Houston Remembers World War II Vol. 2, No. 2 – Spring 2005 Download PDF Letter from the Editor 2 Memorials and Memories by Joseph A. Pratt 8 The Cruiser Houston Peacetime Icon, Wartime Martyr by Jim Saye 11 Reinventing Houston: Mexican Americans of the World War II Generation by Maggie Rivas-Rodriguez 14 Facing History-CREW: The men […]
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Robert L. Waltrip founded the National Museum of Funeral History in 1992 in order to “educate the public and preserve the heritage of death care.” Waltrip’s family founded the Heights Funeral Home in Houston, Texas, and Waltrip became director upon his father’s untimely death. He expanded the business, Service Corporation International, into what is today […]
To read the full text of this article by Jim Saye that appeared in the Spring 2005 issue of Houston History, download the pdf version.
Houston Remembers World War II Vol. 2, No. 2 (Spring 2005) Download PDF Letter from Editor Joe Pratt AT WAR Memorials and Memories By Joseph A. PrattThe Cruiser Houston: Peacetime Icon,Wartime Martyr By Jim SayeReinventing Houston: Mexican Americans of the World War II GenerationBy Maggie Rivas-RodriguezFacing History – CREW: The Men of the USS Texas […]