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Hotel Blazilmar

Description: Color postcard of the Hotel Blazilmar, located at 107 Porter Street, directly across from the I&GN Railroad Depot. The name of the hotel is a combination of the three investors: Howard Bland, A.J. Zilker and T.W. Marse. This hotel was originally the Murphy Hotel until 1917.
Date: 1935
Item Type: Postcard
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

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

City Hall 1935-1984

Description: Postcard of Taylor City Hall, 1935-1984, with correspondence on the back in English.
Date: 194?
Item Type: Postcard
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

Alex Bain Blacksmithing

Description: Photograph of Alex Bain's blacksmith shop, showing a view from the street with three men in front of the shop, with horses and carriages in the street. A sign on the second story of the building reads "Horse Shoeing Shop."
Date: 190?
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Country Club, Taylor, Texas

Description: Photograph of the Taylor Country Club, a private golfing club in the south hills of Taylor, Texas. The club house has a dining room and dressing rooms upstairs.
Date: 192?
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.
Date: 191?
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Chamber of Commerce Membership Drive

Description: Photograph of the Taylor Chamber of Commerce's membership drive with unidentified individuals around the bus. The bus is from the Roark Bus Lines
Date: 195?
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

City Hall, Taylor, Texas

Description: Postcard of the 1905-1935 Taylor City Hall, located on Heritage Square in downtown Taylor. Faded correspondence on the back in English.
Date: 190?
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Automobile Accident at 7th & Howard

Description: Photograph of an automobile accident involving two vehicles at the intersection of 7th and Howard Streets, October 22, 1957.
Date: October 22, 1957
Item Type: Photograph
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

Optimist Club Bike Safety

Description: Photograph of three children with decorated bicycles as part of the Taylor Optimist Club's Bike Safety Program.
Date: 195?
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

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

San Gabriel Bridge with Flooding

Description: Photograph of the San Gabriel Bridge with flood waters rising at 6:00 pm, on Wednesday April 24, 1957. Cars and vehicles are crossing the bridge.
Date: 1957
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Trains & Roundhouse

Description: Three photographs, with top photo showing trains on the track, with the Swift Building in the background; middle photo shows the roundhouse, bottom photo is a closer shot of two trains on the track.
Date: 193?
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

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

Roller Mills and Ice Plant

Description: Color postcard of the Diamond Roller Flour Mill & Ice Plant, located near the railroad tracks.
Date: 1926
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Taylor Public Library

First Christian Church

Description: Photograph of the First Christian Church, located on the corner of Sixth and Talbot Streets, Taylor, Texas.
Date: 193?
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library