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    • Turning Basin

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    • 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...
    • Scene in the Turning Basin

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    • RECTO: Colorized image of four ships docked at Turning Basin. Caption reads: ""Scene in the Turning Basin, Houston, Texas--51"" VERSO: Caption reads: ""Situated 45 miles from the Gulf Coast of Mexico, Houston has created an artificial deepwater...
    • Turning Basin

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    • 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:...
    • Houston's World Famous Port

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    • RECTO: Colorized aerial image of ships docked at Turning Basin. Caption reads: ""5:-Turning Basin. Buffalo River. Houston. Texas. Houston's World Famous Port. 42238."" There is a copyright for Cecil Thomson in the lower left corner, and handwritten...
    • Annual reports, 1914 - 1915, Houston Independent School District

    • school reports
    • Contains the annual report for the Public Schools of the Independent School District of Houston for the fiscal year 1914 - 1915. Annual report contains remarks from the school district superintendents, a list of graduates from the districts schools...
    • 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 Arnett answers questions about the...
    • Ely, Jane

    • Ely, Jane; Women journalists -- Texas -- Houston; Houston Post (Houston, Tex.); Oral histories
    • Jane Ely describes her career as a journalist working for the Houston Post. She talks about gender discrimination in her field, the coverage of the J.F. Kennedy assassination, and other events that made news at the time.
    • Kleinberg, Dr. Stephen

    • Kleinberg, Stephen L., 1940-; Houston (Tex.) -- Economic conditions; Houston (Tex.) -- Population; Houston (Tex.) -- Environmental conditions; Quality of life -- Texas -- Houston; Oral histories
    • Steve Kleinberg, a psychology professor at Rice University discusses Houston's economy and demography, and the changes the city has experienced over a period of time.
    • Lanier, Mayor Bob

    • Lanier, Robert, 1925-; Mayors -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews; Oral histories
    • Former Houston Mayor Bob Lanier is interviewed by Jim Barlow. Mr. Lanier discusses his years as a businessman in the real estate business, his law practice, and the highlights of his public career. He served three consecutive terms as Mayor of...
    • Eckels, Judge Robert

    • Eckels, Robert; County judges --Texas --Harris County --Interviews;
      Harris County (Tex.) --Politics and government;
      Hurricane Katrina, 2005; Emergency management --Texas --Harris County; Disaster relief --Gulf States; Intergovernmental...
    • Robert Eckels describes his experiences as former Harris County judge. He discusses politics in Harris county and in the city of Houston, as well as his involvement in handling the influx of the evacuees from New Orleans during hurricane Katrina,...
    • 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.
    • Russara

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    • RECTO: Colorized image of Russara and one other boat at Turning Basin. Caption reads: ""'Russara,' Bryan Heard's Handsome Yacht, Escort for 'Windom' in Houston Turning Basin. Houston, Texas."" VERSO: Handwritten message: ""Your card rec'd and also...
    • U.S. Revenue Cutter Windom

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    • RECTO: Black and white image of one boat, one ship, and the U.S. Revenue Cutter Windom in the Turning Basin. Handwritten caption: ""U.S. Revenue Cutter 'Windom' entering Turning Basin in Houston Ship Channel"" Handwritten at the top: ""12632""....

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