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    • Taylor, Marvin

    • Taylor, Marvin, 1925-.; Community activists -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews; Houston (Tex.) -- Race relations; Houston (Tex.) -- History -- Anecdotes; Herman Park (Houston, Tex.); Oral histories
    • Marvin Taylor, a long time resident of Houston, talks about his involvement in the establishment of a jogging trail and improvements to Hermann Park, Houston.
    • Houston Oral History Project : a great city voices its past.
    • Solid Waste.

    • Solid Waste Department ; garbage trucks
    • Employees of the Solid Waste Department throw garbage bags and boxes into a trash compactor.
    • Bellaire City Library
    • Solid Waste.

    • Solid Waste ; throwing ; garbage
    • Two employees of the Solid Waste Department throw garbage bags into the compactor truck at a curbside stop.
    • Bellaire City Library
    • Moore, Michael

    • Moore, Michael; Hurricane Katrina, 2005; Disaster relief -- Gulf States; Emergency management -- United States; Emergency management -- Texas -- Houston; Intergovernmental cooperation -- Gulf States; Oral histories
    • Michel Moore talks about how he, as the city of Houston Mayor's Chief of Staff, his staff, and the city of Houston in general, handled the influx of evacuees from the city of New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina.
    • Houston Oral History Project : a great city voices its past.
    • KHOU-TV Film Box 6201, Reel 7 : footage from September to October, 1962

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    • Texas Legislative Comm. on Oil, Date: "09/24/62": Hearing of the Railroad Commission of Texas, in which a motion is made to make a witness in a hearing testify the same as other witnesses. Then the witness is informed of his right to counsel. --...
    • RGD033 KHOU-TV Film Collection
    • KHOU-TV Film Box 7407, Reel 6 : footage from August 30, 1974

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    • Huntsville, Date: "08/30/74": A man is interviewed, and a group enters a building. -- Narc Bust, Date: "08/30/74": Footage of a man hiding his face and bags of drugs. -- Missing Man, Date: "08/30/74": A house and photographs are filmed. -- Vera...
    • RGD033 KHOU-TV Film Collection
    • KHOU-TV Film Box 6703, Reel 2 : footage from November, 1967

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    • Short Answers Robinson, Date: "11/02/67": A man talking about an investigation involving an unknown individual and automobile. -- Geo Busch on Acres Homes, Date: "11/04/67": Congressman George Bush commenting on Acres Homes sanitation problems and...
    • RGD033 KHOU-TV Film Collection
    • KHOU-TV Film Box 6802, Reel 15 : footage from May, 1968

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    • Dr. Cooley, Date: "05/22/68": Footage from press conference of Dr. Denton Cooley discussing a heart transplant and the patient’s post-operation health status; he explains the patient is remaining in care to be studied as the second ever heart...
    • RGD033 KHOU-TV Film Collection
    • Hill, L. L. and Ripley Woodard

    • Hill, L. L.--Interviews ;
      Mayors--Texas--Southside Place;
      Oral histories ;
      Southside Place (Tex.) ;
      Woodard, Ripley--Interviews ;
      Skelton, Elizabeth--Interviews ;
      Elliad, Evelyn--Interviews
    • A former mayor of Southside Place, Texas, L.L. Hill and a former city attorney, Ripley Woodard, discuss the history of Southside Place. The beginnings of this city started in 1931. In 1932, several houses were raffled off as a sales promotion. In...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Hauling Rice

    • Gulf Coast Country
    • Four flatbed wagons piled high with bags of rice and having six men riding atop the bags being pulled by a steam powered engine through a harvested rice field.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection, MSS 0187
    • Threshing Rice

    • Gulf Coast Country
    • Overseer on horseback, four to five men working with teams of mules pulling flatbed wagons to bring harvested rice to threshing machine. Foreground has many bags of rice prepared from the threshing machine. Flag flying over machine. Bay or marsh...
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection, MSS 0187
    • Flores, Juan N.  Rosa (Barrera) Flores

    • Flores, Juan--Interviews ;
      Mexican Americans--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      Oral histories ;
      Galveston (Tex.)--Emigration and immigration--Social aspects ;
      Mexican Americans--Texas--Houston--History ;
      League of United...
    • Juan Flores came to Galveston, Texas from Mexico in 1924, at the age of 16, to make a better life for himself away from the difficult circumstances that existed in his home country after the Mexican Revolution. In this interview, Flores recounts...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Espinosa, Tomas

    • Espinosa, Tomas--Interviews ;
      Mexican Americans ;
      Baseball--Texas--Houston ;
      Oral histories
    • Tomas Espinosa was born in 1900 in Crockett, Texas and moved to Houston’s Second Ward neighborhood in 1909. In this interview Espinosa discusses various jobs he held throughout the years, changes in the Second Ward area, his family history, and the...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Dick Dowling CANNON'S ROAR March 1980

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    • Schedule for March meeting: Tom Stanley of the Houston Civil War Roundtable will speak about the Battle of kennesaw Mountain
    • RG1020 United Confederate Veterans Dick Dowling Chapter Collection
    • Del Valle, Felix

    • Del Valle, Felix--Interviews ;
      Mexican Americans ;
      Southern Pacific Railroad Company ;
      Oral histories
    • Felix Del Valle came to Texas from La Paz, Mexico at age 19. He found work in San Antonio with the Southern Pacific Company building rail lines in 1927. Later that year he moved on to Sanguine and continued work on the rail despite the Depression....
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Bustamante, Daniel

    • Bustamante, Daniel--Interviews ;
      Mexican American arts promoters--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      MAYO (Organization) ;
      Raza Unida (Organization) ;
      Chicano movement--Texas--Houston ;
      Political activists--Texas--Houston ;...
    • Daniel Bustamante was born in south Texas and attended the University of Houston where he became politically active with the MAYO (Mexican American Youth Organization) group and the leftist Raza Unida Party in the late 1960s. Throughout the 1970s,...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Berman, Milton

    • Berman, Milton--Interviews ;
      Businessmen--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      Federated Department Stores ;
      Oral histories ;
      Retail trade -- Management ;
      Retail trade -- Texas -- Houston -- History ;
      Department stores --...
    • After his graduation from Harvard Business School during the depression, Milton Berman began working in the retail trade in Boston, then Brooklyn, and eventually finding his way to Houston in 1964 as chairman and CEO of Foley's Department Store. In...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Rice threshing near Beaumont, Texas

    • Agriculture
    • Rice threshing near Beaumont, Texas. Bags of rice stacked near threshing machine powered by a large tractor.
    • Frank J. Schlueter / Bank of the Southwest Collection
    • Quarterly of the Texas State Historical Association, Volume 4

    • San Jacinto, Battle of, Tex., 1836 ; Texas--History--Revolution, 1835-1836 ; Memoirs ; Harrisburg(Tex.)--History ; Harris, Dilue Rose--1825-1914
    • This folder contains the reminiscences of Mrs. Dilue Rose Harris about her life moving to and growing up in Texas in the late 1830s. She describes living in Harrisburg, the Battle of San Jacinto, and some of the first elections in Texas. It is...
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Maresh WPA Files, MSS1470

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