A winter snow scene on Valentine's Day in front of the City Hall and Market House. The building was located at Travis Street and Prairie Avenue, on Market Square. Houston reported a record 20 inches of snow February 14-15, 1895.
The Houston Area Women's Center (HAWC) emerged from the Women's Information and Referral Exchange Service (WIRES) in 1977. HAWC provides resources to battered women in metropolitan Houston. In 1996, HAWC programs fell into three primary areas, Family Violence, Rape Crisis, and Community Education. This collection contains both color and black and white photographs of varying sizes and formats, which date from 1978 to 1995. The bulk of the collection chronicles the varied activities of the organization.
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