The Allen brothers’ mission to create a city where none had been before was fueled by the same philosophy that led to Houston’s long-term success: dream big, and do everything possible to realize your dreams. The realization of Houston and the Houston Ship Channel is a tale of promotion, ingenuity, and decades of dedicated effort […]
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Working the Houston Ship Channel: “Tote that barge! Lift that bale!”
By Debbie Harwell on October 31, 2014 in Archives, Business and Industry, Energy and Environment
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 […]
8-F and Many More: Business and Civic Leadership
By Debbie Harwell on March 17, 2010 in Houstonians, Politics
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