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Main Street facing north at Congress Avenue
A view of Main Street at Congress Avenue, looking north. An electric streetcar can be seen in the street along with horse-drawn carriages.
400 block of Main Street between Preston and Prairie Avenues
The 400 block of Main Street between Preston Avenue and Prairie Avenue. A plain three story brick building is visible.
300 block of Main Street between Congress Street and Preston Avenue
A view from the 300 block of Main Street at Preston Avenue, looking north towards the east side of the street. The four story Morris building is prominent in the center of the photograph.
300 block of Main Street facing north at Preston Avenue
A view from the 300 block of Main Street at Preston Avenue, looking north towards the east side of the street. The J.R. Morris building is clearly identified in the center of the photograph.
800 block of Main Street facing north at night
Night view of the 800 block of Main Street, looking north. The illuminated sign for Battelstein's department store is prominent on the left of the image. This photograph appears to be taken from the balcony...
900 block of Main Street facing north at McKinney Avenue
A view of Main Street at McKinney Avenue looking north from the 900 block. The First Presbyterian Church is on the left. Automobiles are parked on the sides of the street in both directions.
200 block of Main Street facing north
A view of Main Street at Franklin Avenue looking north. Streetcar rails in the street as well as horse-drawn carriages are visible.
Commerce Street west from the corner of Main Street
A view of Main Street looking west down Commerce Avenue. Numerous horse-drawn wagons and buggies crowd the sides of Commerce Avenue.
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")
Auditorium Public Hall
Auditorium Public Hall on Main Street at McGovern Street.
Elevated View of a Crowd Downtown
Elevated view looking south on Main Street at Rusk. A large crowd of people fill the street.
Downtown Austin toward the State Capitol
A view of Austin, Texas, looking north on Congress Avenue toward the State Capitol building from near Fifth Street. The State Capitol building in this photograph was destroyed by fire November 9, 1881....
World War I homecoming parade (Main Street at Texas Avenue)
A formation of men in uniform march in the street through a crowd pressing in on their path. The photograph is labeled with writing that reads "Houston Welcomes 132nd F.A." The photograph appears to look...
World War I homecoming parade (Main Street at Rusk Avenue)
A view of a World War I homecoming parade, looking south on Main Street from Rusk Avenue. The parade is moving north on Main Street and is led by Red Cross representatives. Parked cars line the street...
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...
Main Street from Franklin Street
Photograph of a printed engraving of Houston's Main Street looking south from Franklin Avenue. Horse-drawn carriages and pedestrians are depicted in the scene.
Main Street fire at night
A night view of the destruction of the 1912 fire on Main Street. Light from the flames illuminates a burning building as streams of water are pointed at the fire. Electric wires, streetcar wires, unidentified...
Extinguishing of a fire at the Temple building on Main Street
The ruins of the Temple Building after a 1912 fire on Main Street.
Extinguishing of a fire at the Stowers building on Main Street
The damage from a 1912 fire on Main Street in Houston. A caption on the photograph identifies the last standing wall from the seven story Stowers Building. Streams of water are still pointed at the smoking...
Foley Brothers Store
A view of Houston's Main Street showing the east side of the 500 block. The Foley Brothers storefront at 507 Main is prominent in the center of the photograph. An early model automobile is parked at the...
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