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Letter from Mrs. J. L. Brock to Mrs. B. J. Covington
(Museum of Houston and the Robert J. Terry Library at Texas Southern University, 1944-02-25)
The Texas Commission on Inter-Racial Co-operation was introduced into Texas from Georgia in the spring of 1920. The movement had its origin in an effort to alleviate conditions which rose in the South during the demobilization ...
(Museum of Houston and the Houston Metropolitan Research Center, 1940-01-01)
Aerial view of Texas City.
(Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries, 1947-04-19)
Oveta Culp Hobby, U.S. War Department idenification card
(Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University, 1944-08-29)
Oveta Culp Hobby (1905-1995) was a Houston-based business, media, military, and political leader during the 1940s-1980s. Mrs. Hobby was the first secretary of the U.S. Department of Health, Education ...
House in snow
(Museum of Houston and the Houston Metropolitan Research Center, 1940-01-22)
Texas City explosion on April 16, 1947
(Museum of Houston and the Houston Metropolitan Research Center, 1947-04-16)
At approximately 9:12 a.m. on the morning of April, 16, 1947 the Grandcamp cargo ship exploded triggering one of the worst industrial disasters in American history. The explosion was caused by a ...
Happy New Year, 1950 dinner menu
(Museum of Houston, 1949-12-31)
Easter program featuring Mischa Raginsky and his concert orchestra
(Museum of Houston, 1949-04-17)
Commencement Program for Graduating Class of 1948 at University of Southern California
(Museum of Houston, 1948)
Ira B. Bryant received a Doctor of Education degree from the University of Southern California. His dissertation was entitled "Administration of Vocational Education in Negro High Schools in Texas." Dr. Bryant did ...
Shamrock Room luncheon menu
(Museum of Houston, 1949-05-28)