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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...
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...
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...
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...
Houston skyline from a street level bridge
A view of the downtown Houston skyline looking east from an unidentified bridge. The bridge led into the downtown district between Capitol Avenue and Rusk Avenue. The Esperson Building is the tallest building...
Panoramic view of downtown Houston skyline from the southwest side (1927)
A view of the downtown Houston skyline looking northeast from a point near Louisiana Street and Lamar Avenue. The Esperson Building is the tallest building seen in the photograph.
Hutchins House Hotel on Hutchin's Corner
Photograph of a printed engraving of "Hutchin's Corner," at the intersection of Franklin Avenue and Travis Street in Houston. The Hutchins House Hotel is prominent in the photograph.
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.
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.
Unidentified drilling derrick with trees
An unidentified oil field in Texas. A single tall drilling derrick stands twice the height of a tree nearby. A jumble of pipes and equipment is visible at the base of the derrick. A few other derricks...
Four unidentified oil rigs
Four drilling derricks at an unidentified oil field in Texas. Smoke drifts from the chimney of a work building on the left. The back of an automobile is visible at the left edge of the photograph.
Automobile with engine hand crank
An unidentified man leans on an automobile parked near a building. The hand crank for the automobile engine is visible in the photograph.
Aviation meet (1911)
Men gather around airplanes at a Houston avaition meet. Three unidentified men and a boy stand by an airplane in the photograph. Other men stand by a second airplane in the background.
Aerial view of downtown Houston from the west side (1927)
Aerial photograph of downtown Houston viewed from an elevated position west of Buffalo Bayou looking east. The Esperson Building, on Travis Street at Rusk Avenue, is prominent in the top center of the...
Tilted aerial view of downtown Houston (1927)
Aerial photograph of downtown Houston viewed from above Leeland Avenue and Fannin Street looking north. The expanse of downtown development in Houston can be seen in the photograph.
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...
Main street at Franklin Avenue
A view of Main Street at Franklin Avenue looking south. Automobiles can be seen stopped at the first traffic signal and parked along the side of the street. Intersecting tracks and overhead electric wires...
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.
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",...
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