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Main Street, north from Preston Avenue, Houston, Texas
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Main Street, north from Preston Avenue, Houston, Texas - Front. [1905-1907]. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. October 24, 2014. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll16/item/388/show/386.

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([1905-1907]). Main Street, north from Preston Avenue, Houston, Texas - Front. Historic Texas Postcards. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll16/item/388/show/386

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Main Street, north from Preston Avenue, Houston, Texas - Front, [1905-1907], Historic Texas Postcards, Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries, accessed October 24, 2014, http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll16/item/388/show/386.

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Title Main Street, north from Preston Avenue, Houston, Texas
Publisher Raphael Tuck & Sons
Date [1905-1907]
About the Date This date was approximated by researching the building or site depicted on the postcard, or by examining the appearance of the postcard itself.
Caption Caption: "HOUSTON, TEXAS. Main Street, North from Preston Avenue.", " MAIN STREET, NORTH FROM PRESTON AVENUE. Main Street is the principal retail thoroughfare of the city, and here considerable business is transacted. The First National Bank and Commercial National Bank are two of the most imposing buildings upon Main Street, which shows the advent of the skyscrapers in the newer structures erected there."
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Buildings
  • Streets
  • Central business
Subject.Topical (AAT)
  • main streets
  • central business districts
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • Houston, Texas
Genre (AAT)
  • postcards
Language English
Physical Description 1 black and white postcard
Postcard Number 6150
Type (DCMI)
  • Image
Format (IMT)
  • image/jpeg
Original Item Location ID 1970-001, Sub-Series 1, Sub-Sub-Series 7, Box 3, Folder 258
Original Item URL http://library.uh.edu/record=b5040369~S11
Original Collection George Fuermann "Texas and Houston" Collection
Original Collection URL http://archon.lib.uh.edu/index.php?p=collections/controlcard&id=356
Digital Collection Historic Texas Postcards
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll16
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://info.lib.uh.edu/about/campus-libraries-collections/special-collections
Use and Reproduction This image is in the public domain and may be used freely. If publishing in print, electronically, or on a website, please cite the item using the citation button.
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Title Front
File name fpc122.jpg