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    • Woman in Orange District

    • Gulf Coast Country
    • Woman in a long skirt and ruffled blouse standing beside a 3-yr-old Satsuma orange tree in the Orange District, Houston, TX
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection, MSS 0187
    • Wharf at the foot of Broadway.

    • La Porte
    • Wharf at the foot of Broadway. A man in a horse and wagon can be seen on the wharf.
    • MSS0273 Gertrude Ackerly/La Porte, Texas, Collection
    • Old Mill, Sam Houston Park

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    • Walkways, bridge and Old Mill in Sam Houston Park, Houston, TX.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection, MSS 0187
    • Sylvan Beach Park

    • Sylvan Beach
    • View of the walk to Sylvan Beach Park; a Welcome sign can be seen.
    • MSS0273 Gertrude Ackerly/La Porte, Texas, Collection
    • First Presbyterian Church, La Porte

    • Presbyterian Church
    • View of the First Presbyterian Church in La Porte. The front door and the side of the building can be seen.
    • MSS0273 Gertrude Ackerly/La Porte, Texas, Collection
    • View of Main Street

    • Architecture ; Buildings ; Central business district ; Street railroads
    • View of Main Street, Houston, Texas
    • MSS0187 Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection
    • View from Scanlon Building

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    • View of Houston, looking East from roof of Scanlon Building.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection, MSS 0187
    • Cresant Hotel Pier

    • Hotels
    • View of Cresant Hotel Pier
    • MSS0273 Gertrude Ackerly/La Porte, Texas, Collection
    • University of Houston campus

    • Architectural elements ; Architecture ; Buildings ; Education, higher ; Universities ; University of Houston
    • University of Houston campus buildings
    • MSS0187 Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection
    • Union National Bank Building

    • Architectural elements ; Architecture ; Banks ; Buildings
    • Union National Bank Building, Houston, Texas
    • MSS0187 Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection
    • Houston Country Club

    • Golf
    • Undated black and white postcard of the Houston Country Club building with several cars in front. Verso of the postcard does not show any print. The front of the card bears a handwritten notation, "A11184-The Country Club, Houston, Texas". The...
    • MSS0187 Postcard Collection
    • U. S. S. Houston

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    • U.S.S. Houston, named for the City of Houston.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection, MSS 0187
    • Genora's White Kitchen

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    • Two photos: Bar and Dining Room at Genora's White Kitchen, 1007-1009 Main St., Houston, TX. Incorporated 1890.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection, MSS 0187
    • Sarah Anthony and Arbela Ackerly Ralston

    • La Porte
    • Two girls on bicycles pose in a street. In the background a grocery store can be seen.
    • MSS0273 Gertrude Ackerly/La Porte, Texas, Collection
    • First Methodist Church

    • Buildings
    • This stately church building is located on a street corner, which the architect accented with a large square bell tower on that street corner. The facade's design has a great deal of symmetry, because the left and right sides of the church building...
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection, MSS 0187
    • First Presbyterian Church

    • Buildings
    • This imposing church building appears to be built with rough hewn white stone and a black roofing material. Located on a street corner the church design captures attention with a very tall square bell tower on the corner location, which is topped...
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection, MSS 0187
    • Second Presbyterian Church

    • Buildings
    • This church has many Gothic architectural details including pointed arched windows, a tall square tower and a shorter square tower, almost twenty golden crosses accent high spots above the roof line. A very wide concrete sidewalk draws visitors...
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection, MSS 0187
    • Yachts in Houston Turning Basin

    • Waterways
    • These yachts appear to be motorized sloops. Each ship is flying maritime flags.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection, MSS 0187

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