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Artistic depiction of City of Houston
Photograph of a printed engraving depicting Houston by French artist E. Therond. This engraving appears to be based on an 1840s sketch of Houston made by a British artist. This image appeared in "L'Illustration"...
Downtown Austin toward the State Capitol
A view of Austin, Texas, looking north on Congress Avenue toward the State Capitol building from near Fifth Street. The State Capitol building in this photograph was destroyed by fire November 9, 1881....
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...
"Houston Post" (May 6, 1910)
Image of the front page of a newspaper published by "The Houston Post" on April 22, 1910. Prominent headline in the top center of this newspaper announces the devastating earthquake in Cartago, Costa Rica....
City Hall and Market House
Photograph of a printed illustration that depicts the building shared by the Houston city government and the city market on Travis Street at Prairie Avenue. The building is shown in sketches dated as early...
"Houston Post" (April 22, 1910)
Image of the front page of a newspaper published by "The Houston Post" on April 22, 1910. Prominent headline in the top left of this newspaper announces the death of Mark Twain.
Houston Cotton Exchange
This view of the Cotton Exchange building includes the front and side of the building. The view also includes the street showing the presence of rails and wires for electric trolley cars. Architect Eugene...
Central Fire Station
The Central Fire Station was located at the corner of Texas Avenue and San Jacinto Street. This image shows the mix of motorized vehicles and horse-drawn equipment in use in the early 1920s.
Printed photograph of a building on the northeast corner of 19th and Ashland in the Heights area of Houston built by Oscar Martin Carter in the late 1890s. Originally the Heights Hotel, this photograph...
This two story brick building with attached structures was designed by architect Michael DeChaumes of Paris in 1857. The building was used for one of a succession of schools named The Houston Academy....
Capitol Hotel (late 1850s)
Photograph of a printed engraving of the Capitol Hotel in Houston, with porches on Main Street. (This is the "Richardson sketch" which appears in several histories of Texas. It appears to have been made...
Silver nitrate cure
Photograph of an advertisement printed in the "Houston Chronicle" that depicts a "before and after" treatment for cigarette smoking called the Silver Nitrate Cure. The advertisement uses pictures of an...
Extinguishing of a fire at the Stowers building on Main Street
The damage from a 1912 fire on Main Street in Houston. A caption on the photograph identifies the last standing wall from the seven story Stowers Building. Streams of water are still pointed at the smoking...
Curtiss Oriole airplane
An unidentified adult and child pose at the side of a Curtiss Oriole airplane. The following information was provided by a family member. The woman on the left is Nell Mc Donald Cox with her son, Seymour...
Curtiss Oriole airplane with pilot
A Curtiss Oriole airplane sits on the ground with a pilot at the controls. Several unidentified men and women stand by the plane. The following information is courtesy of a family member. Seymour Ernest...
First airplane pilot from Houston
L. L. Walker, hidden by a wing, sits at the controls of a Bleriot type airplane of his own design. Seven unidentified men stand around the plane. This photograph was taken at the start of Walker's attempt...
Probably Texas Avenue at Austin Street
A view of several houses in a developing neighborhood, probably located on Texas at Austin Street. Fences surrounded most houses at this time to keep flower beds from being trampled by wandering livestock....
Main street at Franklin Avenue
A view of Main Street at Franklin Avenue looking south. Automobiles can be seen stopped at the first traffic signal and parked along the side of the street. Intersecting tracks and overhead electric wires...
800 block of Main Street facing north at night
Night view of the 800 block of Main Street, looking north. The illuminated sign for Battelstein's department store is prominent on the left of the image. This photograph appears to be taken from the balcony...
Charlotte Baldwin Allen House
Charlotte Baldwin Allen, wife of Houston founder A. C. Allen, occupied this two story frame house located at 718 Main at Rusk Avenue. She occupied the home from its original construction in the 1850s until...
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