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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

City Hall, Taylor, Texas

Description: Postcard of the 1905-1935 Taylor City Hall, located on Heritage Square in downtown Taylor, Texas. Correspondence on back of card in faded English.
Date: 1912
Item Type: Postcard

City Hall, Taylor, Texas

Description: Postcard of the 1905-1935 Taylor City Hall, located on Heritage Square in downtown Taylor, Texas. Correspondence on back of card in English.
Date: 1912
Item Type: Postcard

First Grade, Taylor School

Description: Postcard of class picture of the first grade students at the Taylor School. Students are standing on the steps at the school entrance. No correspondence on the back of the postcard.
Date: 1912
Item Type: Postcard

Buggy Dressed for Parade

Description: Photograph of a decorated wagon with two women aboard. A man stands at the front, holding the horse's bridle. Note the muddy roads.
Date: 1913
Item Type: Photograph

City Bakery Parade Float

Description: Photograph of the City Bakery's parade float, constructed on a wagon pulled by four horses. Note the muddy unpaved street. Exact event or holiday being honored is unknown.
Date: 1913
Item Type: Photograph

Decorated Pony Cart

Description: Photograph of a cart decorated in patriotic regalia for a parade. The cart contains a young boy and an older girl, both in costume. The cart is pulled by two white horses, with two African American men holding the bridles. Note the unpaved and muddy streets, and the Christian Church in the background, located at the corner of 6th Street and Talbot, Taylor.
Date: 1913
Item Type: Photograph

Early Parade

Description: Photograph of an early parade, view from the corner of Second Street, looking north on Main Street. Spectators stand at the edge of the muddy street.
Date: 1913
Item Type: Photograph

Foster's Steam Laundry

Description: Postcard of Foster's Steam Laundry, located at 301 E. Third Street, Taylor. No correspondence on the back. Laundry employees are lined up on the boardwalk in front of the business.
Date: 1913
Item Type: Postcard

Horses and Carts in Parade

Description: Photograph of decorated carts and wagons ready for an unspecified parade. A young girl is in the first petite cart, pulled by a single pony with an African American man holding the bridle. Behind this cart is a woman on a wagon. All vehicles are decorated for the parade. Note the muddy unpaved streets.
Date: 1913
Item Type: Photograph

Troy Laundry

Description: Postcard of Troy Laundry, located at 201 East Third Street, Taylor. No correspondence on the back. Employees stand in front of the business.
Date: 1913
Item Type: Postcard

West Sixth and Davis Streets

Description: Postcard of the Thompson residence at the corner of West 6th and Davis Streets, Taylor. Visible is the Thompson house on the left of the postcard. Correspondence on the back of the postcard in English.
Date: 1914
Item Type: Postcard