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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...
800 block of Main Street facing north at night
Night view of the 800 block of Main Street, looking north. The illuminated sign for Battelstein's department store is prominent on the left of the image. This photograph appears to be taken from the balcony...
"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...
"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...
"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.
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.
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....
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...
Aftermath of Fifth Ward fire
The aftermath of a fire that swept through the north side (Fifth Ward) following the Mardi Gras parade of 1912. The wall remnants rising from the ruins are part of the St. Patrick's Catholic Church and...
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"...
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...
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...
Brazos Hotel Annex
The Brazos Hotel Annex was located on Washington Avenue (Preston Avenue) in the 600 block near Smith Street. Signage indicates that Hurd's Railway Land Office was a major occupant of the building. Unidentified...
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...
Business at Twelfth street and University Avenue
Printed photograph of Huntsville, Texas showing the corner of Twelfth street and University Avenue. The corner building that houses several businesses is centered in the photograph. Poe and Wright's Photograph...
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...
Downtown Houston (1860's-70's)
Unidentified buildings in the early years of downtown Houston.
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.
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...
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...
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