RECTO: Colorized aerial image of six ships docked at Turning Basin in the Ship Channel. Caption reads: ""Turning Basin--Buffalo River, showing ocean going vessels docked and discharging and taking on cargoes, Houston, Texas."" Handwritten:...
Manchester and Houston Waterways ; Canal construction and progress ; The preliminary steps ; The environing cost ; American cargoes ; Private corporation improvements ; Total millions of cost ; First steamer from America
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 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.