Skip to main content

Add or remove other collections to your search:

Narrow your search by:

You've searched: All Collections

  • All fields: waterways
(159 results)

Display: 20

    • Houston, looking south, 1891

    • City of Houston
    • Shows aerial view of Houston, looking south, including city blocks, waterways, and vegetation. Includes labeled drawings of notable buildings, and landmark and church directories beneath map. Title from printed inscription.
    • View from San Jacinto Street Bridge

    • RECTO: Colorized image of barges on the Bayou. One building is labeled ""C.R. Cummings Lumber Co."" There are signs for G.H. & H. Caption reads: ""View from San Jacinto Street Bridge, Houston, Texas."" VERSO: Handwritten: ""12-1-61 Gift of Mrs....
    • Houston Ship Channel and Foot of Main Street

    • RECTO: Colorized image of crowds gathered at Allen's Landing awaiting the arrival of King Nottoc at the No-Tsu-Oh Festival. Building in the background reads: ""Wm. Cleveland & Sons Wholesale Grocers. Cotton Factory."" The word ""Jasmine"" is...
    • Landing at San Jacinto Battle Ground

    • RECTO: Colorized image of the boat landing at the San Jacinto Battleground. Caption reads: ""Landing at San Jacinto Battle Ground, Houston, Texas."" VERSO: Vertically handwritten: ""Rec'd Mamy's letter, and expect you all to-morrow night. Papa went...
    • Russara

    • RECTO: Colorized image of Russara and one other boat at Turning Basin. Caption reads: ""'Russara,' Bryan Heard's Handsome Yacht, Escort for 'Windom' in Houston Turning Basin. Houston, Texas."" VERSO: Handwritten message: ""Your card rec'd and also...
    • Buffalo Bayou

    • RECTO: Colorized image of four boats and a barge on the Bayou. Caption reads: ""Buffalo Bayou, Houston, Texas."" VERSO: Blank
    • Catch of Big Fish in Bay

    • RECTO: Color image of two men standing at the water's edge, one holds fishing gear. Hanging near them is a fish as longer than the men. Caption reads: "" Catch of Big Fish in Bay, near Houston, Texas."" VERSO: Blank
    • Sterling Mansion construction

    • Black and white photograph of west entrance of the Sterling Mansion (in La Porte, TX at Morgan's Point) while it was under construction, which was completed in 1927.
    • Cruiser Houston Entering Buffalo River

    • RECTO: Colorized image of crowd at boat landing at San Jacinto Battlegrounds gathered to watch the cruiser Houston enter the Bayou. One boat is nearby and two more are further down the Bayou. There are two planes flying overhead. The captions read:...
    • Turning Basin

    • 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:...
    • San Jacinto Battlefield

    • Black and white photograph of waterway with boats, people waiting in a covered area on the bank of the waterway, and there are people walking in the field next to the water. Caption reads, ""San Jacinto Battlefield April 21, 1910 #74 Copyright F.J....
    • Municipal Docks

    • RECTO: Colorized image of the Satilla docked at the Municipal Docks. Caption reads: ""Municipal Docks, Ship Channel, Houston, Tex. VERSO: Handwritten message reads: ""I. Susskind, 121 Rose St., Newark, N.J."" Handwritten at the top right: ""Gift...
    • Long Reach - Buffalo Bayou

    • RECTO: Postcard of colorized image of two row boats on Buffalo Bayou. Caption reads: ""Long Reach - Buffalo Bayou, near HOUSTON, Texas."" Handwritten at the bottom: ""Spending the day in Houston- A.W. Cook."" VERSO: Caption reads: ""LONG REACH is...
    • Santa Anna Farm and Ship Channel, May 1916

    • Black and white photograph of four people in a canoe in the Ship Channel. A house can be seen in the background, possibly Santa Anna Farm, according to the caption, which reads, ""Schlueter Houston. Santa Anna Farm & Ship Channel May 1916.""


Display a larger image and more item information when the pointer pauses over a thumbnail

Layout options:

Select the collections to add or remove from your search