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    • About the Julia Ideson Building

    • Guide
    • This guide to the Julia Ideson Building provides information on the facade, grounds, and interiors of the building. It also includes a timeline of early Houston Public Library history and a short biography of Julia Ideson.
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    • First Methodist Church

    • Buildings
    • This stately church building is located on a street corner, which the architect accented with a large square bell tower on that street corner. The facade's design has a great deal of symmetry, because the left and right sides of the church building...
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection, MSS 0187
    • Freed-Montrose Neighborhood Library

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    • Freed-Montrose Neighborhood Library, originally the Central Church of Christ, designed by William Ward Watkin in 1941. Ray Bailey adapted the church for the public library system and it opened on March 5, 1988. The brick building features a rose...
    • MSS0155 Paul Hester Collection
    • Clayton Library Center for Genealogical Research

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    • Front of the 1917, Georgian style Clayton Library, originally the Clayton home designed by Birdsall P. Briscoe. The three story building features a brick facade, shuttered windows, gabled roof with dormer windows, an entrance flanked by smooth...
    • MSS0155 Paul Hester Collection
    • Brown, Mayor Lee

    • Brown, Lee P.; African American mayors -- Texas -- Houston; Mayors -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews; African American police chiefs -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews; Oral histories
    • Former Houston Mayor Lee Brown talks about his career in law enforcement and in politics in Houston, and in various capacities across the country.
    • Houston Oral History Project : a great city voices its past.
    • Annual reports, 1916 - 1917, 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 1916 - 1917. 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 Library, Main Building

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    • Etching by Alexis Maltz of Houston Public Library, north façade .
    • MSS0187 Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection
    • River Oaks Scrapbook, volume 16

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    • Contains copies of the River Oaks Corporation advertisements ; River Oaks magazines for 1937 and 1938.
    • River Oaks Collection
    • 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
    • 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.
    • 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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    • River Oaks Scrapbook, volume 14

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    • Contains copies of the River Oaks Corporation advertisements ; house plans of River Oaks homes ; Annual report of the Houston Chamber of Commerce, 1935 ; McCall's Home of the Month, April 1936.
    • River Oaks Collection
    • St. Paul's Church

    • Buildings
    • Grand church sits on a street corner, so the four Ionic topped two-story columns at the entrance are repeated in half columns on the side facade. The church is topped with what appears to be a copper dome. To the left is a two story brown brick...
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection, MSS 0187
    • St. Paul's Church

    • Buildings
    • Grand church sits on a street corner, so the four Ionic topped two-story columns at the entrance are repeated in half columns on the side facade. The church is topped with what appears to be a copper dome. To the left is a two story brown brick...
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection, MSS 0187
    • St. Paul's Church

    • Buildings
    • Grand church sits on a street corner, so the four Ionic topped two-story columns at the entrance are repeated in half columns on the side facade. The church is topped with what appears to be a copper dome, in this postcard the dome looks brown. Two...
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection, MSS 0187
    • St. Paul's M. E. Church

    • Buildings
    • Grand church sits on a street corner, so the four Ionic topped two-story columns at the entrance are repeated in half columns on the side facade. The church is topped with what appears to be a copper dome, in this postcard the dome looks green. Two...
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection, MSS 0187

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