrounding buildings and streets.
    • MSS0178 Howard Barnstone Papers, 1961-1987

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