Houston’s most historic hotel was owned at various times by William Marsh Rice and Jesse H Jones. This was also the site of the first Capitol of the Republic of Texas and offered the first air-conditioned public space! Read the history of the Rice Hotel here…>
This postcard is part of the massive Tichnor Brothers Collection which contains approximately 25,000 office proofs of postcards of the United States published by the Boston firm Tichnor Brothers Inc. These are color postcards with a linen texture dated ca. 1930-1945. The concentration is on American vacation places. You can find the start of this collection “The Tichnor Brothers Collection” here.
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