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900 block of Texas Avenue between Milam and Travis Streets
A view looking east onto the 900 block Texas Avenue from between Milam Street and Travis Streets. The Rice Hotel is seen in the top left of the photograph and the Milby Hotel is on the right. Automobiles,...
600 block of Main Street facing south at Texas Avenue
A view looking south onto the 600 block of Main Street at Texas Avenue. Parked automobiles line both sides of the streets while other cars travel in both directions.
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....
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...
World War I homecoming parade (Main Street at Rusk Avenue)
A view of a World War I homecoming parade, looking south on Main Street from Rusk Avenue. The parade is moving north on Main Street and is led by Red Cross representatives. Parked cars line the street...
Theo Dreyling grocery store
The Theo Dreyling Grocery store was located at the corner of Austin and Pease Streets. Unidentified adults, children and a dog pose in front of the building. A wagon on the left advertises the location...
This two story brick building with attached structures was designed by architect Michael DeChaumes of Paris in 1857. The building was used for one of a succession of schools named The Houston Academy....
Oil painting of Main Street at McKinney
Black and white photograph of an oil painting of Houston, showing Main Street near Lamar Avenue looking north. The First Presbyterian Church can be identified in the left portion of the image. A flagpole...
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.
Main Street fire at night
A night view of the destruction of the 1912 fire on Main Street. Light from the flames illuminates a burning building as streams of water are pointed at the fire. Electric wires, streetcar wires, unidentified...
Extinguishing of a fire at the Temple building on Main Street
The ruins of the Temple Building after a 1912 fire on Main Street.
Extinguishing of a fire at the Stowers building on Main Street
The damage from a 1912 fire on Main Street in Houston. A caption on the photograph identifies the last standing wall from the seven story Stowers Building. Streams of water are still pointed at the smoking...
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...
Excavation for Commerce Building
Excavation for the new location of Levy Brothers Dry Goods Co., to be built by Jesse H. Jones, and located at 914 Main Street at Walker. The First Presbyterian Church can be seen to the left of the excavation...
800 block of Main Street facing north at Walker Avenue
A view looking north from the 900 block of Main Street between McKinney Avenue and Walker Avenue. Parked automobiles are along the curbs.
600 block of Main Street facing north between Texas and Capitol Avenues
A view looking north from the 600 block Main Street between Texas Avenue and Capitol Avenue. On the left is the Rice Hotel and on the right is the Binz building.
500 block of Main Street facing north at Texas Avenue
A view from the 500 block of Main Street at Texas Avenue, looking north. On the west side of the street, the Capitol Hotel can be seen. Men are working in the street, and horses and buggies are driving...
300 block of Main Street facing north at Preston Avenue
A view looking north onto the 300 block of Main Street, at Preston Avenue. Men can be seen working in the unpaved street.
400 block of Main Street between Preston and Prairie Avenues
The 400 block of Main Street between Preston Avenue and Prairie Avenue. A plain three story brick building is visible.
Main Street facing north at Congress Avenue
A view of Main Street at Congress Avenue, looking north. An electric streetcar can be seen in the street along with horse-drawn carriages.
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