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Hoxie Ranch House

Description: Photograph of the Hoxie Ranch House, rear view, 1905. Picture shows the Seiders' horse (Old Joe) and surrey with the Seiders' and Hoxie's older girls. Photograph from The Seiders Family History.
Date: 1905
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Parade Wagon

Description: Photograph of women in horse drawn wagon all decorated for July 4th Parade, 1927.
Date: 1905
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

[Round Rock Post office Mail Carriers with buggy]

Description: Photograph of two mail carriers and the Postmaster standing in front of the U.S. Post Office in 1905 in Round Rock. From left to right: Bob Carlson, father of Carlo and Leon Carlson, unidentified, and Postmaster Robert Hyland, 1897-1911. Each mail carrier stands in front of a horse-drawn hack, which they would drive all around the countryside to deliver mail, and which are identified by signs reading "US Mail Route No. --". Both carriers hold bags of mail, and Carlson also holds a metal cash box. The post office behind them is a limestone building with double front doors, arched glass windows, pillars, and a covered porch.
Date: 1905
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[Round Rock Post Office with buggy]

Description: Photograph of the old post office building. Two wheel rural route mail hacks delivered the mail and one is pictured on the left with the horse on the right. Postmaster Robert Hyland has on the derby hat.
Date: 1905
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum