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Exhibitors setting up displays in the Astrodome. Friday May 3, 1985.

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Exhibitors setting up displays in the Astrodome. Friday May 3, 1985.

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U. S. Home Corp. crews assembling modular homes for display during NAHB Convention in the Astrodome. Sunday January 20, 1985.

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U. S. Home Corp. crews assembling modular homes for display during NAHB Convention in the Astrodome. Sunday January 20, 1985.

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U. S. Home Corp. crews assembling modular homes for display during NAHB Convention in the Astrodome. Sunday January 20, 1985.

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Crane removing a section of a Modular house from the trailer of a Truck to be assembled by U.S. Home Corp. at the Astrodome. Sunday January 20, 1985.

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Modular houses being assembled overnight by U.S. Home Corp. at the Astrodome. Sunday January 15, 1984.

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Crane being used to assemble Modular houses by U.S. Home Corp. at the Astrodome. Sunday January 15, 1984.

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Truck delivering a section of a Modular house to be assembled by U.S. Home Corp. at the Astrodome. Sunday January 15, 1984.

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Modular houses being assembled overnight by U.S. Home Corp. at the Astrodome. Sunday January 15, 1984.

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Pick-up truck on the track for the Mud Bog race at a Destruction Derby and Thrill Show, in the Astrodome. Fans packing the stands in background. Friday January 13, 1984.

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Stunt car driving through a wall of fire at a Destruction Derby and Thrill Show, in the Astrodome. Friday January 13, 1984.

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Stuntman being dragged behind a car over a section of flaming track at a Destruction Derby and Thrill Show, in the Astrodome. Friday January 13, 1984.

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Track for the Mud Bog race at a Destruction Derby and Thrill Show, in the Astrodome. Fans packing the stands in background. Friday January 13, 1984.

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3 car crash with flames in the air at a Destruction Derby and Thrill Show, in the Astrodome. Friday January 13, 1984.

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Dar Robinson in front of a sign reading ook up at the gondola and let all-wish Dar Robinson a safe eath Lep being raised on a platform to the roof of the Dome during his eath Defyingleap from top of the Dome. Friday January 8, 1983.

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Dar Robinson being helped to the ground after his eath Defyingleap from top of the Dome. Friday January 8, 1983.

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Dar Robinson dangling from a cord in front of the Astrolite Screen during his eath Defyingleap from top of the Dome. Friday January 8, 1983.

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Dar Robinson just having leapt from a platform during his eath Defyingleap from top of the Dome. Friday January 8, 1983.

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Dar Robinson on raised platform at the top of the Dome preparing for his eath Defyingleap. Friday January 8, 1983.

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Dar Robinson preparing for his eath Defyingleap from top of the Dome. Friday January 8, 1983.

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Competitors being waved through at the finish line by an official with a checkered flag during Short-track motorcycle races at the Astrodome. Saturday February 5, 1983.

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Competitors just leaving the starting line during Short-track motorcycle races at the Astrodome. Saturday February 5, 1983.

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The advertising for Budweiser and Camel Lights Cigarettes on the stands at the Short-track motorcycle races at the Astrodome. Saturday February 5, 1983.

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Bathroom equipment exhibit by Kohler Co. at booth 4314 at the Houston Astrodome, during the National Association of Home Builders Convention. Monday January 24, 1983.

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Wide shot of the National Association of Home Builders opening ceremony at the Houston Astrodome. Tiered seating set up in front of a presentation stage. Booths behind the stage include, Sears, Shell, and General Electric. Saturday January 22, 1983.

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Speaker at the podium, during the National Association of Home Builders opening ceremony at the Houston Astrodome. Media in the front of the tiered seating in front of a stage. Saturday January 22, 1983.

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National Association of Home Builders opening ceremony at the Houston Astrodome. Tiered seating set up in front of a presentation stage. Booths behind the stage include, Sears, Shell, and General Electric. Saturday January 22, 1983.

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National Association of Home Builders opening ceremony at the Houston Astrodome. Tiered seating set up in front of a presentation stage. Booths behind the stage include, Sears, Shell, and General Electric. Saturday January 22, 1983.

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2 unidentified undercard Fighters during a bout at the ingleader Seriesboxing in Astrodome Monday July 11, 1983.

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2 unidentified undercard Fighters during a bout at the ingleader Seriesboxing in Astrodome Monday July 11, 1983.

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2 unidentified undercard Fighters during a bout at the ingleader Seriesboxing in Astrodome Monday July 11, 1983.

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2 unidentified undercard Fighters during a bout at the ingleader Seriesboxing in Astrodome Monday July 11, 1983.

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2 unidentified undercard Fighters during a bout at the ingleader Seriesboxing in Astrodome Monday July 11, 1983.

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One bike just reaching the top of a jump hill as another is just about to land on its rear wheel after taking the jump on the course track. The Astrodome, Sunday March 16, 1980.

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Motocross Bikes taking a flat corner, while a rider on the inside rear fails to make it as his bike tips to the side. The Astrodome, Sunday March 16, 1980.

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3 bikes in the air as they jump when reaching the top of a jump hill on the course track. Saturday March 15, 1980.

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Wide shot from the back of the Astrodome stands with those sitting to the sides in silhouette, with packed stands all around. Entire Motocross track is shown as a race is underway. Saturday March 15, 1980.

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Male athlete bursting through the finish line ahead of his competitors, during a print race Well-dressed dignitaries and officials standing at the side, at BrooksTrack Meet event in the Astrodome February 16, 1980.

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Wide shot of the interior of the Astrodome during Brooks Track Meet event. Sparse audience in attendance, in seating below electronic announcement boards. February 16, 1980.

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Female athletes just reaching the finish line, during a print raceat Track Meet event held in the Astrodome Friday February 16, 1980.

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Male Athlete launching himself into the air during the last section of the riple Jumpas 2 officials look on

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Low angle shot of Female athletes on a raised track, at the start of a race. Brooks Track Meet event held in the Astrodome February 16, 1980.

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Female athletes on a raised track, leaving the starting line, as the starter pistol is fired. Brooks Track Meet event held in the Astrodome February 16, 1980.

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Several bikes taking a corner during Motocross Races at the Astrodome. March 13, 1976.

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Bikes jumping over a bridge on the course of the Motocross Races at the Astrodome. March 13, 1976.

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Bikes going over and under a bridge on the course of the Motocross Races at the Astrodome. March 12, 1976.

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Several bikes taking a corner in front of a half-full audience stand during Motocross Races at the Astrodome. March 12, 1976. Official in center of course with white flag.

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Male athlete just reaching the finish line, with his arms raised in triumph, during a print raceat Track Meet event held in the Astrodome Friday February 12, 1971.

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Male Kansas state athlete throwing the Shot-put during a Track Meet event held in the Astrodome Friday February 13, 1970.

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Male athletes just about to reach the finish line during a print raceat Track Meet event held in the Astrodome Friday February 13, 1970.

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Wide shot of the interior of the Astrodome, during Track Meet event. Sparse audience in attendance, in seating below electronic announcement board. Second board with sign elcome to the Astrodome Eighth Wonder of the World Friday February 13, 1970.

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Male athletes sprint for the finish line during a istance raceat Track Meet event held in the Astrodome Friday February 13, 1970.

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This oral history recalls three generations of Astrodome memories. Wilbur Thompson worked as a parking cashier starting in the mid-1970's. He was at the Astrodome for Astros and Oilers games, as well as the Houston Rodeo and Livestock show, plus…

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Terry Ortiz recalls memories of getting married in the Astrodome before a game.

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John Buri recalls memories of his first time visiting the Astrodome and the numerous events he attended there after.

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WWF Wrestlemania X-Seven Event

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The Rice University baseball team. They are wearing their baseball uniforms and are sitting down in three lines in front of the stadium seats. There are a few people scattered throughout the stadium seats. Original resource is a black and white…

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-- Redistricting, Date: "01/28/72": Comments from three spokesmen about the re-districting plans for the area.
-- Silva Trial, Date: "01/28/72": Channel 11 reporter Jessica Savage at the Harris County Courthouse with details about the Silva murder…