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Extinguishing of a fire at the Stowers building on Main Street
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Extinguishing of a fire at the Stowers building on Main Street. 1912-05-19. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. September 18, 2014. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll2/item/232.

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(1912-05-19). Extinguishing of a fire at the Stowers building on Main Street. Historic Houston Photographs. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll2/item/232

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Extinguishing of a fire at the Stowers building on Main Street, 1912-05-19, Historic Houston Photographs, Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries, accessed September 18, 2014, http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll2/item/232.

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Title Extinguishing of a fire at the Stowers building on Main Street
Date 1912-05-19
Description 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 ruins.
Caption Caption:"This Wall All That Remains Of The 7 Story Stowers BLDG Main St Fire May 19 1912 Houston"
Subject.Topical (AAT)
  • main streets
  • fires
  • Ruins
  • firefighters
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • Houston, Texas
Genre (AAT)
  • black-and-white photographs
  • copy prints
Language English
Physical Description 1 photograph
Type (DCMI)
  • image, text
Format (IMT)
  • image/jpeg
Original Item Location ID 1970-001, Box 12, Folder 260
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 Houston Photographs
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll2
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 use the citation provided by the citation button above. To order a higher resolution reproduction click Request High Res above.
File name fur375-cc.tif
Transcript THIS WALL ALL THAT REMAINS OF THE 7 STORY STOWERS BLDG MAIN ST FIRE MAY 19 1912 HOUSTON