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Main Street Looking North

Description: Photograph of Main Street looking north from Second Street, Taylor. Note the wooden structures, and the Taylor National Bank in the lower right of the photograph. Streets in this period were unpaved. Horse-drawn wagons are transporting bales of cotton.
Date: 188?
Item Type: Photograph

Fourth of July Celebration

Description: Photograph of the Fourth of July Celebration in 1926, downtown Taylor. View is looking south down Main Street. Crowds of onlookers line the streets.
Date: 1926
Item Type: Photograph

Main Street Parade

Description: Photograph of the Main Street Parade, date and celebration unknown. The view is from 4th Street looking south on Main Street. Visible are onlookers and horse-drawn wagons and floats in the parade. Note the streets are unpaved.
Date: 190?
Item Type: Photograph

Trades Day

Description: Photograph of Trades day, on Main Street looking north. Main Street is packed with festival attendees and parked For Model T automobiles. Various businesses can be seen along the street.
Date: 1923
Item Type: Photograph

200 Block North Porter Street

Description: Photograph of 200 Block North Porter St. showing the City Garage on the left, a hotel in the middle, and the railroad depot on the right. Note the Model T automobiles parked along the unpaved street.
Date: 1915
Item Type: Photograph

200 Block of Main Street

Description: Photograph of the 200 block of North Main Street, east side of block seen. The large building is the Taylor National Bank. A large number of cars are parked along the street.
Date: 1956
Item Type: Photograph

200 Block of North Main

Description: Photograph of the 200 block of north Main, on the east side looking south. There is a clear view of the sidewalk, pedestrians, and cars parked along the street.
Date: 1947
Item Type: Photograph

208 N. Main Street

Description: Photograph of 208 N. Main Street, Taylor. Note the patient on a stretcher being carried upstairs on the alley side of the building.
Date: 194u
Item Type: Photograph

100 Block of Main Street

Description: Photograph of the 100 block of Main Street, Taylor. The First National Bank is featured, with a traffic signal in the street intersection.
Date: 1947
Item Type: Photograph

100 Block of W. Third Street

Description: Photograph of the 100 Block of W. Third Street showing the north side, with Montgomery Wards, A&P Grocery, then Patterson Bros. and Taylor Savings & Loan.
Date: 1963
Item Type: Photograph

106 W. Third Street

Description: Photograph of 106 W. Third Street, Taylor. This location was the first home of City National Bank, then First State Bank & Trust, then a savings and loan.
Date: 1947
Item Type: Photograph

Charlie Shultz and his Crazy Ford

Description: Photograph of Charlie Schultz and his Crazy Ford is one of the specialty acts in the Rodeo. Part of the Rodeo Parade, Main Street, Taylor, Texas, August 3, 1956.
Date: 1956
Item Type: Photograph

Nurses at Taylor Sanitarium

Description: Photograph of nurses seated on lawn in front of a decorated automobile with the Taylor Sanitarium in the background. This photo has been hand tinted.
Date: 192u
Item Type: Photograph
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100 Block West Second Street

Description: Photograph of the 100 block of West Second Street, viewed from the north side, possibly during a parade or celebration. Down the middle of the road is a buggy pulled by two horses with three passengers, one holding an umbrella.
Date: 193u
Item Type: Photograph

Hotel Blazilmar

Description: Color postcard of the Hotel Blazilmar, located at 107 Porter Street, directly across from the I&GN Railroad Depot. The name of the hotel is a combination of the three investors: Howard Bland, A.J. Zilker and T.W. Marse. This hotel was originally the Murphy Hotel until 1917.
Date: 1935
Item Type: Postcard

I. & G.N. Depot

Description: Postcard of the International and Great Northern Railroad Depot, in Taylor, Texas. Correspondence on the back of the postcard in English.
Date: 1915
Item Type: Postcard