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    • KHOU-TV Film Box 7103, Reel 12 : footage from March 22, 1971

    • -- Auto Fatal, Date: "03/22/71": Footage of a police officer directing highway traffic past the scene of the accident, where two vehicles are shown to be totaled; Bill Sanford, a witness to the accident, describes to a reporter what happened. Mr....
    • RGD033 KHOU-TV Film Collection
    • Quarterly of the Texas State Historical Association, Volume 4

    • San Jacinto, Battle of, Tex., 1836 ; Texas--History--Revolution, 1835-1836 ; Memoirs ; Harrisburg(Tex.)--History ; Harris, Dilue Rose--1825-1914
    • This folder contains the reminiscences of Mrs. Dilue Rose Harris about her life moving to and growing up in Texas in the late 1830s. She describes living in Harrisburg, the Battle of San Jacinto, and some of the first elections in Texas. It is...
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Maresh WPA Files, MSS1470
    • KHOU-TV Film Box 6602, Reel 23 : footage from December, 1966

    • Mrs Pendleton on Scholarship, Date: "12/ /66": Mrs. Pendleton describes setting up a football scholarship at Sam Reagan High School in the memory of a student named Robert. -- Jo Ann - Ladybird, Date: "12/ /66": Footage of women affixing a clasp to...
    • RGD033 KHOU-TV Film Collection
    • KHOU-TV Film Box 6901, Reel 28 : footage from January to March, 1969

    • -- Davy Crockett Letter, Date: "03/23/69": Footage from William Simpson, Esq. Antiques of a man speaking from a lectern to a small audience followed by a clip of a young man holding up a letter signed by Davy Crockett.
      -- Beauty Queen, Date:...
    • RGD033 KHOU-TV Film Collection
    • Journey Through Texas

    • Maresh files
    • Contains an excerpt from Frederick Olmstead's "A Journey Through Texas", which describes his travel by horseback through the state. Also includes an excerpt from "Diary & Letters of Josiah Gregg", which describes Gregg's experiences in the Houston...
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Maresh WPA Files, MSS1470
    • Hale, Leon

    • Hale, Leon-; Journalists--Houston--Interviews; Houston (Tex.)--Newspapers; Houston post (Houston, Tex. :1932); Houston chronicle (Houston, Tex. : 1912); Oral histories
    • Leon Hale talks about his career as a writer for the Houston Post and the Houston Chronicle, as well as about the books he has published over the years.
    • Houston Oral History Project
    • KHOU-TV Film Box 6803, Reel 12 : footage from July to August, 1968

    • -- Convention Security, Date: "08/08/68" : Reporter Dick John describes security issues at the Republican National Convention in Miami.
      -- Hijacking, Date: "08/08/68" : Police examine evidence and talk to a woman.
      -- Cuban Rescuee,...
    • RGD033 KHOU-TV Film Collection
    • KHOU-TV Film Box 6803, Reel 3 : footage from July, 1968

    • Mayor Again on Wharton, Date: "07/15/68": Mayor Louie Welch at his desk discussing forwarding a letter to the Attorney General which was then forwarded to the Department of Public Safety, who had not yet had time to respond. -- Salk Vacine, Date:...
    • RGD033 KHOU-TV Film Collection
    • Garcia, Jesse

    • Garcia, Jesse--Interviews ;
      Mexican Americans--Texas ;
      Discrimination against Mexican Americans ;
      United States--Navy ;
      World War, 1939-1945--Veterans ;
      Oral histories
    • Jesse Garcia discusses his parents' migration from Mexico to the United States in 1915. They were both supporters of Pancho Villa. Garcia describes growing up in Houston's Second Ward and in La Porte, Texas. At age 15 Garcia volunteered for the...
    • Latino and Latina Veterans of World War II
    • Castillo, John

    • Castillo, John--Interviews ;
      Mexican Americans--Texas ;
      Depressions--1929 ;
      World War, 1939-1945--Veterans ;
      Oral histories
    • John Castillo was born in Gregory, Texas and describes moving to Houston during the Depression. In 1937, Castillo's father bought land on Liberty Road and built a home. Castillo married in 1940 and was soon drafted into the military. He describes...
    • Latino and Latina Veterans of World War II
    • KHOU-TV Film Box 6501, Reel 10 : footage from August to September, 1965

    • Jail Break, Date: "08/20/65": Footage of empty cell in Harris County Jail, a pried-up piece of wall, and a broken lock; interview with a man who describes how 19 inmates attempted to escape with hacksaws and a homemade ice pick. -- Annuac Plane...
    • RGD033 KHOU-TV Film Collection
    • KHOU-TV Film Box 7401, Reel 24 : footage from April 3, 1972

    • -- Offshore Drilling, Date: "04/03/74": Footage shows an oil well being drilled as well as an operational oil derrick with the Astrodome visible in the background; interview with a man about the search for oil and gas everywhere and anywhere to get...
    • RGD033 KHOU-TV Film Collection
    • Astrodome

    • Describes the features and technological advances reached with the construction of the Houston Astrodome, the world's first covered sports arena, which opened on April 9, 1965. Includes footage of the ground breaking on January 3, 1962 as well as...
    • Dreyer, Margaret Webb

    • Dreyer, Margaret Webb--Interviews ;
      Women artists--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      Artists--Texas--Houston ;
      Art museums--Texas--Houston ;
      Oral histories
    • Margaret Webb Dreyer studied at the University of Texas and the Museum of Fine Arts School and honed her abstract expressionist painting style during time spent in San Miguel, Mexico. Dreyer worked in watercolor as well as acrylics and oil and was...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Dreyer, Thorne

    • Dreyer, Thorne--Interviews ;
      Journalists--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      Underground press publications--Texas--Austin ;
      Newspapers ;
      Underground press publications--Texas--Houston ;
      Radicalism--United States ;
    • Thorne Dreyer (son of Houston artist, Margaret Webb Dreyer) attended the University of Texas for a short time in 1963 where he became involved with the Students for Democratic Society (SDS) and established the underground newspaper, The Rag. Dreyer...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Lavery, Carl

    • Lavery, Carl--Interviews ;
      Bureaucrats--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      Small Business Administration ;
      Oral histories Railroads--Texas--Houston ;
      Railroads--Texas--Houston ;
      Strikes and lockouts--Railroads--United States...
    • Mr. Lavery describes life in Harris County in the 1900s and the developing urban environment around the 1910s. He also provides an account of the National Railroad Strike in 1922 and how it affected Houston which had 19 different railroads...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Julia Ideson's passport

    • Ideson, Julia B., 1880-1945
    • Passport issued to Julia Ideson in 1919 for travel to France. It describes her Object of Visit as "library work with American Library Association" and features stamps from the various places she travelled to within France.
    • MSS0032 Julia Ideson Collection


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