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Hugo & Schmeltzer on the Alamo Convent Property
The Hugo & Schmeltzer addition to the Alamo convent property, located in San Antonio, Texas.
Alamo Convent Property
The Alamo convent property was located in San Antonio, Texas. The Hugo & Schmeltzer addition is adjacent to the church building. The street scene also shows horse-drawn trolleys, horse-drawn carriages...
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...
1000 block of Texas Avenue between Fannin and San Jacinto Street
A view looking west onto the 1000 block Texas Avenue from between Fannin Street and San Jacinto Street. Automobiles, pedestrians and an electric trolley car are visible.
Star on top of San Jacinto Monument
A view of the San Jacinto Monument displaying the prominent star at the top.
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...
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.
Houston Golf Club in Front of Clubhouse
A group of unidentified men and boys, both white and African-American, stands on the steps of the Houston Golf Club clubhouse. The club was built on 45 acres of land leased from Rice Institute, and located...
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.
Central Fire Station (early 1920s)
Four unidentified men sit in the motorized fire chief's car at the entrance of the Central Fire Station. Two more men stand in the garage doorway. A fire extinguisher is mounted on the running board of...
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...
Firefighters with firefighting equipment (c. 1921)
The Central Fire Station in Houston was located at the corner of Texas Avenue and San Jacinto Street. Firemen in uniform pose with a horse-drawn hook and ladder truck. Three horses are hitched to the front...
Decorated doorway and balcony
A building features the phrase "San Jacinto Trust Company" embossed above the doorway, as well as a mural depicting a pioneer scene with covered wagon.
1000 block of Texas Avenue at Fannin Street
A view looking west onto Texas Avenue from between Fannin Street and San Jacinto Street. Horse-drawn carriages and a railcar are visible in the photograph.
Sweeney & Coombs Opera House
The Sweeney & Coombs Opera House, opened in 1890, was located on Fannin Street, opposite the Court House. The block is bounded by San Jacinto, Congress, Fannin, and Preston streets.
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