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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

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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Troy Laundry

Description: Postcard of Troy Laundry, located at 201 East Third Street, Taylor. No correspondence on the back. Employees stand in front of the business.
Date: 1913
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Taylor Public Library

View of Taylor

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

West Sixth and Davis Streets

Description: Postcard of the Thompson residence at the corner of West 6th and Davis Streets, Taylor. Visible is the Thompson house on the left of the postcard. Correspondence on the back of the postcard in English.
Date: 1914
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Taylor Public Library

200 Block North Porter Street

Description: Photograph of 200 Block North Porter St. showing the City Garage on the left, a hotel in the middle, and the railroad depot on the right. Note the Model T automobiles parked along the unpaved street.
Date: 1915
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

I. and G.N. Station

Description: Postcard of the International and Great Northern Railroad depot in Taylor, Texas.
Date: 1915
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Taylor Public Library

First Baptist Church, Taylor, Tex

Description: Postcard of the First Baptist Church of Taylor, located on West 6th Street, Taylor, Texas. Correspondence on back of card, possibly in Czech.
Date: 1915
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Taylor Public Library

First Baptist Church, Taylor, Texas

Description: Postcard of the First Baptist Church, located on West 6th Street in Taylor, Texas. Correspondence on back of the card in Swedish.
Date: 1915
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Taylor Public Library

I. & G.N. Depot

Description: Postcard of the International and Great Northern Railroad Depot, in Taylor, Texas. Correspondence on the back of the postcard in English.
Date: 1915
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Taylor Public Library

J. C. Elliott Residence

Description: Postcard of the J. C. Elliott residence, located 310 Elliott Street, Taylor. Correspondence in English on the reverse.
Date: 1915
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Firemen & Engines Postcard

Description: Postcard of the Taylor Fire Department with two fire trucks at the east side of Taylor City Hall.
Date: 1916
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Foster's Laundry

Description: Photograph of Foster's Laundry, located at 205 E. Third Street. Employees stand on the front walkway with a horse-drawn delivery cart. Note the elevated water tank to the right rear of the building.
Date: 1916
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Mares Grocery Store

Description: Postcard of Mares Grocery Store, located at 117 N. Main, Taylor, Texas. Five men stand in center of floor, with merchandise and displays on either side.
Date: 1916
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Taylor Public Library

I.&G.N. Repair Shops

Description: Postcard of the International and Great Northern Railroad train repair shops or bays near the depot in Taylor, Texas. Correspondence in English on the back of the card.
Date: 1917
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Taylor Public Library