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 ...