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Crew works beside the reconstructed track at Oyster
A repairing crew works beside the Interurban railroad at Oyster on Galveston Island during reconstruction.
"70's Feminism" Panel
A panel discussion with an assortment of Houston area feminist leaders from the 1970s. The seminar discusses the complex history and the struggle and changes that have characterized women's lives during...
Man observing steam road tracks between Texas City and La Marque
A man stands observing the wreckage of steam road tracks between Texas City and La Marque.
Man by a stranded gas buoy
A man stands in front of a stranded gas buoy from the Galveston entrance.
Man with the remains of his home
A man lies in a cot, surrounded by the debris from his former home.
Crew repairing track at Texas City junction
A crew works at repairing the railroad track around Texas City junction.
Houston Breakthrough 1976-10
Vol. 1 No. 8
Houston Breakthrough 1976-12
Vol. 1 No. 9
Billy Rodgers was born in 1926 in Northeast Texas, near oilfields, but they never found oil on his family's land. He didn't think he would attend college, but after serving in Korea, he attended school...
Ward, E. G. "Skip"
Steve Huttman spent 22 years in the U.S. Coast Guard, serving various capacities in maritime security and rescue. He moved to Houston in 1998 and began at G&H Towing as a mate on a harbor tug. He is currently...
Niels Aalund is a native Houstonian. He graduated from the University of Houston and worked in D.C. as a maritime lobbyist before taking a job with the West Gulf Maritime Association, where he currently...
I stopped in at Willams Fabricators to find out more about the company and was able to arrange an interview with Dale Williams. We met in his office. Mr. Williams was born and raised in Fowl River, Alabama....
This interview was conducted on August 14, 2006, in Mr. Sloan’s office located at 2318 Atascosita Rd., Humble, Texas 77396. The essence of this narration focuses on the response of Harris County, Texas...
Day, Jamison M.
Dr. Jamison M. Day was interviewed on June 20, 2006 at his office in Melcher Hall, Room 290B, University of Houston, Houston, Texas. He helped organize the Neighbors-2-Neighbors Program that was instituted...
Morris Pyle was born in east Texas in 1927. At the age of 24 his uncle got him a job on a seismic crew in southern Louisiana swamps and he moved to Lafayette; he worked for that company for about a year...
Tim Cooper defined the damage done to the Anahuac Wildlife refuge. His commitment to the area and description of the struggle to repair the damage, offers a unique picture that tells the story of the damage...
Danos, Jim and Danos, Todd
Jim Danos grew up on a farm in southeast Louisiana on Bayou Lafourche. He got involved in the tug boat industry through his father. Danos made his career hauling barges for the oil industry through the...
Hystad, Rev. John Eric
This interview with Rev. Hystad was conducted on August 3, 2006 at his office at the Second Baptist Church, 6400 Woodway Dr, Houston, Texas 77057. The pastors of the church selected Rev. Hystad to ascertain...
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