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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...
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...
Cartwright #18 blowing in under control
An early oil well in Texas. The photograph is labeled "Cartwright # 18 blowing in under control". Spray from the blow is heading horizontally away from the derrick where a stack of drill pipe is visible....
Boats and barge with a lifting crane along Buffalo Bayou
A view across the waters of Buffalo Bayou toward the bank. A yacht typical of the day is moored at the bank. Several buildings and a small boat are on the bank. Another small boat is in the water and a...
Boats and buidings along bank of Buffalo Bayou
A view across the waters of Buffalo Bayou toward the bank. A yacht typical of the day is moored while a small boat is on the bank. Several buildings are along the bank. Another small boat is in the water....
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...
Southern Tire & Rubber Company in the Bryan Hall Building
The Bryan Hall building in Houston was located at 812 Fannin. Barber Plumbing Company is advertised on the right side of the storefront. The Southern Tire & Rubber Company is operating out of the left...
World War I homecoming parade (Main Street at Rusk Avenue)
A view of a World War I homecoming parade, looking south on Main Street from Rusk Avenue. The parade is moving north on Main Street and is led by Red Cross representatives. Parked cars line the street...
Advertisement for "Magnolia Beer on Tap"
An advertisement for "Magnolia Beer on Tap" is painted in large lettering along a building wall. An unidentified man stands on the sidewalk nearby. Above his head is a small sign advertising Dr. Pepper....
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....
Lord's Cycle Club
The headquarters for the Lord's Cycle Club at 109 Chenevert Street at Congress Avenue. The two story brick house in Houston was built about 1859 by Micheal Floeck, a German baker. By 1897, the Lord's Cycle...
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...
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...
900 block of Texas Avenue between Milam and Travis Streets
A view looking east onto the 900 block Texas Avenue from between Milam Street and Travis Streets. The Rice Hotel is seen in the top left of the photograph and the Milby Hotel is on the right. Automobiles,...
600 block of Main Street facing north between Texas and Capitol Avenues
A view looking north from the 600 block Main Street between Texas Avenue and Capitol Avenue. On the left is the Rice Hotel and on the right is the Binz building.
Photographic postcard of Congress Street
Photograph of a photographic postcard of Houston. The view depicted is from Travis Street looking east down Congress Avenue. The postcard is captioned "Congress Street, Houston, Texas" and includes a handwritten...
Float in the Tekram Parade postcard
Black and white photograph of a postcard that depicts a horse-drawn float elaborately decorated for the Tekram parade, part of the annual No-Tsu-Oh Carnival in Houston. An individual holds the reins of...
Printed halftone photograph of the two story Kellum-Noble House in Houston. It was constructed in 1847 of brick made in the Kellum brickyards on the property. This is the oldest known house in Houston...
Boats docked in Seabrook, Texas, on Galveston Bay. Several buildings are shown on the shore. A larger boat is named the "Lawrence," a sailboat carries the name "Defender," and a cabin boat is named "Percy...
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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