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City National Bank

Description: Photograph of City National Bank, located at 210 N. Main Street, Taylor. Visible is a man walking by the bank. Note the unpaved street.
Date: 1920
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Collins Motor Company

Description: Postcard of Collins Motor Company, located at 406 Talbot Street, Taylor. Printed advertising and promotions on the back of the postcard.
Date: 1920
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Cotton Bales on Truck

Description: Photograph of three men on a truck stacked with bales of cotton. Truck is in front of warehouses.
Date: 1920
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Queen of Hearts

Description: Photograph of the "Queen of Hearts" standing in front of a Ford Model T. Photograph is dated 1920. From the School Friendship Book of Mabel Agnes Bodden, graduated from Taylor High School, June 1921, page 143.
Date: 1920
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

1921 Flood Washburn Street

Description: Photograph of the 1921 flood with men standing where Washburn Street had been washed away by flood waters.
Date: 1921
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

School Girl with a Bicycle

Description: Photograph of a school girl with bicycle. From the School Friendship Book of Mabel Agnes Bodden, graduated Taylor High School June 1921. Photograph was loose in the book.
Date: 1921
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Wrestling fans bound for Houston

Description: Photograph of wrestling fans bound for Houston to see Elmer D. ("Pet") Brown. Group of men in coats and hats standing on the platform of the International & Great Northern Railroad Depot in Taylor, TX.
Date: 1921
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Muddy Road in Taylor

Description: Photograph of a muddy road in Taylor, taken in June 1922. Street is not identified. Can see Ford Model T automobiles.
Date: 1922
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Crowds Leaving Trades Day

Description: Photograph of the crowds leaving downtown Taylor at the end of Trades Day, July 9, 1923. Trades Day was sponsored by the big stores and businesses in downtown Taylor. There were sales and entertainment to draw shoppers into town. The C.O. Daliet Drugstore was located at 217 N. Main.
Date: 1923
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Smith Motor Company Interior

Description: Photograph of the Smith Motor Company interior with car, probably an early 1920's Ford Model T. Man behind counter is identified as Herbert N. Patterson. Dealership was located 406 Talbot Street, Taylor, Texas.
Date: 1923
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Trades Day

Description: Photograph of Trades Day, July 9, 1923. Preslar-Hewitt building located at 322 N. Main. According to the newspaper that day, a Taylor band played music for the crowd.
Date: 1923
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Trades Day

Description: Photograph of Trades Day, July 9, 1923. Preslar-Hewitt building located at 322 N. Main Street, Taylor. According to the newspaper that day, a Taylor band played music for the crowd.
Date: 1923
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Trades Day

Description: Photograph of Trades Day, July 9, 1923. Photo shows Main Street looking north. The street is full of Ford Model T automobiles and people for the festival. Note on photo reads: Summer time-notice straw hats trimmed with flowers.
Date: 1923
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Trades Day

Description: Photograph of Trades day, on Main Street looking north. Main Street is packed with festival attendees and parked For Model T automobiles. Various businesses can be seen along the street.
Date: 1923
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

View From Main & Second

Description: Photograph of the view from Main & Second Streets looking north on Second Street. Visible is Taylor National Bank on right of photo, departments stores running from the right and up Main Street, with parked automobiles, delivery trucks and horse-drawn wagons and carts.
Date: 1923
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Main Street Looking North

Description: Photograph of Main Street heading north. Note the very muddy street and residential homes on either side of street.
Date: 1925
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Main Street With Flags

Description: Photograph of the middle of Main Street decorated with flags, looking north from Second Street.
Date: 1925
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Covered Car in Parade

Description: Photograph of a decorated car in the parade celebrating "Over 50 Years in Taylor."
Date: 1926
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Ed Hunke Bakery Wagon

Description: Photograph of Ed Hunke's Bakery Delivery Truck, parked in front of the bakery. Mr. Hunke is behind the wheel.
Date: 1926
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Ed Hunke Bakery Wagon

Description: Photograph of Ed Hunke's bakery wagon, drawn by two horses through the muddy streets of Taylor. Shows Ed Hunke in the wagon, a man holding a basket standing next to him.
Date: 1926
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Fourth of July Celebration

Description: Photograph of the Fourth of July Celebration in 1926, downtown Taylor. View is looking south down Main Street. Crowds of onlookers line the streets.
Date: 1926
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Over Fifty Years in Taylor

Description: Photograph of two women standing beside their automobile decorated for the "Over Fifty Years in Taylor" Parade.
Date: 1926
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Over Fifty Years In Taylor

Description: Photograph of decorated automobiles and firetrucks in the parade to celebrate "Over Fifty Years in Taylor."
Date: 1926
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Plumbing Parade Float

Description: Photograph of a parade float on back of truck with outhouse and bathroom fixtures shown. Vehicle identified as early 1900's truck.
Date: 1926
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library