A thumb-nail history of the city of Houston, Texas, from its founding in 1836 to the year 1912 Page: 136
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136 A THUMB-NAIL HISTOaY OF
From that time until 1908 no further attempt
was made to build cotton or textile mills here. However,
in 1908, the Oriental Textile Mills were established,
and this institution now ranks among the
largest and most successful textile mills in the
At the close of the war there were several small
wagon and vehicle manufacturing concerns established
here, and there were also one or two planing
mills and sash factories. The planing mills and
sash factories of Bering
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Young, Samuel Oliver. A thumb-nail history of the city of Houston, Texas, from its founding in 1836 to the year 1912, book, 1912; Houston, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth24649/m1/152/: accessed September 26, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .