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[Man with horse drawn taxi]

Description: black and white photograph of Dud Pennington in a 1915 horse-drawn taxi in Round Rock; his hand is near his face; there is a picket fence behind the carriage; two trees can be seen on either side of the taxi
Date: 1915
Creator: Henington Publishing Co.
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[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~
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[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~
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[First Monday Trade Days, Georgetown]

Description: A black and white image; recorded by a camera and printed on light sensitive paper. This image is of the 1st Monday trade days in Williamson County-on the square. There are at least 50-60 men gathered in front of a couple of buildings- one, "PALACE BARBER SHOP"; the other "WILLIAMSON COUNTY SUN". Several people have wagons pulled by horses. Most of the men are on foot.
Date: October 1912
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[Georgetown Firemen on Firetruck]

Description: Photograph of Georgetown firemen on their firetruck, including Lonnie Watkins. Left to right: Mr. Mood, George Klohey, Jeff Gordan, driver R. D. Bole Davis (Fire Chief), Pay Goodlet, Sid Peerl (standing), and M. Wilcox. Mr. Davis and his wife lived upstairs and had a sliding pole in their apartment.
Date: 1919~
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[Horses & buggy hauling men & hay]

Description: Photograph of hay (cane) hauling time, four miles south of Granger. Cane was stacked in hay stacks about 20 feet long and 6 to 7 feet high and 8 to 10 feet wide. Left to right: Robert Rozackey, Joe Chasek, Adolph Horak, and Joe Rozacky. Joe is father of Robert Rozacky. Taken on grandmother Frances Rozacky's farm about 4 miles south of Granger.
Date: 1919~
Partner: The Williamson Museum