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[Blacksmith shop with buggy out front]

Description: Black and white photograph of the blacksmith and wheelwright shop located in the 100 block of Lampasas Street in Round Rock, Texas. "R. TATSCH" is printed on the wooden building. There are several bearded men pictured and several houses in front of the building.
Date: 1880
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[Wagons on Main Street]

Description: Photograph of Main Street, looking north from 2nd Street in Taylor with wagons loaded with cotton.
Date: 1880~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

Main Street Looking Northwest, 1883

Description: Photograph of the intersection of Second & Main Street in Taylor, 1883. Visible on right corner is First National Bank, which would become Taylor National Bank. The roads are dirt and mud, with horse-drawn wagons and carts. Early department stores and dry good stores are on the west side of Main Street running north.
Date: 1883
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

[People and a Horse in Front of a Blacksmith]

Description: Photograph of John Albert Kimbro and friends in front of blacksmith shop in North Georgetown. John Albert Kimbro is shown in middle of photo. The photograph has writing at the bottom explaining who is in the photo.
Date: 1890
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

Tobacco Advertisement

Description: Photograph of advertising on railroad car for Peter Schramm's tobacco business. Schramm was a tobacco wholesaler in Taylor.
Date: 1892
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

[Builders on horse-back on dam]

Description: Photograph of builders of dam for flour mill near Jonah for water wheel to power grinding wheat. Some are on horseback.
Date: 1895~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[Gathering at political hall]

Description: Photograph of Granger political hall upstairs (Elick Hall) and general merchandise store downstairs. People gathered on all stories and on horses in front of building.
Date: 1896~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[Sam Loving With a Horse]

Description: Photograph of Sam Loving of Round Rock ready to be shipped out to Cuba in the Spanish American War in 1898. He was in First Texas, Company E.
Date: 1898
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[Horse & Buggy by gin]

Description: Photograph of early cotton gin in Williamson County. Mule pulled wagon out in front.
Date: 1900~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[Main Street Granger]

Description: Photograph of Street scene in Granger. Main Street. There is a handwritten note with an arrow that says "my place of business".
Date: 1900~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[Gentry's Trained Animal Show in Parade]

Description: Photograph of two elephants wearing blankets with their names on them, "Pinto' on the left and "Little" on the right. They are walking in front of the fourth Williamson County courthouse and were a part of Gentry's Trained Animal show that participated in a parade downtown.
Date: 1902
Creator: Sharpe, Sr., John
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[Gentry's Trained Animal Show in Parade]

Description: Photograph of a decorated cart driven by horses. The side reads "Gentry's Trained Animal Show". The animal show was part of a parade that passed in front of the fourth Williamson County courthouse in downtown Georgetown, TX.
Date: 1902
Creator: Sharpe, Sr., John
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum