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    • Julia Ideson: Torchbearer scrapbook

    • Ideson, Julia B. 1880-1945
    • Julia Ideson: Torchbearer scrapbook. Assembled by the Women's Advertising Club of Houston to commemorate Julia Ideson receiving the Torchbearer Award in 1929. She was presented the award at a banquet at the Rice Hotel's Knife and Fork Club on April...
    • MSS0032 Julia Ideson Collection
    • Streit, Yvonne

    • Streit, Yvonne -- Interviews; People with disabilites -- Rehabilitation; Brookshire (Tex.)
    • Yvonne Streit, a native Houstonian, graduated in Education from SMU and started teaching. Born from the despair of her deeply disabled daughter, she relied on her faith-driven resolve to assist the disabled adults and young children. She used a...
    • Houston Oral History Project
    • Kaliope Peet, circa 1930

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    • Woman sitting in a chair, with a nurse standing behind. The women are outside in the sun.
    • MSS0199 Greek Community Collection
    • Whole produce district of downtown Houston

    • Cityscapes
    • Wholesale Produce District, Houston, Texas. Legible signs on buildings: Baldwin & Cargill Fruit & Produce and Frederick Produce Co.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection, MSS 0187
    • Anderson, Lauren

    • Anderson, Lauren, 1965- ;
      Ballerinas--Texas--Houston ;
      African American dancers--Texas--Houston ;
      Houston Ballet ;
      Oral histories
    • When she was named Principal Dancer for the Houston Ballet in 1990, Lauren Anderson became the first African American to hold such a position in a major ballet company. Anderson talks with Linda Lorelle about growing up in Houston, her ballet...
    • Houston Oral History Project
    • Port Arthur Magazine (Volume III)

    • Maresh files
    • These documents are articles from the Port Arthur magazine.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Maresh WPA Files, MSS1470
    • Graham, Wayne

    • Wayne,Graham,1936--Interviews; Baseball coaches--United States; Baseball players--United States.
    • Wayne Graham is one of the most distinctive coaches in Baseball, and is credited with more than 1400 wins as a Collegiate Head Coach. He played 11 years as a professional with the Philadelphia Phillies and New York Mets, and was named Texas Minor...
    • Houston Oral History Project
    • Moreno, Vincent

    • Moreno, Vincent--Interviews ; Railroads ; Mexican Americans ; World War, 1939-1945 ; Veterans ; Oral histories
    • Vincent Moreno discusses growing up in downtown Houston near Houston Avenue and his experience during World War II. He describes his military training as a longshoreman and his experience in India. Moreno volunteered for one of the most dangerous...
    • Latino and Latina Veterans of World War II
    • Invitation to No-Tsu-Oh

    • Buildings ; Boats ; Parades ; No-Tsu-Oh ; People ; Parks ; Cityscape ; Work ; Animals ; Streets ; Events ; Racing
    • A postcard set invitation to Houston's No-Tsu-Oh event. Individual item titles include: City Hall, Houston, Texas ; Houston's Pleasure Craft ; Float ; Business Blocks ; Ceremonial Session ; Sam Houston Park ; The King's Float ; Texas University...
    • MSS0187 Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection
    • Smaller turn-stile to Shuttle Train

    • Shipyards--Texas--Houston ; Warships ; Shipbuilding--Texas--Houston ; Ships ; Stiles ; Turnstiles ; Gates
    • View of segregated intake to Shuttle Train, which transported workers from shipyard to downtown Houston. Two turnstiles in foreground. Turnstiles may be swiveled for payment at either entrance or exit from platform. New watch-tower in parking lot...
    • RG0600 Houston Shipbuilding Corporation Photographs
    • Scanlan Building, Houston, Texas

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    • View of Scanlan Building with automobiles and streetcar in busy downtown Houston. Many shops on the first floor of the building and some people are walking on the streets.
    • MSS0114 HMRC Photo Collection
    • Downtown Houston

    • Downtown Houston
    • View of Downtown Houston, Texas. The Julia Ideson Building and framework for the Jesse H. Jones Building are visible left of center. Interstate Highway 45 is visible in the foreground.
    • MSS0157 Houston Photograph Collection
    • Downtown Houston

    • Downtown Houston
    • View of Downtown Houston, Texas.
    • MSS0157 Houston Photograph Collection
    • Houston's Skyline

    • Buildings
    • View of downtown Houston from the Reflecting Pool at City Hall.
    • MSS0187 Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection

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