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    • Gulf Building

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    • Gulf Building, Houston, TX. Erected 1930. Thirty-five stories ; the tallest building in Houston, Texas.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection, MSS 0187
    • Niels Esperson Building

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    • Cotton Exchange Building, Houston, Texas.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection, MSS 0187
    • Niels Esperson Building by Night

    • Buildings
    • Niels Esperson building at night. There are cars parked along the street in front. The buildings next to it are all very short, 2-4 stories.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection, MSS 0187
    • Jamail, Joe

    • Jamail, Joseph D., 1925- ; Lawyers -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews; Lawyers -- Texas -- Houston -- Biography; Houston (Tex.) -- History -- Anecdotes; Oral histories
    • Joseph "Joe" Jamail talks about growing up in Houston in the 1930s and his career as one of the top lawyers in America. He is considered one of the wealthiest lawyers in the nation and is often referred to as the King of Torts. Joe has given...
    • Houston Oral History Project : a great city voices its past.
    • Galveston's Water Supply

    • Maresh files
    • These documents discuss the history of the water supply of Galveston, Texas as well as the history of how the water formations around Galveston has changed over time.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Maresh WPA Files, MSS1470
    • Hines, Gerald

    • Hines, Gerald, 1925- ; Businessmen -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews; Houston (Tex.) -- History -- Anecdotes; Real estate developers -- Texas -- Houston; Oral histories
    • Gerald Hines describes his career as a real estate entrepreneur.
    • Houston Oral History Project : a great city voices its past.
    • Orange County Material No. III

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    • This folder contains documents related to the city of Orange, Texas. Included in the contents is a history of the city and information about local industry, government, clubs, schools, and points of interest.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Maresh WPA Files, MSS1470
    • Clements, Rosalie

    • Clements, Rosalie--Interviews ;
      Shamrock Hotel (Houston, Tex.) ;
      Hotels--Employees--Interviews ;
      Women tailors--Interviews ;
      Oral histories
    • By answering an ad in the Houston Press, Rosalie Clements became an employee of the Shamrock Hotel, which opened on Saint Patrick’s Day, 1949. She began working as an assistant to the hotel’s developer, Glenn McCarthy, and later ran a successful...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Chamberlain, L.E.

    • Chamberlain, L.E., (Lawrence Edward); Police --Texas --Houston --Interviews; African American police --Texas --Houston; Houston (Tex.) --Race relations; Oral histories
    • A 30-year veteran of the Houston Police Department, L.E. Chamberlain, talks about racial relations, the evolution of the department, and local crime.
    • Houston Oral History Project : a great city voices its past.
    • Loftis, Jack

    • Loftis, Jack; Newspaper editors --Texas --Houston --Interviews; Houston chronicle (Houston, Tex : 1912)--History; Newspaper publishing--Texas--Houston--History; Houston (Tex.) --Newspapers; Houston post (Houston, Tex. : 1932)--History; Oral...
    • Former Houston Chronicle editor Jack Loftis is interviewed by Frank Michel. Jack talks about his career as a newspaper editor for the Houston Chronicle and about the newspaper business in Houston.
    • Houston Oral History Project : a great city voices its past.
    • Fitzpatrick, Bettye

    • Fitzpatrick, Bettye; Actresses -- Texas --Houston -- Interviews; Theater -- Texas --Houston; Alley Theatre (Houston, Tex.) --History; Vance, Nina, 1914-1980; Oral histories
    • In 2008 Bettye Fitzpatrick celebrated her 52nd year with the Alley Theater as a company member. Throughout her impressive career she has played numerous roles. In this interview she talks about her life as stage manager and actress; the theater...
    • The Houston Oral History Project : a great city voices its past.
    • Sakowitz, Robert

    • Sakowitz, Robert, 1938-; Businessmen--Texas--Houston--Interviews; Retail trade--Texas--Houston; Sakowitz Department Store -- History; Family-owned business enterprises -- Texas -- History; Oral histories
    • Robert Sakowitz talks about his family business in Houston, the Sakowitz stores; about the city of Houston at the time the stores were established and developed; and the personalities he met while doing business.
    • Houston Oral History Project : a great city voices its past.
    • Distant view of Houston central business district

    • Cityscape
    • Distant view of Houston central business district across Buffalo Bayou. Tallest building: Neils Esperson. Includes: City of Houston.
    • Frank J. Schlueter / Bank of the Southwest Collection
    • Mock wedding by the American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association

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    • Mock wedding by American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association. Pictured are: George Galanos and Willie Peet as the "mothers," Angelo Petheriotes, an escort, Stelios Demetre, the "bridesmaid," Theodore Galanos, an escort, Gus Angelos, the...
    • MSS0199 Greek Community Collection
    • "Commanding Location"

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    • Once the tallest building in Houston; built by Governor Ross Sterling, who was the publisher. The Houston Post closed in 1995. Architect: Sanguinet, Staats, Hedrick, and Gotlieb. Built, 1925-1926.
    • Architectural Vertical Files, Houston Metropolitan Research Center, Houston Public Library
    • Aerial of Downtown Houston

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    • Aerial of Houston Central Business District. Tallest buildings: Neils Esperson and Gulf Oil Co.,
    • MSS1220 Robert L. Browning Photographic Collection
    • Gulf Building, by Night

    • Buildings
    • Streetview of the Gulf Building at night.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection, MSS 0187

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