The Progress of the OST by Harral Ayres 1923



The Progress of the OST by Harral Ayres 1923


A report detailing where the construction of the OST is carried out.

Spatial Coverage

New Orleans (Louisiana)
St. Augustine (Florida)
Jacksonville (Florida)
Pensacola (Florida)
Mobile (Alabama)
New Orleans-Pensacola Link
Orange (Texas)
San Antonio (Texas)
El Paso (Texas)
Douglas (Arizona)
Phoenix (Arizona)
Yuma (Arizona)
San Diego (California)
Brownsville (Texas)
Del Rio (Texas)
Davis Mountains (Texas)
Pharr (Texas)
Laredo (Texas)
Eagle Pass (Texas)
Tombstone-Nogales-Tucson Loop
Santa Fe (New Mexico)
Tampa (Florida)
San Diego (Texas)
Los Angeles (California)
Houston (Texas)
San Antonio-Brownsville
Tampico (Mexico)
Lake City (Florida)
Apalachicola River Bridge
Blackwater (Alabama)
Choctawhatchee Bay
Escambia County (Florida)
Mobile Bay (Alabama)
Gulf Beach (Florida)
Biloxi (Mississippi)
Orange (Texas) Sabine River
Beaumont (Texas)
Port Arthur
Junction (Texas)
Kerrville (Texas)
Bisbee (Arizona)
Buckeye (Arizona)

Temporal Coverage



Ayres, Harral B. (OST Managing Director)




SC17_05_01_087 The Progress of the OST by Harral Ayres 1923



8.5 x 11 inches






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Wainright, J.M. (Acting Secretary, U.S. War Department)
Fletcher, Duncan U. (Chairman, Committee of Commerce, United States Senate)
Trammel, Parker
Underwood, Oscar W. (Chairman of Senate Minority)
Heinen, J.H. (Old Spanish Trail Councilor - Jennings, Louisiana)
Williams, John Sharp
Harrison, Mr. (Senator)
Ransdell, Jos. E.
Broussard, Gus
Culberson, C.A.
Sheppard, Morris
Smithwick, J.H.
Clark, Frank
McDuffee, Mr. (Congressman - Alabama)
Tyson, John B.
Johnsonn, Paul B.
Martin, W.P.
Dupree, H. Garland
Lazaro, L.
Garner, John N.
Box, John C.
Hudspeth, C.D.
Briggs, Clay Stone
Wurzbach, Harry M. (Representative - Texas)
Mansfield, Joseph J.
Johnston, Dr. Fred B. (President, OST Association ~1922)
Ayres, Harral B. (Managing Director, President 1933~ OST Association)
Marsh, Fred W. (Regional Director & Vice President, OST Association - Florida)
Craft, John, Capt. (Vice President, OST Association - Alabama, Chairman, Mobile Chamber of Commerce Good Roads Committee)
Weston, H.S. (Weston Lumber Co.)
Behrman, Martin (Vice President, OST Association - Louisiana)
Lea, W.E. (Mayor - Orange, Texas)
Schreiner, Walter (Kerrville, Texas)
Gardner, A.H. (Vice President, OST Division)7
Perkins, W.R. (Vice President, OST Association - South Texas)
Bayliss, Herbert (Secretary, OST Association - Lake Charles, Louisiana)
McNair, M.G. (Treasurer - Gulfport, Mississippi)
Fleming, Raymond H. ( Secretary, Louisiana Motor League)
McDonald, Hugh A. (President & Manager, Orleans Motor Company)
Baumgarten, G.A. (Schulenburg, Texas)
Moody, L.D. (Houston, Texas)
Thompson, R.B. (Manager, Membership Department, OST Western Division)
Bultman, Jr., A. Fred (General Chairman, New Orleans Convention)
Kerr, Charles M. (Engineer - Louisiana)
Jarman, W.D. (Secretary, New Orleans Convention)
Makofsky, Edward (Chairman, Finance Committee - New Orleans Convention)
Himel, Jr., Augustin J. (Publicity Committee Chair - New Orleans Convention)
Bowman, Felix C. (Chairman - Auto Dealers)
Black, Wilbert
Monroe, H.K.
Borden, A.H.
Parker, Walter (New Orleans Association of Commerce, OST Board of Directors - Louisiana)
Lawes, G.W.
Bernard, R.P.
Storm, A.F., Mrs. (State Director, OST Association - Louisiana, Honorary Vice President, OST Association)
Reed, A.G., Mrs. (President, Louisiana FWC)
Enochs, Byrd, Mrs. (President, 1st District Mississippi FWC)
Friend, Joseph E., Mrs. (General Chairman, Hospitality Committee)
Wilkinson, Jesse P., Mrs. (Chairman - Civic Department, New Orleans Federation of Clubs)
Kolman, Fred C., Mrs. (Secretary - New Orleans)
Buck, Charles
Jahncke, Paul, Mrs. (Chairman, Country Club Luncheon)
Schertz, Christian, Mrs. (Chairman, French Quarter Visits)
Levy, Henry, Mrs. (Chairman, Transportation Committee)
Cochrane, John D. (President, OST Association)
Delmas, Claude (Vice President - Pascagoula, Louisiana)
Fortier, Gilbert (President, Young Men's Business Club)
Crow, W.C. (Executive Secretary - Young Men's Business Club)
Wolff, Allen (Chairman, Auto Supply Group)
Owen, Allison, Col. (Chairman, Architects)
Trippeny, L.H. (Chairman, Auto Tires Group)
Claiborne, Charles de B. (Chairman, Banks)
Favret, Lionel F. (Chairman, General Contractors)
Ricks, Phil G. (Chairman, Homesteads)
Moret, Lucien J. (Chairman, Automobile Financing)
Voelkel, J.J. (Vice Chairman, Material Group)
Isaacs, I.H. (Chairman - Retail Merchants Bureau)
Callender, Wilson S. (Secretary, Merchants Bureau)
Turnbull, Jas. F. (Chairman, Real Estate Group)
Alcus, Henry, Mrs. (Chairman, Women's Committee on Finance)
Myrick, J.C. (Chairman, Good Roads)
Friedrichs, P.J., Mrs. (Honorary Vice President, OST Association)
Wilinson, Jesse Penrose, Mrs.
Peterman, Wilson T. (President, Louisiana Highway Commission)
Van Pelt, A.W. (Houma, Louisiana)
Sanders, J.Y. (Former Governor - Louisiana)
Howell, W.E. (Judge - Thibodaux, Louisiana)
Cortez, Hernan (Historical Figure)
de Soto, Hernando (Historical Figure)
de Narvaez (Historical Figure)
de Coronado, Francisco Vázquez (Historical Figure)
United States War Department
R.L. Schmidt Co
Feldman's Antique
Manheim's Antique Shop
Stern's Art and Auction Rooms
Aucoin Perfume Co.
Waldhorn Antiques
The Green Shutter
The Patio Royal
Hotel Del Soto
American Automobile Association
Associations of Commerce
Young Men's Business Club (New Orleans, Louisiana)
Grunewald Hotel
Louisiana Highway Commission
Federation of Women's Clubs
legislative efforts
military highway
Old Spanish Trail construction
highway construction
membership -- logistics of running an organization
women's efforts
Old Spanish Trail publications