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    • Landing at San Jacinto Battle Ground

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    • RECTO: Colorized image of the boat landing at the San Jacinto Battleground. Caption reads: ""Landing at San Jacinto Battle Ground, Houston, Texas."" VERSO: Vertically handwritten: ""Rec'd Mamy's letter, and expect you all to-morrow night. Papa went...
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    • Holmes, Ann

    • Holmes, Ann, 1922-2008--Interviews ;
      Journalists--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      Arts, Classical--Criticism and interpretation ;
      Houston Chronicle ;
      Alley Theatre (Houston, Tex.) ;
      Houston Ballet ;
      Houston Grand...
    • Ann Holmes started her career as a volunteer at the Museum and Miller Theater. After seeing an editorial in the local newspaper which she thought was wrong, she decided to find a place to give her voice. She joined the Houston Chronicle in 1942,...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Journey Through Texas

    • Maresh files
    • Contains an excerpt from Frederick Olmstead's "A Journey Through Texas", which describes his travel by horseback through the state. Also includes an excerpt from "Diary & Letters of Josiah Gregg", which describes Gregg's experiences in the Houston...
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Maresh WPA Files, MSS1470
    • King, Tom

    • King, Tom--Interview ;
      Bankers--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      Southwestern Savings Association ;
      Savings and loan associations--Texas--Houston ;
      Real estate development--Texas ;
      Financial management,...
    • Born in Hillsboro, Texas,Tom King got a job in Southwestern Savings and Loan Company in Houston in 1953.It did not take him long to grow into the whole gamut of investments like Real estate development and management and credit, life insurance and...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • The Boat Landing at the Battlefield of San Jacinto

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    • RECTO: Colorized image of people boarding a boat at the boat landing at San Jacinto Battle Ground. Caption reads: ""The Boat Landing at the Battlefield of San Jacinto, Near Houston, Texas."" VERSO: Handwritten vertically on the left side: ""Hello...
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    • Cruiser Houston Entering Buffalo River

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    • RECTO: Colorized image of crowd at boat landing at San Jacinto Battlegrounds gathered to watch the cruiser Houston enter the Bayou. One boat is nearby and two more are further down the Bayou. There are two planes flying overhead. The captions read:...
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    • Revised Code of Ordinances, City of Houston, 1914

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    • "In connection with which are published the Charter of the City of Houston, as amended to October 1913, and Extracts from the Constitution, the Revised Civil Statutes of 1911, and the Code of Criminal Procedure relating to Municipal...
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    • Oil Finders

    • Maresh files
    • This document contains a folktale about oil finders boast and praise their inventions in order to sell their services to an oil finding company.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Maresh WPA Files, MSS1470
    • River Oaks Scrapbook, volume 14 (October 1935 to January 1937)

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    • Contains copies of the River Oaks Corporation advertisements ; house plans of River Oaks homes ; Annual report of the Houston Chamber of Commerce, 1935 ; McCall's Home of the Month, April 1936. Clippings from: October 1935 to January 1937.
    • River Oaks Collection
    • Water Front View

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    • RECTO: Black and white image of waterfront. Handwritten caption reads: ""Water front view #5, San Jacinto Battle Ground. Photo by Happer and Co. Houston, Tex."" VERSO: Stamped vertically on the left side: ""Bequest of Mrs. Adele Lubbock Briscoe...
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