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    • Gottlieb, Dick

    • Gottlieb, Dick--Interviews ;
      City council members--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      Houston (Tex.)--Politics and government ;
      Houston (Tex.)--Race relations ;
      Television personalities--Texas--Houston ;
      Television...
    • Dick Gottlieb was a former TV entertainer who decided to run for city council in 1969. He beat the incumbent in a run-off election achieving an upset victory. He credited his TV image and prior experience as a fundraiser for local and national...
    • Hill, Ray

    • Hill, Ray, 1940- ; Gay rights -- Texas -- Houston; Gay broadcasters -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews; Oral histories
    • Houston's best known gay and prison activist talks about his life as a son, evangelist, burglar, prisoner, student, organizer, radio station manager, and social worker.
    • Carr, Billie

    • Carr, Billie, 1928-2002--Interviews ;
      Politicians--Texas--Harris County--Interviews ;
      Texas--Harris County--Houston--Politics and government ;
      Democratic Party (U.S.)--Texas--Harris County ;
      Political...
    • Billie Carr came from a family interested in politics. Her interest in politics started in 1950s, when she went to a meeting of the Steel Workers' Union of which her husband was the President, and saw the appalling living conditions of the Chicano...
    • Hale, Leon

    • Hale, Leon-; Journalists--Houston--Interviews; Houston (Tex.)--Newspapers; Houston post (Houston, Tex. :1932); Houston chronicle (Houston, Tex. : 1912); Oral histories
    • Leon Hale talks about his career as a writer for the Houston Post and the Houston Chronicle, as well as about the books he has published over the years.
    • Loading Cotton Barge on Buffalo Bayou

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    • RECTO: Black and white image of a barge in Buffalo Bayou. The name Beach is in the lower left corner. Caption at the bottom: ""2222 Loading Cotton Barge on Buffalo Bayou. Houston, Texas."" There is an illegible handwritten note below that. In the...
    • Houston Ship Channel

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    • RECTO: Colorized image of three boats on the Ship Channel. Caption reads: ""Houston Ship Channel: Houston Pleasure-loving People Are the Owners of Over 300 Pleasure Boats."" VERSO: Typed message reads: ""We will meet next year at Houston The...
    • Bayou Scene

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    • RECTO: Colorized image of four boats on the Bayou. Caption reads: ""Bayou Scene, Houston, Texas."" VERSO: Blank
    • Shapiro, Marc

    • Shapiro, Marc.(1947-) -- Interviews; Financial executives -- United States; Bankers -- Texas -- Interviews; Financial institutions -- Management.
    • A successful Banker and a top graduate from Stanford Business School, Marc Shapiro was the President and Chief Executive of the Texas Commerce Bank. He retired in 2003 as Vice Chairman for finance and risk management at JP Morgan Chase & Co. He is...
    • View from San Jacinto Street Bridge

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    • RECTO: Colorized image of barges on the Bayou. One building is labeled ""C.R. Cummings Lumber Co."" There are signs for G.H. & H. Caption reads: ""View from San Jacinto Street Bridge, Houston, Texas."" VERSO: Handwritten: ""12-1-61 Gift of Mrs....
    • Scene in the Turning Basin

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    • RECTO: Colorized image of four ships docked at Turning Basin. Caption reads: ""Scene in the Turning Basin, Houston, Texas--51"" VERSO: Caption reads: ""Situated 45 miles from the Gulf Coast of Mexico, Houston has created an artificial deepwater...
    • Welch, Louie

    • Welch, Louie--Interviews ;
      Mayors--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      City council members--Texas--Houston ;
      Holcombe, Oscar, 1888-1968 ;
      Cutrer, Lewis Wesley ;
      Oral histories
    • In this interview from 1975, Louie Welch discusses his history as a politician in Houston. He began his career as a council member and served under Mayors Oscar Holcombe and Lewis Cutrer. Welch was then elected as Mayor to the City of Houston first...
    • U.S. Revenue Cutter Windom

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    • RECTO: Black and white image of one boat, one ship, and the U.S. Revenue Cutter Windom in the Turning Basin. Handwritten caption: ""U.S. Revenue Cutter 'Windom' entering Turning Basin in Houston Ship Channel"" Handwritten at the top: ""12632""....
    • Foster, Charles

    • Foster, Charles, 1941-; Lawyers -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews; Emigration and immigration -- United States; Houston (Tex.) -- Population; Oral histories
    • Immigration lawyer Charles Foster describes his law career in Houston. He talks about some of the events that shaped his life and discusses one of his most famous cases.
    • Houston Ship Channel and Foot of Main Street

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    • RECTO: Colorized image of crowds gathered at Allen's Landing awaiting the arrival of King Nottoc at the No-Tsu-Oh Festival. Building in the background reads: ""Wm. Cleveland & Sons Wholesale Grocers. Cotton Factory."" The word ""Jasmine"" is...
    • Houston's World Famous Port

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    • RECTO: Colorized aerial image of ships docked at Turning Basin. Caption reads: ""5:-Turning Basin. Buffalo River. Houston. Texas. Houston's World Famous Port. 42238."" There is a copyright for Cecil Thomson in the lower left corner, and handwritten...
    • Landing at San Jacinto Battle Ground

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    • RECTO: Colorized image of the boat landing at the San Jacinto Battleground. Caption reads: ""Landing at San Jacinto Battle Ground, Houston, Texas."" VERSO: Vertically handwritten: ""Rec'd Mamy's letter, and expect you all to-morrow night. Papa went...

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