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1921 Flood Washburn Street
Photograph of the 1921 flood with men standing where Washburn Street had been washed away by flood waters.
City National Bank
Photograph of City National Bank, located at 210 N. Main Street, Taylor. Visible is a man walking by the bank. Note the unpaved street.
Corner of Second and Main
Photograph of the corner of Second and Main Streets, Taylor, Texas. Depicted are department stores and businesses, with automobiles parked along the street. Photograph taken in the 1920's, approx.
Cotton Bales on Truck
Photograph of three men on a truck stacked with bales of cotton. Truck is in front of warehouses.
Covered Car in Parade
Photograph of a decorated car in the parade celebrating "Over 50 Years in Taylor."
Crowds Leaving Trades Day
Photograph of the crowds leaving downtown Taylor at the end of Trades Day, July 9, 1923. Trades Day was sponsored by the big stores and businesses in downtown Taylor. There were sales and entertainment to draw shoppers into town. The C.O. Daliet Drugstore was located at 217 N. Main.
Ed Hunke Bakery Wagon
Photograph of Ed Hunke's Bakery Delivery Truck, parked in front of the bakery. Mr. Hunke is behind the wheel.
Ed Hunke Bakery Wagon
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.
Fourth of July Celebration
Photograph of the Fourth of July Celebration in 1926, downtown Taylor. View is looking south down Main Street. Crowds of onlookers line the streets.
Main Street Looking North
Photograph of Main Street heading north. Note the very muddy street and residential homes on either side of street.
Main Street With Flags
Photograph of the middle of Main Street decorated with flags, looking north from Second Street.
Muddy Road in Taylor
Photograph of a muddy road in Taylor, taken in June 1922. Street is not identified. Can see Ford Model T automobiles.
Over Fifty Years In Taylor
Photograph of decorated automobiles and firetrucks in the parade to celebrate "Over Fifty Years in Taylor."
Over Fifty Years in Taylor
Photograph of two women standing beside their automobile decorated for the "Over Fifty Years in Taylor" Parade.
Plumbing Parade Float
Photograph of a parade float on back of truck with outhouse and bathroom fixtures shown. Vehicle identified as early 1900's truck.
Queen of Hearts
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.
Road up to Hoxie House
Photograph of dirt road up to Hoxie House, in Hoxie, Texas, just northeast of Taylor.
Roller Mills and Ice Plant
Color postcard of the Diamond Roller Flour Mill & Ice Plant, located near the railroad tracks.
School Girl with a Bicycle
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.
Sewer Pipes Installed in Granger
Photograph of construction on a street in Granger to install sewer pipes. Pictured also is Mr. Schrammer, Chairman of the Sewer Committee, though where he is in the photo is not identified.
Smith Motor Co.
Photograph of Smith Motor Company, located at 406 Talbot Street, Taylor. Previously this was the Collins Motor Company.
Smith Motor Company Interior
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.
Photograph of Trades Day, July 9, 1923. Preslar-Hewitt building located at 322 N. Main. According to the newspaper that day, a Taylor band played music for the crowd.
Photograph of Trades Day, July 9, 1923. Preslar-Hewitt building located at 322 N. Main Street, Taylor. According to the newspaper that day, a Taylor band played music for the crowd.
Photograph of Trades Day, July 9, 1923. Photo shows Main Street looking north. The street is full of Ford Model T automobiles and people for the festival. Note on photo reads: Summer time-notice straw hats trimmed with flowers.
Photograph of Trades day, on Main Street looking north. Main Street is packed with festival attendees and parked For Model T automobiles. Various businesses can be seen along the street.
Photograph of the Westend Fire Station, located on Victoria Street, Taylor. At the wheel of the fire engine is driver A.A. Gus Reno.
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