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aerial photographs

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Photographs of the earth taken from aircraft. For photographs taken from beyond the earth's atmosphere, use "space photographs." For photographs of celestial bodies or astronomical phenomena, use "astrophotographs."

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Bert Brandt Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0087
Scope and Contents The bulk of the images in this collection are from Brandt’s commercial work. There are also some images from his work during WWII in Italy and Germany. Another notable part of the collection is his journalistic photo coverage of the Poe Elementary School bombing in Houston in 1959. Brandt created photo illustrations for several books about Houston and Texas, including GEorge Fuermann's Houston: the Once and Future Cty, 1971. He photographed scenes in the oil fields as well as in the...
Dates: 1939-1975

J. Milton Lawless Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0334
Scope and Contents This collection consists of about 3250 images ranging from the 1920s to the 1980s. It includes 930 8x10" prints, a few oversized black and white prints, 21 glass plate negatives, and 23 tintypes of members of Lawless’ family. There are also a number of 4x5" and 5x7" film negatives, as well as other slides and prints.Among the subjects are: Architecture, Aerial photos, the Astrodome, Epsom Downs (1930s), Oil, the Inter Urban, Rice University, the San Jacinto Monument,...
Dates: 1920s-1980s

Robert L. Browning Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 1220
Scope and Contents This collection consists of aerial photos of the Houston and Gulf Coast area taken between 1946 and 1950. Many focus on downtown Houston, the area around the San Jacinto Monument, the Ship Channel, and other industrial sites. Images also document other parts of Texas--especially industrial areas around Beaumont, Port Arthur, and Baytown--as well as a few photos of Cuba and New Orleans. The collection includes primarily 4x5" negatives There are also a handful of original contact prints...
Dates: 1946-1950
The African American Library at the Gregory School
1300 Victor Street
Houston, Texas 77019
832-393-1440
HPL.Gregoryschool@houstontx.gov
Houston Metropolitan Research Center
Houston Public Library
550 McKinney St.
Houston, Texas 77002
TXR.Reference@houstontx.gov
832-393-1662