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    • 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...
    • Walker, May

    • Walker, May--Interviews ; Policewomen--Texas--Houston ; African American police--Texas--Houston ; Harris County (Tex.) [also has a book titled The History of the Black Police Officers in the Houston Police Department 1878-1988]
    • Constable Walker discusses her journey to becoming the first female and first African American female Constable in Harris County as well as the state of Texas.
    • Tinsley, Eleanor

    • Tinsley, Eleanor, 1926-2009; City council members -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews; School integration -- Texas -- Houston -- History; Houston Community College (Houston, Tex.) -- History; School board presidents -- Texas -- Houston --...
    • Eleanor Tinsley talks about her years as president of the board of the Houston Independent School District, and as member of the city council. She was involved in the school integration movement and was instrumental in the creation of the Houston...
    • Streit, Yvonne

    • Streit, Yvonne -- Interviews; People with disabilites -- Rehabilitation; Brookshire (Tex.)
    • Yvonne Streit, a native Houstonian, graduated in Education from SMU and started teaching. Born from the despair of her deeply disabled daughter, she relied on her faith-driven resolve to assist the disabled adults and young children. She used a...
    • Soliz, Roy

    • Soliz, Roy--Interviews ;
      Mexican American political organizers--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      Oral histories
    • Roy Soliz was born in Houston where he graduated from Jefferson Davis High School and attended the University of Houston before fighting briefly in World War II. He was a well-known civic activist in the Hispanic, Mexican American, and Chicano...
    • Quarterly of the Texas State Historical Association, Volume 5

    • Soldiers--Biography ; Missions--Texas ; Missionaries--Texas--Biography
    • This folder contains biographical information about a series of men who immigrated to Texas to serve as soldiers, priests, etc., as well as a discussion of the missionaries sent out into what would become Texas to explore the territory and...
    • Slater, Gene

    • Slater, Gene--Interviews ;
      Architects--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      Composers--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      Oral histories
    • Architect, graduated from Rice University. Under the guidance of Jimmy Chillman built Hotels, among them the Rice Hotel, Hotel Club Buildings in Houston, among others, and Oil & Gas buildings and Bank buildings in Fort Worth
    • Fire station and Garage building in shipyard

    • Shipyards ; Warships ; Shipbuilding--Texas--Houston ; Shipbuilding--Equipment and Supplies ; Ships ; Ships--Welding
    • View looking Southeast from top of Gantry Crane on craneway number 6 between shipways number 5 and number 6. Additional Welding Slab at shipway number 6 in foreground with bulkhead assembly in progress. Fire station and Garage Building in center...
    • Main Warehouse of shipyard

    • Shipyards ; Warships ; Shipbuilding--Texas--Houston ; Shipbuilding--Equipment and Supplies ; Ships
    • View of Main Warehouse looking southwest from northwest corner of building. Framework and buss work on Main 12 kv Substation in progress in foreground Pole at extreme right being set for temporary power line. Roadway and side ditches incomplete.
    • Welding station at shipyard

    • Shipyards--Texas--Houston ; Warships ; Shipbuilding--Texas--Houston ; Shipbuilding--Equipment and Supplies ; Ships ; Ships--Welding
    • View looking east from Observation Platform near center of yard. Open type welding slab on way number 5 in center, with innerbottom sections being assembled. Closed type of welding platform on way number 4 at left, with burning operations in...
    • Cranes at work in shipyard

    • Shipyards--Texas--Houston ; Warships ; Shipbuilding--Texas--Houston ; Shipbuilding--Equipment and Supplies ; Ships ; Gantry cranes ; Cranes, derricks, etc ; Ships--Welding
    • View looking North from top of Gantry Crane on number 6 craneway at inboard end of shipbuilding ways 5 and 6. Hulls 3, 4, 5, and 6, from left to right, on ways 4, 3, 2, and 1, respectively. Clyde Gantry Cranes and Derrick & Hoist Gantry Cranes in...
    • Cranes at work in shipyard

    • Shipyards--Texas--Houston ; Warships ; Shipbuilding--Texas--Houston ; Shipbuilding--Equipment and Supplies ; Ships ; Gantry cranes ; Cranes, derricks, etc ; Ships--Welding
    • View looking due North from top of Gantry Crane on runway number 6 between shipways 5 and 6. Hulls 3, 4, 5, and 6 from left to right on shipways 4, 3, 2, and 1 across background of picture. Assembly work in progress on new welding slabs in...
    • Aerial view of shipyard looking due southwest

    • Shipyards--Texas--Houston ; Warships ; Shipbuilding--Texas--Houston ; Shipbuilding--Equipment and Supplies ; Ships
    • General aerial view of shipyard looking due southwest from point above northeast corner of Outfitting Pier. Building in immediate foreground is Group Shops Building, and adjacent thereto is the Receiving Building. The small buildings grouped to the...
    • Quarterly of the Texas State Historical Association, Volume 4

    • San Jacinto, Battle of, Tex., 1836 ; Texas--History--Revolution, 1835-1836 ; Memoirs ; Harrisburg(Tex.)--History ; Harris, Dilue Rose--1825-1914
    • This folder contains the reminiscences of Mrs. Dilue Rose Harris about her life moving to and growing up in Texas in the late 1830s. She describes living in Harrisburg, the Battle of San Jacinto, and some of the first elections in Texas. It is...
    • Rosenberg

    • Rosenberg (Tex.) ; Rosenberg (Tex.)--History
    • This folder contains a collection of facts about the town of Rosenberg, Texas, including information like location, history, climate, growth and development.

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