. Ross Perot former U.S presidential candidate born in Texarkana Bowie County The Mardi Gras shipwreck around the early-19th century about 35 miles off the coast of Louisiana in 4,000 feet (1220 meters) of water She is believed to have been a privateer or trader the shipwreck whose real identity remains a mystery lay forgotten at the bottom of the sea until it was discovered in 2002 by an oilfield inspection crew working for the Okeanos Gas Gathering Company (OGGC) in May 2007 an expedition led by Texas A&M University and funded by OGGC under an agreement with the Minerals Management Service (now BOEM) was launched to undertake the deepest scientific archaeological excavation ever attempted at that time to study the site on the seafloor and recover artifacts for eventual public display in the Louisiana State Museum As part of the project educational outreach Nautilus Productions in partnership with BOEM Texas A&M University the Florida Public Archaeology Network and Veolia Environmental produced a one-hour HD documentary about the project short videos for public viewing and provided video updates during the expedition Video footage from the ROV was an integral part of this outreach and used extensively in the Mystery Mardi Gras Shipwreck documentary. . Club League Sport Venue Built Capacity Obesity treatment, 11.3 Oil 2000 1,953,631 19.8% ethylene dibromide - cancer Texans in 1909 marked an icon of progress with the construction of the first skyscraper west of the Mississippi the 190-foot steel-frame skyscraper was the 14-story Praetorian Building housing the Praetorian Insurance Company Dallas became the regional headquarters of the Federal Reserve in 1914 strengthening its dominance of Texas banking the city had reached 260,000 population by 1929 when the effects of the Stock Market Crash hit Texas causing a sharp drop in the prices of oil cotton and cattle; growth came to a standstill. . . In early 1917 the War Department ordered two military installations to be built in Harris County: Camp Logan and Ellington Field the Army deployed a battalion of the all-black 24th Infantry Regiment to guard the construction site at Camp Logan Racial tension in the city rose as the black soldiers received hostile treatment in the racially segregated city Tensions flared into a full-blown riot in August 1917; the Camp Logan Riot resulted in the deaths of 15 whites (including 4 policemen) and 4 black soldiers and scores of additional injuries, Conquest Houston Texas Business Directory, General Electric operates an aeroderivative division facility on Jacintoport in unincorporated Harris County. Randall's Food Markets a subsidiary of Safeway Inc has its distribution center in unincorporated Harris County.
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