Bledsoe House

Description

Photograph of workers building the Bledsoe House, located at 724 Huff Street, Taylor, Texas. A group of workers is standing in a line near one corner of the house holding buckets and there are ladders propped against the house; a horse-drawn carriage is next to them, to the right. Handwritten text on the back says "unverified if this is the Bledsoe home -- a surgeon who moved to Taylor in 1911 & left in 1927. Address: 724 Huff Street."

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 16 x 19 cm.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 191u.

Context

This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Are We There Yet? Transportation in Central Texas and was provided by Taylor Public Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 90 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Taylor Public Library

Located in Taylor about 40 miles northeast of Austin, the library provides materials and services to support the needs of its citizens. The mission of the library is to promote a life-long love of reading and to provide educational, informational, and recreational resources to patrons of all ages and of all cultural and economic backgrounds.

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Description

Photograph of workers building the Bledsoe House, located at 724 Huff Street, Taylor, Texas. A group of workers is standing in a line near one corner of the house holding buckets and there are ladders propped against the house; a horse-drawn carriage is next to them, to the right. Handwritten text on the back says "unverified if this is the Bledsoe home -- a surgeon who moved to Taylor in 1911 & left in 1927. Address: 724 Huff Street."

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1 photograph : b&w ; 16 x 19 cm.

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Are We There Yet? Transportation in Central Texas

A collaborative project consisting of historic photographs and two-dimensional items representing the history and development of transportation and the travel industry.

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  • 191u

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Feb. 22, 2011, 4:13 p.m.

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  • June 1, 2017, 9:53 a.m.

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  • 30.579364, -97.419263

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Bledsoe House, photograph, 191u; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth145905/: accessed October 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Taylor Public Library.