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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

Alex Bain Blacksmithing

Description: Photograph of Alex Bain's blacksmith shop, showing a view from the street with three men in front of the shop, with horses and carriages in the street. A sign on the second story of the building reads "Horse Shoeing Shop."
Date: 190u

Antique Cars in Taylor Parade

Description: Photograph of antique cars in Taylor Christmas Parade. The older 4 vehicles are early 1900's models, the last car in the line is a 1958 Ford.
Date: 195u

Birdseye View Looking No. West

Description: Photograph of early Taylor, looking to the northwest from an unidentified location. Earlier dating of 1896 is incorrect, as the 1905-1935 Taylor City Hall is visible on the horizon.
Date: 190?

Bledsoe House

Description: Photograph of workers building the Bledsoe House, located at 724 Huff Street, Taylor, Texas. Note workers with ladders and buckets, with a horse drawn carriage in front of the house.
Date: 191?

Booth Residence

Description: Photograph of the Booth's residence located at 2112 West Lake Drive, Taylor. Shows the Booth family in front with a dog and a horse.
Date: 190?

Brethren Church Bible School

Description: Photograph of students and teacher of the Brethren Church Bible school. Note behind the students, a residential street and parked car, a 1940's model.
Date: 195?

Chamber of Commerce Membership Drive

Description: Photograph of the Taylor Chamber of Commerce's membership drive with unidentified individuals around the bus. The bus is from the Roark Bus Lines
Date: 195?

Christmas Lights in Thorndale

Description: Photograph of the Christmas lights at night in Thorndale, Texas. Vehicles on street are early 1950's model cars.
Date: 195?

Circleville Accident Sunday Morning

Description: Photograph of an automobile accident at Circleville on Sunday morning, November 10. No injuries reported with this wreck. Car identified as 1949 Mercury. ca 1958.
Date: 195?

Corner of Second and Main

Description: Photograph of the corner of Second and Main Streets, Taylor, Texas. Depicted are department stores and businesses, with automobiles parked along the street. Photograph taken in the 1920's, approx.
Date: 192?

Ed Konarek Blacksmith Shop

Description: Photograph of two blacksmiths standing in front of Ed Konarek Blacksmith Shop, located on south Main Street in Taylor, Texas. Sign over the door reads "Blacksmith & Wood Shop."
Date: 191?

Farmers State Bank in Thrall

Description: Photograph of Farmers State Bank in Thrall. Note the Model T Ford parked along the street and the dog standing at the bank entrance.
Date: 191?

FFA Florence Chapter Float

Description: Photograph of the Future Farmers of America, Florence Chapter's float in Taylor parade, exact parade unidentified. Approx 1950's.
Date: 195?

Fire Department with Three Engines

Description: Photograph of the Taylor Fire Department with three fire engines outside the bays of the fire station located on the rear of Taylor City Hall.
Date: 192u

Fire Truck and Fire Wagon

Description: Photograph of a motorized fire engine and a horsedrawn fire wagon at the Taylor Fire Department Station behind Taylor City Hall.
Date: 19uu

First Christian Church

Description: Photograph of the First Christian Church, located on the corner of Sixth and Talbot Streets, Taylor, Texas.
Date: 193?

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: 188u

First Five Bicyclists of Taylor

Description: Photograph of the first five bicyclists of Taylor. Photograph taken in the front yard of the Sturgis home at the corner of 4th & Burkett Streets. Pictured are: Mrs. J.P. Sturgis, Mrs. Bryon Heard, J.W. Council, F.E. Carradine Sr., John Brunner.
Date: 190?

Gathering at Thrall

Description: Photograph of a gathering on the main street of Thrall. The nature of the celebration is unknown.
Date: 192?