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[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.
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.
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation

[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~
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[A Mule-Drawn Trash Wagon]

Description: Photograph of Francisco "Frank" Castro driving his mule-drawn trash wagon in downtown Taylor. One of Taylor's most popular businessmen, when Castro had to convert to tractor power, he did so reluctantly. Castro and his wife, Helen Fuentes Castro, raised five children in Taylor. Mr. Castro was the only trash collector for businesses in Taylor from 1935 to 1952. He supported his family and neighborhood during the depression.
Date: 1940
Partner: The Williamson Museum