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Seth Morris was one of the architects for the Astrodome at the firm of Wilson, Morris, Crain and Anderson. He was also the coordinator of the contractors, architects, engineers and county. In this interview his wife, Susie Morris, shares some of her…

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Letter from J. P. Mueller, Associated for Harris County Domed Stadium, and Lloyd & Morgan, Wilson, Morris, Crain & Anderson, to Alan Farnsworth, Lott-Drake

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Letter from Robert J. Minchew, Lloyd et al, to Mr. Alan Farnsworth, Lott et al

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Letter from S. I. Morris Jr., Lloyd et al, to County Judge Bill Elliott

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Letter from W. A. Kirkland, Chairman, Board of Park Commissioners, to Roy Hofheinz

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Letter from Gail Whitcomb, Houston Livestock Show, to County Judge Bill Elliott

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Letter from Ralph A. Anderson, Lloyd et al, to Alan Farnsworth, Lott-Drake

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Letter from Paul S. Visher, Deputy, Assistant Secretary of Defense

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STEAM TURBINE RIGHT BACKGROUND POWERING COMPRESSOR JUST BEHIND CONTROL PANEL. - Houston Astrodome, 8400 Kirby Drive, Houston, Harris County, TX

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Judge Hofheinz on stage before microphone. Other dignitaries on stage. Model of dome in front of Hofheinz.

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The Astrodome was the world's first domed sports stadium, located in Houston, Texas. It was designed by the architecture firms of Hermon Lloyd & W. B. Morgan, and Wilson, Morris, Crain and Anderson. It was completed in November 1964. Arthur E. Jones,…