Published by Morrison and Fourmy
Estimated Population: 33,934 [found in fiche 1, 1905-06]
Contents: the Present State, County and City Governments; a Complete list of all County Officials, Post Offices, and Money Order Offices in Texas; also, an Index of Societies, Associations, Churches, Corporations, Educational Institutes, the Full name and Address of all Residents, their Occupations or Pursuits, and a Complete Classified Business Directory. Also, a Valuable Street Index or Guide.
Abbreviations: Page 83 is too light to read. Most Directories have very similar abbreviations.
|Content Description||Page Number|
|Addenda ─Changes too Late for Regular Insertion||197|
|Advertisements||1 - 70|
|Banks and Bankers||74|
|Building and Loan Associations||73|
|Business Directory of Houston||499|
|Church Organizations Societies||61|
|General Directory of Names||83|
|Index to Advertisements||13|
|Miscellaneous Organizations and Societies||64|
|Post offices with rate of postage||30|
|Prefatory - Review of the progress of Houston||3|
|Railroad Employees Organization||60|
|Railroad Guide from Houston||81|
|Secret and Benevolent Societies||54|
|Street Directory||I to xv|
Of Special Interest:
Houston Rapid Transit, 8 Banks and 8 Building and Loan Associations, 4 Singing Societies, 11 railroads, and 11 newspapers.
Houston stands as the third cotton market in America.
The Ship Channel Company which had cut a channel through Morgan’s Point for the government placed a chain across the mouth of the bayou and demanded a toll of vessels wanting to pass through. They did this until the government paid them for the work done.
Plans are underfoot to have ocean going vessels run up Buffalo Bayou to the city. The sewage system for the city has been completed.
Fiche 1 goes through age 75, Newspapers
Fiche 2 has advertisements and then begins the Directory of names on page 83, ending with page155: Condon, Annie A. (wid Patrick), r nw cor Colorado, Summer.
Fiche 3 ends with page 259: Houston Dental Institute, 505 ½ Main, Dr. W.B. Griffin, propr.
Fiche 4 ends with page 361: Olster, Elmer, farmer, bds H.F. McConnell
Fiche 5 ends with page 465: Waller, William L, wood dealer, r. es Davis bt Noble, Lee
Fiche 6 City Directory ends on page 495, has ads and then Business Directory