Matteson-Southwest Billboard Company Photographs
Identifier: MSS 0227
Scope and Contents
This collection contains 777 snapshots of street scenes, mostly in Houston. The images emphasize billboard advertisements and other forms of outdoor display advertising, most of which were rented by the Matteson-Southwest Company. They date from the 1940s through the 1950s The photographs are silver gelatin prints.
This collection is open for research.
Permission to publish or reproduce materials from MSS 0227 Matteson-Southwest Billboard Company Photographs must be obtained from the Houston Metropolitan Research Center or the appropriate copyright holder.
6.25 Linear Feet (7 boxes) : 777 photographs
Language of Materials
Many of the images from this collection have been digitized and are available on the Houston Public Library Digital Archives at https://cdm17006.contentdm.oclc.org/digital/search/searchterm/mss0227
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