Bledsoe House

Bledsoe House

Date: 191?
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of workers building the Bledsoe House, located at 724 Huff Street, Taylor, Texas. Note workers with ladders and buckets, with a horse drawn carriage in front of the house.
Contributing Partner: Taylor Public Library
View From Main & Second

View From Main & Second

Date: 1923
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the view from Main & Second Streets looking north on Second Street. Visible is Taylor National Bank on right of photo, departments stores running from the right and up Main Street, with parked automobiles, delivery trucks and horse-drawn wagons and carts.
Contributing Partner: Taylor Public Library
Main Street Looking Northwest, 1883

Main Street Looking Northwest, 1883

Date: 1883
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the intersection of Second & Main Street in Taylor, 1883. Visible on right corner is First National Bank, which would become Taylor National Bank. The roads are dirt and mud, with horse-drawn wagons and carts. Early department stores and dry good stores are on the west side of Main Street running north.
Contributing Partner: Taylor Public Library
Strarup Boardinghouse

Strarup Boardinghouse

Date: 19
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Mr. & Mrs. Knud Strarup home, which was also a boarding house, located in Frame Switch, Texas. Note horse-drawn carriage.
Contributing Partner: Taylor Public Library
 Howard Bland

Howard Bland

Date: 190?
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Howard Bland in a horse-drawn carriage. This is a double sided photo, with a photo of Howard Bland's son on a horse on the reverse.
Contributing Partner: Taylor Public Library
Parade Wagon

Parade Wagon

Date: 1905
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of women in horse drawn wagon all decorated for July 4th Parade, 1927.
Contributing Partner: Taylor Public Library
Seiders Children in a Horse-drawn Surrey

Seiders Children in a Horse-drawn Surrey

Date: 1903
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Seiders children in a horse-drawn surrey, 1903. Taken near the Seiders residence in Taylor. Identified from left to right: Henry B. Jr., Emma & Alice. Photograph from the Seiders Family History.
Contributing Partner: Taylor Public Library
Bowser and Blewett Family Trip to Oklahoma

Bowser and Blewett Family Trip to Oklahoma

Date: August 1897
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy photograph of a group of people identified as the Bowser family and Blewett family. They are posing in a camp with two covered wagons and a tent. Children are standing outside of the tent. The families camped while going to Oklahoma in 1897. Maimie Bowser kept a diary of the trip.
Contributing Partner: Richardson Public Library
[Water Vender]

[Water Vender]

Date: c. 1900
Creator: unknown
Description: A water vendor on the riverbank. Water vendors were called barrileros or aguadores.
Contributing Partner: Laredo Public Library
[Oxen carts in front of a pawn shop]

[Oxen carts in front of a pawn shop]

Date: June 25, 1918
Creator: unknown
Description: Oxen carts in front of a pawn shop, Laredo, Texas. There is a letter on the back of the postcard addressed to Mr. Wilfred Hellser from "H. W."
Contributing Partner: Laredo Public Library
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