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Float in the Tekram Parade postcard
Black and white photograph of a postcard that depicts a horse-drawn float elaborately decorated for the Tekram parade, part of the annual No-Tsu-Oh Carnival in Houston. An individual holds the reins of...
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.
Grand Central Station Rail Depot
Photograph of a printed engraving of Grand Central Station Railroad Depot in Houston. Multiple train tracks and several rail passenger cars are shown in front of the station with people walking alongside....
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,...
South view of Main Street from Congress Avenue
A view onto Main Street looking south from Congress Avenue. Horse-drawn transportation and electric streetcars share the street. (p. 32 "Houston: The Feast Years")
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...
Second opening of Houston Ship Channel viewed from docked ship (sepia)
This photograph appears to have been taken on board a ship docked at the Port of Houston. On the right, the smokestack of a nearby boat is visible. On the left, through the ship's masts, a dock and several...
"U.S. Revenue Cutter Windom" at first opening of Houston Ship Channel
The "U.S. Revenue Cutter Windom" is tied to the dock at the Port of Houston. Several smaller boats are moored in front of and behind the "Windom's" berth.
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...
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...
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,...
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...
Capitol Hotel and Stagecoach Stop
The Capitol Hotel and stagecoach stop at Main Street and Texas, with porches facing Main Street.
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...
Corner view of the Houston courthouse
Photograph of a printed engraving of the courthouse in Houston. The building occupies the center of the block with an iron fence and trees around the perimeter. Pedestrians are on the sidewalk and horse-drawn...
Boats docked in Seabrook, Texas, on Galveston Bay. Several buildings are shown on the shore. A larger boat is named the "Lawrence," a sailboat carries the name "Defender," and a cabin boat is named "Percy...
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...
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....
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