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    • 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.
    • Houston city directory for 1886-87

    • Houston City Directories
    • Subtitle: Containing the present state, county and city governments; a complete list of all county officials, post offices and money order offices in Texas; also, an index of societies, associations, churches, corporations, educational institutes;...
    • Houston City Directories
    • South Texas Commercial National Bank

    • Buildings
    • South Texas Commercial National Bank. Automobile parked in front on right margin.
    • Frank J. Schlueter / Bank of the Southwest Collection
    • Oil field

    • Oil Industry
    • Unidentified oil field. Buildings and equipment in the left margin.
    • Frank J. Schlueter / Bank of the Southwest Collection
    • Men standing on platform of oil well drilling rig

    • Oil Industry
    • Men, unidentified, standing on platform of oil well drilling rig. Oil derricks in distance. Oil storage tank at left margin.
    • Frank J. Schlueter / Bank of the Southwest Collection
    • Saturday Evening Post

    • Maresh files
    • A biographical account of John Warne Gates.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Maresh WPA Files, MSS1470
    • Interior of Burns Detective Agency

    • Buildings
    • Interior of Burns Detective Agency: Telephone and manual typewriter on desk in lower right corner. Metal files. Desk and conference table in room on the left.
    • Frank J. Schlueter / Bank of the Southwest Collection
    • Ground floor hallway of unidentified building

    • Buildings
    • Ground floor hallway of unidentified building. Entrance in distant center of photograph. Store, unidentified, at right margin.
    • Frank J. Schlueter / Bank of the Southwest Collection
    • Houston city directory for 1877-78

    • Houston City Directories
    • Subtitle: containing a history of the city; a complete index of all societies, associations, corporations, etc.; also, the full address of all residents, their occupations, pursuits, etc.; also, a complete business directory: an exhibition of the...
    • Houston City Directories
    • Baker Block, 1400  Main Street

    • Buildings
    • Baker Block, 1400 Main Street, Houston, Texas. Bell tower of First Methodist Church at right margin. Automobiles parked beside building: 1923 Studebaker; 1923 Overland Roadster and unknown automobile. Includes: Baker Building.
    • Frank J. Schlueter / Bank of the Southwest Collection
    • Oil field in Orange, Texas

    • Oil Industry
    • Oil field. Inscription suggests Orange, Texas.
    • Frank J. Schlueter / Bank of the Southwest Collection
    • Lyons, E. A.

    • Lyons, E. A. (Everett Augustus)--Interviews ;
      County officials and employees--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      County council members--Texas--Harris County--Interviews ;
      Oral histories
    • E. A. (Everett Augustus) Lyons was first elected as Harris County commissioner in 1942, when road conditions were a major issue in the county because 85% of the roads were unpaved. Throughout the war, the county could not get parts and materials...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Three buildings among railroad tracks

    • Industry
    • Three unidentified buildings. Two railroad freight cars beside building near right margin.
    • Frank J. Schlueter / Bank of the Southwest Collection
    • Letter from Richard Greene to Richard Venables, April 8, 1864

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    • Letter from Richard Greene to Richard Venables, dated April 8, 1864, with a suggestion that Venables apply for a position with General Greer. Includes a reply from Venables on the reverse, dated May 9, 1864. Venables gives an account of his recent...
    • MSS0113 Old Vault Collection
    • Houston Skyline

    • Cityscapes
    • Cityscape: View of Houston skyline looking south from near Buffalo Bayou and White Oak Bayou. Most obvious buildings: Gulf building and the Neils Esperson Building. Dome of Harris County Courthouse can be seen near left margin. Cars and one truck...
    • MSS1248 Litterst-Dixon Photograph Collection
    • Cobb, Arnett

    • Cobb, Arnett, 1918–1989--Interviews ;
      African American jazz musicians--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      Saxophonists--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      Arnett Cobb and His Mobb (Musical group) ;
      Oral histories
    • Arnett Cobb, a saxophonist and band leader, started playing music professionally in the 1930s. After playing with several groups including Lionel Hampton's, he formed his own band in 1947. In this interview Cobb answers questions about the...
    • HMRC Oral History Interviews

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