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Map of Harris County, Texas /

1940 Census Enumeration District Maps - Texas - Harris County - Goose Creek - ED 101-25, ED 101-26, ED 101-27, ED 101-28, ED 101-29

1940 Census Enumeration District Maps - Texas - Harris County - Pelly - ED 101-30, ED 101-31

Miscellaneous lot of photographs by Barbara Wright, e.g. University of Virginia, Franconia, New Hampshire, Maine. Entrance sign to Pine Mountain Valley Rural Community Corporation

Miscellaneous lot of photographs by Barbara Wright, e.g. University of Virginia, Franconia, New Hampshire, Maine. Pine Mountain Valley

Miscellaneous lot of photographs by Barbara Wright, e.g. University of Virginia, Franconia, New Hampshire, Maine. Client of Pine Mountain Valley Rural Community Corporation

Miscellaneous lot of photographs by Barbara Wright, e.g. University of Virginia, Franconia, New Hampshire, Maine. Pine Mountain Valley

Miscellaneous lot of photographs by Barbara Wright, e.g. University of Virginia, Franconia, New Hampshire, Maine. Entrance sign to Pine Mountain Valley Rural Community Corporation

Loading dock at industrial plant. Port of Houston, Texas

Sampling room. Port of Houston, Texas

Negro women cleaning up damaged bales of cotton. Compress, Houston, Texas

When You Hear That Peafowl Holler

Mexican trucker eating lunch atop bales of cotton. Compress, Houston, Texas

Unloading truckload of cotton. Compress, Houston, Texas

Weighing bale of cotton at unloading platform at compress. Houston, Texas

Bales of cotton in warehouse. Compress, Houston, Texas

Shoving a bale of cotton onto conveyor at compress. Houston, Texas

Sampling and grading cotton as to length and staple and grade under daylight conditions. Compress, Houston, Texas

Power lines which cross the channel of the port of Houston, Texas

Weighing cotton at the unloading platform. Compress, Houston, Texas

Weighing bale of cotton at unloading platform at compress. Houston, Texas

Oil refinery on the bank of the ship channel. Port of Houston, Texas

Placing bale of cotton into compressing unit. Compress, Houston, Texas. After going through the compress the bale of cotton is about one third its original size

Storing bales of cotton into hold for freighter for export. Port of Houston, Texas

Weighing cotton at the unloading platform. Compress, Houston, Texas

Oil drillers preparing to take a core to determine nature of sand in the basin of the port of Houston, Texas

Negro women cleaning up damaged bales of cotton. Compress, Houston, Texas

Freighter leaving port of Houston, Texas

Pier and cement plant. Port of Houston, Texas

Loading round bales of cotton onto conveyer at compress. Houston, Texas. These are not full bales

Moss-covered trees along the ship channel. Port of Houston, Texas

Pier and cement plant. Port of Houston, Texas

Freighter docked at port of Houston, Texas

Negro laborers placing bands around compressed bale of cotton. Compress, Houston, Texas

Stevedores loading cotton on to the freighter. Port of Houston, Texas

Oil refinery on the bank of the ship channel. Port of Houston, Texas

Loading dock at industrial plant. Port of Houston, Texas

Barge loaded with pipe. Port of Houston, Texas

Bales of cotton being loaded onto Spanish ship for export. Port of Houston, Texas

Tagging samples of cotton. Compress, Houston, Texas

Loading dock of compress. Houston, Texas

Longshoremen at the cotton docks. Port of Houston, Texas

Flour mill and coal loading dock. Port of Houston, Texas

Unloading bales of cotton from truck-drawn trailers at compress, Houston Texas. Cotton was transported to the compress from Oklahoma in large trucks in background

Loading dock at industrial plant. Port of Houston, Texas

Loading of cotton for export. Notice man operating winch. Port of Houston, Texas

Loading cotton into hold of ship. Port of Houston, Texas

Unloading truckload of cotton. Compress, Houston, Texas

Flour mill. Port of Houston Texas

Action in loading a bale of cotton onto truck for transporting to compress. Houston, Texas

Negro laborers placing bands around compressed bale of cotton. Compress, Houston, Texas

Guiding compressed bale of cotton onto hand truck. Compress, Houston, Texas

Oil refinery on the bank of the ship channel. Port of Houston, Texas

Sampler taking a swatch of cotton from basket. Compress, Houston, Texas

Oil loading dock. Port of Houston, Texas

Bales of cotton loaded onto Spanish ship for export. Port of Houston, Texas

Oil loading dock. Port of Houston, Texas

Houston, Texas. Storing bales of cotton into hold of a freighter for export. Notice the different levels

Loading of cotton for export. Notice man operating winch. Port of Houston, Texas

Longshoremen at the cotton docks. Port of Houston, Texas

Shoving a bale of cotton onto conveyor at compress. Houston, Texas

Adjusting the bale of cotton in the jaws of the compressor. Houston, Texas

Warehouses and docks. Port of Houston, Texas

Cutting burlap bag to take sample of cotton from bale. Compress, Houston, Texas

Conveyor of cotton at compress, Houston, Texas

Weighing bale of cotton at unloading platform at compress. Houston, Texas

Certified samples of cotton in compress. These certified samples are held by the owner of the cotton so that it can be delivered without further sampling when so much cotton of a certain staple and grade is bought and delivered through the cotton exchange. Port of Houston, Texas

Freighter leaving the port of Houston, Texas

Unloading bales of cotton from truck-drawn trailers at compress, Houston Texas. Cotton was transported to the compress from Oklahoma in large trucks in background

Record of the compressor. Compress, Houston, Texas

Freighter leaving the port of Houston, Texas

Tagging samples of cotton. Compress, Houston, Texas

Interior of cotton compress and warehouse. Houston, Texas

Hoisting bales of cotton into ship's hold. Port of Houston, Texas

Unloading truckload of cotton. Compress, Houston, Texas

Flour mill and coal loading dock. Port of Houston, Texas

Longshoremen at the cotton docks. Port of Houston, Texas

View of former main ship channel, now yacht pen. Port of Houston, Texas, harbor

Loading round bales of cotton onto conveyer at compress, Houston, Texas. These are not full bales

Loading of cotton for export. Notice man operating winch. Port of Houston, Texas

Hooking on three bales of cotton for hoisting into ship's hold. Port of Houston, Texas

Loading dock of flour mill. Port of Houston, Texas

Former main ship channel of the port of Houston, Texas. This is now a yacht pen

Storing bales of cotton into hold of freighter for export. Notice the different levels. Port of Houston, Texas

Loading round bales of cotton onto conveyer at compress, Houston, Texas. These are not full bales

Longshoremen at the cotton docks. Port of Houston, Texas

Interior of cotton compress and warehouse. Houston, Texas

General view of flour mill and docks. Port of Houston, Texas

Bales of cotton being loaded onto Spanish ship for export. Port of Houston, Texas

Longshoremen at the cotton docks. Port of Houston, Texas

"Killing the spiders" on a bale of cotton. This means knocking down the jagged edges and wire joints. In Texas there is a state law requiring any person handling a bale of cotton to "kill the spiders." Compress, Houston, Texas

Storing bales of cotton into hold of freighter for export. Notice the different levels. Port of Houston, Texas

Warehouse. Port of Houston, Texas

Unloading a carload of cotton at compress. Houston, Texas

Hooking on three bales of cotton for hoisting into ship's hold. Port of Houston, Texas

Storing bales of cotton into hold for freighter for export. Port of Houston, Texas

Flour mill and tug. Port of Houston, Texas

Barge loaded with pipe. Port of Houston, Texas

Longshoremen at the cotton docks. Port of Houston, Texas

Unloading truckload of cotton. Compress, Houston, Texas