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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....
Mule drawn streetcar
Unidentified men pose in a front of a mule-drawn streetcar. By 1874 eight cars were in service by the Houston City Railroad Company that used wooden tracks. In June 1891 spectators saw the first test of...
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.
Ima Hogg on a horse-drawn carriage-float
Ima Hogg and an unidentified woman are seated in a horse-drawn carriage, decorated with flowers for the Tekram parade, part of Houston's No-Tsu-Oh festival. Two unidentified men sit atop horses on each...
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...
Various seals of industry for Houston and Harris County
Photograph of an advertising image of the variety of seals of industry related to Houston and Harris County. Cotton, sugar, lumber, cotton oil, shipping, railroads, and manufacturing are all represented....
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...
Construction of the Harris County courthouse
The Harris County Courthouse in Houston at the corner of Congress and Fannin under construction.
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.
Curtiss Modified airplane outside the South Houston Airport
An unidentified man sits in the pilot seat of a Curtiss Modified airplane outside a building at the South Houston Airport.
Houston skyline from a street level bridge
A view of the downtown Houston skyline looking east from an unidentified bridge. The bridge led into the downtown district between Capitol Avenue and Rusk Avenue. The Esperson Building is the tallest building...
City Hall and Market House
The City Hall and Market House, located on Travis Street at Prairie Avenue, was shared by the Houston city government and the city market. The building was designed by George E. Dickey in 1904. The image...
Aviation meet (1910)
A large group of people stand by an airplane at an aviation meet in Houston.
Aviation meet (1911)
Men gather around airplanes at a Houston avaition meet. Three unidentified men and a boy stand by an airplane in the photograph. Other men stand by a second airplane in the background.
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.
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...
700 block of Travis Street from Capitol Avenue
A view looking south onto the 700 block of Travis Street from Capitol Avenue. The Hotel Bristol can be seen in the middle of the block on the right. Pedestrians walk along the sidewalks and a man on a...
Travis Street facing south from Congress Avenue
A view looking south onto Travis Street from Commerce Avenue. Many automobiles are parked along the street while horse-drawn carriages travel along Travis Street.
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