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    • "Commanding Location"

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    • Once the tallest building in Houston; built by Governor Ross Sterling, who was the publisher. The Houston Post closed in 1995. Architect: Sanguinet, Staats, Hedrick, and Gotlieb. Built, 1925-1926.
    • Architectural Vertical Files, Houston Metropolitan Research Center, Houston Public Library
    • Adair, Christia V.

    • Adair, Christia V.--Interviews ;
      African American Civil Rights Activists--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      NAACP--Texas--Houston ;
      Parks--Texas--Houston ;
      Oral histories
    • Christia V. Adair was born in Victoria, Texas in 1893. She attended Sam Houston College in Austin and Prairie View State Normal and Industrial College (now Prairie View A&M) where she received her teaching certificate in 1914. Mrs. Adair worked as...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Aiyer, Anantha

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    • Indo-American Oral History Collection
    • Aldine

    • neighborhoods
    • Map of Aldine in Harris County Texas, Near Houston. Scale of plan is 1 inch to 300 feet. Notes regarding the filing of the record with the Harris County Clerk on the right side of the map.
    • MSS0118 Houston Subdivision 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
    • Auction Sale of Town Lots of Englewood Addition

    • neighborhoods
    • Plat of Englewood Addition, 305 lots, north side Buffalo Bayou, adjoining Creosote Works Southern Pacific RR; one-half mile from Merchants' & Planters' Oil Mill; this side Denver Addition. Note in corner indicates map might date to 1924.
    • MSS0118 Houston Subdivision Collection
    • B. A. Shepherd Building

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    • Benjamin A. Shepherd founded one of the first independent banks in Texas in 1854--The Houston Savings Bank. The Constitution of 1845 deemed banks and the private dispersal of paper money illegal, but Shepherd operated in the open despite...
    • Architectural Vertical Files, Houston Metropolitan Research Center, Houston Public Library
    • B. A. Shepherd Building

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    • Benjamin A. Shepherd founded one of the first independent banks in Texas in 1854--The Houston Savings Bank. The Constitution of 1845 deemed banks and the private dispersal of paper money illegal, but Shepherd operated in the open despite...
    • Architectural Vertical Files, Houston Metropolitan Research Center, Houston Public Library
    • B. A. Shepherd Building

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    • Benjamin A. Shepherd founded one of the first independent banks in Texas in 1854--The Houston Savings Bank. The Constitution of 1845 deemed banks and the private dispersal of paper money illegal, but Shepherd operated in the open despite...
    • Architectural Vertical Files, Houston Metropolitan Research Center, Houston Public Library
    • Baker, James

    • Baker, James Addison, 1930- ; Law firms -- Texas -- Houston; Statesmen -- United States -- Biography; Statesmen -- United States -- Interviews; Cabinet officers -- United States -- Biography; Cabinet officers -- United States -- Interviews; Lawyers...
    • Statesman James Baker III examines his political career. He served as the 10th White House Chief of Staff during President Ronald Regan administration, and the 16th White House Chief of Staff during George H.W. Bush administration. He also served...
    • Houston Oral History Project : a great city voices its past.
    • Baltimore Apartments

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    • Pencil sketch of blueprint: "28 rooms on 2 floors ; 24 baths on 2 floors"
    • Architectural Vertical Files, Houston Metropolitan Research Center, Houston Public Library
    • Banning, Earl

    • Banning, Earl--Interviews ;
      Ministers--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      Oral histories ;
      Assemblies of God -- Texas -- Houston ;
      Assemblies of God -- History ;
      Pentecostalism ;
      Gifts, Spiritual ;
      Psychology ;...
    • Reverend Earl Banning recounts his experiences as a man of God with certifications and interests in mental health and social welfare: from his beginnings in San Francisco to his eventual place as Pastor of Braeswood Assembly of God in Houston....
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Bayless, Betty Lou (Mrs. James L. Bayless)

    • Bayless, Betty Lou--Interviews ;
      Oral histories ;
      Voluntarism -- Texas -- Houston ;
      Humanitarianism -- Texas -- Houston ;
      Charities -- Texas -- Houston ;
      Ballet -- Texas -- Houston -- History ;
      Junior League of...
    • Mrs. Betty Lou Bayless was a fixture in the many volunteer and charitable organizations of Houston. In this interview, Bayless describes her time as the President of the Junior League, Board Trustee of the Houston Ballet Foundation, Founding...
    • Junior League Oral History Collection
    • Bayou Bend

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    • Bayou Bend, former home of Ima Hogg and now a part of the Museum of Fine Arts Houston.
    • Architectural Vertical Files, Houston Metropolitan Research Center, Houston Public Library
    • Bayou Estates 1950 Price List

    • neighborhoods
    • List of prices for lots in Block "A"- "Y" in Bayou Estates subdivision.
    • MSS0118 Houston Subdivision Collection

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