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Houston's Forgotten Heritage: Landscape, Houses, Interiors, 1824-1914

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This ambitious book, originally published by Rice University Press in 1991, describes Houston home life and culture from the settlement of Houston to World War I, when rapid economic development spelled demolition for many notable nineteenth-century public buildings. Sadie Gwin Blackburn discusses landscape and horticulture, from the early plantations and the farms of German immigrants in Harris County to the residential gardens of early twentieth-century Houston. Barrie M. Scardino traces the development of domestic ...

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Houston's Forgotten Heritage: Landscape, Houses, Interiors, 1824-1914 1998, Texas A&M University Press

ISBN-13: 9780890968512

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