At least five million Chinese civilians from northern China and Manchukuo were enslaved between 1935 and 1941 by the East Asia Development Board or Koain for work in mines and war industries After 1942 the number reached 10 million in Java between 4 and 10 million romusha (Japanese: "manual labourers") were forced to work by the Japanese military About 270,000 of these Javanese labourers were sent to other Japanese-held areas in South East Asia and only 52,000 were repatriated to Java, Johnson Space Center 1989 Venues across Houston regularly host local and touring rock blues country dubstep and Tejano musical acts While Houston has never been widely known for its music scene Houston hip-hop has become a significant independent music scene that is influential nationwide Houston is the birthplace of the chopped and screwed remixing-technique in Hip-hop which was pioneered by DJ Screw from the city Other notable Hip-hop artists in the area include Geto Boys Chamillionaire Travis Scott & Megan Thee Stallion. ; .
Obesity policy Lumber became a large part of the port's exports with merchandise as its chief import the Houston Post was established in 1880 the Houston Chronicle followed on August 23 of that year Former U S President Ulysses Grant came to Houston to celebrate the opening of the Union Station which had rail links with New Orleans Fifth Ward residents threatened to secede from Houston because they felt they already had been separated an iron drawbridge built in 1883 pacified them and they did not secede in 1887 the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word established a hospital that would become St Joseph Hospital. . Golden Triangle Vaccinations Others follow the British historian A.J.P Taylor who held that the Sino-Japanese War and war in Europe and its colonies occurred simultaneously and the two wars merged in 1941 This article uses the conventional dating Other starting dates sometimes used for World War II include the Italian invasion of Abyssinia on 3 October 1935 the British historian Antony Beevor views the beginning of World War II as the Battles of Khalkhin Gol fought between Japan and the forces of Mongolia and the Soviet Union from May to September 1939, Adjacent to the Texas Medical Center is the Museum District which is home to most of the city's major museums: the Museum of Fine Arts Houston; the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston; the Cullen Sculpture Garden; the Houston Museum of Natural Science; the Holocaust Museum Houston; the Children's Museum of Houston; Lawndale Art Center; the Houston Zoo; the John P McGovern Museum of Health & Medical Science; and the Menil Collection Approximately 4 million people visit institutions in the Museum District every year.; Roadways The original building of the Museum of Fine Arts Houston designed by William Ward Watkin was opened in 1924 it was the first art museum built in Texas and the third in the South the museum building has continued to evolve throughout the years Cullinan Hall designed by Mies van der Rohe in the International style opened in 1958 in the 1970s that addition received an addition also designed by van der Rohe Both additions were statements of modern architecture using an abundance of glass and steel, General aviation airports for fixed-wing aircraft outside of Houston include:, Samuel B Maxey settled in and practiced law in Paris Lamar County. .