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    • Galveston's Slogan

    • Maresh files
    • These documents discuss the origin and history of the slogan of Galveston, Texas.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Maresh WPA Files, MSS1470
    • Lyceum to Landmark

    • Houston Public Library ; Houston History
    • Provides a history of the design and construction of the Julia Ideson building of the Houston Public Library, now home to the Houston Metropolitan Research Center. Includes 21 illustrations.
    • Texas Room, Houston Metropolitan Research Center 976.411 L981
    • Civics for Houston, volume 1

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    • Periodical covering a range of topics, from biographical sketches, to the art scene in Houston, to gardening and home management advice.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center, Texas Room, Periodicals
    • Folklore and Folktales

    • Maresh files
    • Contains the story about local legend, Bill Haddon.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Maresh WPA Files, MSS1470
    • Houston's first bank

    • Maresh files
    • Provides a history of Houston's first bank, the Commercial and Agricultural Bank of Houston.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Maresh WPA Files, MSS1470
    • Sealy

    • Maresh files
    • Provides basic information about the city of Sealy, Texas.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Maresh WPA Files, MSS1470
    • Geology of Harris County

    • Maresh files
    • Contains descriptions of the soil types found in the Houston region, specifically Harris County. Includes bibliography.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Maresh WPA Files, MSS1470
    • Tent Theater

    • Maresh files
    • Contains brief sketch of Houston's Tent Theater and its history.
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    • Street railways and buses

    • Maresh files
    • Contains historical sketch of Houston's system of railroads and bus lines, as well as the origins of the Houston Electric Company.
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    • Rice Insitute

    • Maresh files
    • These papers describe the history of the Rice Institute from the new foundation and endowment for education to the departments on campus in the 1920s. The Rice Institute later became Rice University.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Maresh WPA Files, MSS1470
    • House Plantation

    • Maresh files
    • Three drafts of a description of the history and business of House Plantation, a plantation owned by Arcola Sugar Mills Company. Sources include Bill Griffin, who lived on the plantation for 61 years and W. L. Howse, a former manager of the Arcola...
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Maresh WPA Files, MSS1470
    • Houston Farmers Market

    • Maresh files
    • An account of farmers markets in Houston, Texas, from 1839-1936.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Maresh WPA Files, MSS1470
    • Damon

    • Maresh files
    • Provides basic demographic, geographic, and historical information about the census-designated place of Damon in Brazoria County, Texas.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Maresh WPA Files, MSS1470
    • Waller County

    • Maresh files
    • Contains historical sketch of Waller County, a list of notable people in Waller County, and a sketch of Edwin Waller; includes bibliography.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Maresh WPA Files, MSS1470
    • Washington County

    • Maresh files
    • Contains brief geographical sketch of Washington County.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Maresh WPA Files, MSS1470
    • Wharton County

    • Maresh files
    • Contains brief geographical sketch of Wharton County.
    • 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
    • Ferries (Harris County)

    • Maresh files
    • Contains information about ferries built in Harris County from 1822 to 1936.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Maresh WPA Files, MSS1470
    • Paleontology of Harris County

    • Maresh files
    • Contains information about sharks teeth and dating bones ; contains a bibliography.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Maresh WPA Files, MSS1470

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