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    • Turning Basin

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    • RECTO: Colorized aerial image of ships docked at Turning Basin. Caption reads: ""Turning Basin, Ship Channel, Houston, Texas."" VERSO: Handwritten : ""1966, Gift of, Mr. Joe Martin, Box 411, Sinton, Texas."" Caption reads: ""Turning Basin, Buffalo...
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    • Scene in the Turning Basin

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    • RECTO: Colorized image of four ships docked at Turning Basin. Caption reads: ""Scene in the Turning Basin, Houston, Texas--51"" VERSO: Caption reads: ""Situated 45 miles from the Gulf Coast of Mexico, Houston has created an artificial deepwater...
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    • Turning Basin

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    • RECTO: Colorized aerial image of six ships docked at Turning Basin in the Ship Channel. Caption reads: ""Turning Basin--Buffalo River, showing ocean going vessels docked and discharging and taking on cargoes, Houston, Texas."" Handwritten:...
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    • Houston's World Famous Port

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    • RECTO: Colorized aerial image of ships docked at Turning Basin. Caption reads: ""5:-Turning Basin. Buffalo River. Houston. Texas. Houston's World Famous Port. 42238."" There is a copyright for Cecil Thomson in the lower left corner, and handwritten...
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    • U.S. Revenue Cutter Windom

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    • RECTO: Black and white image of one boat, one ship, and the U.S. Revenue Cutter Windom in the Turning Basin. Handwritten caption: "U.S. Revenue Cutter 'Windom' entering Turning Basin in Houston Ship Channel" Handwritten at the top: "12632". VERSO:...
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    • Ely, Jane

    • Ely, Jane; Women journalists -- Texas -- Houston; Houston Post (Houston, Tex.); Oral histories
    • Jane Ely describes her career as a journalist working for the Houston Post. She talks about gender discrimination in her field, the coverage of the J.F. Kennedy assassination, and other events that made news at the time.
    • Houston Oral History Project
    • Warehouses around turning basin of Ship Channel

    • Aerial photographs ; Turning Basin ; Ship Channel ; Warehouses
    • Aerial photograph of warehouses around the turning basin of the Houston Ship Channel
    • MSS1220 Robert L. Browning Photographic Collection
    • Kleinberg, Dr. Stephen

    • Kleinberg, Stephen L., 1940-; Houston (Tex.) -- Economic conditions; Houston (Tex.) -- Population; Houston (Tex.) -- Environmental conditions; Quality of life -- Texas -- Houston; Oral histories
    • Steve Kleinberg, a psychology professor at Rice University discusses Houston's economy and demography, and the changes the city has experienced over a period of time.
    • Houston Oral History Project
    • Lanier, Mayor Bob

    • Lanier, Robert, 1925-; Mayors -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews; Oral histories
    • Former Houston Mayor Bob Lanier is interviewed by Jim Barlow. Mr. Lanier discusses his years as a businessman in the real estate business, his law practice, and the highlights of his public career. He served three consecutive terms as Mayor of...
    • Houston Oral History Project
    • Docked cargo ships at the Turning Basin

    • Aerial photographs ; Turning Basin ; Ship Channel ; Warehouses ; Cargo ships ; Commerce
    • Cargo ships docked at warehouses at the Turning Basin of the Houston Ship Channel
    • MSS1220 Robert L. Browning Photographic Collection
    • Eckels, Judge Robert

    • Eckels, Robert ;
      County judges-Texas--Harris County--Interviews ;
      Harris County (Tex.)--Politics and government ;
      Hurricane Katrina, 2005 ;
      Emergency management--Texas--Harris County ;
      Disaster relief--Gulf States ;
    • Robert Eckels served as Harris County judge from 1995 to 2007. Eckels shares his memories growing up in Bellaire and spending time with his family in the summers at Baycliff. He discusses his career, politics in Harris County and Houston, and his...
    • Houston Oral History Project
    • Scene in the Turning Basin

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    • Scene in the Turning Basin, Houston, Texas.
    • MSS0187 Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection
    • Turning Basin, Ship Channel

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    • Turning Basin, Ship Channel, Houston, Texas.
    • MSS0187 Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection
    • Sakowitz, Robert

    • Sakowitz, Robert, 1938- ;
      Businessmen--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      Retail trade--Texas--Houston ;
      Sakowitz Department Store--History ;
      Family-owned business enterprises--Texas--History ;
      Oral histories
    • In this interview, Robert Sakowitz discusses how his family came from Ukraine and started a haberdashery business in Galveston. After the hurricane in 1915, they moved the business to Houston. In 1929, they moved to the new Gulf building, thanks to...
    • Houston Oral History Project
    • Russara

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    • RECTO: Colorized image of Russara and one other boat at Turning Basin. Caption reads: ""'Russara,' Bryan Heard's Handsome Yacht, Escort for 'Windom' in Houston Turning Basin. Houston, Texas."" VERSO: Handwritten message: ""Your card rec'd and also...
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