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The Baby Eagle

Description: Photograph of the Baby Eagle in the parade, Second Street, Taylor, Texas. Called the Baby Eagle,this train is half the size of the Missouri Pacific Line's Eagle trains. Featured in the Rodeo Parade, August 1956.
Date: August 1956

Boy Scout Troop 169

Description: Photograph of float by Boy Scout Troop 169, sponsored by the Taylor Optimist Club in the Taylor Rodeo Parade, Sept 14,1950. Picture taken from office window of Dr. E.M. Krenek, Dentist at 217 1/2 N. Main Street, Taylor.
Date: September 14, 1950

Christmas Parade

Description: Photograph of a Christmas float by the Cub Scouts, Pack 167. Float has a large layer cake in the center, flanked by two smaller Christmas trees. The float is labeled "Christ's 1957 Birthday." Note bystanders at the top of the picture, standing in front of parked cars.
Date: 1957

Christmas Parade on Main Street

Description: Photograph of the annual Christmas Parade moving south on Main Street, Taylor. Santa is on a float with his sleigh pulled by a jeep. Behind Santa Claus is a marching band. Spectators are lined up on either side of the street in front of the downtown businesses.
Date: 1955

Christmas Parade

Description: Photograph of a Christmas parade entry by the local Brownie troop. The float is a trailer pulled by an unseen vehicle, with a Christmas tree in the center, and little girls seated around it. The side of the float has a banner which reads: "Tis more blessed to give than receive."
Date: 1957

Dickey Clinic

Description: Photograph of the Dickey Clinic at 401 Bland Street, Taylor. The clinic opened in 1936; this picture was taken in 1955. Dr. Dickey was the African American doctor in Taylor who worked with city leaders to stop a typhoid epidemic in Taylor's poor districts.
Date: 1955

Fort Hood Band

Description: Photograph of the Fort Hood Band marching in the Taylor Rodeo Parade, July 24, 1958. The 266th Army Band from Fort Hood is a 26 piece band and has appeared in Taylor parades in past years.
Date: July 24, 1958