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Grand Central Station/Depot
An active street scene in front of Houston's Grand Central Station Railroad Depot. Pedestrians walk along the sidewalk, while horses, carriages and electric streetcars are in the road.
Strut airplane in flight above a crowd
A strut design airplane flies by a crowd of unidentified people.
Curtiss Oriole airplane
An unidentified adult and child pose at the side of a Curtiss Oriole airplane. The following information was provided by a family member. The woman on the left is Nell Mc Donald Cox with her son, Seymour...
Strut airplane on runway near hangar
A strut design airplane sits on a runway near a hangar.
Spectators at an aviation meet
Crowds of people line both sides of the runway as a single airplane flies by during an avaition meet in Houston.
African-American magnolia seller
Photograph of a printed engraving of an African-American magnolia seller, a common sight in Houston at the time. One of six sketches made in Houston by an artist who was accompanying journalist Edward...
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...
Curtiss Modified airplane outside the South Houston Airport
An unidentified man sits in the pilot seat of a Curtiss Modified airplane outside a building at the South Houston Airport.
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...
Panorama of a crowd at an aviation meet
A large crowd of people gathers to watch an aviation meet in Houston.
First airplane pilot from Houston
L. L. Walker, hidden by a wing, sits at the controls of a Bleriot type airplane of his own design. Seven unidentified men stand around the plane. This photograph was taken at the start of Walker's attempt...
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...
City Hall and Market House
The City Hall and Market House, located on Travis Street at Prairie Avenue, was shared by the Houston city government and the city market. The building was designed by George E. Dickey in 1904. The image...
Aviation meet (1910)
A large group of people stand by an airplane at an aviation meet in Houston.
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.
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.
Merchants and Planters Oil Company oil mill
Photograph of a printed illustration of the Merchants and Planters Company oil mill and surrounding area along Buffalo Bayou. The business was owned by William Marsh Rice.
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...
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