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Little League Champs

Description: Photograph of the local Little League Baseball champion team riding on a Taylor Fire Engine in a Taylor parade.
Date: 1958
Item Type: Photograph

Riders in the Rodeo Parade

Description: Photograph of horseback riders with flags in the Rodeo Parade, Main Street, Taylor, Texas. Photo taken in August 1958. Part of the annual Rodeo Parade.
Date: 1958
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

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: 1956
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

Taylor Rodeo Parade

Description: Photograph of the Taylor Rodeo Parade Entry by the Rockdale Riding Club, August 3, 1956. Photo shows a man in a small buggy pulled by a pony traveling south on Main Street, Taylor.
Date: 1956
Item Type: Photograph

Austin's Horseless Carriage Club

Description: Photograph of the Austin's Horseless Carriage Club in the Taylor Rodeo Parade July 24, 1958. The old cars included 1905 and 1914 Cadillacs and a 1924 Ford
Date: 1958
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

Thunderbolts Hot Rod Club

Description: Photograph of an entry in the Rodeo Parade sponsored by the Thunderbolts Hot Rod Club of Taylor. 1932 Ford owned by Roy P. Seggern & James A. Lothringer. August 3, 1956.
Date: 1956
Item Type: Photograph

New Street Lights

Description: Photograph of new street lights, North Main Street. Domel's Bar on right at 1119 North Main, Taylor.
Date: 1953
Item Type: Photograph

Leaning on the Car

Description: Photograph of unidentified children leaning against a car. Appears to be on the side of a road. Photograph taken November 1956. From the Hugo Randig Estate, transferred from the Austin History Center.
Date: 1956
Item Type: Photograph

Car in the Taylor Rodeo Parade

Description: Photograph of a car in the Taylor Rodeo Parade, Sept 14,1950. Picture taken from second story office window of Dr. E.M. Krenek, Dentist at 217 1/2 N. Main Street, Taylor.
Date: 1950
Item Type: Photograph

Todd Motor Company Crazy Car

Description: Photograph of the Todd Motor Company Crazy car 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: 1950
Item Type: Photograph

Truck with a Drummer

Description: Photograph of a truck with a drummer 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: 1950
Item Type: Photograph

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
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