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Business at Twelfth street and University Avenue
Printed photograph of Huntsville, Texas showing the corner of Twelfth street and University Avenue. The corner building that houses several businesses is centered in the photograph. Poe and Wright's Photograph...
World War I homecoming parade (Main Street at Texas Avenue)
A formation of men in uniform march in the street through a crowd pressing in on their path. The photograph is labeled with writing that reads "Houston Welcomes 132nd F.A." The photograph appears to look...
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...
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...
Aerial view of downtown Houston from the west side (1927)
Aerial photograph of downtown Houston viewed from an elevated position west of Buffalo Bayou looking east. The Esperson Building, on Travis Street at Rusk Avenue, is prominent in the top center of the...
Tilted aerial view of downtown Houston (1927)
Aerial photograph of downtown Houston viewed from above Leeland Avenue and Fannin Street looking north. The expanse of downtown development in Houston can be seen in the photograph.
Panorama of downtown Houston (ca. 1911)
A panoramic view of downtown Houston. The photograph appears to be taken from an elevated position near Rusk Avenue, looking north along Main Street. The Rice Hotel and the Binz Building on Main are central...
Composite panorama of downtown Houston (ca. 1928)
A composite panoramic photograph of downtown Houston. The photograph appears to be taken from the top of a building at Prairie Avenue, looking south down the blocks between Fannin Street on the left and...
Hutchins House Hotel on Hutchin's Corner
Photograph of a printed engraving of "Hutchin's Corner," at the intersection of Franklin Avenue and Travis Street in Houston. The Hutchins House Hotel is prominent in the photograph.
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....
Toothbrush Drill at the Brackenridge School
Printed half-tone photograph of a group of unidentified children at the Brackenridge School standing in a semi-circle and participating in a toothbrush drill. An early phonograph with external horn is...
Southern Tire & Rubber Company in the Bryan Hall Building
The Bryan Hall building in Houston was located at 812 Fannin. Barber Plumbing Company is advertised on the right side of the storefront. The Southern Tire & Rubber Company is operating out of the left...
Painted Portrait of William Barrett Travis
Photograph of an artist's portrait of William Barrett Travis in a military uniform. Travis came to Texas in 1831, escaping a turbulent past in Alabama. He died as one of the defenders of the Alamo.
Congress Street east from Main Street
Photograph of a printed engraving of Houston from Main Street looking east down Congress Avenue. Pedestrians, horse-drawn carriages, and an electric streetcar are depicted in the scene.
Unidentified drilling derrick with trees
An unidentified oil field in Texas. A single tall drilling derrick stands twice the height of a tree nearby. A jumble of pipes and equipment is visible at the base of the derrick. A few other derricks...
Four unidentified oil rigs
Four drilling derricks at an unidentified oil field in Texas. Smoke drifts from the chimney of a work building on the left. The back of an automobile is visible at the left edge of the photograph.
Cartwright #18 blowing in under control
An early oil well in Texas. The photograph is labeled "Cartwright # 18 blowing in under control". Spray from the blow is heading horizontally away from the derrick where a stack of drill pipe is visible....
Bringing in the Lathrop Well #1
An early oil well in Gregg County, Texas. The photograph is labeled "Bringing in the Lathrop Well #1." A large group of unidentified men are gathered by the well derrick.
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"...
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...
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