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Trades Day

Description: 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.
Date: 1923
Item Type: Photograph

Country Bridge

Description: Photograph of an unidentified road and bridge, in East Williamson County. From the Hugo Randig Estate, transferred from the Austin History Center.
Date: 1949
Item Type: Photograph

Robert Hewitt

Description: Photograph of Robert Hewitt wearing a hat. Mr. Hewitt was partners with Raymond Preslar in the Preslar & Hewitt Drugs, 323 N. Main Street, Taylor. Mr. Hewitt appears to be standing under the store sign.
Date: 1939
Item Type: Photograph

Queen of Hearts

Description: 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.
Date: 1920
Item Type: Photograph

Standing by the Car

Description: Photograph of two unidentified women standing beside car. Women have been hand colored, the rest of the photo is b&w. From the Hugo Randig Estate, transferred from the Austin History Center.
Date: 194?
Item Type: Photograph

School Girl with a Bicycle

Description: 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.
Date: 1921
Item Type: Photograph

Standing by the Car

Description: Photograph of two men and two women standing in front of 1930's Ford. Behind is a field with a few stalks of milo, or grain sorghum, still standing. From the Hugo Randig Estate, transferred from the Austin History Center.
Date: 193?
Item Type: Photograph

Road and Bridge

Description: Photograph of an unidentified road and bridge, in East Williamson County. Exact location unknown. From the Hugo Randig Estate, transferred from the Austin History Center.
Date: 1949
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

Woman Behind the Car

Description: Photograph of an unidentified Woman Behind Car on the side of the road, 1949. Exact location is unknown. From the Hugo Randig Estate, transferred from the Austin History Center.
Date: 1949
Item Type: Photograph

Raymond Preslar

Description: Photograph of Raymond Preslar leaning against parking sign. Mr. Preslar was partners with Robert Hewitt in the Preslar & Hewitt Drugs, 323 N. Main Street, Taylor. Can faintly see the cotton sign and a traffic signal in background.
Date: 1939
Item Type: Photograph

Main Street Looking North

Description: Postcard of Main Street looking north. Note the traffic signal in the middle of the road. There is no correspondence on the back of the postcard.
Date: 193?
Item Type: Postcard

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

Hoxie Ranch House

Description: Photograph of the Hoxie Ranch House, front view, located 6 miles northeast of Taylor, 1906. Photo from the Seider Family History: "site of many happy weekend visits."
Date: 1906
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

Hoxie Ranch House

Description: Photograph of the Hoxie Ranch House, rear view, 1905. Picture shows the Seiders' horse (Old Joe) and surrey with the Seiders' and Hoxie's older girls. Photograph from The Seiders Family History.
Date: 1905
Item Type: Photograph

Typical Country Road and Bridge

Description: Photograph of a typical country road and bridge built by H.B. Seiders, early Taylor resident. Shown is the road from Taylor to Thrall on the northern tip of Allison Lake in Williamson County.
Date: 1908
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