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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...
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....
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...
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...
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...
Downtown Houston (1860's-70's)
Unidentified buildings in the early years of downtown Houston.
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.
"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...
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,...
African-American magnolia seller
Photograph of a printed engraving of an African-American magnolia seller, a common sight in Houston at the time. One of six sketches made in Houston by an artist who was accompanying journalist Edward...
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.
Second opening of Houston Ship Channel viewed from docked ship (black and white)
This photograph appears to have been taken on board a ship docked at the Port of Houston. On the right, the smokestack of a nearby boat is visible. On the left, through the ship's masts, a dock and several...
Brownie drinking fountain
A bronze statue of an elf named Brownie installed as a drinking fountain in a rock-lined space in Sam Houston Park. In 1968, after years spent in storage, Brownie found an honored place in the Children's...
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