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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

Methodist Church

Description: Color postcard of the Methodist Church, located on the corner of Fifth and Talbot Streets, Taylor, TX.
Date: 1917
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Patriotic Parade of 1918

Description: Photographs from a loose scrapbook page. Each of the three photographs show women and children dressed in white marching down Main Street as part of a parade at the end of World War I.
Date: 1918
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Ed Konarek Blacksmith Shop

Description: Postcard of Ed Konarek Blacksmith Shop, located on South Main Street in Taylor. Unidentified man working on a carriage wheel.
Date: 1919
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

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