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Soldiers marching near Camp Logan
A long line of soldiers march in formation down a street. A car waits in the foreground for room to proceed. Buildings and poles supporting wires line both sides of the street. Streetcar rails can also...
Advertisement promoting land to immigrants
Image of a broadside advertisement for the Houston and Texas Central Railroad offering land for immigrants. Multiple landscapes and cityscapes--many of which showcase modern modes of transportation--are...
Central Fire Station
The Central Fire Station was located at the corner of Texas Avenue and San Jacinto Street. This image shows the mix of motorized vehicles and horse-drawn equipment in use in the early 1920s.
City Hall and Market House
Photograph of a printed engraving that depicts the building shared by the Houston city government and the city market on Travis Street at Prairie Avenue. The City Hall and Market House is shown in sketches...
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.
Printed photograph of a building on the northeast corner of 19th and Ashland in the Heights area of Houston built by Oscar Martin Carter in the late 1890s. Originally the Heights Hotel, this photograph...
Theo Dreyling grocery store
The Theo Dreyling Grocery store was located at the corner of Austin and Pease Streets. Unidentified adults, children and a dog pose in front of the building. A wagon on the left advertises the location...
This two story brick building with attached structures was designed by architect Michael DeChaumes of Paris in 1857. The building was used for one of a succession of schools named The Houston Academy....
Mule drawn streetcar
Unidentified men pose in a front of a mule-drawn streetcar. By 1874 eight cars were in service by the Houston City Railroad Company that used wooden tracks. In June 1891 spectators saw the first test of...
Advertisement for "Magnolia Beer on Tap"
An advertisement for "Magnolia Beer on Tap" is painted in large lettering along a building wall. An unidentified man stands on the sidewalk nearby. Above his head is a small sign advertising Dr. Pepper....
Horse-drawn water wagon
An unidentified man poses in the driver's seat of a horse-drawn water wagon. A second unidentified man stands on the sidewalk. A row of buildings line the street in the background.
Central Fire Station (early 1920s)
Four unidentified men sit in the motorized fire chief's car at the entrance of the Central Fire Station. Two more men stand in the garage doorway. A fire extinguisher is mounted on the running board of...
Ima Hogg on a horse-drawn carriage-float
Ima Hogg and an unidentified woman are seated in a horse-drawn carriage, decorated with flowers for the Tekram parade, part of Houston's No-Tsu-Oh festival. Two unidentified men sit atop horses on each...
First telegraph lines
Poles supporting the first telegraph line stand along the side an unidentified street.
Capitol Hotel (ca. 1882)
Photograph of a printed engraving that depicts the Capitol Hotel building in Houston. It was constructed in 1882 at the corner of Texas Avenue and Main Street.
Firefighter with firefighting equipment (c. 1921)
The Central Fire Station in Houston was located at the corner of Texas Avenue and San Jacinto Street. An unidentified fireman in uniform stands at the front of a motorized hook and ladder truck. Two unidentified...
Firefighters with firefighting equipment (c. 1921)
The Central Fire Station in Houston was located at the corner of Texas Avenue and San Jacinto Street. Firemen in uniform pose with a horse-drawn hook and ladder truck. Three horses are hitched to the front...
Downtown Houston west from the city hall tower
Photograph of a printed engraving of a view looking west from the City Hall tower of Houston across the rooftops of the expanse of the city. Horse-drawn transportation and pedestrians are depicted in 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....
Brazos Hotel Annex
The Brazos Hotel Annex was located on Washington Avenue (Preston Avenue) in the 600 block near Smith Street. Signage indicates that Hurd's Railway Land Office was a major occupant of the building. Unidentified...
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