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Shade for the Parade

Description: Photograph of part of the crowd on the shady side of the street at the Annual Rodeo Parade on July 2, 1957. The temperatures were almost 100 degrees, so many viewers stayed in the shade of the buildings until the head of the parade come their way.
Date: 1957
Partner: Taylor Public Library

The Baby Eagle

Description: Photograph of the Baby Eagle in the parade, Second Street, Taylor, Texas. Called the Baby Eagle,this train is half the size of the Missouri Pacific Line's Eagle trains. Featured in the Rodeo Parade, August 1956.
Date: 1956
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Williamson County Sheriff's Posse

Description: Photograph of riders in the Williamson County Sheriff's Posse. This was one of two sheriff's posses represented in the Taylor Rodeo Parade, July 2, 1957. Can see spectators standing along the side of the road, in front of Melasky Drugstore.
Date: 1957
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Taylor Rodeo Parade

Description: Photograph of the Taylor Rodeo Parade Entry by the Rockdale Riding Club, August 3, 1956. Photo shows a man in a small buggy pulled by a pony traveling south on Main Street, Taylor.
Date: 1956
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
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Horses and Carts in Parade

Description: Photograph of decorated carts and wagons ready for an unspecified parade. A young girl is in the first petite cart, pulled by a single pony with an African American man holding the bridle. Behind this cart is a woman on a wagon. All vehicles are decorated for the parade. Note the muddy unpaved streets.
Date: 1913
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Trades Day

Description: Photograph of Trades Day, July 9, 1923. Preslar-Hewitt building located at 322 N. Main. According to the newspaper that day, a Taylor band played music for the crowd.
Date: 1923
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Star Tire Store

Description: Photograph of the Star Tire Store at 421 N. Main, at the southwest corner of 5th & Main Streets, Taylor. Note the visible gas tanks (glass tops of tanks) and the movie poster for "Susan Lenox: Her Rise and Fall" starring Greta Garbo in 1931.
Date: 1931
Partner: Taylor Public Library