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[Car Parked on a Street in Jarrell]

Description: Photograph of Fred Harrison and 1929 touring car; Harrison home and garage in the background. Jarrell High School in far background. This was located west of the gin. A Coca-Cola sign can be seen in the background of the photograph as well.
Date: 1930~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

I. & G. N. Depot

Description: Color postcard of the I. & G.N. Railroad Depot in Taylor, Texas. No correspondence on the back.
Date: 1930
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Taylor Public Library

[Round Rock Motor Company]

Description: A black and white photograph of a large group of people standing in front of the Round Rock Motor Co. and flanking a dark Ford automobile. The auto bears the words "TWENTY-MILLIONTH" in large white capital letters, with the Ford logo appearing below.
Date: 1930~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

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
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Star Tire Store

Description: Photograph of the Star Tire Store at 421 N. Main, at the southwest corner of 5th & Main Streets, Taylor. Note the visible gas tanks (glass tops of tanks) and the movie poster for "Susan Lenox: Her Rise and Fall" starring Greta Garbo in 1931.
Date: 1931
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Fire Department

Description: Photograph of two fire trucks from the Taylor Fire Department in the driveway of the bays. The bays for the Taylor Fire Department are on the east end of Taylor City Hall.
Date: 1932
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

[Emilee Baker Love beside car]

Description: Photograph of Emilee Baker Love standing beside car in her wedding dress. Taken in Andice, Williamson County.
Date: January 1, 1935
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

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
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Rosner's Department Store

Description: Photograph of Rosner's Department Store, at 205 N. Main Street, Taylor, Texas. Also depicted are cars parked on the street and a traffic signal in the middle of the intersection.
Date: 1935
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

[Brushy Street at MKT Spur in Georgetown]

Description: Photograph of U.S. Highway 81 (Highway 2) at MKT Spur grade crossing in Georgetown. Also known as Brushy Street.
Date: 1936
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation

[Brushy Street at Ninth Street in Georgetown]

Description: Photograph of U.S. Highway 81 (Highway 2) known as Brushy Street in Georgetown. At intersection with Ninth Street looking south. Includes automobiles, J.D. Thompson Garage, Sinclair and Mobil gas stations.
Date: 1936
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation

[Brushy Street at Ninth Street in Georgetown]

Description: Photograph of U.S. Highway 81 (Highway 2) known as Brushy Street in Georgetown. At intersection with Ninth Street looking south. Includes automobiles, J.D. Thompson Garage, Sinclair and Mobil gas stations.
Date: 1936
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation

[Brushy Street in Georgetown]

Description: Photograph of U.S. Highway 81 (Highway 2) known as Brushy Street in Georgetown. View of sidewalks and tree-shaded neighborhood.
Date: 1936
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation