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    • First National Bank Building

    • Architectural elements ; Architecture ; Banks ; Buildings ; Street railways ; First National Bank
    • First National Bank Building, Houston, Texas
    • MSS0187 Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection
    • Annual reports, 1911 - 1912, 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 1911 - 1912. 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
    • Houston Public School Buildings

    • school reports
    • Contains short essays on Houston public school buildings, detailing the personal lives of the people they are named after, the buildings' funding and beginnings, the buildings' locations, and highlights of the schools.
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    • Griffin, Rodney

    • Griffin, Rodney--Interviews ; African American students ; Segregation--1960-1970 ; Jack Yates High School (Houston, Tex.) ; Houston Independent School District (Tex.) ; Chess--Tournaments ; Oral histories
    • Mr. Griffin discusses his experiences in the first desegregated Houston high school chess tournament in the 1960s. He discusses the different attitudes and the relationships he shared with other tournament participants.
    • Gregory School Oral Histories
    • Houston Central Library

    • Architectural elements ; Architecture ; Buildings ; Libraries
    • Houston Central Library
    • MSS0187 Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection
    • Houston Public Library

    • Architectural elements ; Architecture ; Buildings ; Libraries
    • Houston Public Library
    • MSS0187 Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection
    • Juila Ideson Building

    • Architectural elements ; Architecture ; Buildings ; Libraries ; Houston Public Library
    • Drawing of Julia Ideson Building by Mary Bonner, Houston, Texas
    • MSS0187 Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection
    • Kanellos, Nicolás

    • Kanellos, Nicolás; Hispanic American scholars--Texas--Houston--Interviews; Minority college teachers--Texas--Houston--Interviews; American literature--Hispanic American authors--Publishing; Hispanic American literature (Spanish); Hispanic...
    • Dr. Nicolás Kanellos, a scholar whose expertise is the literature of the Hispanics in the United States, talks about the contributions of this minority group in all aspects of cultural life; his career as a scholar, college professor, and...
    • Houston Oral History Project : a great city voices its past.
    • Main Street looking north

    • Architecture ; Automobiles ; Cityscapes ; Petroleum ; Streets ; Theaters
    • Main Street looking north, Metropolitan and Loew's State Theater Marquees on building on left side of street. Gulf Building in distance, Houston, Texas.
    • MSS0187 Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection
    • Main Street looking north

    • Architectural elements ; Architecture ; Automobiles ; Buildings ; Hotels ; Traffic ; Rice Hotel
    • Main Street, looking north over automobile traffic, toward Rice Hotel, Houston, Texas
    • MSS0187 Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection
    • Main Street looking north from McKinney Avenue

    • Architectural elements ; Architecture ; Automobiles ; Buildings ; Churches ; Streets
    • Main Street looking north from McKinney Avenue, Houston, Texas
    • MSS0187 Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection
    • Main Street South from Franklin Avenue

    • Architectural elements ; Architecture ; Automobiles ; Buildings ; Horses ; Streets
    • Main Street South from Franklin Avenue, Houston, Texas.
    • MSS0187 Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection
    • Marzio, Peter

    • Marzio,Peter C. (1943-2010); Museum directors -- Texas -- Houston; Museum of Fine Arts (Houston, Tex.) Museum outreach programs -- Houston -- Texas;
    • Peter Marzio,the Director of the Museum of Fine Arts,Houston, Texas, from 1982 to 2010,transformed and guided the dramatic growth of the Museum, and expanded its collection from 14,000 to over 63,000. He envisioned presenting a global view of art...
    • Houston Oral History Project : a great city voices its past.
    • Music and Fine Arts Building

    • Architectural elements ; Architecture ; Buildings ; Museums ; Music
    • Music and Fine Arts Building, Houston, Texas
    • MSS0187 Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection
    • Neils Esperson Building

    • Architectural elements ; Architecture ; Buildings ; Buildings, office
    • Neils Esperson Building, Houston, Texas
    • MSS0187 Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection
    • Neils Esperson Building at night

    • Architectural elements ; Architecture ; Buildings ; Buildings, office
    • Night photograph of Neils Esperson building, Houston, Texas
    • MSS0187 Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection
    • New Encyclopedia of Texas

    • Maresh files
    • Contains selections from the first volume of the New Encyclopedia of Texas. The selections concern the history of cities and notable individuals in southeast Texas.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Maresh WPA Files, MSS1470

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