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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

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

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 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

First Baptist Church, Taylor, Texas

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

First Grade, Taylor School

Description: Postcard of class picture of the first grade students at the Taylor School. Students are standing on the steps at the school entrance. No correspondence on the back of the postcard.
Date: 1912
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Foster's Laundry

Description: Photograph of Foster's Laundry, located at 205 E. Third Street. Employees stand on the front walkway with a horse-drawn delivery cart. Note the elevated water tank to the right rear of the building.
Date: 1916
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Foster's Steam Laundry

Description: Postcard of Foster's Steam Laundry, located at 301 E. Third Street, Taylor. No correspondence on the back. Laundry employees are lined up on the boardwalk in front of the business.
Date: 1913
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Fourth of July Celebration

Description: Photograph of a hot air balloon. Part of the Fourth of July festivities at Porter and Washburn Streets, Taylor, Texas, in 1913.
Date: 1913
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Fourth of July Celebration

Description: Photograph of horse drawn carriages and wagons assembled at Porter and Washburn Streets to celebrate the Fourth of July, 1913.
Date: 1913
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

I. & G.N. Depot

Description: Postcard of the International and Great Northern Railroad Depot, in Taylor, Texas. Correspondence on the back of the postcard in English.
Date: 1915
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Taylor Public Library

I.&G.N. Repair Shops

Description: Postcard of the International and Great Northern Railroad train repair shops or bays near the depot in Taylor, Texas. Correspondence in English on the back of the card.
Date: 1917
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Taylor Public Library