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[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~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[Couple in a Wagon in Andice]

Description: Photograph of Mr. and Mrs. Milt Love in wagon with horses, Gus and Ben Jacob. R&W Store which was in business from 1932-1974 can be seen in the background.
Date: 1940~
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

[Proposed Warehouse Site U.S. Highway 81 in Georgetown]

Description: Photograph of proposed warehouse site on U.S. Highway 81 at Georgetown. Shows barbed wire fence, man and parked car in right-of-way along highway on the left. Low post with stenciled number 640.
Date: February 16, 1940
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation

[Proposed Warehouse Site U.S. Highway 81 in Georgetown]

Description: Photograph of proposed warehouse site on U.S. Highway 81 at Georgetown. Shows barbed wire fence and sheep in the field beyond along right-of-way.
Date: February 16, 1940
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation

[Proposed Warehouse Site U.S. Highway 81 in Georgetown]

Description: Photograph of proposed warehouse site on U.S. Highway 81 at Georgetown. Shows barbed wire fence, men, parked car, and culvert in right-of-way along highway on the right. Billboards in the distance on the other side of the highway.
Date: February 16, 1940
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation

[South San Gabriel River Bridge on U.S. Highway 81]

Description: Photograph of completed South San Gabriel River Bridge, Federal Aid Project 140-B (9) Job 15. U.S. Highway 81 also known as Highway 2 (old designation).
Date: July 9, 1940
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Item Type: Photograph
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 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.
Item Type: Photograph
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.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation

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

[Three soldiers on furlough from World War II]

Description: Photograph of three soliders on first furlough from World War II while stationed at Kelly Field, posing by a car. Left to right: Privates William Eugene Howland, Gene Preston Pealson, and Hoard Grady Howland.
Date: 1942
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum