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    • Houston city directory for 1880-81

    • Houston City Directories
    • Subtitle: Containing a synopsis of the business pursuits and progress, the present state, county and city governments, an index of all societies, associations, corporations, churches, educational institutes, the full name and address of all...
    • Houston City Directories
    • Radio Broadcasting Stations

    • Maresh files
    • These documents contains information about several different radio broadcasting stations in Houston, Texas as well as describing the history of those stations.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Maresh WPA Files, MSS1470
    • Oil Finders

    • Maresh files
    • This document contains a folktale about oil finders boast and praise their inventions in order to sell their services to an oil finding company.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Maresh WPA Files, MSS1470
    • Ellifrit, Ralph

    • Ellifrit, Ralph S.--Interviews ;
      City planners--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      Architects--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      Landscape architecture--Texas ;
      Parks--Designs and plans--Texas--Houston ;
      Oral histories
    • With a degree in landscape architecture and city planning, Ralph S. Ellifrit was employed by architectural firm Hare & Hare. Ellifrit was responsible for the development of the pool and grounds in front of the City Hall Annex, Hermann Park, and...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Felder, Wilton

    • Felder, Wilton--Interviews ;
      African American Musicians--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      Jazz musicians--Texas--Houston ;
      Texas Southern University ;
      Oral histories
    • Wilton Felder was born in 1940 to a musical family. He attended E.O. Smith and Wheatley High Schools where he joined the band and learned to play the saxophone. In high school he formed The Modern Jazz Sextet with a group of friends that included...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Tell me little gypsy

    • Musical ; Popular Music ; Vocal Music
    • White and purple cover features a dancing lady with a butterfly tattoo on her shoulder. She is wearing a skirt with fringe on it, and a shawl is draped across her arms.
    • Sheet Music Collection of the Houston Public Library
    • 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
    • Port Arthur Magazine (Volume III)

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

    • Seminary
    • View of three story building from across a field
    • MSS0273 Gertrude Ackerly/La Porte, Texas, Collection
    • Municipal wharves and cotton docks section of the Houston Harbor

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    • View of the municipal wharves and cotton docks section of the Houston Harbor. View across Ship Channel showing docks with steamships and dredge boats. Pleasure boat on near side of channel.
    • MSS0100 Frank J. Schlueter/Bank of the Southwest Collection
    • Houston Municipal Harbor from channel bank

    • Photography, Panoramic
    • View of Houston Municipal Harbor from channel bank. Looking across Houston Ship Channel to dock and warehouse facilities on opposite side. Small boat on water.
    • MSS0100 Frank J. Schlueter/Bank of the Southwest Collection
    • Freeport Harbor from channel bank

    • Photography, Panoramic
    • View of Freeport Harbor from channel bank. Large ships in foreground, with railroad tracks and a water tower visible in the distance. Two ships at dock, one ship in channel, work boat at dock. Trestle type loading facility at left. Railroad...
    • MSS0100 Frank J. Schlueter/Bank of the Southwest Collection
    • Freeport Harbor from channel bank. Large ships in foreground.

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    • View of Freeport Harbor from channel bank. Large ships in foreground, with railroad tracks and a water tower visible in the distance. Two ships at dock, one ship in channel, work boat at dock. Trestle type loading facility at left. Railroad track...
    • MSS0100 Frank J. Schlueter/Bank of the Southwest Collection
    • Fort McIntosh

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    • View of Fort McIntosh buildings across a barren field. An American flag flies before the buildings.
    • MSS0717 Views in Texas 1895-1896
    • College at Laredo

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    • View of college buildings across a dirt road. A man and a dog look across towards the college.
    • MSS0717 Views in Texas 1895-1896
    • Construction in the shipways

    • Shipyards--Texas--Houston ; Warships ; Shipbuilding--Texas--Houston ; Shipbuilding--Equipment and Supplies ; Ships ; Gantry cranes ; Cranes, derricks, etc ; Ships--Welding
    • View looking northwest from top of gantry crane number 6 between shipways 5 and 6. Shipways 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5, with hulls 6, 5, 4, 3, and 2 from right to left, in center. Stiff leg derrick and revolving gantry crane along outfitting pier in center...
    • RG0600 Houston Shipbuilding Corporation Photographs
    • Cranes at work in shipyard

    • Shipyards--Texas--Houston ; Warships ; Shipbuilding--Texas--Houston ; Shipbuilding--Equipment and Supplies ; Ships ; Gantry cranes ; Cranes, derricks, etc ; Ships--Welding
    • View looking due North from top of Gantry Crane on runway number 6 between shipways 5 and 6. Hulls 3, 4, 5, and 6 from left to right on shipways 4, 3, 2, and 1 across background of picture. Assembly work in progress on new welding slabs in...
    • RG0600 Houston Shipbuilding Corporation Photographs
    • View across fenced in fields

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    • View across fenced in fields. A small dwelling in the background.
    • MSS0717 Views in Texas 1895-1896

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