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    • Kaplan, Barry

    • Kaplan, Barry--Interviews ;
      Oral histories ;
      River Oaks (Houston (Tex.) ;
      Communities--Texas--Houston--Sociological aspects ;
      Communities ;
      Herman Park (Houston, Tex.) ;
      Ethinic diversity--Texas--Houston ;
    • Barry Kaplan is the co-founder and president of B.J. Kaplan & Associates. Kaplan was also the Deputy Director of the City of Houston Municipal Courts History and a professor at the University of Houston. In this interview, Kaplan goes over the...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Becker, Alan J.

    • Becker, Alan J.--Interviews ;
      Life insurance agents--Interviews ;
      Houston (Tex.)--Growth and development ;
    • Born in Houston, Texas, and graduating from the University of Texas in Marketing and Business, Alan Becker started his career in Life insurance. In this interview, he discusses the rapid growth and development of Houston in the 1950s, and the...
    • Houston Oral History Project
    • Bringhurst, Ethel Bocock

    • Bringhurst, Ethel Bocock--Interviews ;
      Houston (Tex.)--Social life and customs ;
      Houston (Tex.)--Race Relations ;
      Oral histories
    • Ethel Bocock Bringhurst married into the Bringhurst family, one of the first prominent families in Houston. In the beginning of the interview, Bringhurst remembers living next door to some of the Allen family, and she recalls a Miss Allen telling...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Judge Roy M. Hofheinz Scrapbook : Domed Stadium

    • Hofheinz, Roy, 1912-1982
    • Scrapbook put together by Judge Roy M. Hofheinz containing clippings about the Houston Astrodome from the years 1965 through 1967. Clippings cover early events at the newly opened Domed stadium to the beginning of the construction of Astroworld.
    • MSS1036 Judge Roy M. Hofheinz Collection
    • Motorcycle racing

    • Motorcycles
    • Man about to take a spill while riding on a motorcycle on the raised portion of the track at the old fairgrounds at Harrisburg and Milby, Houston, Texas. Date sometime in the 1920's.
    • MSS0253 Lesley Lewis Walker Collection
    • Motorcyclist

    • Motorcycles
    • Man riding a motorcycle near the top of the vertical barrier at the motorcycle track at the old fairgrounds at Harrisburg and Milby, Houston, Texas, during the 1920's.
    • MSS0253 Lesley Lewis Walker Collection
    • Motorcycle track

    • Motorcycles
    • Man sitting on a motorcycle in front of a board fence at the motorcycle racetrack at the old fairgrounds, Harrisburg and Milby, Houston,TX
    • MSS0253 Lesley Lewis Walker Collection
    • Houston city directory for 1879-80

    • Houston City Directories
    • Subtitle: Containing the present state, county and city governments; an index of all index of all societies, associations, corporations, churches, educational insititues, etc.; also, the full address of all residents, their occupations or...
    • Houston City Directories
    • Motorcyclist

    • Motorcycles
    • Motorcyclist riding on the raised portion of the motorcycle track at the old fairgrounds, Harrisburg and Milby, Houston, Texas, during the 1920's.
    • MSS0253 Lesley Lewis Walker Collection
    • Motorcycle track

    • Motorcycles
    • Panoramic view of a portion of the motorcycle racetrack at the old fairgrounds, Harrisburg and Milby, Houston, Texas
    • MSS0253 Lesley Lewis Walker Collection
    • Motorcyclist

    • Motorcycles
    • Panoramic view of a single motorcyclist riding on the raised portion of the motorcycle track at the old fairgrounds at Harrisburg and Milby, Houston, Texas.
    • MSS0253 Lesley Lewis Walker Collection
    • Motorcycle track

    • Motorcycles
    • People walking on level portion of motorcycle racetrack at old fairgrounds at Harrisburg and Milby, Houston, Texas, some time during the 1920's. Photograph also shows the raised portion of the track and the guardrail in front of the bleachers....
    • MSS0253 Lesley Lewis Walker Collection
    • Racetrack at a distance

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    • Racetrack at a distance, old fairgrounds at Harrisburg and Milby, Houston (Tex.)
    • MSS0253 Lesley Lewis Walker Collection

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