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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

Buggy Dressed for Parade

Description: Photograph of a decorated wagon with two women aboard. A man stands at the front, holding the horse's bridle. Note the muddy roads.
Date: 1913
Item Type: Photograph

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

City Hall, Taylor, Texas

Description: Postcard of the 1905-1935 Taylor City Hall, located on Heritage Square in downtown Taylor, Texas. Correspondence on back of card in faded English.
Date: 1912
Item Type: Postcard

City Hall, Taylor, Texas

Description: Postcard of the 1905-1935 Taylor City Hall, located on Heritage Square in downtown Taylor, Texas. Correspondence on back of card in English.
Date: 1912
Item Type: Postcard

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

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

First Grade, Taylor School

Description: Postcard of class picture of the first grade students at the Taylor School. Students are standing on the steps at the school entrance. No correspondence on the back of the postcard.
Date: 1912
Item Type: Postcard

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

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

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

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