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Barge Party at Morgan's Point
A barge party on Buffalo Bayou at Morgan's Point with boats of different sizes in the water: a large barge, a mid-size yacht and several canoes. Unidentified people are in the boats and a large crowd of...
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...
Panorama of downtown Houston (1910)
A panoramic view of downtown Houston. The photograph appears to be taken from an elevated position at Capitol Avenue, looking north along Travis Street on the left and Main Street on the right.
Panorama of downtown Houston (ca. 1911)
A panoramic view of downtown Houston. The photograph appears to be taken from an elevated position near Rusk Avenue, looking north along Main Street. The Rice Hotel and the Binz Building on Main are central...
South view of Main Street from Prairie Street
A south view of Main Street from Prairie Street. The rear and side of the Rice Hotel are seen in the top right of the image.
Elevated north view of Main Street from Capitol Avenue
A view from an elevated position on Main Street looking north from Capitol Avenue. The new Rice Hotel is under construction with the steel skeleton rising up across Main street from the Binz building....
Downtown Houston from Preston Avenue
A view from Preston Avenue looking east, probably from the vicinity of Milam Street. The photograph appears to be taken from a rooftop overlooking the cityscape towards Market Square.
800 block of Main Street at Walker Avenue
A view looking north from the 800 block of Main Street at Walker Avenue. The street is full of automobiles parked on both sides and driving in both directions. The Bender Hotel and Battelstein's department...
Rooftop view of downtown Houston
A view of Houston from the top of the Gulf Building, located at Main Street and Rusk Avenue. The view looks south through an architectural feature on top of the building.
Elevated view of downtown Houston
A view of Houston, looking north, from an elevated position in the Esperson Building. The Eperson Building is located at Travis Street and Rusk Avenue. The top of the Rice Hotel is seen in the foreground...
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...
Market Square on Valentine's Day
A winter snow scene on Valentine's Day in front of the City Hall and Market House. The building was located at Travis Street and Prairie Avenue, on Market Square. Houston reported a record 20 inches of...
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.
Aerial view of Union Station
An aerial view of the old railroad passenger terminal, Union Station, which was located at Texas Avenue and Crawford Street. This view is looking west over the city near Capitol Avenue and Chenevert Street....
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...
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.
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.
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...
Elevated view of the 800 block of Main Street
Elevated view looking north on the 800 block of Main Street. The Majestic Theatre, the Rice Hotel, and the Binz Building can be seen in this photograph.
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...
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