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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...
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 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...
Elevated view of the 800 block of Main Street
Elevated view looking north on the 800 block of Main Street. The Majestic Theatre, the Rice Hotel, and the Binz Building can be seen in this photograph.
Unidentified oil well fire
An unidentified oil well fire. A billowing column of flame and smoke rises from the fire as a pair of unidentified men stand behind a small barrier. Shielded from the flames, they are spraying water off...
Two unidentified oil rigs with horses and men
An unidentified oil field in Texas. Two drilling derricks are visible in the picture and several unidentified men are standing at the base of the derrick in the foreground. Numerous teams of horses stand...
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...
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...
Bringing in the Lathrop Well #1
An early oil well in Gregg County, Texas. The photograph is labeled "Bringing in the Lathrop Well #1." A large group of unidentified men are gathered by the well derrick.
Owner and Captain of yacht "Augusta"
The yacht, "Augusta", owned by C. G. Pillot of Houston is tied along the bank of an unidentified bayou. This photograph also contains insets of C. G. Pillot and the captain.
Wooded area and garden at Bayou Bend
The Bayou Bend property of Ima Hogg. The dense growth of the woods along Buffalo Bayou are seen in contrast to the manicured Diana Garden. The photograph appears to be taken from the terrace.
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....
Extinguishing of a fire at the Stowers building on Main Street
The damage from a 1912 fire on Main Street in Houston. A caption on the photograph identifies the last standing wall from the seven story Stowers Building. Streams of water are still pointed at the smoking...
First airplane pilot from Houston
L. L. Walker, hidden by a wing, sits at the controls of a Bleriot type airplane of his own design. Seven unidentified men stand around the plane. This photograph was taken at the start of Walker's attempt...
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.
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.
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...
Rice Hotel, pre-1913 building
Printed photograph of the Rice Hotel. The view is looking northwest from the corner of Texas Avenue and Main Street in Houston.
Elevated view of the 600 or 700 block of Main Street
An elevated view of Houston looking north on Main Street in the 600 or 700 block. Prominent in the photograph are the Rice Hotel on the left, and the Binz Building on the right, flanking the intersection...
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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