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    • Wulfe, Ed

    • Wulfe, Ed--Interviews; Real Estate developers--Houston (Tex.)--Interviews; Real Estate business--Houston (Tex.)
    • Ed Wulfe discusses his career in the Real Estate business. His aim was to revitalize the neighborhoods and communities in Houston. Starting his own firm Wulfe & Co. in 1985, he developed the Gulgate Center, Meyerland Plaza and many other Malls. Ed...
    • Houston Oral History Project: a great history voices its past.
    • Wilson, Welcome

    • Wilson, Welcome; Businessmen -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews
      Houston (Tex.) -- History -- Anecdotes; Businessmen -- Texas -- Houston -- Biography; Oral histories
    • Businessmen Welcome Wilson has served as Assistant Director of Civil Defense for the city of Houston; assistant to former Mayor Roy Hofheinz; State Director for the Defense Mobilization headquarters in Denton, Texas; and real estate and financial...
    • Houston Oral History Project : a great city voices its past.
    • White, Governor Mark

    • White, Mark, (1940-)-- Interviews; Governors -- Texas -- Interviews; Attorney Generals -- Texas; Secretary of State -- Texas; Education -- Texas
    • Governor Mark White came in very tough economic times. As Governor, he regulated the utility industry and cut the price of electricity. He raised taxes twice, to save schools, building roads and to provide services to people. He also raised the...
    • 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.
    • Welch, Louie

    • Welch, Louie--Interviews ;
      Mayors--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      City council members--Texas--Houston ;
      Holcombe, Oscar, 1888-1968 ;
      Cutrer, Lewis Wesley ;
      Oral histories
    • In this interview from 1975, Louie Welch discusses his history as a politician in Houston. He began his career as a council member and served under Mayors Oscar Holcombe and Lewis Cutrer. Welch was then elected as Mayor to the City of Houston first...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Boats in Houston Ship Channel

    • Waterways
    • View from bow of one ship to two ships motoring before it down the Ship Channel.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection, MSS 0187
    • Cotton Barge on Houston Ship Channel

    • Waterways
    • View from grassy and flowery bank toward wood planking loading docks and a barge. People loading cotton onto a barge.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection, MSS 0187
    • Boats on the Houston Ship Channel

    • Water ; Channels, ship
    • Houston Ship Channel. Boats near center of photograph. Includes: Houston Ship Channel.
    • Frank J. Schlueter / Bank of the Southwest Collection
    • Port of Houston

    • Water ; Channels, ship
    • Stream of water suggest photograph might be the Houston Ship Channel.
    • Frank J. Schlueter / Bank of the Southwest Collection
    • Boats moored along right side of channel

    • Water ; Boats ; Channels, ship
    • May be photo of Houston Ship Channel: Boats moored along right side of channel. Includes: Houston Ship Channel.
    • MSS0100 Frank J. Schlueter / Bank of the Southwest Collection
    • Villagomez, Augustin

    • Villagomez, Augustin--Interviews ;
      Mexican Americans--Social conditions--Texas--Houston ;
      Immigrants--Mexico ;
      Oral histories
    • Augustin Villagomez came to Houston in the 1920s. His first job was in the V.A. Hospital, working as an Order for cleaning rooms for 38 cents per hour. After saving some money, he went to Morelia to marry his girlfriend, Anavelia Rivera. They had 3...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Van Ulm, Sydney

    • Van Ulm, Sydney--Interviews ;
      Artists--United States--Texas ;
      Photographers--United States--Texas ;
      Cartoonists--United States--Texas--Houston ;
      Oral histories
    • Artist, Cartoonist and Photographer, worked in the Houston Press, Houston Post and in the Houston Chronicle.
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Latimer, Truett

    • Truett, Latimer (1928-) -- Interviews; Politicians -- Texas -- Interviews; Businessman -- Texas -- Interviews; Historic preservation; Cultural property -- Protection.
    • Born in Lenders, Texas, Truett Latimer entered the insurance business in Abilene, Texas after graduation till 1955. During that time, he won a seat in the Texas House of Representatives, and was elected four times as a State Representative. He...
    • Houston Oral History Project: a great city voices its past.
    • Public buildings in Velasco

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    • View of Brazos River Channel and Dock Company, Texan Land and Immigration Company, and Velasco Terminal Railway Company building. Some other office buildings can be seen in the background. Sign on the office building reads: Brazos River Channel &...
    • MSS0717 Views in Texas 1895-1896
    • Aerial view of Houston Ship Channel

    • Smokestacks ; Aerial photographs ; Pollution ; Industry ; Warehouses ; Railroad
    • Aerial photograph of Ship Channel, with docked cargo ships and railroad cars in foreground alongside a residential area, industrial plants and storage tanks in the background.
    • MSS1220 Robert L. Browning Photographic Collection

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