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    • "Proposed" Sterling Hotel

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    • "Proposed "Sterling Hotel, Houston, Texas, which was never built.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection, MSS 0187
    • Administration Building, Rice Institute

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    • Administration Building, Rice Institute, Houston, TX. Inscribed in margin: "April 1932."
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection, MSS 0187
    • After the Fire

    • LaPorte
    • Four boys look at what remains after a fire. Buildings still intact can be seen in the background.
    • MSS0273 Gertrude Ackerly/La Porte, Texas, Collection
    • After the Fire (Closer view)

    • LaPorte
    • Four boys look at what remains after a fire. Buildings still intact can be seen in the background.
    • MSS0273 Gertrude Ackerly/La Porte, Texas, Collection
    • All Forms of Insurance, Including Life

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    • Building: "Home of Cravens, Dargan & Co. Insurance Managers, Houston, TX" Postdate: 1928
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection, MSS 0187
    • Ben Milam Hotel

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    • Ben Milam Hotel, Houston, Texas ; boasts 250 rooms
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection, MSS 0187
    • Bob Watts Saloon

    • Businesses
    • Streetview of the corner of Second and Main Street, La Porte, Texas. Bob Watts Saloon, a three-story building can be seen. Five motor cars are parked in the street. A boy poses in front of one car.
    • MSS0273 Gertrude Ackerly/La Porte, Texas, Collection
    • Bonner Family postcard

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    • Postcard depicting the Sunset Highway in Washington state, sent to Marshall Slaughter.
    • PH0028 Bonner Family Collection
    • Brazos Hotel

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    • Brazos Hotel, Preston Ave at Smith St., Houston, TX. Postdate: 1934.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection, MSS 0187
    • Canterbury Lunch Room

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    • Canterbury Lunch Room at Levy Bros. Drygoods Store, Houston, TX
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection, MSS 0187
    • Carnegie Library and First Presbyterian Church

    • Buildings
    • People sitting on the steps in front of Carnegie Library, which is next to Presbyterian Church
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection, MSS 0187
    • Carter Building

    • Architectural elements ; Architecture ; Buildings ; Business ; Commerce
    • Carter Building, Houston, Texas
    • MSS0187 Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection
    • Central Christian Church

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    • Central Christian Church, Houston, TX.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection, MSS 0187
    • Central Christian Church

    • Buildings
    • Impressive stone church building. Possibly a limestone or yellow brick with white stone grand architectural embellishments. The grand entrance has two columns at least two stories in heighth capped with Ionic style caps and a massive frieze above...
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection, MSS 0187
    • Christ Church and Rectory

    • Buildings
    • The church building appears to have a square bell tower. The church and the adjacent rectory house are of red brick and the roofing for both is shown to be a green material on this postcard. A long, tall building is the backdrop for this church ;...
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection, MSS 0187
    • Christian Sanitarium

    • Buildings
    • Christian Sanitorium appears to be a two story white wooden siding building with a half story accomodated with many dormer windows interspursed along the steep pitched roof. Three red brick chimneys are visible in the postcard. There is a...
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection, MSS 0187
    • City Hall and reflecting pool

    • Architects ; Architectural elements ; Architecture ; Buildings ; City halls ; Government buildings ; Finger, Joseph
    • City Hall and reflecting pool, Houston, Texas
    • MSS0187 Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection
    • City Hall and reflecting pool

    • Architects ; Architectural elements ; Architecture ; Buildings ; City hall ; Pools, reflecting ; Finger, Joseph
    • City Hall and reflecting pool, Houston, Texas
    • MSS0187 Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection
    • Cotton Barge on Buffalo Bayou

    • Waterways
    • Loading cotton on barge on Buffalo Bayou.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection, MSS 0187

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