http://astrodomememories.org/items/browse?tags=grass+and+Astroturf&output=atom <![CDATA[Astrodome Memories]]> 2023-05-29T06:09:21+00:00 Omeka http://astrodomememories.org/items/show/2262 <![CDATA[Judge Curry inside the Astrodome]]> 2016-09-30T20:02:33+00:00

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Judge Curry inside the Astrodome

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Judge Curry inside of the Astrodome, the grass on the field being watered by sprinkler.

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Date

May, 1965

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Used by permission - no re-use. Contact the original copyright holder for permission to re-use this item.

Identifier

MSS0087-05928.100-4640N005

Source

MSS0087-05928.100-4640N005 Bert Brandt Photo Collection
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http://astrodomememories.org/items/show/2225 <![CDATA[Fisheye view of Maintenance Crew Vacuuming Astroturf]]> 2016-10-03T18:58:35+00:00

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Fisheye view of Maintenance Crew Vacuuming Astroturf

Description

A member of the Maintenance Crew at the Astrodome driving a small Tractor pulling industrial Vacuuming apparatus to clean the Astroturf. Taken with a Fisheye lens
Thursday May 3, 1984.

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Date

May, 1984

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Used by permission - no re-use. Contact the original copyright holder for permission to re-use this item.

Identifier

RGD006N1984-0942N019

Source

RGD006N1984-0942N019 Houston Post Photo Collection
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http://astrodomememories.org/items/show/2224 <![CDATA[Maintenance Crew Vacuuming Astroturf]]> 2016-09-21T17:24:49+00:00

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Maintenance Crew Vacuuming Astroturf

Description

A member of the Maintenance Crew at the Astrodome driving a small Tractor pulling industrial Vacuuming apparatus to clean the Astroturf. Thursday May 3, 1984.

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Date

May, 1984

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Used by permission - no re-use. Contact the original copyright holder for permission to re-use this item.

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RGD006N1984-0942N016

Source

RGD006N1984-0942N016 Houston Post Photo Collection
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http://astrodomememories.org/items/show/1436 <![CDATA["What a Wonder! What a Blunder!"]]> 2016-07-11T13:41:57+00:00

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"What a Wonder! What a Blunder!"

Date

circa 1965

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Copyright status or owner unknown – no re-use. Please contact the contributing institution if you are or have information about the copyright holder of this work.

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Henderson-B6-ARD-001
Henderson-B6-ARD-004

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jpg

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Henderson, Ed
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http://astrodomememories.org/items/show/1435 <![CDATA["Astrodomain Fact Sheet"]]> 2016-07-11T13:57:52+00:00

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Title

"Astrodomain Fact Sheet"

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Date

Undated

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Used by permission - no re-use. Contact the original copyright holder for permission to re-use this item.

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Henderson-B6-AL-001
Henderson-B6-AL-004

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pdf

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Henderson, Ed
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http://astrodomememories.org/items/show/1394 <![CDATA["Astroturf": Document and Astroturf sample]]> 2016-07-14T15:04:05+00:00

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Title

"Astroturf": Document and Astroturf sample

Date

circa 1966

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Copyright status or owner unknown – no re-use. Please contact the contributing institution if you are or have information about the copyright holder of this work.

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Henderson-B6-003r

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jpg

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Henderson, Ed
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http://astrodomememories.org/items/show/1341 <![CDATA["Astrodome: 8th Wonder of the World"]]> 2016-07-14T00:10:18+00:00

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Title

"Astrodome: 8th Wonder of the World"

Date

1966

Temporal Coverage

1966-01-01

License

Used by permission - no re-use. Contact the original copyright holder for permission to re-use this item.

Rights Holder

Houston Sports Association

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Henderson-B7-015a ; Henderson-B7-015o

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pdf

Item Contributor

Henderson, Ed
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http://astrodomememories.org/items/show/1266 <![CDATA[Column, "Shlenker" tired of Dome Complaints," Houston Post]]> 2016-07-22T22:31:27+00:00

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Column, "Shlenker" tired of Dome Complaints," Houston Post

Creator

Date

10/19/1975

Temporal Coverage

1975-10-19

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Used by permission - no re-use. Contact the original copyright holder for permission to re-use this item.

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Houston Chronicle. Used with permission

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Henderson-B5-071

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jpg

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Henderson, Ed
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http://astrodomememories.org/items/show/1218 <![CDATA["Astrodome Facts and Figures"]]> 2016-07-23T03:30:18+00:00

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Title

"Astrodome Facts and Figures"

Date

1965

Temporal Coverage

1965-01-01

License

Used by permission - no re-use. Contact the original copyright holder for permission to re-use this item.

Identifier

Henderson-B5-013

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jpg

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Henderson, Ed
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http://astrodomememories.org/items/show/628 <![CDATA[Astroturf Square]]> 2016-08-27T16:21:30+00:00

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Title

Astroturf Square

Date

Undated

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Vaught-003

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jpg

Item Contributor

Vaught, Bill
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http://astrodomememories.org/items/show/627 <![CDATA[Printout of Email to Bill Vaught]]> 2016-08-27T16:18:00+00:00

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Title

Printout of Email to Bill Vaught

Creator

Contributor

Date

02/21/014

Temporal Coverage

2014-02-21

License

Used by permission - no re-use. Contact the original copyright holder for permission to re-use this item.

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Vaught-004

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pdf

Item Contributor

Vaught, Bill
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http://astrodomememories.org/items/show/350 <![CDATA[Letter to Alan Farnsworth, Lott-Drake]]> 2016-07-09T17:54:54+00:00

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Title

Letter to Alan Farnsworth, Lott-Drake

Description

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

Publisher

Harris County

Date

05/06/1963

Temporal Coverage

1963-05-06

License

Harris County record made available under the Texas Public Information Act.

Identifier

HCA-Elliott_Ltr_Grass_19630506_1446X36

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pdf
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http://astrodomememories.org/items/show/120 <![CDATA[Photograph, Astrodome, Perspective Looking Southwest From Field Level]]> 2016-06-30T03:28:09+00:00

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Photograph, Astrodome, Perspective Looking Southwest From Field Level

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PERSPECTIVE LOOKING SOUTHWEST FROM FIELD LEVEL. WORKER IN FOREGROUND IS STITCHING TOGETHER ASTROTURF FOR FOOTBALL GAMES. - Houston Astrodome, 8400 Kirby Drive, Houston, Harris County, TX

Creator

Date

2004

Temporal Coverage

2004-01-01

License

Public Domain Mark: http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/mark/1.0/

Identifier

HAER TX-108-14

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Physical Dimensions

5 x 7

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jpg
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http://astrodomememories.org/items/show/29 <![CDATA[Film Footage of Television News Segments from 1965]]> -- {Title not provided}, Date: No date: Footage of a courtroom; Leslie Douglas Ashley is shown.
-- Dome Grass Paint, Date: " / /65": Footage of men spraying paint onto the field of the Astrodome.
-- Ashley, Date: " / /65": Brief footage of a man being asked his return trip from Atlanta, Georgia; Interview with an unidentified man about Leslie Douglas Ashley: whether an insane person can waive any rights or is entitled to an attorney, and was Ashley legally extradited from Georgia by the sheriff’s deputies of Wharton County.
-- Duke and Dutchess, Date: " / /65": The Duke and Duchess of Windsor (Prince Edward and Wallis Simpson) visit Houston; Prince Edward is shown exiting a Rolls Royce parked on a runway in front of an airplane, shaking hands with an unidentified man, and then being escorted through a small group of people.
-- {Title not provided}, Date: No date: Footage of a pair of women checking voter registrations as well as scenes of people entering polling booths.
-- Hoffeinz, Date: " / /65": Footage of a small press conference; Roy Hofheinz discusses efforts to bring the National Football League to Houston and cooperation with the HAS (Houston Sports Association).
-- Bud Adams, Date: " / /65": Bud Adams describes the financial reasons behind moving the Houston Oilers to Rice Stadium.
-- {Title not provided}, Date: No date: A woman sits on a couch in a dressing room with three men, admiring the clothes one is showing her; footage of Leslie Douglas Ashley in a courtroom.
-- Delarch-Killer, Date: " / /65": Donald David is interviewed about whether he had been mistreated at any time between being picked up by police and brought into the station; he is also asked what he did after leaving his wife in a car in North Harris, but an unseen speaker interrupts to fend off questions about the offense; footage jumps to a scene of a policeman scrutinizing the ground by a light pole.
-- Cold March Days, Date: " / /65": A man in a lab coat slowly rakes the slide of a handgun; a uniformed police officer standing outside a small brick house; inside the house, a detective investigates different rooms.]]>
2020-06-01T21:55:20+00:00

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Title

Film Footage of Television News Segments from 1965

Description

-- {Title not provided}, Date: No date: Footage of an airplane flying overheard; two men manning some electronic devices; footage of mining/excavation set-ups and men digging in a cave; an unidentified investor in the Salado treasure hunt is interviewed and expresses his faith in the project; two women being filmed leaving a building, shaking hands with an older man on the sidewalk; interview with the two women.
-- {Title not provided}, Date: No date: Footage of a courtroom; Leslie Douglas Ashley is shown.
-- Dome Grass Paint, Date: " / /65": Footage of men spraying paint onto the field of the Astrodome.
-- Ashley, Date: " / /65": Brief footage of a man being asked his return trip from Atlanta, Georgia; Interview with an unidentified man about Leslie Douglas Ashley: whether an insane person can waive any rights or is entitled to an attorney, and was Ashley legally extradited from Georgia by the sheriff’s deputies of Wharton County.
-- Duke and Dutchess, Date: " / /65": The Duke and Duchess of Windsor (Prince Edward and Wallis Simpson) visit Houston; Prince Edward is shown exiting a Rolls Royce parked on a runway in front of an airplane, shaking hands with an unidentified man, and then being escorted through a small group of people.
-- {Title not provided}, Date: No date: Footage of a pair of women checking voter registrations as well as scenes of people entering polling booths.
-- Hoffeinz, Date: " / /65": Footage of a small press conference; Roy Hofheinz discusses efforts to bring the National Football League to Houston and cooperation with the HAS (Houston Sports Association).
-- Bud Adams, Date: " / /65": Bud Adams describes the financial reasons behind moving the Houston Oilers to Rice Stadium.
-- {Title not provided}, Date: No date: A woman sits on a couch in a dressing room with three men, admiring the clothes one is showing her; footage of Leslie Douglas Ashley in a courtroom.
-- Delarch-Killer, Date: " / /65": Donald David is interviewed about whether he had been mistreated at any time between being picked up by police and brought into the station; he is also asked what he did after leaving his wife in a car in North Harris, but an unseen speaker interrupts to fend off questions about the offense; footage jumps to a scene of a policeman scrutinizing the ground by a light pole.
-- Cold March Days, Date: " / /65": A man in a lab coat slowly rakes the slide of a handgun; a uniformed police officer standing outside a small brick house; inside the house, a detective investigates different rooms.

Creator

Date

1965

Temporal Coverage

1965-01-01

License

Used by permission - limited re-use. Contact the contributing institution for permission to re-use this item.

Rights Holder

Houston Public Library, Houston Metropolitan Research Center, hplemail.reference@houstontx.gov

Identifier

RGD033-6502-06

Source

KHOU-TV Film Box 6502, Reel 6

Moving Image Item Type Metadata

Digital Format

mp4
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http://astrodomememories.org/items/show/26 <![CDATA[Film Footage of Television News Segments from September, 1965]]> -- Dome, Date: "09/09/65": Footage of interior of the Houston Astrodome being set up for a football game with grass being seeded and lines painted on the field.
-- {Title not provided}, Date: No date: Footage of people approaching a polling location and various roadside campaign signs for state senator and state representative positions.
-- Coast Guard @ Sabine Pass, Date: "09/09/65": Footage of men doing office work at the Duty Office at the coast Guard’s Sabine Station as well as scenes of tugboats at work, Coast Guard boats patrolling the river, and docked ships.
-- Tulsa Football, Date: "09/10/65": Footage of football players for the University of Tulsa at practice.
-- Dome Seats, Date: "09/10/65": Footage of some of the Astrodome’s field dug up and tracks along which the lower seating areas could be moved.]]>
2020-06-01T21:52:47+00:00

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Title

Film Footage of Television News Segments from September, 1965

Description

-- Cemetary, Date: "09/03/65": Footage of gravestones in the Houston Pet Cemetery.
-- Dome, Date: "09/09/65": Footage of interior of the Houston Astrodome being set up for a football game with grass being seeded and lines painted on the field.
-- {Title not provided}, Date: No date: Footage of people approaching a polling location and various roadside campaign signs for state senator and state representative positions.
-- Coast Guard @ Sabine Pass, Date: "09/09/65": Footage of men doing office work at the Duty Office at the coast Guard’s Sabine Station as well as scenes of tugboats at work, Coast Guard boats patrolling the river, and docked ships.
-- Tulsa Football, Date: "09/10/65": Footage of football players for the University of Tulsa at practice.
-- Dome Seats, Date: "09/10/65": Footage of some of the Astrodome’s field dug up and tracks along which the lower seating areas could be moved.

Creator

Date

Sept. 1965

Temporal Coverage

1965-09-01

License

Used by permission - limited re-use. Contact the contributing institution for permission to re-use this item.

Rights Holder

Houston Public Library, Houston Metropolitan Research Center, hplemail.reference@houstontx.gov

Identifier

RGD033-6501-11

Source

KHOU-TV Film Box 6501, Reel 11

Moving Image Item Type Metadata

Digital Format

mp4
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http://astrodomememories.org/items/show/25 <![CDATA[Film Footage of Television News Segments from July and August, 1965]]> -- U/Tex Girls Clothes, Date: "07/28/65": Men examine clothing samples collected as evidence; a policeman surrounded by a crowd of students.
-- Dome Grass Lay-In, Date: "07/05/65": Interior footage of the large stadium floor covered with grass.
-- Honduras, Date: "08/01/65": Footage taken inside of a church during a meeting with several people present.
-- Grand Jury, Date: "08/02/65": Interview with a man about problems with bondsman and the need for regulation.
-- U.T. Library Fire, Date: "08/09/65": Footage of people going through the burnt remains and water-damaged items after the fire. Footage is upside down.
-- Big Cat Williams Jailed, Date: "08/13/65": Three men standing and talking.]]>
2020-06-01T21:51:46+00:00

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Title

Film Footage of Television News Segments from July and August, 1965

Description

-- Delarch Killer, Date: "07/06/65": An interview with Donald David, the man accused of killing a cop, explaining his whereabouts before being captured; Mr. David indicates that his life had been threatened by one of the police officers. Related to footage on reels RGD033-X1-08 ; RGD033-6501-07 ; RGD033-6502-06
-- U/Tex Girls Clothes, Date: "07/28/65": Men examine clothing samples collected as evidence; a policeman surrounded by a crowd of students.
-- Dome Grass Lay-In, Date: "07/05/65": Interior footage of the large stadium floor covered with grass.
-- Honduras, Date: "08/01/65": Footage taken inside of a church during a meeting with several people present.
-- Grand Jury, Date: "08/02/65": Interview with a man about problems with bondsman and the need for regulation.
-- U.T. Library Fire, Date: "08/09/65": Footage of people going through the burnt remains and water-damaged items after the fire. Footage is upside down.
-- Big Cat Williams Jailed, Date: "08/13/65": Three men standing and talking.

Creator

Date

July-Aug. 1965

Temporal Coverage

1965-01-01

License

Used by permission - limited re-use. Contact the contributing institution for permission to re-use this item.

Rights Holder

Houston Public Library, Houston Metropolitan Research Center, hplemail.reference@houstontx.gov

Identifier

RGD033-6501-09

Source

KHOU-TV Film Box 6501, Reel 9

Moving Image Item Type Metadata

Digital Format

mp4
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http://astrodomememories.org/items/show/6 <![CDATA[Developed 30 degree segment of roof framing and skylight layout]]> 2020-12-31T09:44:02+00:00

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Title

Developed 30 degree segment of roof framing and skylight layout

Description

Architectual drawing of planned skylight segment of the Domed Stadium

Date

3/5/1963

Temporal Coverage

1963-03-05

License

Harris County record made available under the Texas Public Information Act.

Identifier

http://cdm15978.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15978coll7/id/6

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Digital Format

jpg
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