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  Partner: The Williamson Museum
 Decade: 1940-1949
[Annie and John Sharpe Posing with Plants]
Photograph of elderly Annie and John Sharpe standing together in a room decorated with plant life. Annie wears a dark dress and a brooch. John wears a pinstripe suit and holds a cigar. A window with a lace curtain appears at the back of the wall. A chest of drawers stands behind the pair.
[Biographical Sketch of Manuel Orgain]
Biographical summary of Manuel Orgain, a "Negro cowman" who drove freight wagons and herded cattle and livestock through several trails across Texas, and to other states. It recounts several specific events, including a story about the 1869 flood on the San Gabriel River, and other storms.
[Carl Lidell in a Large Plane]
Photograph of Carl Lidell, from Jonah, in flight training.
[Couple in a Wagon in Andice]
Photograph of Mr. and Mrs. Milt Love in wagon with horses, Gus and Ben Jacob. R&W Store which was in business from 1932-1974 can be seen in the background.
Did Sam Houston Live in Georgetown?
Essay discussing evidence for and against Sam Houston's alleged residence in Georgetown, Texas.
[Emzie Fisher and His Wife]
Photograph of of the soldier Emzie and Elzora Fisher in front of his car.
[Emzie Fisher on Train Holding His Son During World War II]
Photograph of Emzie Fisher on train holding son, Lester Fisher, while on furlough during World War II.
[Hutto Swedish Lutheran Church Sunday School picnic]
Photograph of the Hutto Swedish Lutheran Chuch Sunday School picnic on the San Gabriel River, just east of Jonah, on Gattis gravel bar.
[Man on Scooter at a Military Base]
Photograph of a younf man on a scooter at a military base. Part of the picture is torn.
Men loading Corn on Train in Granger
Photograph of workers posing for a photograph after loading corn into an American Refrigerator Transit Co. Train.
[A Mule-Drawn Trash Wagon]
Photograph of Francisco "Frank" Castro driving his mule-drawn trash wagon in downtown Taylor. One of Taylor's most popular businessmen, when Castro had to convert to tractor power, he did so reluctantly. Castro and his wife, Helen Fuentes Castro, raised five children in Taylor. Mr. Castro was the only trash collector for businesses in Taylor from 1935 to 1952. He supported his family and neighborhood during the depression.
[Photograph of Annie Sharpe in a Snowy Yard]
Photograph of Annie Sharpe standing outside in a snow-covered yard. She is wearing dark clothing and is waving towards the camera. Her house, yard, and an evergreen tree to the right is covered with snow.
[Three soldiers on furlough from World War II]
Photograph of three soliders on first furlough from World War II while stationed at Kelly Field, posing by a car. Left to right: Privates William Eugene Howland, Gene Preston Pealson, and Hoard Grady Howland.
[Two Women in Car at Norman's Crossing]
Photograph of Flo and Billie at Richard's Store in Norman's Crossing.