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New Street Sweeper

Description: Photograph of the City of Taylor's new street sweeper, a Patrol Sweeper by Austin-Western Road Machinery Co., 1942 model. Posed around the sweeper are (l to r): Harry Pickoff (Dr. Pepper bottler); Ray Arrington; Peter Richards (City Manager); Ed Carver (city commissioner & ran Western Auto); Dr. J.K. McWonter.
Date: 194?
Item Type: Photograph

Thompson Building

Description: Photograph of the Thompson Building at 109 N. Main Street, housing the Tommie Speegle Bakery. Photograph taken Sept 29, 1947.
Date: 1947
Item Type: Photograph

People on the Street

Description: Photograph of people on the street in front of First Nation Bank, 117 N. Main Street, Taylor. Note that the street is unpaved, just a dirt road.
Date: 189?
Item Type: Photograph

Main Street Looking North

Description: Postcard of Main Street, looking north from the center of the street. Note the cars parked and traffic signal. No correspondence on the back of the postcard.
Date: 193?
Item Type: Postcard

Stasny & Holub Grocery Store

Description: Postcard of the interior of the Stasny & Holub grocery store, located 310 N. Main Street, Taylor. There is no correspondence on the back of the postcard.
Date: 1910
Item Type: Postcard

Taylor School Third Grade Class

Description: Postcard of the third grade class on the steps of the old Taylor school on 8th Street. Blue pen writing on the front of the postcard identifies names of students. There is no correspondence on the back of the postcard.
Date: 1910
Item Type: Postcard

Wrestling fans bound for Houston

Description: Photograph of wrestling fans bound for Houston to see Elmer D. ("Pet") Brown. Group of men in coats and hats standing on the platform of the International & Great Northern Railroad Depot in Taylor, TX.
Date: 1921
Item Type: Photograph

City Hall

Description: Postcard of Taylor City Hall, Taylor Texas. This City Hall was built in 1905 and demolished in 1935. Correspondence on the back in English.
Date: 193?
Item Type: Postcard

City Hall, Taylor, Texas

Description: Color postcard of Taylor City Hall, built in 1905 and razed in 1935. Located on Main Street, between Fourth and Fifth Streets.
Date: 191?
Item Type: Postcard

Taylor Bedding Company

Description: Postcard of Taylor Bedding Company, World's Largest, Taylor, Texas. Located on West Second Street. No correspondence on the back.
Date: 1930
Item Type: Postcard

Methodist Church

Description: Color postcard of the Methodist Church, located on the corner of Fifth and Talbot Streets, Taylor, TX.
Date: 1917
Item Type: Postcard

Country Club

Description: Color postcard of the Taylor Country Club, showing clubhouse and grounds.
Date: 193?
Item Type: Postcard

First City Hall & Fire Department

Description: Photograph of the fire Taylor City Hall and Fire Department, with the City Hall offices located on the second floor and the Fire Department on the first floor.
Date: 188?
Item Type: Photograph

Fire Department

Description: Photograph of two fire trucks from the Taylor Fire Department in the driveway of the bays. The bays for the Taylor Fire Department are on the east end of Taylor City Hall.
Date: 1932
Item Type: Photograph

I. & G. N. Depot

Description: Color postcard of the I. & G.N. Railroad Depot in Taylor, Texas. No correspondence on the back.
Date: 1930
Item Type: Postcard