Now showing items 252-271 of 427

  • Main Street in Houston 

    Milstead-Dixon Photography (Museum of Houston and the Houston Metropolitan Resource Center, 1884-01-01)
  • Main Street viaduct 

    Unknown author (Museum of Houston and the Houston Metropolitan Resource Center, 1910-01-01)
  • Man and dog in a field 

    Schlueter, Frank J. (Museum of Houston and the Houston Metropolitan Resource Center, 1910-01-01)
  • Man and girl standing in orange orchard 

    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 ...
  • Man in an alfalfa field on a Harris County farm 

    Schlueter, Frank J. (Museum of Houston and the Houston Metropolitan Resource Center, 1910-01-01)
    Alfalfa was introduced in 1884, and its culture spread rapidly over the state. At that time alfalfa produced four tons of hay per acre which sold at $15 a ton. Early varieties of hay grown in the ...
  • Man in 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 ...
  • Man in fig orchard 

    Schlueter, Frank J. (Museum of Houston and the Houston Metropolitan Resource Center, 1922-01-01)
    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 ...
  • Man in 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 ...
  • Man making bundles of string 

    Unknown author (Museum of Houston and the Houston Metropolitan Resource Center, 1956-01-01)
    Robert W. Kneebone (1899-1976) was involved in Houston business and civic affairs as early as 1950. A 1921 graduate of the University of Michigan, Kneebone entered the banking industry in 1932. In ...
  • Man on tractor farming land in Ft. Bend County 

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

    Unknown author (Museum of Houston and the Houston Metropolitan Resource Center, 1890-01-01)
  • Maw Maw's Death 

    Gay, Courtney (Museum of Houston and the Houston Metropolitan Resource Center, 1993-02-04)
  • Mayor Fonville greeting Howard Hughes 

    Unknown author (Museum of Houston and the Houston Metropolitan Resource Center, 1938-07-01)
    On July 10, 1938 Hughes set a record by completing a flight around the world in just 91 hours (3 days, 19 hours), beating the previous record by more than four days. For this flight he did not fly ...
  • Memorial Drive at Voss 

    Johnson, Owen (Museum of Houston and the Houston Metropolitan Resource Center, 1960-01-01)
  • Memorial Hospital 

    Unknown author (Museum of Houston and the Houston Metropolitan Resource Center, 1920-01-01)
  • Men driving horse-drawn harvester 

    Schlueter, Frank J. (Museum of Houston and the Houston Metropolitan Resource Center, 1910-01-01)
  • Men in watermelon field in Aldine, Texas 

    Schlueter, Frank J. (Museum of Houston and the Houston Metropolitan Resource Center, 1912-01-01)
  • Men loading grain into silos 

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

    Litterst Commercial Photograph Co. (Museum of Houston and the Houston Metropolitan Resource Center, 1910-01-01)
  • Men plowing field on fig orchard in Webster, Texas 

    Schlueter, Frank J. (Museum of Houston and the Houston Metropolitan Resource Center, 1910-01-01)
    Webster is located midway between downtown Houston and Galveston with Interstate 45, Bay Area Boulevard, and NASA Parkway as its central corridors. Figs first appeared as a horticultural crop in the ...