This story begins in 1886, thousands of miles away in the Ukrainian town of Korostyshiv in the Russian Empire, when Leebe Shaikovich, like many others before and after him, left his family behind to immigrate to the United States. The result was a retail legacy that spanned nine decades.
Tag Archives | 1900 Storm
J. P. Bryan discusses his collecting efforts, what inspired his love for history, and his dreams for the new Bryan Museum.
Houston History published by the Welcome Wilson Houston History Collaborative and the Center for Public History at the University of Houston hosted a panel to explore our region’s hurricane history and, the effort to provide relief to the thousands of people displace by Hurricane Katrina. Done as part of the Harris County Public Library’s Gulf Coast […]
Hurricanes Vol. 5, No. 3 (Summer 2008) Download PDF Letter from Editor 4 Reader’s Forum: Sept 1900 Monday Night 6 Eyes of Storms by Joseph Pratt, Editor-in-Chief 8 The 1915 Hurricane: Texas Tempest by Jim Saye 20 Racer’s Storm: The Benchmark Hurricane of 1837 by James L. Glass 28 Culture High and Low: […]
To read the full text of this article by William Kellar that appeared in the Summer 2008 issue of Houston History, download the pdf version.
To read the full text of this article by Ernesto Valdes that appeared in the Summer 2008 issue of Houston History, download the pdf version.