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    • 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
    • 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
    • White, Governor Mark

    • White, Mark, (1940-)-- Interviews; Governors -- Texas -- Interviews; Attorney Generals -- Texas; Secretary of State -- Texas; Education -- Texas
    • Governor Mark White came in very tough economic times. As Governor, he regulated the utility industry and cut the price of electricity. He raised taxes twice, to save schools, building roads and to provide services to people. He also raised the...
    • Houston Oral History Project
    • Wharton County

    • Maresh files
    • Contains brief geographical sketch of Wharton County.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Maresh WPA Files, MSS1470
    • Wells, Herbert

    • Wells, Herbert, 1924- ; Designers -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews; Houston (Tex.) -- History -- Anecdotes; Oral histories
    • Designer Herbert Wells talks about the nationally recognized architects he worked with, the local stores he used to shop at, and about some of his most prominent clients.
    • Houston Oral History Project
    • 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
    • Washington County

    • Maresh files
    • Contains brief geographical sketch of Washington 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
    • View of River Boat races from dock

    • People
    • Power boats in river along with committee boat; spectators along river bank.
    • MSS0100 Frank J. Schlueter/Bank of the Southwest Collection
    • View looking down Brazos River Bridge over Brazos Harbor

    • View taken from roadway of new bridge looking east through steel trusses and showing Brazos River to the north and the Gulf of Mexico to the south.
    • MSS0100 Frank J. Schlueter/Bank of the Southwest Collection
    • Van Ulm, Sydney

    • Van Ulm, Sydney--Interviews ;
      Artists--United States--Texas ;
      Photographers--United States--Texas ;
      Cartoonists--United States--Texas--Houston ;
      Oral histories
    • Artist, Cartoonist and Photographer, worked in the Houston Press, Houston Post and in the Houston Chronicle.
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Turning Basin-Buffalo River

    • Aerial photograph of Turning Basin, Houston Ship Channel.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection, MSS 0187
    • Turning Basin, Ship Channel

    • Turning Basin, Ship Channel, Houston, Texas.
    • MSS0187 Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection
    • Turning Basin

    • RECTO: Colorized aerial image of six ships docked at Turning Basin in the Ship Channel. Caption reads: ""Turning Basin--Buffalo River, showing ocean going vessels docked and discharging and taking on cargoes, Houston, Texas."" Handwritten:...
    • Turning Basin

    • RECTO: Colorized aerial image of ships docked at Turning Basin. Caption reads: ""Turning Basin, Ship Channel, Houston, Texas."" VERSO: Handwritten : ""1966, Gift of, Mr. Joe Martin, Box 411, Sinton, Texas."" Caption reads: ""Turning Basin, Buffalo...


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