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    • Bank vault at Bank of the Southwest 

      Schlueter, Frank J. (Museum of Houston and the Houston Metropolitan Resource Center, 1910-01-01)
    • Banking quarter of Lumbermans National Bank 

      Schlueter, Frank J. (Museum of Houston and the Houston Metropolitan Resource Center, 1908-01-01)
    • Cars by Buffalo Bayou 

      Schlueter, Frank J. (Museum of Houston and the Houston Metropolitan Resource Center, 1935-01-01)
    • Construction of Sam Houston Hall 

      Schlueter, Frank J. (Museum of Houston and the Houston Metropolitan Resource Center, 1928-05-12)
      In the winter of 1927 Jesse H. Jones traveled to Washington D.C. with a certified check for $200,000 to enter Houston's bid for the Democratic National Convention to be held the following summer. ...
    • East Texas farmland 

      Schlueter, Frank J. (Museum of Houston and the Houston Metropolitan Resource Center, 1910-01-01)
    • Farm life in Ft. Bend County 

      Schlueter, Frank J. (Museum of Houston and the Houston Metropolitan Resource Center, 1911-01-01)
    • Farming in Highland Heights 

      Schlueter, Frank J. (Museum of Houston and the Houston Metropolitan Resource Center, 1900-01-01)
      Highland Heights is located in Northwest Houston a few miles north of Loop 610 North between Interstate 45 and Hwy 290. This area is now a heavily populated residential and commercial part of Houston.
    • Farming in the 1920's in southwest Harris County 

      Schlueter, Frank J. (Museum of Houston and the Houston Metropolitan Resource Center, 1910-01-01)
    • Feeding turkeys and ducks 

      Schlueter, Frank J. (Museum of Houston and the Houston Metropolitan Resource Center, 1910-01-01)
    • A fig orchard 

      Schlueter, Frank J. (Museum of Houston and the Houston Metropolitan Resource Center, 1910-01-01)
      Figs first appeared as a horticultural crop in the 1900 census. The industry expanded until 1920, when it slumped, but by 1930 the fig census showed more than a million trees-ten times the number ...
    • First producing oil well in Barbers Hill 

      Schlueter, Frank J. (Museum of Houston and the Houston Metropolitan Resource Center, 1910-01-01)
    • Goose Creek oil fields 

      Schlueter, Frank J. (Museum of Houston and the Houston Metropolitan Resource Center, 1934-07-15)
      The first offshore drilling for oil in Texas occurred along Goose Creek in southeast Harris County, twenty-one miles southeast of Houston on Galveston Bay. In 1903 John I. Gaillard noticed bubbles ...
    • Goose Creek oil fields 

      Schlueter, Frank J. (Museum of Houston and the Houston Metropolitan Resource Center, 1917-01-01)
      The first offshore drilling for oil in Texas occurred along Goose Creek in southeast Harris County, twenty-one miles southeast of Houston on Galveston Bay. In 1903 John I. Gaillard noticed bubbles ...
    • Goose Creek oil fields 

      Schlueter, Frank J. (Museum of Houston and the Houston Metropolitan Resource Center, 1923-01-01)
      The first offshore drilling for oil in Texas occurred along Goose Creek in southeast Harris County, twenty-one miles southeast of Houston on Galveston Bay. In 1903 John I. Gaillard noticed bubbles ...
    • A Gulf Coast orange grower feeding pigs and chickens on his farm in League City 

      Schlueter, Frank J. (Museum of Houston and the Houston Metropolitan Resource Center, 1910-01-01)
      The first commercial grove of grapefruit trees was planted in 1904; by 1925 approximately 80 percent of the Texas citrus crop consisted of grapefruit, the remainder of the crop being 15 percent ...
    • Hermann Hospital 

      Schlueter, Frank J. (Museum of Houston and the Houston Metropolitan Resource Center, 1920-01-01)
      Hermann Hospital opened its doors in 1907.
    • Houston branch of Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas 

      Schlueter, Frank J. (Museum of Houston and the Houston Metropolitan Resource Center, 1912-01-01)
    • Houston Panorama 

      Schlueter, Frank J. (Museum of Houston and the Houston Metropolitan Resource Center, 1930-01-01)
    • Humble oil fields 

      Schlueter, Frank J. (Museum of Houston and the Houston Metropolitan Resource Center, 1916-09-03)
      Humble became a boomtown in 1904, when oil was discovered nearby and the town site was laid out. By the time the Lone Star Hotel was built and thirty wells were completed several months later, 10,000 ...
    • Man and dog in a field 

      Schlueter, Frank J. (Museum of Houston and the Houston Metropolitan Resource Center, 1910-01-01)