The collection consists of photographic research materials on Houston, TX, Rice University, and various urban scenes, architectural details, and photographic techniques. It was created by William Lukes in collaboration with Paul Hester during the years 1969 through 1974, when Lukes was an architectural student at Rice University.

Recent Submissions

  • Autry House, 1970 

    Lukes, William (1970)
    These are black and white photographic images of Autry House, a 1920’s eclectic architecture building commissioned by the Episcopal Church in Houston as a community house for students at Rice University.
  • Rice University scenes 

    Lukes, William (1969)
    These are black and white photographic images of the anti-war convocation (Viet Nam war) and other scenes at Rice University.
  • Portfolio I, Rice University 1970 

    Lukes, William (1970)
    This is a black and white photographic image of the anti-war convocation (Viet Nam war) at Rice University.
  • William Lukes 

    Hester, Paul (1969)
    This is a black and white photographic image of William Lukes by Paul Hester at the McLendon drive-in in Houston.
  • Paul Hester, 1970-1971 

    Lukes, William (1970)
    This is a black and white photographic paired image of Paul Hester at work photographing neighborhoods in Houston.
  • Paired images 

    Lukes, William (1969)
    These are black and white photographic images (paired or multiple) intended to show movement or time.
  • Galveston 

    Lukes, William (1969)
    This is a black and white photographic image of Galveston, TX.
  • Houston scenes 1969-1974 

    Lukes, William (1969)
    These are black and white photographic images of Houston taken from 1969-1974.
  • Houston scenes by Paul Hester 

    Hester, Paul; Lukes, William (1970)
    These are black and white photographic images of Houston taken by Paul Hester, who partnered with Lukes in photographing Houston in the early 1970’s for the American Institute of Architects guide to Houston. The photo of ...
  • Pleasantville Apartments, east Houston 1970 

    Lukes, William (1970)
    These are black and white photographic images of the Pleasantville apartments in east Houston taken in 1970. The development was built as an African American community under Federal Housing Authority (FHA) program 608 in ...
  • Houston Mobile Home show 1971-1972 

    Lukes, William (1971)
    These are black and white photographic images of a Houston mobile home show taken in 1971-1972.
  • Downtown Houston photographs 1970-1972 

    Lukes, William (1970)
    These are black and white photographic images of street scenes and iconic buildings in downtown Houston taken from 1970-1972.