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    • 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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    • 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
    • Czechs

    • Maresh files
    • Provides information about Czech organizations in Houston.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Maresh WPA Files, MSS1470
    • Progressive Houston, vol. ii, no. 2, May, 1910.

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    • Circluar for deep water bonds ; City brick making ; Has grown forty-eight times greater ; The Rice Institute ; The Ship Channel as a money maker ; The interurban railway progressing ; Water Department doings and the cost ; A driveway to cover a...
    • Texas Room Adult Reference - Valuable
    • Galveston County Points of Interest

    • Maresh files
    • These documents describe several different tourist attractions for the County of Galveston, including Galveston Beach, Fort San Jacinto, and the Mosquito Fleet, as well as how to get to those places.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Maresh WPA Files, MSS1470
    • Long Family

    • Maresh files
    • These documents describe Dr. James Long, the hero at the Battle of New Orleans, a Texas revolutionist, and the last soldier of fortune to use Galveston as an operations base.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Maresh WPA Files, MSS1470
    • Ferries (Harris County)

    • Maresh files
    • Contains information about ferries built in Harris County from 1822 to 1936.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Maresh WPA Files, MSS1470
    • Progressive Houston, vol. ii, no. 4, August, 1910

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    • Manchester and Houston Waterways ; Canal construction and progress ; The preliminary steps ; The environing cost ; American cargoes ; Private corporation improvements ; Total millions of cost ; First steamer from America
    • Texas Room Adult Reference - Valuable
    • Letter from J. H. Harmon, Jr. to Walter White, April 7, 1937

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    • Letter from J. H. Harmon, Jr., Secretary of the Houston Branch of the NAACP, to Walter White, Secretary of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, dated April 7, 1937. Harmon reports on the success of Juanita E. Jackson's...
    • MSS1457 C.F. Richardson Sr. Papers
    • Texas Navy

    • Maresh files
    • These documents describe the history of the Texas Navy during its height during the Texas Republic and its decline.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Maresh WPA Files, MSS1470
    • Our Public Schools

    • Maresh files
    • This is a research bulletin on the history of public schools in Houston, Texas.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Maresh WPA Files, MSS1470
    • Day of the Cattleman

    • Maresh files
    • These documents contain a history of cattle ranchers in the American West. They discuss the heards of Texas Longhorn cattle.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Maresh WPA Files, MSS1470
    • Jean Lafitte

    • Maresh files
    • These documents discuss Jean Lafitte, a notorious pirate who settled to rule the Galveston area. Lafitte was among other things a rum runner, slave trader, and the self-styled "Lord of Galveston."
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Maresh WPA Files, MSS1470

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