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Dinner menu for Mary McCarty performance
(Museum of Houston, 1950-12-04)
Gus S. Wortham portrait, inscribed from Wortham
(Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University, 1953-01-01)
Gus Sessions Wortham (1891-1976), businessman, civic leader, cattle rancher and philanthropist, served as chairman of the board and chief executive officer of American General for almost five decades. ...
Fiesta Night dinner menu with Hawaiian uke and flowers
(Museum of Houston, 1951-08-28)
Article entitled "History of Blue Triangle Branch"
(Museum of Houston and the Robert J. Terry Library at Texas Southern University, 1950-01-01)
Remains removed from house after Poe Elementary School explosion in 1959
(Museum of Houston and the Houston Metropolitan Research Center, 1959-09-15)
On the morning of September 15, 1959, Paul Harold Orgeron detonated a bomb at Poe Elementary School that killed three children, a teacher, a custodian and Mr. Orgeron. Nineteen other people were ...
Lecture "Architectural Traditions Appearing in the Earlier Buildings of the Rice Institute"
(Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University, 1950-01-01)
Architect William Ward Watkin (1886-1952) served as the first Supervising Architect for Rice Institute, overseeing the construction of the first campus buildings. Watkin also taught in Rice's ...
Women attending function at the Blue Triangle Branch of the YWCA
(Museum of Houston and the Robert J. Terry Library at Texas Southern University, 1950)