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First Methodist Church

Description: Photograph of the First Methodist Church, located on the corner of 5th and Talbot Streets, Taylor, Texas
Date: 1941
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Foster's Laundry

Description: Photograph of the employees of Foster's Laundry, located at 301 E. Third Street, Taylor, Texas. Photo taken June 1947. Note delivery truck to the right and small boy in cowboy hat on the left.
Date: June 1947
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

G.A. Richter Furniture Company

Description: Photograph of the G.A. Richter Furniture Store, located at 115 West Third Street, Taylor. Automobiles are parked in front of the store, and there appears to be parking meters.
Date: 1947
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

J. W. Womack Home

Description: Photograph of the J. W. Womack home, located at 403 E. Fourth Street, Taylor.
Date: 1947
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

[Men hog butchering in a barrel with wooden wagon]

Description: Photograph of members of the Osuna family, who were sharecroppers on the "Dunlop Place" near Andice, in an early stage of butchering a hog, 1949. After the hog's throat was cut, the carcass was dipped into scalding water to help remove the hair.
Date: 1949~
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

Owl Cafe

Description: Photograph of the Owl Cafe, street view, located at 111 East First Street, Taylor. Note the automobiles parked along the side of the street.
Date: 1947
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Road and Bridge

Description: Photograph of an unidentified road and bridge, in East Williamson County. Exact location unknown. From the Hugo Randig Estate, transferred from the Austin History Center.
Date: 1949
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

[Rolling cotton]

Description: Photograph of Donald and Larry Rydell rolling cotton (keeps soil around seed from drying out after planting) on the Rydell farm, northwest of Taylor.
Date: 1947~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum