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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...
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...
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...
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...
Elevated view of the 600 or 700 block of Main Street
An elevated view of Houston looking north on Main Street in the 600 or 700 block. Prominent in the photograph are the Rice Hotel on the left, and the Binz Building on the right, flanking the intersection...
Aerial map of Houston
Photograph of a printed engraving of a bird's eye view map of Houston. The view looks south from an elevated point north of Buffalo Bayou.
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...
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....
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...
"U.S. Revenue Cutter Windom" at first opening of Houston Ship Channel
The "U.S. Revenue Cutter Windom" is tied to the dock at the Port of Houston. Several smaller boats are moored in front of and behind the "Windom's" berth.
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.
"Houston Post-Dispatch" (May 22, 1927)
Image of the front page of a newspaper published by the "Houston Post-Dispatch" on May 22, 1927. The major headline refers to aviator Charles Lindbergh, who had landed the first transatlantic flight, from...
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"...
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....
"Houston Post" (April 3, 1917)
Image of the front page of a newspaper published by "The Houston Post" on April 3, 1917. Two days after an American merchant ship is sunk by a German submarine, these headlines reflect the sentiment in...
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...
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.
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.
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...
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