Houston’s Fourth Ward as seen through the lens of Roxanne Quezada Chartouni’s camera in 1987.
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By Matthew Crow Few of Houston’s residents today realize that during World War I Houston had a military base just west of downtown. Camp Logan, one of sixteen auxiliary military training camps established during the era, sprawled across much of the area that is now Memorial Park, south from Washington Avenue and across the bayou […]
Our series “When There Were Wards” will appear over three issues of the print magazine tracing the history of Houston’s ward system and featuring highlights on each of the six wards.
To read the full text of this article that appeared in the Spring 2005 issue of Houston History, download the pdf version.