Archive for the 'History' Category

Birth of an Idea

From the Digital Services Department at the University of Houston, we have the Birth of An Idea, a compilation of images and vinyl recording by The University of Houston 1955 Yearbook staff .

Socialite Lynn Wyatt shares story of life, hardships

Always Fab! Thanks Jennifer.


ironchic713 gives us his “tribute to the greatest territory around, Houston Wrestling!” Thanks to Arturo for pointing this one out.

HAM Slice 20: Houston Civic Center

A little trivia this Tuesday about the Houston Civic Center courtesy of Houston Arts and Media.

A 1970s look at Harris County government

Some municipal history courtesy of Chron.com.

A look back at Rusk Elementary

Houston Arts and Media gives us a little Houston history for this Tuesday.

Houston: An Oil Town

A little history about Houston’s oil origins courtesy of Houston Arts and Media.

Terra Cotta Warriors at HMNS

I love this video because there is something “Chritopher Guest” about the actor’s approach. ┬áSomething wrong, yet so right.

In any case, go check out the Terra Cotta warriors at the Houston Museum of Natural Science so they can reach their 2 million visitors mark.

Video by way of the Chronicle.

HAM Slice 14: Mosquito Control

Houstonians have been searching for better ways to deal with the mosquito population from the city’s begining.

Video courtesy of Houston Arts and Media.

Black Diamond

A macabre souvenir of H-town history.  Courtesy of HAM (Houston Arts and Media).