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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
Partner: Taylor Public Library

West Side Pavillion & Street Car

Description: Photograph of the West Side Pavilion at the end of Seventh Street, with a mule drawn street car with passengers.
Date: 1890
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Tobacco Advertisement

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

Seiders Children in a Horse-drawn Surrey

Description: Photograph of the Seiders children in a horse-drawn surrey, 1903. Taken near the Seiders residence in Taylor. Identified from left to right: Henry B. Jr., Emma & Alice. Photograph from the Seiders Family History.
Date: 1903
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Hoxie Ranch House

Description: Photograph of the Hoxie Ranch House, rear view, 1905. Picture shows the Seiders' horse (Old Joe) and surrey with the Seiders' and Hoxie's older girls. Photograph from The Seiders Family History.
Date: 1905
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Parade Wagon

Description: Photograph of women in horse drawn wagon all decorated for July 4th Parade, 1927.
Date: 1905
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Hoxie Ranch House

Description: Photograph of the Hoxie Ranch House, front view, located 6 miles northeast of Taylor, 1906. Photo from the Seider Family History: "site of many happy weekend visits."
Date: 1906
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Road from Taylor to Thrall

Description: Photograph of a typical country road & bridge built by H.B. Seiders. Shown is the road from Taylor to Thrall on the northern tip of Allison Lake.
Date: 1908
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Typical Country Road and Bridge

Description: Photograph of a typical country road and bridge built by H.B. Seiders, early Taylor resident. Shown is the road from Taylor to Thrall on the northern tip of Allison Lake in Williamson County.
Date: 1908
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Decorated for the Parade

Description: Photograph of an automobile decorated for a street parade, part of the celebration for the Taylor Fair, July 4, 1909. Louise Grau is the little girls in the back seat. Picture taken at Grau residence backyard, located 505 Washburn Street, Taylor.
Date: 1909
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Grau Family in 1910 Buick

Description: Photograph of the Grau Family of 505 Washburn Street, in their two-cylinder 1910 Buick. This is the second car owned in Taylor. Passengers in the Buick are identified as: driver, Carl Grau, passenger Anna Becker Grau, and children in the back Fritz, Louise and Willis Grau.
Date: 1910
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Henry B. Seiders Jr. With His Mule Beck

Description: Photograph of Henry B. Seiders Jr.(far right) with his mule "Beck" and part of the workforce, 1912. Photograph from The Seiders Family History.
Date: 1912
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Buggy Dressed for Parade

Description: Photograph of a decorated wagon with two women aboard. A man stands at the front, holding the horse's bridle. Note the muddy roads.
Date: 1913
Partner: Taylor Public Library

City Bakery Parade Float

Description: Photograph of the City Bakery's parade float, constructed on a wagon pulled by four horses. Note the muddy unpaved street. Exact event or holiday being honored is unknown.
Date: 1913
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Decorated Pony Cart

Description: Photograph of a cart decorated in patriotic regalia for a parade. The cart contains a young boy and an older girl, both in costume. The cart is pulled by two white horses, with two African American men holding the bridles. Note the unpaved and muddy streets, and the Christian Church in the background, located at the corner of 6th Street and Talbot, Taylor.
Date: 1913
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Early Parade

Description: Photograph of an early parade, view from the corner of Second Street, looking north on Main Street. Spectators stand at the edge of the muddy street.
Date: 1913
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Fire Wagons Dressed For Parade

Description: Photograph of two Taylor Fire Department fire wagons decorated for a parade. Note some children near the bay to the right.
Date: 1913
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Fourth of July Celebration

Description: Photograph of a hot air balloon. Part of the Fourth of July festivities at Porter and Washburn Streets, Taylor, Texas, in 1913.
Date: 1913
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Fourth of July Celebration

Description: Photograph of horse drawn carriages and wagons assembled at Porter and Washburn Streets to celebrate the Fourth of July, 1913.
Date: 1913
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Horses and Carts in Parade

Description: Photograph of parade participants in horse drawn carts or riding horses, assembling for the parade.
Date: 1913
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Horses and Carts in Parade

Description: Photograph of decorated carts and wagons ready for an unspecified parade. A young girl is in the first petite cart, pulled by a single pony with an African American man holding the bridle. Behind this cart is a woman on a wagon. All vehicles are decorated for the parade. Note the muddy unpaved streets.
Date: 1913
Partner: Taylor Public Library

View of Taylor

Description: Photograph of the view of Taylor from Thorndale Road.
Date: 1913
Partner: Taylor Public Library