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[Rolling cotton]

Description: Photograph of Donald and Larry Rydell rolling cotton (keeps soil around seed from drying out after planting) on the Rydell farm, northwest of Taylor.
Date: 1947~
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

[Men hog butchering in a barrel with wooden wagon]

Description: Photograph of members of the Osuna family, who were sharecroppers on the "Dunlop Place" near Andice, in an early stage of butchering a hog, 1949. After the hog's throat was cut, the carcass was dipped into scalding water to help remove the hair.
Date: 1949~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[Three soldiers on furlough from World War II]

Description: Photograph of three soliders on first furlough from World War II while stationed at Kelly Field, posing by a car. Left to right: Privates William Eugene Howland, Gene Preston Pealson, and Hoard Grady Howland.
Date: 1942
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[South San Gabriel River Bridge on U.S. Highway 81]

Description: Photograph of completed South San Gabriel River Bridge, Federal Aid Project 140-B (9) Job 15. U.S. Highway 81 also known as Highway 2 (old designation).
Date: July 9, 1940
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation

[U.S,. Highway 81 in Georgetown]

Description: Photograph of U.S. Highway 81 showing defects on military roads, congested traffic in Georgetown. Possibly taken on courthouse square, view of parked cars and various businesses including Hirsh's Drugs, Piggly Wiggly and Neumans Dry Goods.
Date: October 20, 1940
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation

[U.S,. Highway 81 in Georgetown]

Description: Photograph of U.S. Highway 81 showing defects on military roads, congested traffic in Georgetown. Possibly taken from courthouse dome, view of parked cars and various businesses including Neumans Dry Goods. Photo is not sharp.
Date: October 20, 1940
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation

[Proposed Warehouse Site U.S. Highway 81 in Georgetown]

Description: Photograph of proposed warehouse site on U.S. Highway 81 at Georgetown. Shows barbed wire fence, man and parked car in right-of-way along highway on the left. Low post with stenciled number 640.
Date: February 16, 1940
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation

[Proposed Warehouse Site U.S. Highway 81 in Georgetown]

Description: Photograph of proposed warehouse site on U.S. Highway 81 at Georgetown. Shows barbed wire fence and sheep in the field beyond along right-of-way.
Date: February 16, 1940
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation

[Proposed Warehouse Site U.S. Highway 81 in Georgetown]

Description: Photograph of proposed warehouse site on U.S. Highway 81 at Georgetown. Shows barbed wire fence, men, parked car, and culvert in right-of-way along highway on the right. Billboards in the distance on the other side of the highway.
Date: February 16, 1940
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation

Brunner & Williams Drugstore

Description: Photograph of Brunner & Williams Drugstore, 207-209 N. Main. There are signs for other businesses in the building, such as Dr. Doak's offices. This building burned in December 1953.
Date: 1947
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

G.A. Richter Furniture Company

Description: Photograph of the G.A. Richter Furniture Store, located at 115 West Third Street, Taylor. Automobiles are parked in front of the store, and there appears to be parking meters.
Date: 1947
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

J. W. Womack Home

Description: Photograph of the J. W. Womack home, located at 403 E. Fourth Street, Taylor.
Date: 1947
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library