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Two Curtiss Oriole airplanes at an aviation meet
Six people pose by two Curtiss Oriole airplanes at an aviation meet in Houston. The airplane in the background is painted with the name S.E.J. Cox. The first commercial airline to enter Houston was started...
Curtiss Oriole airplane with pilot
A Curtiss Oriole airplane sits on the ground with a pilot at the controls. Several unidentified men and women stand by the plane. The following information is courtesy of a family member. Seymour Ernest...
Merchants and Planters Oil Company oil mill
Photograph of a printed illustration of the Merchants and Planters Company oil mill and surrounding area along Buffalo Bayou. The business was owned by William Marsh Rice.
Travis Street facing south from Texas Avenue
A view looking south onto Travis Street from Texas Avenue. Pedestrians walk along the sidewalks and cross the street. Automobiles travel the street. Streetcar rails are seen in the pavement and wires for...
Texas Avenue corner view from Fannin Street
A view looking west onto the north side of Texas Avenue from Fannin Street. The six story Binz Building, located at Main Street can be seen. Horse-drawn carriages and a streetcar are visible.
International and Great Northern Railroad bridge over Buffalo Bayou
Photograph of a printed engraving of the International & Great Northern Railroad bridge over Buffalo Bayou. A barge laden with cotton bales is being towed in the bayou.
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...
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...
400 block of Main Street
A view of the 400 block of Main Street, between Preston Avenue and Prairie Avenue. Numerous businesses can be identified by their storefront signage. The wheels of an automobile parked at the curb can...
Rice Hotel, pre-1913 building
Printed photograph of the Rice Hotel. The view is looking northwest from the corner of Texas Avenue and Main Street in Houston.
Back street view of the Museum of Fine Arts
The Museum of Fine Arts in Houston. The view is looking west from the corner of Main Street and the "back street" (Bissonnet) that forms the triangle from the point where Main Street and Montrose Boulevard...
Buffalo Bayou at the head of Navigation
Photograph of a printed engraving of Buffalo Bayou at the head of Navigation. Three people are in a rowboat in the water. A loaded barge is on the bayou before a background of other boats and numerous...
The four story Morris building was located on Main Street on the east side of the 300 block.
Owner and Captain of yacht "Augusta"
The yacht, "Augusta", owned by C. G. Pillot of Houston is tied along the bank of an unidentified bayou. This photograph also contains insets of C. G. Pillot and the captain.
Wooded area and garden at Bayou Bend
The Bayou Bend property of Ima Hogg. The dense growth of the woods along Buffalo Bayou are seen in contrast to the manicured Diana Garden. The photograph appears to be taken from the terrace.
Printed photograph of the Capitol Hotel in Houston, located on the future site of the Rice Hotel. The view is looking northwest from the corner of Texas Avenue and Main 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...
Capitol Hotel and Stagecoach Stop
The Capitol Hotel and stagecoach stop at Main Street and Texas, with porches facing Main Street.
A view looking south on University Avenue in Huntsville, Texas. A plank sidewalk follows a fence on the right side of the picture where part of the Presbyterian Church building can be seen.
Kennedy Trading Post
The Kennedy Trading Post, a two story brick building, is reported to be the oldest building in Houston (photograph c. 1963). Built in 1848, the building is still located at 813 Congress. For several decades...
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