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Map of Houston
Photograph of a printed engraving from the "Texas World" newspaper depicting Houston as the hub of manufacturing and distributing for Texas. Shipping lines and numerous railroads are shown branching out...
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.
Flower arrangement representing Land of the Big Rich
Photograph of a flower arrangement by Mrs. J. W. Huggins of the Charleston, S.C. Garden Club. The arrangement interprets the city of Houston, "Land of The Big Rich," by using Scotch broom, gilded ivy leaves...
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....
Post Office and Water Works
Photograph of a printed engraving of the Houston Post Office. The building was completed on 1890 at the southeast corner of Franklin Avenue and Fannin Street.
Original Plan of Houston map
Photograph of a reproduction of a map created by Gail Borden, who was commissioned by the Allen brothers to produce a map of the city. The "Original Plan of Houston" shows a city hugging Buffalo Bayou...
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...
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...
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...
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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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 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....
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...
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...
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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