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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...
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...
Capitol Hotel (late 1850s)
Photograph of a printed engraving of the Capitol Hotel in Houston, with porches on Main Street. (This is the "Richardson sketch" which appears in several histories of Texas. It appears to have been made...
City Hall and Market House
Photograph of a printed engraving that depicts the building shared by the Houston city government and the city market on Travis Street at Prairie Avenue. The City Hall and Market House is shown in sketches...
Curtiss Oriole airplane
An unidentified adult and child pose at the side of a Curtiss Oriole airplane. The following information was provided by a family member. The woman on the left is Nell Mc Donald Cox with her son, Seymour...
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...
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...
Panoramic view of downtown Houston skyline from the southwest side (1927)
A view of the downtown Houston skyline looking northeast from a point near Louisiana Street and Lamar Avenue. The Esperson Building is the tallest building seen in the photograph.
Aerial view of downtown Houston from the west side (1927)
Aerial photograph of downtown Houston viewed from an elevated position west of Buffalo Bayou looking east. The Esperson Building, on Travis Street at Rusk Avenue, is prominent in the top center of the...
600 block of Main Street at Texas Avenue
Printed halftone reproduction of photograph of Houston depicting Main Street looking north from Texas Avenue in the 600 block. A sign for the Majestic Theatre is suspended over Main Street. An electric...
Excavation for Commerce Building
Excavation for the new location of Levy Brothers Dry Goods Co., to be built by Jesse H. Jones, and located at 914 Main Street at Walker. The First Presbyterian Church can be seen to the left of the excavation...
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.
400 block of Main Street between Preston and Prairie Avenues
The 400 block of Main Street between Preston Avenue and Prairie Avenue. A plain three story brick building is visible.
Hutchins House Hotel on Hutchin's Corner
Photograph of a printed engraving of "Hutchin's Corner," at the intersection of Franklin Avenue and Travis Street in Houston. The Hutchins House Hotel is prominent in the photograph.
300 block of Main Street between Congress Street and Preston Avenue
A view from the 300 block of Main Street at Preston Avenue, looking north towards the east side of the street. The four story Morris building is prominent in the center of the photograph.
East side of 300 block of Main Street
The W.M. Clark building was located on the east side of the 300 block of Main Street. A saddled horse is seen tied at the front of the building.
300 block of Main Street facing north at Preston Avenue
A view from the 300 block of Main Street at Preston Avenue, looking north towards the east side of the street. The J.R. Morris building is clearly identified in the center of the photograph.
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...
900 block of Main Street facing north at McKinney Avenue
A view of Main Street at McKinney Avenue looking north from the 900 block. The First Presbyterian Church is on the left. Automobiles are parked on the sides of the street in both directions.
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...
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