Historic Photos of Houston

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From NASA to the Theatre District, rodeos to drilling oil, Historic Photos of Houston is a photographic history collected from the areas top archives. With around 200 photographs, many of which have never been published, this beautiful coffee table book shows the historical growth from the mid 1800's to the late 1900's of 'the Space City' in stunning black and white photography. The book follows life, government, events and people important to Houston and the building of this unique city. Spanning over two ...

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Overview

From NASA to the Theatre District, rodeos to drilling oil, Historic Photos of Houston is a photographic history collected from the areas top archives. With around 200 photographs, many of which have never been published, this beautiful coffee table book shows the historical growth from the mid 1800's to the late 1900's of 'the Space City' in stunning black and white photography. The book follows life, government, events and people important to Houston and the building of this unique city. Spanning over two centuries and two hundred photographs, this is a must have for any long-time resident or history lover of Houston!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781596523104
  • Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 12/28/2006
  • Series: Historic Photos Series
  • Pages: 216
  • Sales rank: 1,390,804
  • Product dimensions: 10.30 (w) x 10.20 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Betty Trapp Chapman, a native of Tupelo, Mississippi, received her B.A. degree from Millsaps College in Jackson, Mississippi. She has spent the past twenty-five years researching, teaching, and writing about the history of Houston. Betty writes a weekly column, Houston Heritage, for the Houston Business Journal and is the author of several books on Houston's history. A frequent lecturer in Rice University's Continuing Studies Program, she has also served as a consultant for a variety of historical projects in the city. She is currently the chairperson of the Houston Archaeological and Historical Commission.
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