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Murphy Park

Description: Postcard of Murphy Park in Taylor, showing the water tower and the lake. No correspondence on back of postcard.
Date: 193?
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Early Parade

Description: Photograph of an early parade, view from the corner of Second Street, looking north on Main Street. Spectators stand at the edge of the muddy street.
Date: 1913
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Troy Laundry

Description: Postcard of Troy Laundry, located at 201 East Third Street, Taylor. No correspondence on the back. Employees stand in front of the business.
Date: 1913
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Horses and Carts in Parade

Description: Photograph of parade participants in horse drawn carts or riding horses, assembling for the parade.
Date: 1913
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

First Grade, Taylor School

Description: Postcard of class picture of the first grade students at the Taylor School. Students are standing on the steps at the school entrance. No correspondence on the back of the postcard.
Date: 1912
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Foster's Steam Laundry

Description: Postcard of Foster's Steam Laundry, located at 301 E. Third Street, Taylor. No correspondence on the back. Laundry employees are lined up on the boardwalk in front of the business.
Date: 1913
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Taylor Public Library

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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Williamson County Sheriff's Posse

Description: Photograph of the Williamson County Sheriff's Posse riders in the Taylor Rodeo Parade, July 24, 1958. Can see the Melasky Drugstore in the back.
Date: 1958
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Austin's Horseless Carriage Club

Description: Photograph of the Austin's Horseless Carriage Club in the Taylor Rodeo Parade July 24, 1958. The old cars included 1905 and 1914 Cadillacs and a 1924 Ford
Date: 1958
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Lost Pines Sheriff's Posse

Description: Photograph of the Lost Pines Sheriff's Posse of Bastrop County. One of two sheriff's posses represented in the Taylor Rodeo Parade, July 2, 1957.
Date: 1957
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Thunderbolts Hot Rod Club

Description: Photograph of an entry in the Rodeo Parade sponsored by the Thunderbolts Hot Rod Club of Taylor. 1932 Ford owned by Roy P. Seggern & James A. Lothringer. August 3, 1956.
Date: 1956
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Covered Car in Parade

Description: Photograph of a decorated car in the parade celebrating "Over 50 Years in Taylor."
Date: 1926
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

High School, Taylor, Texas

Description: Postcard of the Taylor High School located on Seventh Street, Taylor. No correspondence on the back of the postcard.
Date: 193?
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Taylor Public Library

City Bakery Parade Float

Description: Photograph of the City Bakery's parade float, constructed on a wagon pulled by four horses. Note the muddy unpaved street. Exact event or holiday being honored is unknown.
Date: 1913
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

High School, Taylor, Texas

Description: Postcard of the Taylor High School building on Seventh Street, Taylor. No correspondence on the back of the postcard.
Date: 193?
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Plumbing Parade Float

Description: Photograph of a parade float on back of truck with outhouse and bathroom fixtures shown. Vehicle identified as early 1900's truck.
Date: 1926
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Taylor Sanitarium, Taylor, Texas

Description: Postcard of the Taylor Sanitarium, located at 700 West Seventh Street, Taylor. There is no correspondence on the back of the postcard.
Date: 192?
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Over Fifty Years in Taylor

Description: Photograph of two women standing beside their automobile decorated for the "Over Fifty Years in Taylor" Parade.
Date: 1926
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Over Fifty Years In Taylor

Description: Photograph of decorated automobiles and firetrucks in the parade to celebrate "Over Fifty Years in Taylor."
Date: 1926
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library