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Thompson Building

Description: Photograph of the Thompson Building at 109 N. Main Street, housing the Tommie Speegle Bakery. Photograph taken Sept 29, 1947.
Date: 1947
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Foster's Laundry

Description: Photograph of the employees of Foster's Laundry, located at 301 E. Third Street, Taylor, Texas. Photo taken June 1947. Note delivery truck to the right and small boy in cowboy hat on the left.
Date: June 1947
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

First Methodist Church

Description: Photograph of the First Methodist Church, located on 5th and Talbot Streets, Taylor, Texas.
Date: 1949
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

First Methodist Church

Description: Photograph of the First Methodist Church, located on the corner of 5th and Talbot Streets, Taylor, Texas
Date: 1941
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

[Three soldiers on furlough from World War II]

Description: Photograph of three soliders on first furlough from World War II while stationed at Kelly Field, posing by a car. Left to right: Privates William Eugene Howland, Gene Preston Pealson, and Hoard Grady Howland.
Date: 1942
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

Brunner & Williams Drugstore

Description: Photograph of Brunner & Williams Drugstore, 207-209 N. Main. There are signs for other businesses in the building, such as Dr. Doak's offices. This building burned in December 1953.
Date: 1947
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

G.A. Richter Furniture Company

Description: Photograph of the G.A. Richter Furniture Store, located at 115 West Third Street, Taylor. Automobiles are parked in front of the store, and there appears to be parking meters.
Date: 1947
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

J. W. Womack Home

Description: Photograph of the J. W. Womack home, located at 403 E. Fourth Street, Taylor.
Date: 1947
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

[A Mule-Drawn Trash Wagon]

Description: Photograph of Francisco "Frank" Castro driving his mule-drawn trash wagon in downtown Taylor. One of Taylor's most popular businessmen, when Castro had to convert to tractor power, he did so reluctantly. Castro and his wife, Helen Fuentes Castro, raised five children in Taylor. Mr. Castro was the only trash collector for businesses in Taylor from 1935 to 1952. He supported his family and neighborhood during the depression.
Date: 1940
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

Country Bridge

Description: Photograph of an unidentified road and bridge, in East Williamson County. From the Hugo Randig Estate, transferred from the Austin History Center.
Date: 1949
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Road and Bridge

Description: Photograph of an unidentified road and bridge, in East Williamson County. Exact location unknown. From the Hugo Randig Estate, transferred from the Austin History Center.
Date: 1949
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Woman Behind the Car

Description: Photograph of an unidentified Woman Behind Car on the side of the road, 1949. Exact location is unknown. From the Hugo Randig Estate, transferred from the Austin History Center.
Date: 1949
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

[Couple in a Wagon in Andice]

Description: Photograph of Mr. and Mrs. Milt Love in wagon with horses, Gus and Ben Jacob. R&W Store which was in business from 1932-1974 can be seen in the background.
Date: 1940~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

View North on Main

Description: Photograph of the view north on Main from Stromberg Hospital, at 8th Street, Taylor. The hospital is not itself visible.
Date: 1947
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library