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    • Adjusting gondola cars on Scale No. 2

    • Sulphur Industry
    • Various scenes at Texas Gulf Sulphur Co. plant, Gulf, TX: railroad cars being loaded; trains; industrial activity at plant. Adjusting gondola cars on Scale No. 2.
    • MSS0100 Frank J. Schlueter/Bank of the Southwest Collection
    • Aerial view of railroad yard

    • Newspapers ; Texas--Houston ; Photographs
    • Aerial view of railroad yard
    • RGD0005 Houston Press Collection
    • Becker, Alan J.

    • Becker, Alan J. -- Interviews; Life insurance agents--Interviews; Houston (Tex.)--Growth and development;
    • Born in Houston, Texas, and graduating from the University of Texas in Marketing and Business, Alan Becker started his career in Life insurance. In this interview, he discusses the rapid growth and development of Houston in the 1950s, and the...
    • Houston Oral History Project: a great city voices its past
    • Box car at scale No. 2. filling with sulphur from hopper

    • Sulphur Industry
    • Various scenes at Texas Gulf Sulphur Company plant, Gulf, Texas: railroad cars being loaded; trains; industrial activity at plant. Adjusting box car at scale No. 2. filling with sulphur from hopper.
    • Frank J. Schlueter / Bank of the Southwest Collection
    • Brazos Hotel and Grand Central Depot

    • Buildings ; Transportation
    • Grand Central Depot and Brazos Hotel, includes landscaping in the foreground. The Brazos Hotel is to the left in this postcard view with Grand Central Station center, and the long railway terminal to the right.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection, MSS 0187
    • Brown, Jewel

    • Brown, Jewel, 1937- ;
      African American women jazz singers--Texas--Houston ; Performance artists--Texas--Houston ;
      Singers--Texas--Houston ;
      Armstrong, Louis, 1901-1971 ;
      Oral histories
    • Jewel Brown discusses her career as a jazz singer in Texas. She talks about the bands, the clubs, and the people associated with her career.
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Buck, E.O.

    • Buck, E. O.--Interviews ;
      Petroleum engineers ;
      Geologists ;
      Oral histories
    • Mr. Buck was born in Arkansas, grew up in Beaumont, Texas, and later attended Texas A&M University where he studied electrical and petroleum engineering. Upon graduation in 1926 he went to work for the Gulf Oil Company as a geologist on an...
    • 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
    • Centrifugal motor driven pumps in Station number 8

    • Sulphur Industry
    • Various scenes at Texas Gulf Sulphur Company. plant, Gulf, Texas: railroad cars being loaded; trains; industrial activity at plant. Centrifugal motor driven pumps in Station number 8.
    • Frank J. Schlueter / Bank of the Southwest Collection
    • Cole Bros. Circus: Trains unloaded

    • Circus trains
    • Advertisement for the Cole Bros. Circus, with Clyde Beatty. Three trains full of animals are unloaded. Performance: Thursday, October 14, 1937.
    • MSS0257 Heiser-Alban Collection of Circus Historical Materials, 1882-1987
    • Cotton Barge on Buffalo Bayou

    • Waterways
    • Loading cotton on barge on Buffalo Bayou.
    • 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 Blockade

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    • Trainloads of cotton at Grand Central Depot.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection, MSS 0187
    • Cotton Blockade Grand Central Station

    • Cityscape ; Transportation
    • Cotton blockade at Grand Central Depot. Trains loaded with cotton. The background has numerous brick commercial buildings.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection, MSS 0187
    • Cranes, train cars and sulphur at Texas Gulf Sulphur Company

    • Sulphur Industry
    • Various scenes at Texas Gulf Sulphur Company plant, Gulf, Texas: railroad cars being loaded; trains; industrial activity at plant. Cranes, train cars and sulphur at Texas Gulf Sulphur Company.
    • Frank J. Schlueter / Bank of the Southwest Collection
    • Cranes, trains and sulphur

    • Sulphur Industry
    • Various scenes at Texas Gulf Sulphur Company plant, Gulf, Texas: railroad cars being loaded; trains; industrial activity at plant. Cranes, trains and sulphur.
    • Frank J. Schlueter / Bank of the Southwest Collection
    • Crosswell, Eliza Holcombe (Mrs. H. Markley Crosswell, Jr.)

    • Crosswell, Eliza Holcombe--Interviews ;
      American Cancer Society. Texas Division ;
      Volunteers--Oral histories ;
      Junior League of Houston ;
      Museum of Fine Arts, Houston ;
      Oral histories
    • Eliza Holcombe Crosswell was involved with the Residential Cancer Crusade on the National Cancer Day in Houston, as well as the Vice-President of the Texas Division of the National Cancer Society. Mrs. Crosswell was also a volunteer with the...
    • Junior League Oral History Collection

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