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Port of Houston, 1 of 2
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Identifier: e_bb_5038
Title: Port of Houston, 1 of 2
Description: Produced film promoting the Port of Houston, with a brief history of the port and its use by the cotton, wheat and oil industries. Contains footage of the "Steel Surveyor" ship pulling into port, a meeting of the Houston Port Commissioners, and the newly built Wharf 9. Credits include a list of the Board of Navigation and Canal Commissioners: Vernon Bailey (Director of Port Operations), W. F. Heavey (General Manager [Executive Director 1948-1952]), W. S. Bellows, W. L. Walker, Sewall Myer, Lawton E. Deats and Robert Hemphill. Color picture with sound. Ends abruptly, with a hole for synchronization that likely goes with part 2.
City: Houston
State: Texas
Country: United States
Date: circa 1964
Creator: Bailey, Bob (Producer/Photographer)
Source: Bailey (Bob) Studios Photographic Archive
Publisher: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
Box: 77/1.4
Format: Color film
Size: 16mm
Duration: 6 minutes, 11 seconds
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