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    • Zeidman, Fred

    • Zeidman, Fred, 1946-; Businessmen--Texas--Houston; Jews--United States--Interviews; Businessmen--Political activity; Texas--Politics and government; Oral histories
    • Fred Zeidman, a Houston businessman talks about his involvement in the political arena in Texas.
    • Mayor Bill White Collection;
      Houston Oral History Project : a great city voices its past.
    • You and I

    • Ballad ; Popular Music ; Vocal Music
    • A sepia-toned background with a black and white photograph of Fiske O'Hara, a performer, lyricist, and composer
    • Sheet Music Collection of the Houston Public Library
    • Wulfe, Ed

    • Wulfe, Ed--Interviews; Real Estate developers--Houston (Tex.)--Interviews; Real Estate business--Houston (Tex.)
    • Ed Wulfe discusses his career in the Real Estate business. His aim was to revitalize the neighborhoods and communities in Houston. Starting his own firm Wulfe & Co. in 1985, he developed the Gulgate Center, Meyerland Plaza and many other Malls. Ed...
    • Houston Oral History Project: a great history voices its past.
    • Wong, Martha

    • Wong, Martha, 1939-; Legislators--Texas--Interviews; Texas--Politics and government; Houston (Tex.)--Politics and government; Asian Americans--Social conditions--Texas--Houston; Oral histories
    • In 1993 Martha Wong was the first Asian American elected to the Houston City Council, and in 2003, she became the first Asian American woman elected to the Texas Legislature. In this interview, Martha answers questions about her career and her life...
    • Houston Oral History Project : a great city voices its past.
    • Wilson, Welcome

    • Wilson, Welcome; Businessmen -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews
      Houston (Tex.) -- History -- Anecdotes; Businessmen -- Texas -- Houston -- Biography; Oral histories
    • Businessmen Welcome Wilson has served as Assistant Director of Civil Defense for the city of Houston; assistant to former Mayor Roy Hofheinz; State Director for the Defense Mobilization headquarters in Denton, Texas; and real estate and financial...
    • Houston Oral History Project : a great city voices its past.
    • White, Hattie Mae

    • White, Hattie Mae--Interviews ;
      Oral histories
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    • Wharton County

    • Maresh files
    • Contains brief geographical sketch of Wharton County.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Maresh WPA Files, MSS1470
    • Westmoreland Preliminary Development Plan Map

    • Westmoreland
    • Shows numbered plots, streets, buildings, and shopping centers. Includes Schedule of measurements. Title from printed inscription. Scale of map is approximately 400 ft. to 1 in. Relief shown pictorially.
    • Maps Collection
    • Westmoreland Park Map

    • Westmoreland Park
    • Shows numbered lots, streets, buildings, parks, and future development areas. Includes inset of greater Houston area. Title from printed inscription. Scale of map is approximately 800 ft. to 1 in. Relief shown pictorially.
    • Maps Collection
    • Welch, Mayor Louie

    • Welch, Louie, 1918-2008; Mayors -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews; Houston (Tex.) -- History -- Anecdotes; Houston (Tex.) -- Race relations; Oral histories
    • David Goldstein and Jill Jewitt interview former Mayor Louie Welch. Louie served as Mayor of the city of Houston from 1964 to 1973. Prior to that he served on the City council from 1950 to 1952, and then again from 1956 to 1962.
    • Houston Oral History Project : a great city voices its past.
    • 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...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Welborn's 1940 map of Houston, Texas

    • City of Houston
    • Shows numbered streets, major subdivisions, and building lots. Includes inset of Business Section in upper right corner. Title from printed inscription. Scale of map is approximately 1 mile to 1 in.
    • Maps Collection
    • Washington County

    • Maresh files
    • Contains brief geographical sketch of Washington County.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Maresh WPA Files, MSS1470
    • Walla walla man

    • Dance Music ; Piano Music ; Vocal Music
    • Grey background featuring ghosts with arms outstretched on top and pictures of various couples dancing and posing. In the center of the cover is an inverted orange triangle, in which is another couple (man and woman).
    • Sheet Music Collection of the Houston Public Library
    • Walker County

    • Maresh files
    • Contains brief history of beginnings of Walker County.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Maresh WPA Files, MSS1470
    • Villagomez, Augustin

    • Villagomez, Augustin--Interviews ;
      Mexican Americans--Social conditions--Texas--Houston ;
      Immigrants--Mexico ;
      Oral histories
    • Augustin Villagomez came to Houston in the 1920s. His first job was in the V.A. Hospital, working as an Order for cleaning rooms for 38 cents per hour. After saving some money, he went to Morelia to marry his girlfriend, Anavelia Rivera. They had 3...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Vaughan, Gene

    • Gene Vaughan, 1933-; Business men--Houston (Tex.); Financial planners--United States--Texas--Houston; Investment advisors;
    • In this interview, Gene Vaughan talks about his multifarious interests and activities. In 1970 he started the Vaughan Nelson Investment Management Company. He became Chairman of the Greater Houston Partnership and President & Chairman of the...
    • Houston Oral History Project: a great city voices its past.
    • U.S. loyalty

    • Popular Music ; Vocal Music
    • A shield featuring the colors and arrangement of the US flag.
    • Sheet Music Collection of the Houston Public Library
    • Two ferries at the San Jacinto Battlefield

    • Glass plate negatives
    • Two ferries full of people at the dock at the San Jacinto Battlefield. A crowd is gathered on the land to greet the newcomers.
    • MSS0100 Frank J. Schlueter/Bank of the Southwest Collection

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