Gonzales immediately began looking for more of Zindlers photos. I looked on the microfilm, and sure enough there were some great dramatic photos that Marvin had taken, he says. When we think of Houston in the 50s, maybe we think of the Shamrock [Hilton Hotel], and its growing into a boomtown, but this provides a different look at the seedier side of Houston in the early 50s through the eyes of Marvin Zindler. Back then, the city was known as the murder capital of the nation. It had a very high crime rate, and Marvin was right in the middle of it. Theres an opening reception 6 to 8 p.m. on March 24. Regular viewing hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. Through August 13. 1324 West Clay. For information, call 713-522-4652 or visit www.printingmuseum.org. Free.
Tuesdays-Saturdays. Starts: March 24. Continues through Aug. 13, 2011