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[New Bern Church with automobile]

Description: Photograph of New Bern Church and school built ca. 1892 by Swiss immigrants Stauffer, Kreig, and Walter families, four miles north of Thrall. Second, larger church was built ca. 1912. Automobile out front of church.
Date: 19uu
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[Model A Ford- Mail carrier & car]

Description: Photograph of Mr. Edward Peterson with his Model A Ford. A note with the picture states that Mr. Peterston used the automobile to carry mail from 1928 until he retired in 1960. Prior to that, he delivered Round Rock's mail on horseback and in a gig.
Date: 19uu
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[Funeral of Father Pridal]

Description: Photograph of funeral of Father Frantisek Pridal which included a procession from St. Cyril and Methodius Church through Granger to Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery about 2.5 miles east of Granger. Visible is a truck and automobile.
Date: January 1927
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[Downtown street scene]

Description: Black and white photograph of downtown Georgetown showing buildings and Model-T cars parked on a dirt road. In the distance one car is being driven on the road.
Date: 19uu
Creator: Atlee, Luis W.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[Wooden Bridge leading to Old Town Round Rock]

Description: Photograph of the wooden bridge leading into "Old Town" Round Rock around the turn of the century. This was also the Chisholm Trail, and Sam Bass rode over this bridge after an attempted bank robbery. The house on the left is known as the Jessie Sansom home. The building on the right was the church. The two-story home in the background was the Ledbetter home. The store past the church was the Mays and Black store. The bridge was dismantled during World War II and the metal supports were used during the scrap metal drives.
Date: 189u
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[Brushy Creek with bridge]

Description: Photograph of Brushy Creek and the round rock in the creek, for which the town of Round Rock was named; photograph was taken before the creek washed away both bridges shown in the image, one of which was a railroad bridge; the picture is taken from the dam, east of the round rock; there is an unidentified person standing on the round rock; view is looking east down Brushy Creek.
Date: 19uu
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[Wagons clearing fire debris]

Description: Photograph of East Street in Hutto after a fire destroyed most of the buildings, horse-drawn wagons clear debris.
Date: 1902~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[Downtown Georgetown with Model-T cars]

Description: Black and white photograph of downtown Georgetown, Texas, showing Model-T cars parked mostly on the left side of the road. There is a "PIGGLY WIGGLY" building on the left and and "LINDELL PETERSON & CO. / HARDWARE."
Date: 19uu
Creator: Atlee, Luis W.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[Steam powered thrashing crew (Tractors)]

Description: Photograph of Matthew Kasperik's thrashing crew posing for a photograph. This farm was located one mile NE of Walburg. In the background you can see the steam tractor and the thrasher.
Date: 1913~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[Man on back of ice buggy]

Description: Black and white photograph of an "ICE" carriage; three large wheels are visible; a man in a dark suit holding a white object is in front of the carriage.
Date: 19uu
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[Parade on Main Street]

Description: Photograph of celebration on Main Street, showing old Martinets Mercantile Store and General Store of Jim Struhall. A covered wagon with a horse is visible in top left.
Date: 1910~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[Round Rock Hook & Ladder Co. with wagon]

Description: Photograph of the Round Rock Hook and Ladder Co.; 18 men in pant and shirt uniforms with bibs labeled "1"; military-style flat, short brimmed caps; some of the men hold tall hooks, buckets and an ax; they stand in front of or on or sit in a long wooden wagon
Date: 1907~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[Children in front of car]

Description: Photograph of McNeil Store, Austin White Lime Co., in Round Rock. Two children are out inf ront of the store, and there are several cars parked outside.
Date: 1970~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[Band in parade]

Description: Photograph of band in parade in Georgetown. South Avenue "LINDELL PETERSON & CO." on left. MILES BRO'S CLEANERS TAILORS HATTERS on right. Band in center of street with car behind. Crowds on both sides of South Avenue.
Date: 1940~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum