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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...
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...
World War I homecoming parade (Main Street at Texas Avenue)
A formation of men in uniform march in the street through a crowd pressing in on their path. The photograph is labeled with writing that reads "Houston Welcomes 132nd F.A." The photograph appears to look...
World War I homecoming parade (unidentified street)
A group of men in military uniform gathers on the edge of an unidentified city street for a World War I homecoming parade. The street is crowded with cars--both parked and driving--and people line the...
Unidentified Gathering in front of the San Leon Motel
A large group of unidentified people poses by the entrance of the San Leon Motel. The men are dressed in uniform and are standing behind and among the women in the group. The first row is seated and includes...
The "Saltilla" at the second opening of the Houston Ship Channel (sepia)
A sepia tone photograph of the "Saltilla" at the second opening of the Houston Ship Channel. A large crowd gathers beside the ship and the wheelhouse is visible above the crowd. The "Saltilla", of the...
A two story house on the top of a bank along an area of Buffalo Bayou known as Vicks Park. The area is now covered by the cloverleaf at Waugh Drive, Memorial Drive and Allen Parkway.
Boats along Buffalo Bayou
A view across the Buffalo Bayou toward the bank. A large yacht with an unidentified man standing on deck is visible in the center of the photograph. Other boats are moored nearby. A few trees lead from...
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....
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 Main Street from Lamar Avenue
A view from an elevated position on Main Street looking north from Lamar Avenue. Construction of several buildings under way illustrates the downtown building boom of 1927. The Neils Esperson building,...
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.
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.
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.
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...
Rice Hotel, 1913 building
A view looking northwest from the corner of Texas Avenue and Main Street in Houston. The building in view is the new Rice Hotel, completed in 1913 by new owner Jesse H. Jones.
Shepherd Laundries Company
A view of a long four story building located on Washington Avenue at Melnar Street. There is a sign advertising the Shepherd Laundries Company on the near end of this building as well as on a second building...
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...
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