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    • Fortifications of Galveston

    • Maresh files
    • These documents discuss the fortifications of Galveston which comprise the harbor defenses. The documents talk about the forts as they were in 1937 when the paper was written as well as the earlier history of the fortifications and who was in...
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Maresh WPA Files, MSS1470
    • Workers loading a train

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    • Workers loading a train from carts onto Sherman, Shreveport, and Southern Railway train.
    • MSS0717 Views in Texas 1895-1896
    • Martin, William

    • Martin, William C. (William Curtis), 1937- ;
      Sociologists--Texas--Houston ;
      Oral histories ; Country music--History and criticism ;
      Country music--Religious aspects ;
      Tubb, Ernest, 1914-1984 ;
      Tubb, Justin ;
    • William Martin discusses a few of the major themes present in country music including religion, love, work, and the virtues of small town life. Martin also plays clips from some well known country artists as examples during this lecture.
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Anderson, Lauren

    • Anderson, Lauren, 1965- ; Ballerinas -- Texas -- Houston; African American dancers -- Texas -- Houston; Houston Ballet; Oral histories
    • When she was named Principal Dancer for the Houston Ballet in 1990, Lauren Anderson became the first African American to hold such a position in a major ballet company. Anderson talks with Linda Lorelle about growing up in Houston, her ballet...
    • Houston Oral History Project : a great city voices its past.
    • 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
    • Phillips, O.A. "Bum"

    • Phillips, Bum, 1923-; Football coaches--Texas--Houston--Interviews; Houston Oilers (Football team); Oral histories
    • When Coach Bum Phillips was head coach of the Houston Oilers, the team achieved the most wins in franchise history. In this interview Bum talks about his career as a football coach for the Oilers and for several other teams.
    • Houston Oral History Project : a great city voices its past.
    • Port Arthur Magazine (Volume III)

    • Maresh files
    • These documents are articles from the Port Arthur magazine.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Maresh WPA Files, MSS1470
    • Grand Central Depot

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    • View showing train shed and head house. Horse drawn vehicles on street.
    • MSS0114 HMRC Photo Collection
    • La Porte Depot

    • La Porte
    • View of the La Porte Depot and train tracks
    • MSS0273 Gertrude Ackerly/La Porte, Texas, Collection
    • Smaller turn-stile to Shuttle Train

    • Shipyards--Texas--Houston ; Warships ; Shipbuilding--Texas--Houston ; Ships ; Stiles ; Turnstiles ; Gates
    • View of segregated intake to Shuttle Train, which transported workers from shipyard to downtown Houston. Two turnstiles in foreground. Turnstiles may be swiveled for payment at either entrance or exit from platform. New watch-tower in parking lot...
    • RG0600 Houston Shipbuilding Corporation Photographs
    • Larger turn-stile to Shuttle Train

    • Shipyards--Texas--Houston ; Warships ; Shipbuilding--Texas--Houston ; Ships ; Stiles ; Turnstiles ; Gates
    • View of segregated entrance to Houston Shuttle Train. Four turnstiles on turn-tables for reversing at right center. Change booth and token booth at left.
    • RG0600 Houston Shipbuilding Corporation Photographs
    • Texas Gulf Sulphur Company locomotive crossing to Santa Fe tracks

    • Railroad
    • Various scenes at Texas Gulf Sulphur Company. plant, Gulf, Texas: railroad cars being loaded; trains; industrial activity at plant. Texas Gulf Sulphur Company locomotive crossing to Santa Fe tracks.
    • Frank J. Schlueter / Bank of the Southwest Collection
    • Loading train cars with locomotive cranes

    • Sulphur Industry
    • Various scenes at Texas Gulf Sulphur Company, Gulf, Texas. Loading train cars with locomotive cranes.
    • Frank J. Schlueter / Bank of the Southwest Collection
    • Train of gondola cars loaded with sulphur

    • Sulphur Industry
    • Various scenes at Texas Gulf Sulphur Company plant, Gulf, Texas: railroad cars being loaded; trains; industrial activity at plant. Train of gondola cars loaded with sulphur.
    • Frank J. Schlueter / Bank of the Southwest Collection

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