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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 (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...
Baptism in Buffalo Bayou
A large group of African-American spectators stands on the banks of Buffalo Bayou to witness a baptism. Many umbrellas are present indicating an effort to provide some shade from the heat of the day.
A large group of people stands on the edge of an unidentified body of water to witness a baptism in Waco, Texas. Horse carriages are drawn up alongside them. A small group of people stands in the water,...
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...
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...
Main Street fire at night
A night view of the destruction of the 1912 fire on Main Street. Light from the flames illuminates a burning building as streams of water are pointed at the fire. Electric wires, streetcar wires, unidentified...
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...
South view of Main Street from Prairie Street
A south view of Main Street from Prairie Street. The rear and side of the Rice Hotel are seen in the top right of the image.
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...
Lifting towers and boats at the Port of Houston
A view across the waters of Buffalo Bayou at the Port of Houston. A building provides a backdrop for a row of lifting towers lining the dock. Boats are moored along the dock.
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,...
500 block of Main Street facing north at Texas Avenue
A view from the 500 block of Main Street at Texas Avenue, looking north. On the west side of the street, the Capitol Hotel can be seen. Men are working in the street, and horses and buggies are driving...
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,...
800 block of Main Street facing north at Walker Avenue
A view looking north from the 900 block of Main Street between McKinney Avenue and Walker Avenue. Parked automobiles are along the curbs.
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