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Unidentified oil well fire
An unidentified oil well fire. A billowing column of flame and smoke rises from the fire as a pair of unidentified men stand behind a small barrier. Shielded from the flames, they are spraying water off...
Two unidentified oil rigs with horses and men
An unidentified oil field in Texas. Two drilling derricks are visible in the picture and several unidentified men are standing at the base of the derrick in the foreground. Numerous teams of horses stand...
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...
Unidentified Gathering in front of the San Leon Motel
A large group of unidentified people poses by the entrance of the San Leon Motel. The men are dressed in uniform and are standing behind and among the women in the group. The first row is seated and includes...
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...
Five unidentified oil rigs
Five oil drilling derricks at an unidentified oil field. A stack of drill pipe is visible in the foreground next to the closest derrick.
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.
Unidentified oil rigs with shrubbery
An unidentified oil field near Houston. A number of drilling derricks are scattered among the trees and shrubs. A work building on the left side of the site is painted with the name "Texas Company." The...
Unidentified oil rigs
An unidentified oil field near Houston with a large concentration of drilling derricks.
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....
World War I homecoming parade (unidentified street)
A group of men in military uniform gathers on the edge of an unidentified city street for a World War I homecoming parade. The street is crowded with cars--both parked and driving--and people line the...
World War I homecoming parade (unidentified intersection)
Cars are stopped in multiple directions at an unidentified Houston street intersection. A horse-drawn water wagon is stopped in front of one line of cars. A few cars travel in the opposite direction and...
Horse-drawn water wagon
An unidentified man poses in the driver's seat of a horse-drawn water wagon. A second unidentified man stands on the sidewalk. A row of buildings line the street in the background.
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...
Firefighter with firefighting equipment (c. 1921)
The Central Fire Station in Houston was located at the corner of Texas Avenue and San Jacinto Street. An unidentified fireman in uniform stands at the front of a motorized hook and ladder truck. Two unidentified...
Brazos Hotel Annex
The Brazos Hotel Annex was located on Washington Avenue (Preston Avenue) in the 600 block near Smith Street. Signage indicates that Hurd's Railway Land Office was a major occupant of the building. Unidentified...
Construction of an unidentified towering building
The steel skeleton of an unidentified building under construction rises above an older four story building in Houston.
Gazebo in unidentified park
An unidentified park with a small gazebo and simple wooden benches arranged along the walking path.
People fishing off of dam at an unidentfied bayou
An unidentified bayou, with a man-made dam constructed of logs, provides a place for a group of unidentified people to fish. A steel bridge crossing the bayou is also visible.
Unidentified swimming hole
A group of boys lounge on the bank of an unidentified swimming hole.
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