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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...
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.
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....
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.
Texan Railroad Depot
Photograph of a printed engraving of a railroad station labeled as A Texan Railroad Depot, crowded with an assortment of people of various ages, races, and sexes. A train and a stagecoach wagon are stopped...
Southern Pacific Railroad shops
Photograph of a printed engraving of the Southern Pacific Railroad shops. A number of tracks, empty and with train cars, are in the foreground in front of various buildings.
Capitol Hotel (late 1850s)
Photograph of a printed engraving of the Capitol Hotel in Houston, with porches on Main Street. (This is the "Richardson sketch" which appears in several histories of Texas. It appears to have been made...
Silver nitrate cure
Photograph of an advertisement printed in the "Houston Chronicle" that depicts a "before and after" treatment for cigarette smoking called the Silver Nitrate Cure. The advertisement uses pictures of an...
Parts catalog for Ranger Model "A-20" Passenger car
Photograph of the cover of a parts catalog for a Ranger "4", Model A-20 automobile manufactured in Houston. The five passenger, four cylinder vehicle was built by the Southern Manufacturing Association...
Ranger "4", Model A-20 automobile
Printed photograph of a Ranger "4", Model A-20 automobile manufactured in Houston. The five passenger, four cylinder vehicle was built by the Southern Manufacturing Association Ltd., beginning in 1920....
Post Office and Water Works
Photograph of a printed engraving of the Houston Post Office. The building was completed on 1890 at the southeast corner of Franklin Avenue and Fannin Street.
Photograph of a printed engraving of two African-American males racing their drays. One of six sketches made in Houston by an artist accompanying journalist Edward King of "Scribner's Monthly" in 1873,...
Harris County Courthouse under construction
The dome of the Harris County Courthouse in Houston while under construction. Unidentified men pose in the framework of the top pinnacle of the building.
Rice Hotel lobby
Photograph of a printed halftone reproduction of the interior of the Rice Hotel lobby.
Rice Hotel dining room
Photograph of a printed halftone reproduction of the interior of the Rice Hotel dining room.
Oil painting of Main Street at McKinney
Black and white photograph of an oil painting of Houston, showing Main Street near Lamar Avenue looking north. The First Presbyterian Church can be identified in the left portion of the image. A flagpole...
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