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    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • Welborn's 1940 map of Houston, Texas

    • City of Houston
    • Shows numbered streets, major subdivisions, and building lots. Includes inset of Business Section in upper right corner. Title from printed inscription. Scale of map is approximately 1 mile to 1 in.
    • Maps Collection
    • View of Main Street looking north

    • Cityscapes
    • Main Street looking north from Capitol Avenue.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection, MSS 0187
    • View of Main Street

    • Architecture ; Buildings ; Central business district ; Street railroads
    • View of Main Street, Houston, Texas
    • MSS0187 Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection
    • View of Dallas skyline

    • View of Dallas skyline with homes and other structures in foreground.
    • MSS0114 HMRC Photo Collection
    • Unpaved street of Desdemona, Texas

    • Oil Industry ; Wells, oil ; Street, unpaved ; Cafes
    • Automobiles on unpaved street. Oil wells in distance. Fragile photograph. Legible signs on buildings: Oklahoma Cafe; Confectioner; and First National Bank.
    • Frank J. Schlueter / Bank of the Southwest Collection
    • Union National Bank building

    • Glass plate negatives
    • Union National Bank building. Located at 220 Main Street at Congress, built in 1911.
    • MSS0223 Frank J. Schleuter Collection
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • Roar Volume 10, Number 1

    • Organizational and planning meeting
    • RG1020 United Confederate Veterans Dick Dowling Chapter Collection


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