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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.
Southern Tire & Rubber Company in the Bryan Hall Building
The Bryan Hall building in Houston was located at 812 Fannin. Barber Plumbing Company is advertised on the right side of the storefront. The Southern Tire & Rubber Company is operating out of the left...
Cartwright #18 blowing in under control
An early oil well in Texas. The photograph is labeled "Cartwright # 18 blowing in under control". Spray from the blow is heading horizontally away from the derrick where a stack of drill pipe is visible....
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...
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...
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...
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....
Unidentified Gathering in front of the San Leon Motel
A large group of unidentified people poses by the entrance of the San Leon Motel. The men are dressed in uniform and are standing behind and among the women in the group. The first row is seated and includes...
Houston Golf Club in Front of Clubhouse
A group of unidentified men and boys, both white and African-American, stands on the steps of the Houston Golf Club clubhouse. The club was built on 45 acres of land leased from Rice Institute, and located...
Bringing in the Lathrop Well #1
An early oil well in Gregg County, Texas. The photograph is labeled "Bringing in the Lathrop Well #1." A large group of unidentified men are gathered by the well derrick.
World War I homecoming parade (unidentified street)
A group of men in military uniform gathers on the edge of an unidentified city street for a World War I homecoming parade. The street is crowded with cars--both parked and driving--and people line the...
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...
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.
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....
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...
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...
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.
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.
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