Author Archive | Debbie Harwell

Vol. 12 No. 2 History Matters: 30th Anniversary of the Center for Public History Table of Contents

History Matters: 30th Anniversary of the Center for Public History Vol. 12, No. 2 (Spring 2015) Letter from Editor     Download Full PDF 2 A Thirty Year Journey- But Not Over By Martin V. Melosi 7 Uncovering the Story of Quality Hill, Houston’s First Elite Residential Neighborhood: A Detective on the Case By Sidonie Sturrock […]

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Working the Houston Ship Channel: “Tote that barge! Lift that bale!”

By Debbie Z. Harwell The success of the Houston Ship Channel and the Port of Houston is built on more than the determination of businessmen, however. Since its earliest days the city has acted as a magnet for people coming here to look for work, particularly in jobs associated with the ship channel and the […]

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Hermann Park Conservancy Exhibit

Hermann Park Conservancy has partnered with the Julia Ideson Library downtown and the Houston Public Library to present an exhibition that runs until July 26th honoring Hermann Park’s centennial. Objects on display from the Park’s history include original planning documents, maps, renderings, and photos that have come from the archives of Hermann Park Conservancy, the […]

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Volume 11, Number 2 Military Might

Military Might Vol. 11, No. 2 (Spring 2014) Download PDF       Letter from the Editor, Joe Pratt 2 A Sharp Fight By Andrew W. Hall and Edward T. Cotham Jr. 8 USS Texas BB-35, Boasting more “Firsts” than any Ship in the U.S. Navy By Johnathan Flerchinger 13 Discovering Maritime Monuments from World War I […]

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Volume 11 Number 3 Southeast Houston Table of Contents

  Southeast Houston: From Pastures to South Park to MLK Vol. 11, No. 3 (Summer 2014) Letter from Guest Editor Carroll Parrott Blue     Download Full PDF 2 Palm Center: A Window into Southeast Houston By Zachary Smith 8 The Kuhlmann Family: Planning Roots for Future Generations By Betty Trapp Chapman 13 Neglected Gully Gets Some […]

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