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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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

North On Main Street

Description: Postcard of a street view looking north on Main Street, from the corner of the Sixth Street intersection. Note the mansions on the left of the street, the horse drawn cart, man on a bicycle and a man walking. There is correspondence on the back in Swedish.
Date: 1910
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Public School, Taylor, Texas

Description: Postcard of the early school building located on Eighth Street, Taylor. Correspondence on the front and back of the postcard in English.
Date: 1910
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Stasny & Holub Grocery Store

Description: Postcard of the interior of the Stasny & Holub grocery store, located 310 N. Main Street, Taylor. There is no correspondence on the back of the postcard.
Date: 1910
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Street Parade at Taylor

Description: Postcard of a street parade in conjunction with the Taylor Fair. Correspondence in English is on the back of the postcard. Visible are horse-drawn parade floats, spectators and a marching group.
Date: 1910
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Street Parade, Taylor Fair

Description: Postcard of a street parade marching north on Main Street, Taylor, Texas. Correspondence on the back in English.
Date: 1910
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Taylor School Third Grade Class

Description: Postcard of the third grade class on the steps of the old Taylor school on 8th Street. Blue pen writing on the front of the postcard identifies names of students. There is no correspondence on the back of the postcard.
Date: 1910
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Christian Church in Taylor

Description: Postcard of the Christian Church in Taylor. There is correspondence on the back and front in English.
Date: 1911
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Residential Street Scene

Description: Postcard of a residential street scene in Taylor, featuring the Colonel Bland home, located at 721 Davis Street. Correspondence on back in unknown language.
Date: 1911
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Residential Street Scene

Description: Postcard of a residential street scene featuring the T. W. Marse home, located at 104 W. Sixth Street, Taylor. Correspondence on the back in English.
Date: 1911
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Taylor Public Library

City Hall, Taylor, Texas

Description: Postcard of the 1905-1935 Taylor City Hall, located on Heritage Square in downtown Taylor, Texas. Correspondence on back of card in faded English.
Date: 1912
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Taylor Public Library

City Hall, Taylor, Texas

Description: Postcard of the 1905-1935 Taylor City Hall, located on Heritage Square in downtown Taylor, Texas. Correspondence on back of card in English.
Date: 1912
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Cotton Compress & Bales

Description: Color postcard of cotton compress and warehouse with cotton bales ready to ship.
Date: 1912
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Taylor Public Library

First Grade, Taylor School

Description: Postcard of class picture of the first grade students at the Taylor School. Students are standing on the steps at the school entrance. No correspondence on the back of the postcard.
Date: 1912
Item Type: Postcard
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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Foster's Steam Laundry

Description: Postcard of Foster's Steam Laundry, located at 301 E. Third Street, Taylor. No correspondence on the back. Laundry employees are lined up on the boardwalk in front of the business.
Date: 1913
Item Type: Postcard
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library