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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
Partner: Taylor Public Library

[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

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
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
Partner: Taylor Public Library