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Houston TX - Japanese farmers threshing rice
Japanese farmers threshing rice in the Houston District, 1907
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Houston TX - Japanese rice  farmer family
Japanese farmer with family in the rice country tributary to Houston, 1907
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Houston TX - Hauling sugar-cane
Hauling sugar-cane, 1907
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Houston TX - Main Street  from Capitol Avenue
Main Street from Capitol Avenue, Houston, 1907
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Houston TX - Commission Row on Commerce Avenue
Commission Row on Commerce Avenue, Houston, 1907
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Houston TX - home on Main Street
A home on Main Street, Houston, of a style of architecture much in favor here, 1907
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Houston TX - Thalian Club
Thalian Club, 1907
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Houston TX - Sam Houston's old home on Caroline Street
Sam Houston's old home on Caroline Street, still standing in 1907
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Houston TX - Gala-day in Sam Houston Park
Gala-day in Sam Houston Park, 1907
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Houston TX - Loading an oil-train from an overhead pipe-line
Loading an oil-train from an overhead pipe-line in the Houston District, 1907
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Houston TX -  typical rice elevator
A typical rice elevator in the Houston District, 1907
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Houston TX - Carnegie Library & First Presbyterian Church
Carnegie Library & First Presbyterian Church, 1907
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Houston Carnegie Libraries
Houston TX - City Hall and Public Market
Houston City Hall and Public Market, 1907
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Houston TX -  1918 Labor Day Parade
Houston Labor Day Parade, 1918
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Houston TX -   1918 Labor Day Parade
Houston Labor Day Parade, 1918
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Houston, TX - Founders Memorial Park - SJCA members, Dedication of John Kirby Allen Marker, 1936 Texas old photo
Members of the San Jacinto Centennial Association and others standing next to the newly erected monument honoring John Kirby Allen, co-founder of Houston with his brother, during the dedication ceremony at the old city cemetery in Houston, renamed at this time Founders Memorial Park, August 31, 1936.
Photograph courtesy of the Briscoe Center for American History, UT-Austin, Bailey (Bob) Studios Photographic Archive, e_bb_4363.
Houston TX - Pioneer Memorial Monument in Hermann Park, 1936 old photo
The Pioneer Memorial Monument in Houston's Hermann Park
Photograph courtesy of the Briscoe Center for American History, UT-Austin, Bailey (Bob) Studios Photographic Archive, e_bb_4367.
Andrew Jackson Houston, Jesse H. Jones, model of the San Jacinto Monument, 1936 Texas old photo
Sam Houston's only surviving son, Andrew Jackson Houston, and Houston businessman and current chairman of the Reconstruction Finance Corporation, Jesse H. Jones, and a crowd of attendees, admire the model of the San Jacinto Monument unveiled at the monument's groundbreaking ceremony, March 27, 1936.
Photograph courtesy of the Briscoe Center for American History, UT-Austin, Bailey (Bob) Studios Photographic Archive, e_bb_0774.
Houston Observances during the Texas Centennial of 1936

1884 Harris County Courthouse
The 1884 Harris County Courthouse
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1910 Harris County Courthouse, Houston, Texas old photo
The 1910 Harris County Courthouse
1939 Photo courtesy TXDoT
Harris County Courthouse

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