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Students of the Univer...
August 18, 1915
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Volume I, Number IV
Volume III, Number XII
Advertisement promoting land to immigrants
Image of a broadside advertisement for the Houston and Texas Central Railroad offering land for immigrants. Multiple landscapes and cityscapes--many of which showcase modern modes of transportation--are...
Various seals of industry for Houston and Harris County
Photograph of an advertising image of the variety of seals of industry related to Houston and Harris County. Cotton, sugar, lumber, cotton oil, shipping, railroads, and manufacturing are all represented....
Southern Pacific Railroad shops
Photograph of a printed engraving of the Southern Pacific Railroad shops. A number of tracks, empty and with train cars, are in the foreground in front of various buildings.
Grand Central Station Rail Depot
Photograph of a printed engraving of Grand Central Station Railroad Depot in Houston. Multiple train tracks and several rail passenger cars are shown in front of the station with people walking alongside....
Many people disembark from rail cars among the trees in Magnolia Park on the south bank of Buffalo Bayou near Houston. John Thomas Brady owned the property that was developed into Magnolia Park. He also...
Huntsville Railroad Depot and Texas Department of Corrections
The Huntsville Railroad Depot and Texas Department of Corrections Huntsville (Walls) Unit, Texas.
Main Street Viaduct and Ship Channel, Houston, Texas (1913)
Souvenir Folder of Houston, Texas
Houston: Where Seventeen Railroads meet the sea
28 page pamphlet, commissioned by the Houston Chamber of Commerce in 1923, was one of the earliest to contain color photographs of Houston, shown here in 25 scenes.
Galvan, Irma Gonzalez
Ms. Irma Gonzalez Galvan was born Brownsville, Texas in 1941 and moved with her family to Houston’s 2nd Ward when she was a young child. Here, she learned to cook from a neighbor and began preparing...
Captain Roy Murray, Jr. began his maritime career with U.S. Merchant Marine before WWII. He sailed on cargo vessels during the war and became a captain at 25 years old. He came to the Port of Houston in...
Born in 1915, A. G. Domingue was raised in Carencro in a farming family. He began working as a roustabout for Superior Oil Company the summer before his senior year of high school in 1934. Although he...
Lyle Mellington was born in 1925 near Sedan, Kansas, the southern part of the state. His father was a pumper in the oilfields and moved the family to Oklahoma when Mellington was about 10 years old. He...
Thorjussen, Terge "Ted"
Ted Thorjussen is a native of Oslo, Norway. He started in the ship-broker business, then came to the U.S. for work, and later joined the U.S. Navy. He moved to Houston in 1970 and worked for a ship-broker,...
Pradeep Anand came to Houston from Bombay in 1978. Born in 1950, his grandparents and ancestors were originally from Tamil Nadu. He attended a private Catholic school in his youth and trained as an engineer...
Vol. 5 No. 2
Two men are in the foreground are racing , with a group of onlookers in the back. Taken at McCoy's Ranch, an old ranch where the stage always stopped before there were any railroads.
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