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    • Berman, Milton

    • Berman, Milton--Interviews ;
      Businessmen--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      Federated Department Stores ;
      Oral histories ;
      Retail trade -- Management ;
      Retail trade -- Texas -- Houston -- History ;
      Department stores --...
    • After his graduation from Harvard Business School during the depression, Milton Berman began working in the retail trade in Boston, then Brooklyn, and eventually finding his way to Houston in 1964 as chairman and CEO of Foley's Department Store. In...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Carrion, Juan

    • Carrion, Juan--Interviews ;
      Mexican Americans ;
      Mexican American families ;
      Oral histories ;
      World War, 1939-1945
    • Juan Carrion was born in Missouri City, Texas in 1926 and moved with his family to the Magnolia Park area of Houston in 1930. In this interview, Carrion discusses his family that was originally from Mexico and moving there to work with his...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Cotton barge on bayou

    • Waterways
    • Loading cotton barge on Bayou, Houston, TX. Suspension bridge over bayou near center of photograph.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection, MSS 0187
    • Cotton Barge on Buffalo Bayou

    • Waterways
    • Loading cotton barge on Buffalo Bayou, Houston, TX
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection, MSS 0187
    • Cotton Barge on Buffalo Bayou

    • Waterways
    • Loading cotton on barge on Buffalo Bayou.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection, MSS 0187
    • Cotton Barge on Houston Ship Channel

    • Waterways
    • View from grassy and flowery bank toward wood planking loading docks and a barge. People loading cotton onto a barge.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection, MSS 0187
    • El Campo

    • Maresh files
    • Contains information about the city of El Campo, including geography, demographics, history, and points of interest.
    • 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
    • Freeport Harbor from channel bank

    • Photography, Panoramic
    • View of Freeport Harbor from channel bank. Large ships in foreground, with railroad tracks and a water tower visible in the distance. Two ships at dock, one ship in channel, work boat at dock. Trestle type loading facility at left. Railroad...
    • MSS0100 Frank J. Schlueter/Bank of the Southwest Collection
    • Freeport Harbor from channel bank. Large ships in foreground.

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    • View of Freeport Harbor from channel bank. Large ships in foreground, with railroad tracks and a water tower visible in the distance. Two ships at dock, one ship in channel, work boat at dock. Trestle type loading facility at left. Railroad track...
    • MSS0100 Frank J. Schlueter/Bank of the Southwest Collection
    • Gallardo, Juan

    • Gallardo, Juan--Interviews ;
      Mexican Americans ;
      Oral histories ;
      Mexico--History--Revolution, 1910-1920 ;
      Celaya, 1st Battle of, Celaya, Guanajuato, Mexico, 1915 ;
      Celaya, 2nd Battle of, Celaya, Guanajuato, Mexico,...
    • As a young man, Juan Gallardo faced hardships in his hometown of Pueblo Nuevo, Mexico, after the Mexican Revolution. Fearing that conditions would not improve after the war, Gallardo left for America in 1919. After he arrived in Houston with no...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Garcia, E.J.

    • Garcia, E. J.--Interviews ;
      Mexican Americans ;
      Oral histories
    • E. J. Garcia was born in San Antonio and moved to Houston in 1919 to work in the oil industry. Starting in 1925, he worked as an insurance agent for American National Insurance where he primarily sold life insurance policies to the Mexican-American...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Glaze, John

    • Glaze, John, 1940-.; Locomotive engineers -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews; Railroads, Miniature -- Texas -- Houston; Hermann Park (Houston, Tex.); Oral histories
    • John "Big John" Glaze, the locomotive engineer for the miniature railroad at Hermann Park, shares his experiences driving, maintaining, and repairing the locomotives and tracks for the miniature train; and talks about his role entertaining children...
    • Houston Oral History Project : a great city voices its past.
    • Gulf Concrete Pipe Company

    • Buildings
    • "Gulf Concrete Pipe Co. Inc. The Only Sewer Pipe Made in Houston." Gulf Concrete Pipe Company facility with stockpile of pipe in yard, loading pipe on semi trailer, other semi with pipe on street. Employees posing for photographer.
    • MSS0100 Frank J. Schlueter/Bank of the Southwest Collection
    • Herskowitz, Mickey

    • Herskowitz, Mickey -- Interviews; Sportswriters -- Houston (Tex.) -- Interviews; Reporters and reporting; Sports journalism;
    • The passion for sports writing was imbibed in Mickey Herskowitz from an early age. Growing up in Houston, he started writing for the Houston Post when he was only 14 years old. When the Chronicle purchased The Post, he started writing for the...
    • Houston Oral History Project: a great city voices its past.
    • Houston Plant of Menkwa Compress Co.

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    • Houston Plant of Menkwa Compress Co., operated by Japan Cotton Trading Co of Texas. Photograph taken from curved railroad loading dock with facilities in background.
    • MSS0100 Frank J. Schlueter/Bank of the Southwest Collection
    • Houston Plant of Menkwa Compress Co.

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    • Houston Plant of Menkwa Compress Co., operated by Japan Cotton Trading Co of Texas. Loading dock with cotton bales and compress in background.
    • MSS0100 Frank J. Schlueter/Bank of the Southwest Collection

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