Monthly Archives: June 2014

What’s That?

I apologize for yet another post about Founder’s Court. But I just can’t help it. I was interested in those hedges from yesterday so I began peering intently at the images in the Lovett Hall photo files to see what … Continue reading

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Hedges Around Founders Court

After reading the comments on yesterday’s post I went back and took a second look at the pictures. I have now learned quite a bit about various military uniforms, which is one of those things that might actually turn out … Continue reading

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The 1961 NROTC Unit Review with a Big Surprise

Late post tonight–I was screwing around looking at pictures I took during the Centennial and I lost track of time. Rustling through the photo files this afternoon looking for military related images, I hit the jackpot with these. They are … Continue reading

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Cohen House Chairs and Their Descendants

An exceptionally alert reader pointed out to me the chairs in this Cohen House photo from last week: I was so fixated on the palm tree that I didn’t even notice them. They are, she correctly points out, the ancestors … Continue reading

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Friday Afternoon Follies: Slimes, 1929

I can’t decide who has it the worst here, but the look on the face of the guy in the middle is just delicious:  

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The Great Flood of 1935 and the Struggle to Get a Paper Out on Deadline

Yesterday somewhere in the far reaches of the internet I came upon this remarkable piece of film. Several minutes long, it shows downtown Houston during and just after the great flood of December, 1935. It’s well worth your time. Also … Continue reading

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Even More Palms, Plus Why I Love My Job: Reason Number Two

Here’s the picture I had planned for today. They apparently were seriously committed to the palm tree look for Cohen House back in the day, as there was yet another one on the other side of the building, right in … Continue reading

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