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Street Parade at Taylor

Description: Postcard of a street parade in conjunction with the Taylor Fair. Correspondence in English is on the back of the postcard. Visible are horse-drawn parade floats, spectators and a marching group.
Date: 1910
Partner: Taylor Public Library

West on Sixth Street

Description: Postcard of a street scene featuring a row of homes down Sixth Street from Porter Street, Taylor. Correspondence on the back of the postcard in English.
Date: 191?
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Floeckinger's Sanitarium

Description: Postcard of Dr. Floeckinger's Sanitarium, a hospital for women, at 720 W. 6th Street, Taylor. Correspondence on the back in English.
Date: 191?
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Main Street Looking South

Description: Postcard of Main Street, look southward at the intersection of Fourth Street. Note traffic signal in the center of the road, and automobiles parked in front of businesses and stores on Main Street. No correspondence on the back of the postcard.
Date: 193?
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Main Street Looking North

Description: Postcard of the view from Second Street looking north on Main Street, Taylor. No correspondence on the back. Note the parked automobiles in front of the stores and commercial building. An old traffic signal is in the middle of the street in the distance.
Date: 193?
Partner: Taylor Public Library

West Sixth and Davis Streets

Description: Postcard of the Thompson residence at the corner of West 6th and Davis Streets, Taylor. Visible is the Thompson house on the left of the postcard. Correspondence on the back of the postcard in English.
Date: 1914
Partner: Taylor Public Library

J. C. Elliott Residence

Description: Postcard of the J. C. Elliott residence, located 310 Elliott Street, Taylor. Correspondence in English on the reverse.
Date: 1915
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Odd Fellows Hall

Description: Postcard of Odd Fellows Hall, located at 120 W. Fourth Street, Taylor. Correspondence in English on the back. This building housed two newspaper offices for The Daily Democrat and The Weekly Texan.
Date: 191?
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Saturday Afternoon

Description: Postcard of Second & Main Streets on a busy Saturday afternoon in Taylor. Note the horse-drawn carriages and wagons on the unpaved streets, and pedestrians in front the stores. No correspondence on the back of the postcard.
Date: 191?
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Taylor Street Scene

Description: Postcard of a Taylor street scene with man and woman in covered buggy and horse. There is correspondence on the back of the postcard, but it was never mailed.
Date: 188?
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Residential View on Main Street

Description: Postcard of the residential view on Main Street, looking north from the intersection of Sixth Street, Taylor. Note the mansions lining the left side of the street. Correspondence on the back of the postcard in Swedish, very faded.
Date: 192?
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Main Street, Taylor, Texas

Description: Postcard of a general view of Main Street in downtown Taylor. Note the horse-drawn buggies on the right side of the street and the man leaning against his car on the left side. There is no correspondence on the back of the postcard.
Date: 190?
Partner: Taylor Public Library

North On Main Street

Description: Postcard of a street view looking north on Main Street, from the corner of the Sixth Street intersection. Note the mansions on the left of the street, the horse drawn cart, man on a bicycle and a man walking. There is correspondence on the back in Swedish.
Date: 1910
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Public School, Taylor, Texas

Description: Postcard of the early school building located on Eighth Street, Taylor. Correspondence on the front and back of the postcard in English.
Date: 1910
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Floeckinger Sanitarium, Taylor, Texas

Description: Postcard of the Floeckinger Sanitarium, located at 720 West Sixth Street, Taylor. No correspondence on the back but the card is addressed.
Date: 191?
Partner: Taylor Public Library

West Second Street From Main

Description: Postcard showing the view of West Second Street from the intersection of Main & Second Street, Taylor. The building on the left side of the street is First National Bank. Can see horse-drawn wagons along side of the road. There is no correspondence on the back of the postcard.
Date: 189?
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Hotel Blazilmar

Description: Color postcard of the Hotel Blazilmar, located at 107 Porter Street, directly across from the I&GN Railroad Depot. The name of the hotel is a combination of the three investors: Howard Bland, A.J. Zilker and T.W. Marse. This hotel was originally the Murphy Hotel until 1917.
Date: 1935
Partner: Taylor Public Library

I. & G.N. Depot

Description: Postcard of the International and Great Northern Railroad Depot, in Taylor, Texas. Correspondence on the back of the postcard in English.
Date: 1915
Partner: Taylor Public Library

City Hall 1935-1984

Description: Postcard of Taylor City Hall, 1935-1984, with correspondence on the back in English.
Date: 194?
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Country Club, Taylor, Texas

Description: Photograph of the Taylor Country Club, a private golfing club in the south hills of Taylor, Texas. The club house has a dining room and dressing rooms upstairs.
Date: 192?
Partner: Taylor Public Library

City Hall, Taylor, Texas

Description: Postcard of the 1905-1935 Taylor City Hall, located on Heritage Square in downtown Taylor.
Date: 191?
Partner: Taylor Public Library

City Hall, Taylor, Texas

Description: Postcard of the 1905-1935 Taylor City Hall, located on Heritage Square in downtown Taylor. Faded correspondence on the back in English.
Date: 190?
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Fire Department, Taylor, Texas

Description: Postcard of the Taylor Fire Department, located at the back of Taylor City Hall. There were three bays for equipment. Pictured outside are a horse-drawn water wagon and a horse-drawn ladder wagon. Notice the white dog. There is correspondence in English written on the back of the card.
Date: 1907
Partner: Taylor Public Library