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    • Two women in front of a YWCA building

    • YWCA ; Y.W.C.A. ; Young Women's Christian Association
    • Two unidentified women in front of a YWCA building
    • RGF0017 Houston Young Women's Christian Association Collection
    • Downtown Branch YWCA Cafeteria

    • YWCA ; Y.W.C.A. ; Young Women's Christian Association
    • Downtown Branch YWCA Cafeteria at Rusk Street
    • RGF0017 Houston Young Women's Christian Association Collection
    • Wong, Martha

    • Wong, Martha, 1939-; Legislators--Texas--Interviews; Texas--Politics and government; Houston (Tex.)--Politics and government; Asian Americans--Social conditions--Texas--Houston; Oral histories
    • In 1993 Martha Wong was the first Asian American elected to the Houston City Council, and in 2003, she became the first Asian American woman elected to the Texas Legislature. In this interview, Martha answers questions about her career and her life...
    • Houston Oral History Project : a great city voices its past.
    • 918 Bagby - 3 bay windows

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    • Three bay windows with ornamental draperies, a standing lamp with two figurines on either side of the central window. A chair and two sofas are on either side of the room. A table with a flower vase on it can be seen on the side.
    • MSS0248 Domestic Architecture of Harris Co. 1824-1914 / Junior League Collection
    • Whitmire, Mayor Kathy

    • Whitmire, Kathy, 1946-; Women mayors--Texas--Houston--Interviews; Women politiciansTexas--Houston--Interviews; Houston (Tex.)--Politics and government; Race relations--Texas--Houston; Oral histories
    • Former Houston Mayor, Kathy Whitmire describes the Houston political scene of the 1970s and 1980s, her work as city controller and as the first women Mayor in the history of the city.
    • Houston Oral History Project : a great city voices its past.
    • Welch, Mayor Louie

    • Welch, Louie, 1918-2008; Mayors -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews; Houston (Tex.) -- History -- Anecdotes; Houston (Tex.) -- Race relations; Oral histories
    • David Goldstein and Jill Jewitt interview former Mayor Louie Welch. Louie served as Mayor of the city of Houston from 1964 to 1973. Prior to that he served on the City council from 1950 to 1952, and then again from 1956 to 1962.
    • Houston Oral History Project : a great city voices its past.
    • Traffic in Houston central business district

    • Transportation
    • Traffic in Houston central business district. Streetcar preparing to make a left turn at street intersection.
    • Frank J. Schlueter / Bank of the Southwest Collection
    • Tinsley, Eleanor

    • Tinsley, Eleanor, 1926-2009 ;
      City council members--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      School integration--Texas--Houston--History ;
      Houston Community College (Houston, Tex.)--History ;
      School board...
    • Eleanor Tinsley talks about her years as president of the board of the Houston Independent School District, and as member of the city council. She was involved in the school integration movement and was instrumental in the creation of the Houston...
    • Houston Oral History Project : a great city voices its past.
    • Grand Central Station in Houston

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    • Grand Central train station with trains on the tracks, the office building in the background and a horse-drawn cart walking next to the train.
    • MSS0717 Views in Texas 1895-1896
    • 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.
    • Travis Street looking south from Prairie Avenue

    • Streetviews ; Downtown Houston
    • Travis Street looking south from Prairie Avenue. Line of seven street cars, horse drawn vehicles, and people on sidewalks.
    • MSS0114 HMRC Photo Collection
    • Houston 1940 Downtowner map

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    • Shows numbered city blocks, businesses, and Buffalo Bayou. Title from title block. Includes downtown area streets from Commerce to Clay and Bagby to Austin.
    • Maps Collection
    • 800 block Main Street

    • Street views ; Downtown Houston
    • 800 block Main Street. Automobiles and one horse drawn vehicle on street, Bender Hotel on corner.
    • MSS0114 HMRC Photo Collection
    • Smith, Ed

    • Smith, Ed.-- Interviews; Foley's (Firm)
    • Ed Smith discusses his career and his fondest memories with Foley's. He started with Foley's as Manager of Credit promotion, and gradually rose to the rank of Vice-President of Public Relations, Special events and Community Affairs and Visitor...
    • Houston Oral History Project: a great city voices its past.

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