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Black and white aerial photo of the San Jacinto Monument, Houston, TX.
Black-and-white aerial photograph of the San Jacinto Monument and reflecting pool, Houston, TX.
Black-and-white aerial photograph of the San Jacinto Monument, Houston, TX
San Jacinto Memorial, pedestal with entrance and column with scaffolding.
Aerial view of San Jacinto Monument and its reflecting pool with part of the Ship Channel and some industrial plants visible in the background.
Aerial photograph of San Jacinto Monument and reflecting pool with a ship passing by in the Ship Channel in foreground.
Ground-level view of the museum ship USS Texas with the San Jacinto Monument visible in the background.
Aerial photograph of the San Jacinto Monument taken from a plane in 1946.
Ground-level view of the San Jacinto Monument framed by trees
The Milsaps Collection was created by John Ephraim Thomas Milsaps - bibliophile, Salvationist, traveler and diarist - who joined the Salvation Army in 1883 and remained in its service until his retirement. As a professional Salvationist, Major Milsaps travelled widely in this country and abroad as a Salvation Army organizer and (San Francisco) WAR CRY editor. Along the way Major Milsaps kept a meticulous seventy-...
Portrait of guitarist Lydia Mendoza with a young boy holding one of her records.
Shows areas of Spanish dominion in North America, including Mexico, California, Louisiana and Texas. Scale of map is "Leagues of Castille 26-1/2 to a Degree" or "British Statute Miles 69-1/2 to a Degree." Includes topographical detail and Explanation of the Signs table at left.
1835 map shows areas of Texas, New Mexico, Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi, Indian territory, and Mexico. Title from printed inscription. Includes insets titled Remarks on Texas, Rivers of Texas, and Land Grants. Scale of map is approximately 100 miles to 1 in. Includes topographical details.
French map of Louisiana and the Mississippi River, around the time of the Louisiana Purchase. Shows the areas of Louisiana, what would become Texas, South Carolina, Virginia, and other states as they existed at the time this map was produced. Title of map translated from printed inscription. Includes topographical details and inset. Text is in French.
Shows numbered city lots and blocks, streets, structures, ward boundaries, and Buffalo Bayou. Title from cartographic flourish beneath portrait of Gen. Sam Houston. Scale of main map is approximately 350 ft. to 1 in. Relief shown pictorially. Insets: The original plan of Houston -- Railroad map of Texas -- Map of new Houston. Includes seal of the city of Houston with signatures of city secretary and major. Includes...
A collection of images of the Houston Ship Channel and surrounding areas from a range of time periods.
John J. Herrera greeting President John F. Kennedy at Houston LULAC banquet held on November 21, 1963. Also pictured, Lady Bird Johnson.
Barbara Jordan in front of the Courts building. Barbara Jordan was the first African American woman to serve in the Texas State Senate, first African American U.S. Representative from Texas, and first African American to deliver a keynote speech at the Democratic National Convention.
A Picture Story of Houston's Celebration in Honor of Howard Hughes - July 30, 1938 Prepared for Hon. Jesse H. Jones. Photographs bound in book.
Annotated fashion sketch by Evelyn Norton Anderson for the Astrodome Club hat check girl uniform.
Annotated fashion sketch by Evelyn Norton Anderson for Astrodome stilemen uniforms (outside information director, gate supervisor, and elevator operator).
Annotated fashion sketch by Evelyn Norton Anderson for the Astrodome Club bartender uniform.
Annotated fashion sketch by Evelyn Norton Anderson for the Astrodome Sky Dome hostess uniform.
Annotated fashion sketch by Evelyn Norton Anderson of the Astrodome Domeskeller Cafe hostess uniform.
Annotated fashion sketch for the Count Down Cafeteria cashier uniform for the Astrodome, by Evelyn Norton Anderson.
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