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200 Block North Porter Street

Description: Photograph of 200 Block North Porter St. showing the City Garage on the left, a hotel in the middle, and the railroad depot on the right. Note the Model T automobiles parked along the unpaved street.
Date: 1915
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

I. and G.N. Station

Description: Postcard of the International and Great Northern Railroad depot in Taylor, Texas.
Date: 1915
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Taylor Public Library

[Buckner & Pennington Livery & Feed]

Description: Photograph of a group of men and horses in front of Buckner and Pennington Livery and Feed Stable in Round Rock around 1915; Bud Parks is on a horse; the other men are Dewey Long, Marshall Ferrell, Claude Buckner, Sr., and Dud Pennington; the stable was located on the 100 block of West Main Street
Date: 1915~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

Buggy Dressed for Parade

Description: Photograph of a decorated wagon with two women aboard. A man stands at the front, holding the horse's bridle. Note the muddy roads.
Date: 1913
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Christian Church in Taylor

Description: Postcard of the Christian Church in Taylor. There is correspondence on the back and front in English.
Date: 1911
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Taylor Public Library

City Bakery Parade Float

Description: Photograph of the City Bakery's parade float, constructed on a wagon pulled by four horses. Note the muddy unpaved street. Exact event or holiday being honored is unknown.
Date: 1913
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

City Hall, Taylor, Texas

Description: Postcard of the 1905-1935 Taylor City Hall, located on Heritage Square in downtown Taylor, Texas. Correspondence on back of card in faded English.
Date: 1912
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Taylor Public Library

City Hall, Taylor, Texas

Description: Postcard of the 1905-1935 Taylor City Hall, located on Heritage Square in downtown Taylor, Texas. Correspondence on back of card in English.
Date: 1912
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Cotton Compress & Bales

Description: Color postcard of cotton compress and warehouse with cotton bales ready to ship.
Date: 1912
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Taylor Public Library

[Crowd with cars gathered for Victory Day]

Description: Photograph of the hour of Victory, November 11, 1918. Street scene of large group of men, women, and children standing in front of J. F. Martinets & Co. Store. Armistice Day.
Date: November 11, 1918
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

Decorated Pony Cart

Description: Photograph of a cart decorated in patriotic regalia for a parade. The cart contains a young boy and an older girl, both in costume. The cart is pulled by two white horses, with two African American men holding the bridles. Note the unpaved and muddy streets, and the Christian Church in the background, located at the corner of 6th Street and Talbot, Taylor.
Date: 1913
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Early Parade

Description: Photograph of an early parade, view from the corner of Second Street, looking north on Main Street. Spectators stand at the edge of the muddy street.
Date: 1913
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Ed Konarek Blacksmith Shop

Description: Postcard of Ed Konarek Blacksmith Shop, located on South Main Street in Taylor. Unidentified man working on a carriage wheel.
Date: 1919
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Fire Wagons Dressed For Parade

Description: Photograph of two Taylor Fire Department fire wagons decorated for a parade. Note some children near the bay to the right.
Date: 1913
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Firemen & Engines Postcard

Description: Postcard of the Taylor Fire Department with two fire trucks at the east side of Taylor City Hall.
Date: 1916
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Taylor Public Library

[First airplane in Taylor]

Description: Sepia toned photograph of a group of men gathered around an early biplane airplane. The men are all wearing trousers, hat, and white dress shirts. Most are wearing suit jackets. The plane has a single engine with a propeller. The photograph was taken from a neighboring field and there is a barbed wire fence in the foreground. Several blurry buildings are in the background. Photo is labelled in the margin "First airoplane at Taylor"--first airplane in Taylor.
Date: 1910/1920~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

First Baptist Church, Taylor, Tex

Description: Postcard of the First Baptist Church of Taylor, located on West 6th Street, Taylor, Texas. Correspondence on back of card, possibly in Czech.
Date: 1915
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Taylor Public Library