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Main Street Looking Northwest, 1883

Description: Photograph of the intersection of Second & Main Street in Taylor, 1883. Visible on right corner is First National Bank, which would become Taylor National Bank. The roads are dirt and mud, with horse-drawn wagons and carts. Early department stores and dry good stores are on the west side of Main Street running north.
Date: 1883
Item Type: Photograph

Tobacco Advertisement

Description: Photograph of advertising on railroad car for Peter Schramm's tobacco business. Schramm was a tobacco wholesaler in Taylor.
Date: 1892
Item Type: Photograph

Seiders Children in a Horse-drawn Surrey

Description: Photograph of the Seiders children in a horse-drawn surrey, 1903. Taken near the Seiders residence in Taylor. Identified from left to right: Henry B. Jr., Emma & Alice. Photograph from the Seiders Family History.
Date: 1903
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

Parade Wagon

Description: Photograph of women in horse drawn wagon all decorated for July 4th Parade, 1927.
Date: 1905
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

Fire Department, Taylor, Texas

Description: Postcard of the Taylor Fire Department, located at the back of Taylor City Hall. There were three bays for equipment. Pictured outside are a horse-drawn water wagon and a horse-drawn ladder wagon. Notice the white dog. There is correspondence in English written on the back of the card.
Date: 1907
Item Type: Postcard

I. & G.N. Depot

Description: Postcard of the I.& G.N. Railroad Depot in Taylor Texas. Correspondence on the back in English.
Date: 1907
Item Type: Postcard

Road from Taylor to Thrall

Description: Photograph of a typical country road & bridge built by H.B. Seiders. Shown is the road from Taylor to Thrall on the northern tip of Allison Lake.
Date: 1908
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

Decorated for the Parade

Description: Photograph of an automobile decorated for a street parade, part of the celebration for the Taylor Fair, July 4, 1909. Louise Grau is the little girls in the back seat. Picture taken at Grau residence backyard, located 505 Washburn Street, Taylor.
Date: 1909
Item Type: Photograph

Grau Family in 1910 Buick

Description: Photograph of the Grau Family of 505 Washburn Street, in their two-cylinder 1910 Buick. This is the second car owned in Taylor. Passengers in the Buick are identified as: driver, Carl Grau, passenger Anna Becker Grau, and children in the back Fritz, Louise and Willis Grau.
Date: 1910
Item Type: Photograph

North On Main Street

Description: Postcard of a street view looking north on Main Street, from the corner of the Sixth Street intersection. Note the mansions on the left of the street, the horse drawn cart, man on a bicycle and a man walking. There is correspondence on the back in Swedish.
Date: 1910
Item Type: Postcard

Public School, Taylor, Texas

Description: Postcard of the early school building located on Eighth Street, Taylor. Correspondence on the front and back of the postcard in English.
Date: 1910
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

Street Parade at Taylor

Description: Postcard of a street parade in conjunction with the Taylor Fair. Correspondence in English is on the back of the postcard. Visible are horse-drawn parade floats, spectators and a marching group.
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

Residential Street Scene

Description: Postcard of a residential street scene in Taylor, featuring the Colonel Bland home, located at 721 Davis Street. Correspondence on back in unknown language.
Date: 1911
Item Type: Postcard

Residential Street Scene

Description: Postcard of a residential street scene featuring the T. W. Marse home, located at 104 W. Sixth Street, Taylor. Correspondence on the back in English.
Date: 1911
Item Type: Postcard