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[Cousins at the State Fair in Dallas]

Description: Photograph of cousins Ouida Whitefield, Ruby Howland, Grace Smith, and Marie Howland. This picture was taken at the State Fair in Dallas during the Great Depression. The girls are from Andice, TX.
Date: 1936
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[Street scene]

Description: Photograph of a street scene with horses, wagons and buggies. Located in Williamson County.
Date: 191?
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[Cotton wagon on Jonah bridge]

Description: Photograph of a cotton wagon on the Jonah bridge over the San Gabriel River. The bridge was washed away in the 1921 flood.
Date: 191?
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[Lanesport bridge]

Description: Photograph of the Lanesport bridge, built in 1922 and later replaced by a low water bridge. Located 12 miles east of Circleville, Northeast of Taylor, TX.
Date: 192?
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[A.W. Storrs Opera House in Granger, TX]

Description: Photograph of the A.W. Storrs Opera House in Granger, TX. This building has also served as a hotel, newspaper office, and appliance store. It was torn down in 1983.
Date: 198?
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[City Ice & Bottlng Works Wagon]

Description: Black and white photo rimmed in white film. Large ice wagon "OUR ICE & BOTTLED GOODS,/ARE MADE OF PURE DISTILLED WATER" is printed on white sign at top of wagon of The City Ice & Bottling Works Company. Four large spoked wheels are on wagon. On side of wagon "ICE/PHONE NO. 110" are printed . "Peacock" signs are on back of wagon. Plant material is inside large blocks of ice at front and back of wagon. Dirt road and wooden barn buildings are in photo. Reins, brake on wheel and trailor pull are visible.
Date: 19
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[Chautauqua Grounds bridge]

Description: Black and white horizontal postcard depicting Chautauqua grounds and bridge on San Gabriel River. Smoke stack visible in upper right quadrant. Bridge is parallel to river until it rises up to the hill steeply on the right bank. A man is on a saddled horse near the river on left side. A flag is seen on the bridge and a large round rock is underneath the pedestrian bridge in the river.
Date: 19
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[Family by house & Model T]

Description: Black and white photograph of a Williamson County Swedish family outside their house. A black car is parked on the right side of the photograph, and a large white house is on the left
Date: 19
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[Family with boy on horse in front of house]

Description: Black and white photograph of Aaron Johnson farm. Image shows eight people total. A boy on the far left is atop a horse. There is a man in a white hat holding the horse's reins.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[Train]

Description: A black and white photograph of a locomotive speeding by on the railroad tracks. There is a large black smoke stack coming from the top of the engine. There is a man standing on the gravel watching the train go by. It looks like winter as there are no leaves on the trees.
Date: 19uu
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[The Sladecek Garage in Granger, TX]

Description: Photograph of the Sladecek garage, located at 502 S. Commerce St., Granger, TX. Pictured is Victor and Edward J. Sladecek and their Aunt Victoria Wiezek, visiting from Chicago. Victor and Edward operated their father's business after World War II, and Edward was still operating the business in 1988.
Date: 1970
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[Downtown Taylor]

Description: Photograph of Main Street, Taylor, looking south, during a fair parade.
Date: 1906~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[Brushy Creek with bridge]

Description: black and white 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: 19
Creator: Henington Publishing Co.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[Lupe's Self Service Station, Round Rock]

Description: Black and white photograph of Lupe's Self Service Station, ' "A Service Station--Not a Filling Station"--Minor Auto Repairs--Wash--Polish--Lube--Tires--Batteries--Cars Picked Up and Delivered.' The two men pictured are Lupe and Robert Madrigal.
Date: 19
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[Blacksmith shop with buggy out front]

Description: Black and white photograph of the blacksmith and wheelwright shop located in the 100 block of Lampasas Street in Round Rock, Texas. "R. TATSCH" is printed on the wooden building. There are several bearded men pictured and several houses in front of the building.
Date: 1880
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[Locomotive on bridge]

Description: Black and white photograph shows a locomotive, a 4-4-0 coal burner, built in the late 1880s; the train is backing in from Georgetown; this train is on the track above the W.J. Walsh family; they are having a picnic on the rocky banks of Brushy Creek in Old Town Round Rock.
Date: 1904
Creator: Henington Publishing Co.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[Johnson's Texaco Station, Round Rock]

Description: Black and white photograph of Johnson's Texaco Station, a full-service station in Round Rock. Left to right is Charles Johnson, owner, Jimmy Heller, Michael Marx.
Date: 19
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[I & GN Railroad Station, Taylor, TX]

Description: Photograph of the I & G N Railroad Station in Taylor, TX. The Murphy Hotel is on the right. Kaw Paving Compnay is preparing to lay pine block paving on E. First Street between the station and hotel.
Date: 191?
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum