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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

Mares Grocery Store

Description: Postcard of Mares Grocery Store, located at 117 N. Main, Taylor, Texas. Five men stand in center of floor, with merchandise and displays on either side.
Date: 1916
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Roller Mills and Ice Plant

Description: Color postcard of the Diamond Roller Flour Mill & Ice Plant, located near the railroad tracks.
Date: 1926
Partner: Taylor Public Library

St. James Episcopal Church

Description: Postcard of St. James Episcopal Church, located at the corner of 7th & Davis Street, Taylor. Correspondence in English on the back of the postcard.
Date: 191?
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Main Street Looking North

Description: Postcard of Main Street, looking north from the center of the street. Note the cars parked and traffic signal. No correspondence on the back of the postcard.
Date: 193?
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Stasny & Holub Grocery Store

Description: Postcard of the interior of the Stasny & Holub grocery store, located 310 N. Main Street, Taylor. There is no correspondence on the back of the postcard.
Date: 1910
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Taylor School Third Grade Class

Description: Postcard of the third grade class on the steps of the old Taylor school on 8th Street. Blue pen writing on the front of the postcard identifies names of students. There is no correspondence on the back of the postcard.
Date: 1910
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Cotton Compress & Bales

Description: Color postcard of cotton compress and warehouse with cotton bales ready to ship.
Date: 1912
Partner: Taylor Public Library

City Hall

Description: Postcard of Taylor City Hall, Taylor Texas. This City Hall was built in 1905 and demolished in 1935. Correspondence on the back in English.
Date: 193?
Partner: Taylor Public Library

City Hall, Taylor, Texas

Description: Color postcard of Taylor City Hall, built in 1905 and razed in 1935. Located on Main Street, between Fourth and Fifth Streets.
Date: 191?
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Taylor Bedding Company

Description: Postcard of Taylor Bedding Company, World's Largest, Taylor, Texas. Located on West Second Street. No correspondence on the back.
Date: 1930
Partner: Taylor Public Library