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    • First National Bank

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    • First National Bank, Houston, TX. Postdate: 1907.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection, MSS 0187
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • St. Joseph's Infirmary

    • Buildings
    • St. Joseph's Infirmary is portrayed as a three story brick structure with second the third floor balconies united visually by white columns. These balconies are amidst expanses of simple brick exterior walls with rectangular institutional looking...
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection, MSS 0187
    • Humble Oil Field

    • Gulf Coast Country
    • Almost thirty oil derricks and numerous simply constructed work buildings are portrayed on this postcard. The oil derricks are of the slender, tall, square based pyramid design with steel structures.
    • 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
    • Cotton Barge on Buffalo Bayou

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

    • Buildings ; Transportation
    • Interior of Union Station has many wooden benches amidst white columns supporting white archways. Three large light fixtures line the center of this view of the station's interior.
    • MSS0187 Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection
    • Texas Company Building

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    • The Texas Company Building, Houston, Texas.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection, MSS 0187
    • 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
    • Picking Strawberries

    • Gulf Coast Country
    • People picking strawberries near Houston, TX. Weathered farm buildings in background.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection, MSS 0187
    • Grape Vineyard

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    • Grape Vineyard Security Land Tract
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection, MSS 0187
    • Threshing Rice

    • Gulf Coast Country
    • Overseer on horseback, four to five men working with teams of mules pulling flatbed wagons to bring harvested rice to threshing machine. Foreground has many bags of rice prepared from the threshing machine. Flag flying over machine. Bay or marsh...
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection, MSS 0187
    • Fannin School

    • Buildings
    • Red brick building with grand entrance set into corner of building. Two staircases frame each side of the entrance then four white columns approximately one story in heighth and two red brick columns are capped with corinthian style white...
    • 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
    • St. Paul's Church

    • Buildings
    • Grand church sits on a street corner, so the four Ionic topped two-story columns at the entrance are repeated in half columns on the side facade. The church is topped with what appears to be a copper dome. To the left is a two story brown brick...
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection, MSS 0187
    • First Methodist Church

    • Buildings
    • Grand brick church with a square tower, Gothic (pointed top) arches, and apparently two sets of stairs into an entrance porch. A red brick home with a white wraparound porch is to the right of the church. In this year of 2011, the First United...
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection, MSS 0187

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