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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...
Painted Portrait of William Barrett Travis
Photograph of an artist's portrait of William Barrett Travis in a military uniform. Travis came to Texas in 1831, escaping a turbulent past in Alabama. He died as one of the defenders of the Alamo.
"Houston Post-Dispatch" (August 24, 1926)
Image of the front page of a newspaper published by the "Houston Post-Dispatch" on August 24, 1926. One headline announces the death of Rudolph Valentino. Numerous articles cover news in the world, the...
World War I homecoming parade (unidentified intersection)
Cars are stopped in multiple directions at an unidentified Houston street intersection. A horse-drawn water wagon is stopped in front of one line of cars. A few cars travel in the opposite direction and...
Soldiers marching down a street near Camp Logan
A line of soldiers march in formation down a street, preceded by a military band. A few unidentified people are watching from the side of the street. Houses line one side of the street, while poles supporting...
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....
Unidentified park or woods
Photograph of a printed engraving of a wooded park where people are standing or sitting. Two horse-drawn carriages are shown, one occupied, the other empty.
Photograph of a printed engraving of two African-American males racing their drays. One of six sketches made in Houston by an artist accompanying journalist Edward King of "Scribner's Monthly" in 1873,...
Photograph of a printed engraving of an African-American man working as an auctioneer's street hawker. One of six sketches made in Houston by an unknown artist in 1873. The artist accompanied journalist...
African-American magnolia seller
Photograph of a printed engraving of an African-American magnolia seller, a common sight in Houston at the time. One of six sketches made in Houston by an artist who was accompanying journalist Edward...
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...
Dock view of the "Saltilla" at the second opening of the Houston Ship Channel
A large crowd gathers beside the "Saltilla" at the Houston Ship Channel. One unidentified man walks toward the camera. A crowd stands on railroad boxcars on the right of the photograph. The "Saltilla",...
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...
"Zeeland" yacht with owner
The yacht, the "Zeeland", owned by H. Baldwin Rice, one time mayor of Houston and nephew of William Marsh Rice.
Prison yard at the Texas Department of Corrections
Prison yard at the Texas Department of Corrections, Walls Unit, in Huntsville, Texas. Prison inmates in striped uniforms stand in lines approaching one of several buildings. A steer-drawn wagon is in the...
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