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Developed 30 degree segment of roof framing and skylight layout

HCA-PID_Plat_Dome_nd_1503x33.pdf
Plat of the total 275.7982 acres for the Domed Stadium

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Survey of 3 tracts of land out of the P. W. Rose and J. Waters Surveysz

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Survey of 3 tracts of land out of the P. W. Rose and J. Waters Surveys

HCA-PID_Deed_Dome_v4579p411_19611205_1503x34.pdf
Deed for 20.6752 acres of land out of the P. W. Rose and J. Waters Survey

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Deed for 193.6894 acres of land out of the P. W. Rose and J. Waters Survey

HCA-PID_Deed_Dome_v5097p196_19621112_1503x34.pdf
Deed for 61.4378 acres of land out of the P. W. Rose Survey

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-- 3 Alarm Fire, Date: "01/ /65": Footage of the fire department responding to fire.
-- Arsonist, Date: "01/ /65": Footage of two men speaking in an office.
-- Carswell -City Council, Date: "01/ /65": City Council meeting in session with several…

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Preliminary drawing of the Astrodome, including proposed rodeo exhibition buildings and surrounding parking areas.

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A map of the Astrodome stadium seating. All the gates and entrances are listed are the map. Original is a black and white map.

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Astrodome color architectural rendering, exterior view, with trees in foreground

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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,…

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

HCA-Elliott_Ltr_CivilDefense_19620628_1446X39.pdf
Letter from Paul S. Visher, Deputy, Assistant Secretary of Defense

HCA-Elliott_Ltr_Grass_19630506_1446X36.pdf
Letter from Ralph A. Anderson, Lloyd et al, to Alan Farnsworth, Lott-Drake

HCA-Elliott_Ltr_HLSAgreement_19640305_1469X35.pdf
Letter from Gail Whitcomb, Houston Livestock Show, to County Judge Bill Elliott

HCA-Elliott_Ltr_ParkBoard_19601209_1446X10.pdf
Letter from W. A. Kirkland, Chairman, Board of Park Commissioners, to Roy Hofheinz

HCA-Elliott_Ltr_Progress_19620222_1446X39.pdf
Letter from S. I. Morris Jr., Lloyd et al, to County Judge Bill Elliott

HCA-Elliott_Ltr_Skylights_19630312_1446X33.pdf
Letter from Robert J. Minchew, Lloyd et al, to Mr. Alan Farnsworth, Lott et al

HCA-Elliott_Ltr_Turnstiles_19640103_1446X10.pdf
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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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…