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Composite panorama of downtown Houston (ca. 1928)
A composite panoramic photograph of downtown Houston. The photograph appears to be taken from the top of a building at Prairie Avenue, looking south down the blocks between Fannin Street on the left and...
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...
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",...
Panorama of downtown Houston (1910)
A panoramic view of downtown Houston. The photograph appears to be taken from an elevated position at Capitol Avenue, looking north along Travis Street on the left and Main Street on the right.
Panorama of downtown Houston (ca. 1911)
A panoramic view of downtown Houston. The photograph appears to be taken from an elevated position near Rusk Avenue, looking north along Main Street. The Rice Hotel and the Binz Building on Main are central...
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...
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...
View down Buffalo Bayou at the Port of Houston
A view across the waters of Buffalo Bayou at the Port of Houston. A building on the right provides a backdrop for a row of lifting towers lining the dock where several boats are tied. A barge and a larger...
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...
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,...
Downtown Houston from Preston Avenue
A view from Preston Avenue looking east, probably from the vicinity of Milam Street. The photograph appears to be taken from a rooftop overlooking the cityscape towards Market Square.
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,...
1000 block of Texas Avenue at Fannin Street
A view looking west onto Texas Avenue from between Fannin Street and San Jacinto Street. Horse-drawn carriages and a railcar are visible in the photograph.
Downtown Austin toward the State Capitol
A view of Austin, Texas, looking north on Congress Avenue toward the State Capitol building from near Fifth Street. The State Capitol building in this photograph was destroyed by fire November 9, 1881....
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...
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