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    • 918 Bagby - Back parlor

    • The Back Parlor has a decorative mirror on the wall. Below it are are many beautiful figurines. On the floor stands a beautiful chair with fine woodwork.
    • MSS0248 Domestic Architecture of Harris Co. 1824-1914 / Junior League Collection
    • Woman's Viewpoint, Volume 1

    • periodicals
    • Contains issues v. 1 n. 1 through v. 1 n. 10 and v. 1 n. 12 through v. 1 n. 13 of The Woman's Viewpoint, published in 1923 and 1924. Number 11 is missing from the original bound volume.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center - Texas Room Periodicals
    • Chapman, Betty

    • Chapman, Betty Trapp; Women historians -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews; Houston (Tex.) -- History; Historic preservation -- Texas -- Houston; Women -- Houston (Tex.) -- History; Oral histories
    • Historian and author Betty Chapman talks about her life as a researcher, her books, and her involvement in preserving historic Houston.
    • Houston Oral History Project : a great city voices its past.
    • Cullinan, Nina J.

    • Cullinan, Nina J., 1896-1983-- Interviews ;
      Philanthropists--Texas--Houston--Interviews--Volunteers--Texas--Houston ;
      Oral histories ;
      Charities -- Texas -- Houston ;
      Ballet -- Texas -- Houston -- History ;
      Junior League...
    • Nina J. Cullinan was born in Washington, Pennsylvania, in 1899. She grew up in Houston and attended Houston public schools. After college, Cullinan followed her family tradition of actively participating in civic life. She was involved in many...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • David, Dianne

    • David, Dianne--Interviews ;
      Art museum directors--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      Art museums--Texas--Houston ;
      Art dealers--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      Oral histories
    • Dianne David was born in Corpus Christi and raised in Houston. In 1964, after seeing a need for more art galleries in Houston, she started to open her own art galleries. As a gallery director, she envisioned art galleries as vibrant places,...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Fireplace and two chairs in house at 918 Bagby

    • Above the fireplace are a decorative clock, 3 figurines and a painting. In front of the fireplace are two chairs.
    • MSS0248 Domestic Architecture of Harris Co. 1824-1914 / Junior League Collection
    • Front bedroom of a house at 918 Bagby, Houston, Texas.

    • The front bedroom has a decorative headboard to the bed with a matching wooden cupboard. The top of the cupboard is adorned with several porcelain or ceramic items and a flower vase. On top of the cupboard is a painting. The bedroom has floral...
    • MSS0248 Domestic Architecture of Harris Co. 1824-1914 / Junior League Collection
    • Front parlor at 918 Bagby, Houston, Texas

    • The front parlor has decorative curtains, sofas and a table with a lamp and two photos on it and an overhanging lamp.
    • MSS0248 Domestic Architecture of Harris Co. 1824-1914 / Junior League Collection
    • Front parlor looking through to dining room in 918 Bagby, Houston, Texas.

    • The front parlor has a floral decorative cover over the fireplace. On top of the fireplace are some curios and a clock. A satin cushioned chair is placed on the side. several cushions are placed on the carpet. Overlooking the parlor is a small...
    • MSS0248 Domestic Architecture of Harris Co. 1824-1914 / Junior League Collection
    • Annual reports, 1914 - 1915, Houston Independent School District

    • school reports
    • Contains the annual report for the Public Schools of the Independent School District of Houston for the fiscal year 1914 - 1915. Annual report contains remarks from the school district superintendents, a list of graduates from the districts schools...
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center - Texas Room 379.764 H843
    • 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
    • Modern Homes

    • Houston History
    • Collection of home designs by the Russell Brown Company. Each design is accompanied by a photograph of a house built in Houston or in Dallas. Please refer to the Index for plan numbers and addresses of pictured buildings, when known.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center, Texas Room, 728.372 M689
    • River Oaks Scrapbook, volume 10 (July 1930 to December 1931)

    • Contains copies of the River Oaks Corporation publications, Homes For All Times, and River Oaks ; newspaper articles about the death of Will Hogg ; advertisements for River Oaks. Clippings from: July 1930 to December 1931.
    • River Oaks Collection
    • Kempner, Harris L. (1903-1987)

    • Kempner, Harris L., (Harris Leon),1903-1987--Interviews ;
      Businessmen--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      Industrialists--Texas--Interviews ;
      Imperial Sugar Company ;
      Kempner Trust ;
      Oral histories
    • Born in an industrial family in Galveston, Texas, had a large share in the development of the Imperial Sugar Company in Sugar Land, Texas, and the development of industries there. Also was involved in the cotton industry and US Bank
    • HMRC Oral History Collection


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