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Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Legan World War I Photographs

Identifier: MSS 0433
Scope and Contents The Legan World War I Photographs contains black and white photographs of locations, individuals, and propaganda from the First World War. Photographs 1-50 are 5x7" black and white prints documenting the First World War. These photographs show locations in France, including Aisne, Alsace, Arras, Marne, Paris, Reims, Somme, and Verdun. Scenes include trenches, artillery, soldiers, city halls, chateaus, churches, cathedrals, towns, and landscapes. Many feature dramatic destruction....
Dates: approximately 1914-1918, and undated

Ray Wood Papers

Identifier: MSS 0008
Scope and Contents The main focus of the collection is upon Wood's years as a columnist for the Houston Chronicle and is rich in folklore verses. A small segment of the collection deals with the earlier years of his life. The collection should have special appeal for social-cultural historians and students of literature and folklore. A portion of the collection consists of World War II Associated Press photographs. Another portion, consisting of a large but incomplete file of...
Dates: 1889-1969; Majority of material found within 1950-1969

Thelma Smith Photographs

Identifier: MSS 0450
Scope and Contents This collection contains 42 photographs featuring 29 distinct images. They date from the early to mid-1900s. There are family photographs, as well as images of men in military uniform and at work in the oil fields. Several of the oil field photographs are identified as relating to "where the Fondlen Boiler Blew Up" in Humble in April 1908. Other photographs show groups behind counters where drinks would be served. Named locations include Weingarten's on Preston Avenue (1947), Joe's Place, Sue's...
Dates: early 1900s to 1940s
The African American Library at the Gregory School
1300 Victor Street
Houston, Texas 77019
Houston Metropolitan Research Center
Houston Public Library
550 McKinney St.
Houston, Texas 77002