Image of a building behind trees. The sign on the building reads Bird Storage Smith. A sign on a tree in the foreground reads Save money by buyinglumber from Harrisberg Lumber Co. Three men pose in front of the building.
Bryant, Thelma Scott, 1905-;
African Americans--Texas--Houston--Social life and customs--History;
Thelma Scott Bryant, a centenarian from Houston, talks about her life as an African American growing up at the beginning of the 20th century. She describes the black community where she grew up; the churches, schools, theaters and businesses; and...
Row of new identical houses set in pine trees and surrounded by fence. Dirt street in front of homes. Sign in foreground reads, Crain Houses. E. L. Crain Lumber & Mfg. Co. Alternate view of MSS0100-1323
Contains an excerpt from Frederick Olmstead's "A Journey Through Texas", which describes his travel by horseback through the state. Also includes an excerpt from "Diary & Letters of Josiah Gregg", which describes Gregg's experiences in the Houston...
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.
Black and white image of the foot of Main Street. At top left is written ""An old picture showing Terminal Warehouse on left. Viaduct costing $500,000 now crosses at this point."" Lower on the left is written ""Foot of Main St. Houston Tex....