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Thorndale-Thrall Wreck

Description: Photograph of a automobile wreck out in the cornfields, off the road between Thrall and Thorndale, July 1957. The vehicle is identified as an early 1950's Plymouth.
Date: 1957
Item Type: Photograph

Thrall-Thorndale Road Wreck

Description: Photograph of a traffic accident with wreckage on the Thrall-Thorndale road, July 1957. Cars fully seen on road are, left: 1957 Chevrolet, right: 1953-54 Ford.
Date: 1957
Item Type: Photograph

Shade for the Parade

Description: Photograph of part of the crowd on the shady side of the street at the Annual Rodeo Parade on July 2, 1957. The temperatures were almost 100 degrees, so many viewers stayed in the shade of the buildings until the head of the parade come their way.
Date: 1957
Item Type: Photograph

Williamson County Sheriff's Posse

Description: Photograph of riders in the Williamson County Sheriff's Posse. This was one of two sheriff's posses represented in the Taylor Rodeo Parade, July 2, 1957. Can see spectators standing along the side of the road, in front of Melasky Drugstore.
Date: 1957
Item Type: Photograph

Lost Pines Sheriff's Posse

Description: Photograph of the Lost Pines Sheriff's Posse of Bastrop County. One of two sheriff's posses represented in the Taylor Rodeo Parade, July 2, 1957.
Date: 1957
Item Type: Photograph

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
Item Type: Photograph

Main Street Looking South

Description: Postcard of Main Street looking south in downtown Taylor. Note cars parked in front of businesses and stores. Correspondence on the back of the postcard in English.
Date: 1957
Item Type: Postcard

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
Item Type: Photograph

Christmas Parade

Description: Photograph of a Christmas Parade entry by the Girl Scouts, Troop 11. The entry is a live nativity scene on the back flat bed of a pickup truck. Note the bystanders along the top of the photo.
Date: 1957
Item Type: Photograph

Round Rock High School Band

Description: Photograph of the Round Rock High School Band marching in the Taylor Christmas Parade, December 5, 1957. One of seven school bands in the parade. See article in the Taylor Daily Press, 12-8-1957.
Date: 1957
Item Type: Photograph

Hutto High School Band

Description: Photograph of the Hutto High School Band marching in the Taylor Christmas Parade, December 5, 1957. One of seven school bands in the parade. Story with photo ran in the Taylor Daily Press, 12-8-1957.
Date: 1957
Item Type: Photograph

Elgin High School Band

Description: Photograph of the Elgin High School Band marching in the Taylor Christmas Parade, December 5, 1957. One of seven school bands in the parade. See story in the Taylor Daily Press, 12-8-1957.
Date: 1957
Item Type: Photograph

Thorndale High School Band

Description: Photograph of the Thorndale High School Band marching in the Taylor Christmas Parade, December 5, 1957. One of seven school bands in the parade. See story in the Taylor Daily Press, 12-8-1957.
Date: 1957
Item Type: Photograph

Water Edges Close

Description: Photograph of flood water edging closer to the bridge at Circleville, 10:00 pm, Wednesday April 24, 1957.
Date: 1957
Item Type: Photograph

US Highway 79

Description: Photograph of US Highway 79 between Taylor and Thrall, April 24, 1957. Car in picture was one of the last to cross the bridge before it became impassable.
Date: 1957
Item Type: Photograph

Brushy Exceeds Spring Floods

Description: Photograph of Brushy Creek flooding higher than the flood in spring of 1957. Picture taken at 2:15 pm Monday, October 14, 1957 at Highway 95 near Coupland.
Date: 1957
Item Type: Photograph

Roy O'Rear's Café

Description: Photograph of Roy O'Rear's Cafe in downtown Hutto showing storm damage. Photograph taken Jun 12, 1957.
Date: 1957
Item Type: Photograph

3 Car Wreck

Description: Photograph of a three car wreck at 2nd & Davis Street, Taylor. Anna Turner, Taylor Negro, being removed from car following wreck. July 15, 1957.
Date: 1957
Item Type: Photograph