Galveston Photographic Subject Files (G-Files) Inventory

 Galveston Photographic Subject Files (G-Files) Inventory

The Galveston Photographic Subject Files, or G-Files, are arranged in series by subject. The photo collection is not organized by a year or a specific time period. Most of the photos date from 1900 through 1950s.

Series that have been digitized are linked to their finding aid in the Archives Catalog. From the catalog, click the letter "G" and scroll down to "Galveston Photographic Subject Files" to see all the categories that have been digitized. New categories are added as they are digitized.

High resolution images for research, display, or publication may be ordered for almost all photos, whether or not they have already been digitized.

Inventory

Historic Sites (Digitized in Archives Catalog)

  • Monuments, etc. (2 folders) G-1488
  • Texas Heroes Monument (9 folders) G-14881
  • Rosenberg Fountains (2 folders) G-14882
  • Cemeteries (3 folders) G-14883

Plants & Animals

  • Trees (3 folder) G-1723
  • Plants and Flowers (2 folders) G-175
  • Oleanders (3 folders) G-1751
  • Birds and Animals G-176

Storm of 1900 (Digitized in Archives Catalog)

  • Bodies (4 folders) G-1771.1
  • Harbor Damage (3 folders) G-1771.2
  • Churches & Religious Buildings (8 folders) G-1771.3
    • FF 3.1: Sacred Heart Catholic
    • FF 3.2: St. Patrick’s Catholic
    • FF 3.3: Trinity Episcopal
    • FF 3.4: St. John’s Methodist-Episcopal
    • FF 3.5: First Baptist
    • FF 3.6: St. Joseph’s Catholic
    • FF 3.7: Miscellaneous Churches
    • FF 3.8: Parochial Schools
  • Public Buildings, Parks & Services (4 folders) G-1771.4
    • FF 4.1: City Hall and Courthouses
    • FF 4.2: Utilities
    • FF 4.3: Harmony Hall and Masonic Temple
    • FF 4.4: Miscellaneous (includes Women’s Home, orphanages)
  • Schools, Public (3 folders) G-1771.5
    • FF 5.1: Bath Avenue School
    • FF 5.2: Ball High School
    • FF 5.3: Rosenberg School & Denver Resurvey School
  • Business & Commercial (4 folders) G-1771.6
    • FF 6.1: Grand Opera House and Grand Hotel
    • FF 6.2-6.3: Miscellaneous Downtown Views
    • FF 6.4: Factories, Cotton Compresses, etc.
  • Residential Areas (14 folders) G-1771.7
    • FF 7.1: Lucas Terrace Apartments
    • FF 7.2-7.14: Miscellaneous Residential Areas
  • Hospitals (4 folders) G-1771.8
    • FF 8.1: Old Red Building
    • FF 8.2: Breckenridge Hall
    • FF 8.3: John Sealy Hospital
    • FF 8.4: St. Mary’s Infirmary
  • Railroads (3 folders) G-1771.9
  • Survivors and Refugee Camps (1 folder) G-1771.10
  • Beachfront Areas (1 folder) G-1771.11
  • Artists’ Renditions (1 folder) G-1771.12
  • Exhibitions (1 folder) G-1771.12.2
  • Miscellaneous (2 folders) G-1771.13
  • Central Relief Committee (1900 Storm) (1 folder) G-6861

Storms (Digitized in Archives Catalog)

  • Storm of 1867 (1 folder) G-177
  • Storm of 1909 (1 folder) G-17712
  • Storm of 1915 (11 folders) G-17713
  • Storm of 1919 (4 folders) G-17714
  • Storm of 1932 (1 folder) G-177141
  • Storm of 1943 (2 folders) G-17715
  • Storm of 1961 (Carla) (11 folders) G-17716
  • Storm of 1983 (Alicia) (1 folder) G-17717
  • Storms, Miscellaneous (1 folder) G-17720
  • Snow & Ice (4 folders) G-1773

Causeway (Digitized in Archives Catalog)

  • Pre-1900 (1 folder) G-1822
  • 1900-1915 G-18221
    • FF 1: Models & Plans (2 folders)
    • FF 2: Construction (2 folders)
    • FF 3: Opening Celebration (1 folder)
    • FF 4: Completed (2 folders)
  • 1915-1937 G-18222
    • FF 1: Construction of Temporary Railroad (1 folder)
    • FF 2: Reconstruction Following 1915 Storm (17 folders)
    • FF 3: Completed Causeway (1 folder)
  • 1938- (1 folder) G-18223

Bridges (Digitized in Archives Catalog)

  • San Luis Pass Bridge (1 folder) G-18224
  • Railroad Bridges (1 folder) G-1824

Sea Views (Digitized in Archives Catalog)

  • Seashore & Open Sea (2 folder) G-19
  • Lighthouses (2 folders) G-1918
  • Buoys G-1919

Wharf (Digitized in Archives Catalog)

  • Wharf Areas (1 folder) G-1920
  • Accidents at Wharf (1 folder) G-1921
  • Construction at Wharves (3 folders) G-228
  • Wharf Scenes (8 folders) G-5235
  • Wharf Machinery (4 folders) G-5236

Harbor

  • 1810-1850s (3 folders) G-2274.1
  • 1860s-1870s (1 folder) G-2274.2
  • 1880s-1890s (1 folder) G-2274.3
  • 1900-1910s (1 folder) G-2274.4
  • 1920s-1930s (1 folder) G-2274.5
  • 1940s- (1 folder) G-2274.6

Parks (Digitized in Archives Catalog)

  • City (2 folders) G-23 Catalogued by 11/3/2017
  • Garten Verein (6 folders) G-231 Catalogued by 11/3/2017
  • Seawolf Park G-232 Catalogued by 11/3/2017

General City Views (Digitized in Archives Catalog)

  • 1830s-1850s (1 folder) G-25.1
  • 1860s (1 folder) G-25.2
  • 1870s-1880s (2 folders) G-25.3
  • 1890s (1 folder) G-25.4
  • 1900s-1910s (2 folders) G-25.5
  • 1920s-1930s (1 folder) G-25.6
  • 1940s-1950s (1 folder) G-25.7
  • 1970s-1990s (1 folder) G-25.9
  • Paintings (1 folder) G-2505
  • Galveston Bay (1 folder) G-17751
  • Bay Improvements (1 folder) G-17753
  • West Galveston Island (1 folder) G-172
  • Pelican Island (1 folder) G-1922

Aerial Views

  • Aerial Views (14 folders) G-251
  • Aerial Photographs – NASA (2 folders) G-252

People

  • Individuals
  • Men (2 folders) G-32
  • Women (1 folder) G-33
  • Group Portraits
  • in Studio (2 folders) G-345
  • not in Studio (3 folders) G-3454
  • Out of Doors (6 folders) G-3456

Family & Children

  • Family (1 folder) G-35
  • Parents & Other Adults with Children (1 folder) G-361
  • Children (4 folders) G-36
  • Older Children (1 folder) G-364
  • Children with Animals (1 folder) G-368
  • At Play, Out of Doors (1 folder) G-385
  • At Play, Indoors (1 folder) G-3851
  • Toys & Children's Game Equipment (1 folder) G-386

Education (Digitized in Archives Catalog)

  • Colleges & Universities (except UTMB) (1 folder) G-374
  • Educational Institutes/Trade Schools G-37410
  • Schools, Public:
    • Ball High School (2 folders) G-375.1
    • Central High School (1 folder) G-375.2
    • Rosenberg Elementary (1 folder) G-375.3
    • Lovenberg Junior High (1 folder) G-375.4
    • Miscellaneous (1 folder) G-375.5
  • Schools, Parochial: G-37512
    • FF 1: St. Mary's University
    • FF 2: Cathedral School and Sacred Heart Academy
    • FF 3: Miscellaneous
    • Ursuline Academy and Convent (4 folders) G-3758
  • Schools, General
    • Class Reunions & Alumni G-37502
    • Going to & Leaving School (1 folder) G-37515
    • School Classes (5 folders) G-3753

Orphanages (Digitized in Archives Catalog)

  • (mostly St.Mary's) (2 folders) G-376
    • For Galveston Orphan's Home, see Street File: 21st Street
    • For Lasker Home for Children, see Street File: 16th Street

Homes

  • Houses, Homes (unidentified) (1 folder) G-41
  • Apartments (unidentified) G411
  • Farms and Ranches G-154

Transportation

  • Horse & Buggy (1 folder) G-50
  • Automobiles (1 folder) G-51
  • Trucks (1 folder) G-514
  • Street Railways (2 folders) G-516
  • Railroads
    • General (5 folders) G-52
    • Railroad Stations (4 folders) G-5203
    • Railroad Locomotives (3 folders) G-5214

Ships

  • Ships & Shipping (1 folder) G-522
  • Ships in Port (13 folders) G-5220
  • N.S. Savannah (3 folders) G-52201
  • Concrete Ships (includes Selma and others) (2 folders) G-52202
  • Deck Activities (2 folders) G-52203
  • Water Transportation (small craft) (2 folders) G-52205
  • Marine Accidents (1 folder) G-52206
  • Ship Maintenance (1 folder) G-52300
  • Dry Dock (1 folder) G-52301
  • Sailing Vessels (3 folders) G-52303
  • Steamships (7 folders) G-52306
  • Steamships – Interiors (1 folder) G-523060
  • Ships' Captains (1 folder) G-523061
  • Steamships – Sternwheelers (1 folder) G-523081

Shipping

  • Loading & Unloading (4 folders) G-5234
  • Loading & Unloading (Cotton) (18 folders) G-5234.1
  • Loading & Unloading (Sulfur) (4 folders) G-5234.2
  • Loading & Unloading (Bananas) (3 folders) G-5234.3
  • Loading & Unloading (Burls) (1 folder) G-5234.4
  • Loading & Unloading (Carbon Black) (1 folder) G-5234.5
  • Loading & Unloading (Livestock) (1 folder) G-5234.6
  • Loading & Unloading (Cheese) (3 folders) G-5234.7
  • Loading & Unloading (Logs) (1 folder) G-5234.8
  • Loading & Unloading (Grain) (5 folders) G-5234.9
  • Loading & Unloading (Flour) (7 folders) G-5234.10
  • Loading & Unloading (Milk) (1 folder) G-5234.11
  • Loading & Unloading (Copper, Zinc) (5 folders) G-5234.12
  • Loading & Unloading (Paper) (1 folder) G-5234.13
  • Loading & Unloading (Rice) (1 folder) G-5234.14
  • Loading & Unloading (Pipes) (2 folders) G-5234.15
  • Loading & Unloading (Dredge) (1 folder) G-5234.16
  • Loading & Unloading (Sugar) (2 folders) G-5234.18
  • Loading & Unloading (Steel, Iron, Ore, Tin) (4 folders) G-5234.19
  • Loading & Unloading (Miscellaneous) (8 folders) G-5234.20
  • Loading Equipment (3 folders) G-525
  • Shipyards (1 folder) G-596

Harbor Boats

  • Ferryboats (2 folders) G-5237
  • Pilot Boats & Tugboats (2 folders) G-5238
  • Fireboats (1 folder) G-52385
  • Fireboats (1 folder) G-6561

Air & Space Travel

  • Aircraft (3 folders) G-524
  • Airports & Facilities (1 folder) G-526
  • Space Travel (1 folder) G-527

Immigration (Digitized in Archives Catalog)

  • Emigration/Immigration (1 folder) G-529
  • Quarantine Station (2 folders) G-5291
  • Arriving at, Leaving Port G-5295

Work

  • Orchards (1 folder) G-5339
  • Fishing (Commercial) (4 folders) G-56
  • Pier 19 Controversy (6 folders) G-561
  • Laboratories & Technological Research (1 folder) G-58
  • Printing and Engraving (1 folder) G-583
  • Business (1 folder) G-585
  • Ice Delivery G-585.1
  • Banking (1 folder) G-5852
  • Insurance (1 folder) G-5854
  • Automobile Sales (1 folder) G-64
  • Personal Services (1 folder) G-648
  • Photography (1 folder) G-890
  • Newspapers (1 folder) G-891

Oil

  • Oil (Petroleum) (1 folder) G-576
  • Oil Field Equipment (1 folder) G-5765
  • Sulfur (1 folder) G-5767

Jetties

  • FF 1-2: 1875 G-5855
  • FF3: Miscellaneous Dates

Seawall

  • FF 1: Laying the Foundation & Rip-rap (3 folders) G-5925
  • FF 2: Pouring Concrete (4 folders)
  • FF 3: Completed Seawall (7 folders)
  • Seawall Extensions (4 folders) G-59251

Grade Raising

  • General Views: Workers, Canals (5 folders) G-5926
  • Residential Views (13 folders) These include: G-59261
    • FF11: Before and After Comparisons
    • FF 12: Views with Trolley
  • Public Buildings G-59262
    • FF 1: Letitia Rosenberg Women’s Home
    • FF 2: Hospitals and Schools
    • FF 3: Churches
    • FF 4: Ursuline Academy
  • Dredges (8 folders) G-59263

Construction

  • Dredging & Other Civil Engineering Projects
    • Relating to Galveston (5 folders) G-5932
  • Road Building (1 folder) G-594
  • Construction (1 folder) G-595

Trade & Labor Unions

  • Building Trades (1 folder) G-5971
  • Carpenter Labor Unions G-59715
  • International Longshoremen's Association (1 folder) G-5975

Processing & Manufacturing

  • Manufacturing (General & Various) (1 folder) G-6
  • Nottingham Lace Factory (1 folder) G-60
  • Food Production (4 folders) G-6011
    • FF 1-2: Lipton Tea Company
    • FF 3: Purity Ice Cream Company
    • FF 4: Miscellaneous:
  • Bagging Company (1 folder) G-6012
  • Cotton
    • Compresses & Warehouses
    • FF1-3: Exterior Views G-6062
    • FF1-2: Employees at Work G-60621
    • Cotton Bales (4 folders) G-60622
  • Flour Mills (1 folder) G-6063
  • Steel Industry (2 folders) G-6070
  • Leather (1 folder) G-6093
  • Brewing and Bottling (1 folder) G-6095
  • Book Binding G-6097

Selling & Distribution (Digitized in Archives Catalog)

  • Warehousing, Storage (3 folders) G-63
  • Grain Elevators (7 folders) G-6312
  • Selling (General & Miscellaneous) (1 folder) G-6315
  • Stores (1 folder) G-6319
  • Exchanges & Trading – Wholesale Markets (2 folders) G-632
  • Drugstores (1 folder) G-634
  • Food Stores (3 folders) G-637
  • Markets (1 folder) G-6445

Public Services

  • Water Supply (1 folder) G-653
  • Communications (Various) (1 folder) G-655
  • Postal Service (1 folder) G-6551
  • Southern Union Gas Co. (2 folders) G-6552
  • Galveston Electric Company G-6553
  • Municipal Services (1 folder) G-6559
  • Fire Fighting (includes fire station buildings) (2 folders) G-656
  • Street Cleaning & Maintenance (includes beach clean-ups) (1 folder) G-657
  • Police (1 folder) G-6744
  • Wharf Company Police (1 folder) G-67441
  • Prisons & Jails (1 folder) G-67442
  • Fundraising for Welfare & Similar Purposes (1 folder) G-6781
  • Welfare (1 folder) G-68478
  • Public Housing G-684781

Fires (Digitized in Archives Catalog)

  • FF 1: 1800s (except 1885) G-6563
  • FF 2: 1900-1920s
  • FF 3: 1920s-1930s
  • FF 4: 1940s
  • FF 5: 1950s-1960s
  • FF 6: 1970s-1990s
  • Fires – Great Fire of 1885 (November 13, 1885) (2 folders) G-65631

Government

  • Local Government (1 folder) G-67
  • Politics (1 folder) G-673
  • Elections (1 folder) G-6732
  • Court & Courthouses (4 folder) G-67435
  • Special Functions & Methods of Government (1 folder) G-675
  • City Council (1 folder) G-68
  • U.S. Customs (1 folder) G-69

Organizations

  • Various (4 folders) G-678
  • Youth Organizations (1 folder) G-378
  • Fundraising for Welfare & Similar Purposes (1 folder) G-6781
  • Chamber of Commerce (1 folder) G-6782
  • Veterans' Organizations (2 folders) G-6792
  • YMCA & YWCA (4 folders) G-6794
  • Fraternal Orders (2 folders) G-6795
  • Boy Scouts (1 folder) G-67955
  • Girl Scouts G-67958
  • Scouts (1 folder) G-3781
  • Professional Organizations (1 folder) G-6796
  • Ethnic Societies (1 folder) G-6797
  • Red Cross (1 folder) G-6859
  • Women's Groups (5 folders) G-7295
  • Museums (1 folder) G-892
  • Galveston Art League (1 folder) G-8925
  • Galveston Arts Center (1 folder) G-893

Texas City Explosion

  • (11 folders) G-68624

Lifesaving

  • (Distress at Sea) (1 folder) G-6867
  • U.S. Coast Guard (1 folder) G-6868
  • U.S. Coast Guard Vessels G-68681
  • U.S. Customs (1 folder) G-69

War & Military Affairs (Digitized in Archives Catalog)

  • Armed Forces (Portraits, Groups, etc.) G-72
    • FF 1: Individuals
    • FF 2: Groups
  • Veterans of San Jacinto, c. 1906 (1 folder) G-720
  • Confederate Veterans (1 folder) G-7201
  • Battle of Galveston (1 folder) G-7202
  • Civil War in Galveston G-72021
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District (1 folder) G-721
  • Submarines (1 folder) G-52391
  • Recruiting & Drafting (1 folder) G-729
  • Military Camps
    • Fort Crockett G-73.1
      • FF 1-3: 1900s-1920s
      • FF 4: 1930s
      • FF 5-7: 1940s
      • FF 8: 1946-present
    • Texas City (1 folder) G-73.2
    • Miscellaneous Camps (1 folder) G-73.3
    • Camp Wallace (1 folder) G-73.4
  • U.S. Naval Air Station, Galveston (1 folder) G-730
  • Militias (1 folder) G-7325
  • Naval Vessels
    • USS Galveston (2 folders) G-7361.1
    • USS Texas (2 folders) G-7361.2
    • Naval Vessels: Republic of Texas (1 folder) G-7361.3
    • Miscellaneous Vessels (3 folders) G-7361.4
    • USS Cabot (light aircraft carrier) (1 folder) G-7361.5
  • Naval Ship Commissionings G-73611
  • Military Transportation (3 folders) G-742
  • Army Equipment (1 folder) G-743
  • Combat Action (1 folder) G-75
  • Shipping War Material (1 folder) G-757
  • Decorations, Awards, Medals (1 folder) G-75855
  • Parades (Military) (3 folders) G-7586
    • for civilian parades see G-9125
  • United Service Organization (U.S.O.) (1 folder) G-7589
  • Civilian Participation (1 folder) G-7598
  • Miscellaneous (War & Military Affairs) (1 folder) G-795

Medicine (Digitized in Archives Catalog)

  • Hospital Patients G-815
  • Hospitals
    • U.S. Marine Hospital (1 folder) G-816.1
    • St. Mary’s Infirmary (1 folder) G-816.2
    • John Sealy Hospital (3 folders) G-816.3
    • Shriners Hospital for Crippled Children, Burns Institute G-816.4
  • University of Texas Medical School
    • Campus/Buildings
      • Aerial Views (1 folder) G-817.1
      • Old Red (2 folders) G-817.2
      • Miscellaneous Buildings (3 folders) G-817.3
  • University of Texas Medical Branch
    • Personnel
      • Doctors/Faculty (1 folder) G-821
      • Nurses (1 folder) G-822
      • Students/Alumni (1 folder) G-823
      • Non-Medical Personnel (1 folder) G-824

Religion (Digitized in Archives Catalog)

  • Synagogues (1 folder) G-841
  • Churches
    • St. Mary's Cathedral (4 folders) G-842
    • Trinity Episcopal (1 folder) G-8421
    • Grace Episcopal (1 folder) G-8422
    • First Presbyterian (1 folder) G-8423
    • Sacred Heart Catholic (1 folder) G-8424
    • St. John's Methodist (1 folder) G-8425
    • St. Patrick's Catholic (1 folder) G-8426
    • First Lutheran (1 folder) G-8427
    • Miscellaneous Churches (1 folder) G-8428
    • First Baptist (1 folder) G-8429
    • St. Joseph's Catholic (1 folder) G-8430
    • First Methodist (1 folder) G-8431
    • First Union Baptist Church (1 folder) G-8432
    • Reedy Chapel/A.M.E. Church (1 folder) G-8433
    • West Point Baptist Church G-8434
    • Avenue L Baptist Church G-8435
  • Religious Services (1 folder) G-844
  • Relics, Sacred Objects, Monuments, etc. (1 folder) G-846
  • Lay Activities (1 folder) G-847
  • Clergy & Assistants (as Individuals) (2 folders) G-848
  • Ceremonies, Processions, etc. (1 folder) G-853
  • Religious Organizations (1 folder) G-855

Rosenberg Library

  • Construction, 1902 (1 folder) G-87261
  • Exterior, Pre-1971 G-87262
    • FF 1: 1904-1906 (before Rosenberg statue)
    • FF 2-4: 1906-1910s
    • FF 5: 1920s-1940s
    • FF 6: 1950s-1971
    • Architectural Details (1 folder) G-87262.1
  • Interior, Pre-1971
    • Offices (3 folders) G-87263.1
    • Attic and Storage (2 folders) G-87263.2
    • Auditorium and Meeting Rooms G-87263.3
    • Architectural Details (2 folders) G-87263.4
    • Adult Department (4 folders) G-87263.5
    • Children's Department (1 folder) G-87263.6
    • Audio-Visual Department (1 folder) G-87263.7
    • Fox Rare Book Room (1 folder) G-87263.8
  • Moody Wing Construction (1 folder) G-87264
  • Exterior after 1971 (2 folders) G-87265
  • Interior after 1971
    • Old Wing (1 folder) G-87266.1
    • Adult Services Department (2 folders) G-87266.2
    • Architectural Details (1 folder) G-87266.3
    • Meeting Rooms (1 folder) G-87266.4
    • Fox Rare Book Room (includes artifacts) (1 folder) G-87266.5
    • Galveston & Texas History Center (2 folder) G-87266.6
  • Hurricane Jerry (1989) (1 folder) G-87266.7
  • Artists' Views (1 folder) G-87267
  • Board of Trustees and Directors (2 folders) G-87268
  • Head Librarians & Executive Directors (1 folder) G-872681
  • Staff (9 folders) G-872682
  • Christmas Time (1 folder) G-872685
  • Children's Department Activities: G-87270
    • FF 1: 1910s
    • FF 2: 1920s
    • FF 3-4: 1930s
    • FF 5: 1940s
    • FF 6: 1950s-60s
    • FF 7-9: 1970s-80s
    • FF 10-11: 1990s
  • Young Adult Department G-87271
  • Special Services G-87272
    • FF 1: Services to the Children
    • FF 2: Services to the Elderly
    • FF 3-4: Bookmobile
  • Negro Branch (1 folder) G-87273
  • Museum Department and Exhibit Areas (10 folders) G-87276
  • Ceremonies and Special Events: G-87277
    • FF 1-2: Pre-1971
    • FF 3-4: Moody Wing Ceremonies
    • FF 5: Exhibit Honoring Mrs. W. M. Morgan
    • FF 6: Dedication of Mary Moody Northern Plaza
    • FF 7: John G. Tod Papers Presentation
    • FF 8: Texas Sesquicentennial on Plaza
    • FF 9-11: History Fair
    • FF12: Family Night
    • FF13: Miscellaneous
    • FF14: McCullough Room Opening Ceremony
    • FF15: 75th Anniversary (1979)
    • FF16: Centenniel (2004)
    • FF17: Jessica Clarke’s Retirement Party (2006)
  • Movie Filmed in Rare Book Room (2 folders) G-87278
  • Book Signings (2 folders) G-87279
  • Tours (1 folder) G-872795
  • Henry Rosenberg Statue (2 folders) G-8728

Friends of the Rosenberg Library

  • General (1 folder) G-881
  • Trips (1 folder) G-8811
  • Parties (1 folder) G-8812
  • 50th Birthday (1 folder) G-8813
  • Book Sales (1 folder) G-8814
  • Reading is Fundamental (program) (1 folder) G-8815
  • Christmas Decorations (1 folder) G-8816
  • Annual Meeting (one folder) G-8817

Galveston County Library System

  • FF 1: Mares Memorial Public Library G-888

Social Activity (Digitized in Archives Catalog)

  • Social Life (1 folder) G-895
  • Humor (1 folder) G-8993
  • Protests/Demonstrations (1 folder—digital only) G-900
  • Funerals (1 folder) G-9014
  • Local Celebrations G-9018
    • FF 1: Henry Rosenberg Day
    • FF 2: Splash Day
    • FF 3: General
    • FF 4: Oleander Festival
    • FF 5: Sangerfest
    • FF 6: Blessing of the Shrimp Fleet
  • Mardi Gras G-90181
    • FF 1: 19th Century
    • FF 2-5: 1920s
    • FF 6-7: 1930s
    • FF 8-9: 1940s
    • FF 10-13: 1950s
    • FF14: 1980s
    • FF 15: Miscellaneous, Unidentified Years
  • Festival on the Strand (1 folder) G-90182
  • Dicken’s on the Strand (1 folder) G-90185
  • Christmas (3 folders) G-90189
  • 1900 Storm Centennial (5 folders) G-90190
  • Festivals (1 folder) G-6783

Hotels (Digitized in Archives Catalog)

  • Miscellaneous (3 folder) G-906.1
  • Beach Hotel (3 folders) G-906.2
  • Tremont Hotel (3 folders) G-906.3
  • Galvez Hotel (7 folders) G-906.4
  • Buccaneer Hotel (2 folders) G-906.5
  • Jack Tar (1 folder) G-906.6
  • Coronado Courts (1 folder) G-906.7

Restaurants (Digitized in Archives Catalog)

  • Miscellaneous (1 folder) G-9063.1
  • Balinese Room (2 folders) G-9063.2
  • Hollywood Dinner Club (1 folder) G-9063.3
  • Saloons (see also G-906, FF 3) G-9064

Clubs

  • Country Clubs (1 folder) G-9068
  • Yacht Club (1 folder) G-9068.1
  • Galveston Beach Club (1 folder) G-9068.2
  • City Clubs (1 folder) G-90685

Recreation

  • Picnics (3 folders) G-9069
  • Circus G-9090
  • Hay Fever Contest (2 folders) G-9122
  • Car Hop Queen Contest (4 folders) G-9127
  • Fun (1 folder) G-9205
  • Sailing (1 folder) G-9254, See also G-90681, Galveston Yacht Club.
  • Excursion Boats (1 folder) G-92541
  • Camping (1 folder) G-927
  • Hunting (1 folder) G-928
  • Fishing (Sport) (7 folders) G-9285
  • Fishing Piers (Sport) (1 folder) G-92851
  • Miscellaneous Social Events (1 folder) G-9393

Amusement Parks

  • Beach (Electric) Pavilion (1881-1883) (1 folder) G-9086.1
  • Electric Park (2 folders) G-9086.2
  • Mountain Speedway (1 folder) G-9086.3
  • Sea-Arama Marineworld (1 folder) G-9086.4
  • Miscellaneous (1 folder) G-9086.5
  • Moody Gardens (1 folder) G-9086.6
  • Pleasure Pier (1 folder) G-9070

Bathing Beauty Pageants (Digitized in Archives Catalog)

  • General Views (2 folders) G-9121.1
  • Contestants (7 folders) G-9121.2
  • Judges (1 folder) G-9121.3
  • Winners (1 folder) G-9121.4
  • Bathing Beauty – General (1 folder) G-91211

Parades (Digitized in Archives Catalog)

  • Miscellaneous, not dated (1 folder) G-9125
  • 1800s (1 folder) G-9125.1
  • 1900-1910s
    • FF 1-2: San Jacinto Day Parade, 1900 G-9125.2
    • FF 3-4: Cotton Carnival, 1910
    • FF 5: Miscellaneous
  • 1920s G-9125.3
    • FF 1-2: Oleander Fete, 1921
    • FF 3: Miscellaneous
  • 1930s (1 folder) G-9125.4
  • 1940s G-9125.5
    • FF 1: Jaycees Parade, 1949
    • FF 2: Labor Day, 1949
  • 1970s-1990s G-9125.8
    • FF1-2: Martin Luther King, Jr., Birthday, 1991
  • Patriotism (1 folder) G-6738
  • Marching & Drilling Societies (1 folder) G-9126

Entertainment

  • Entertainment, Show Business (1 folder) G-914
  • Theater (1 folder) G-9141
  • Little Theater of Galveston (9 folders) G-9142
  • Quartette Society (3 folders) G-9143
  • Dancing (Expressive & Aesthetic) (1 folder) G-9144
  • Dancing: The Tandem Club (1 folder) G-91441
  • Dancing: Ballrooms G-91442
  • Art Exhibitions & Openings (1 folder) G-9145
  • Singing Groups (1 folder) G-9161
    • Concordia Singing Society (1 folder) G-9161.1
    • Galveston County Civic Music Association G-9161.2
  • Bands (1 folder) G-91615
  • Orchestras (1 folder) G-91616

Beaches

  • Beach Parks (1 folder) G-9255
  • Beach Restoration G-9255.1
    • FF1: 1995
  • Swimming, Beaches
    • Pre-1900 (1 folder) G-9256.1
    • 1900-1910s (4 folders) G-9256.2
    • 1920s-1930s (3 folders) G-9256.3
    • 1940s-1950s (2 folders) G-9256.4
    • 1960s-1970s (1 folder) G-9256.5
    • 1980s-1990s (2 folders) G-9256.6

Bathhouses

  • FF1-4: Murdoch’s G-9257
  • FF 5-7: Breakers
  • FF 8-9: Crystal Palace
  • FF 10-11: The Surf
  • FF 12: Miscellaneous
  • FF 13: The Pagoda

Sports

  • Sports (1 folder) G-93
  • Basketball (1 folder) G-9302
  • Football (1 folder) G-9304
  • Track (1 folder) G-9305
  • Dog Racing (1 folder) G-9307
  • Horse Racing (1 folder) G-93075
  • Horse Show (1 folder) G-93076
  • Automobile Racing (4 folders) G-9308
  • Bicycling (1 folder) G-931
  • Baseball (1 folder) G-933
  • Bowling (1 folder) G-935
  • Gambling (1 folder) G-937
  • Wrestling (1 folder) G-9385
  • Boxing (1 folder) G-9388

Tourism

  • Galvestonians on Tour (1 folder) G-939
  • Tour Groups (1 folder) G-9391
  • Tourism in Galveston (1 folder) G-987 (Includes postcard packets)

Galveston in the Future

  • G-990

Updated 8/14/19