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Painted portrait of Dick Dowling
Photograph of a printed reproduction of an oil painting of Dick Dowling, an Irishman from Houston and Confederate Army war hero, in uniform with descriptive caption. At the time of his death from yellow...
Original Plan of Houston map
Photograph of a reproduction of a map created by Gail Borden, who was commissioned by the Allen brothers to produce a map of the city. The "Original Plan of Houston" shows a city hugging Buffalo Bayou...
Map of Houston
Photograph of a printed engraving from the "Texas World" newspaper depicting Houston as the hub of manufacturing and distributing for Texas. Shipping lines and numerous railroads are shown branching out...
Oil field in Humble
Artist's landscape drawing depicting a large concentration of drilling derricks in an oil field in Humble, Texas, seventeen miles north of Houston.
Ima Hogg on a horse-drawn carriage-float
Ima Hogg and an unidentified woman are seated in a horse-drawn carriage, decorated with flowers for the Tekram parade, part of Houston's No-Tsu-Oh festival. Two unidentified men sit atop horses on each...
Main Street from Franklin Street
Photograph of a printed engraving of Houston's Main Street looking south from Franklin Avenue. Horse-drawn carriages and pedestrians are depicted in the scene.
Grand Central Station/Depot
An active street scene in front of Houston's Grand Central Station Railroad Depot. Pedestrians walk along the sidewalk, while horses, carriages and electric streetcars are in the road.
Foley Brothers Store
A view of Houston's Main Street showing the east side of the 500 block. The Foley Brothers storefront at 507 Main is prominent in the center of the photograph. An early model automobile is parked at the...
Entrance to Westmoreland residential area
Entrance road into the Westmoreland residential area, Houston, TX. Ornamental stone pillars and a wrought-iron fence delineate the boundary of the development. Westmoreland was the first of Houston's new...
Houston Heights Hotel
The Heights Hotel was located on the northeast corner of 19th and Ashland in the Heights area of Houston. The building was built by Oscar Martin Carter in the late 1890s and later used as the Horne Sanatorium....
Ziegler and Company's cotton warehouses
Photograph of a printed engraving illustrating the port of Houston looking north from Allen's Landing across Buffalo Bayou. A side wheel paddle boat and barges towed by boats are all loaded with cotton....
South east downtown Houston (left half of illustration)
Photograph of the left half of a printed illustration of bird's eye view of Houston. The view looks out from the City Hall tower south and east across the rooftops of the expanse of downtown. Horse-drawn...
South east downtown Houston (right half of illustration)
Photograph of the right half of printed illustration of bird's eye view of Houston. The view looks out from the City Hall tower south and east across the rooftops of the expanse of downtown. Horse-drawn...
Flower arrangement representing Land of the Big Rich
Photograph of a flower arrangement by Mrs. J. W. Huggins of the Charleston, S.C. Garden Club. The arrangement interprets the city of Houston, "Land of The Big Rich," by using Scotch broom, gilded ivy leaves...
Early 20th Century Policeman in Uniform
D. M. Trimble stands inside of a decorated room, dressed in the Houston Policeman's uniform of the day. A club is held in one hand; no other weapon is visible. The city Ordinance that forced officers to...
Post Office and Water Works
Photograph of a printed engraving of the Houston Post Office. The building was completed on 1890 at the southeast corner of Franklin Avenue and Fannin Street.
Downtown Houston (1860's-70's)
Unidentified buildings in the early years of downtown Houston.
Photograph of a printed engraving of an African-American man working as an auctioneer's street hawker. One of six sketches made in Houston by an unknown artist in 1873. The artist accompanied journalist...
Downtown Houston west from the city hall tower
Photograph of a printed engraving of a view looking west from the City Hall tower of Houston across the rooftops of the expanse of the city. Horse-drawn transportation and pedestrians are depicted in the...
Photograph of a printed engraving of two African-American males racing their drays. One of six sketches made in Houston by an artist accompanying journalist Edward King of "Scribner's Monthly" in 1873,...
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