These documents contain the history of the early settlements in Galveston from the original Native American fishing camp to Spanish and Mexican military outposts to pirate headquarters and then to revolutionaries.
This folder contains documents related to the city of Orange, Texas. Included in the contents is a history of the city and information about local industry, government, clubs, schools, and points of interest.
These documents describe the Battle of Galveston which occurred on January 1, 1863 during the American Civil War. The battle was a victory for the confederate forces and left them with several Union warships. The last of these documents also...
Boat Emma and steamboat Lawrence at municipal wharves, now Allen's Landing, during flood. Lawrence was gift to Houston Yacht Club in 1905. Ownership changed but ship remained in Houston as excursion steamer.