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Toothbrush Drill at the Brackenridge School
Printed half-tone photograph of a group of unidentified children at the Brackenridge School standing in a semi-circle and participating in a toothbrush drill. An early phonograph with external horn is...
Travis Street facing south from Congress Avenue
A view looking south onto Travis Street from Commerce Avenue. Many automobiles are parked along the street while horse-drawn carriages travel along Travis Street.
Travis Street facing south from Texas Avenue
A view looking south onto Travis Street from Texas Avenue. Pedestrians walk along the sidewalks and cross the street. Automobiles travel the street. Streetcar rails are seen in the pavement and wires for...
Two Curtiss Oriole airplanes at an aviation meet
Six people pose by two Curtiss Oriole airplanes at an aviation meet in Houston. The airplane in the background is painted with the name S.E.J. Cox. The first commercial airline to enter Houston was started...
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...
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...
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...
Unidentified oil rigs with shrubbery
An unidentified oil field near Houston. A number of drilling derricks are scattered among the trees and shrubs. A work building on the left side of the site is painted with the name "Texas Company." The...
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...
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.
Unidentified Street in Downtown Huntsville
Wagons, livestock, and men are on an unidentified street in front of a row of buildings in Huntsville, Texas. Businesses advertised on buildings include T & S Gibbs, Eastman Pace & Parish, and James R....
Various seals of industry for Houston and Harris County
Photograph of an advertising image of the variety of seals of industry related to Houston and Harris County. Cotton, sugar, lumber, cotton oil, shipping, railroads, and manufacturing are all represented....
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...
View on the bayou at Houston
Photograph of a printed engraving depicting a view on the bayou at Houston. Large trees are leaning over the water as two men paddle a small boat in the stream.
Wildcatters on a drilling derrick deck
Four men pose on the working deck of a derrick. They are pictured beside the mechanical wheels and equipment that operate the lift crane and rotary drill. The drill stem is central in the photograph, rising...
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.
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...
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...
Ziegler and Company's cotton warehouses
Photograph of a printed engraving illustrating the port of Houston looking north from Allen's Landing across Buffalo Bayou. A side wheel paddle boat and barges towed by boats are all loaded with cotton....
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