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Ed Hunke Bakery Wagon

Description: Photograph of Ed Hunke's bakery wagon, drawn by two horses through the muddy streets of Taylor. Shows Ed Hunke in the wagon, a man holding a basket standing next to him.
Date: 1926
Item Type: Photograph

Trains & Roundhouse

Description: Three photographs, with top photo showing trains on the track, with the Swift Building in the background; middle photo shows the roundhouse, bottom photo is a closer shot of two trains on the track.
Date: 193?
Item Type: Photograph

Mares Grocery Store

Description: Postcard of Mares Grocery Store, located at 117 N. Main, Taylor, Texas. Five men stand in center of floor, with merchandise and displays on either side.
Date: 1916
Item Type: Postcard

Smith Motor Company Interior

Description: Photograph of the Smith Motor Company interior with car, probably an early 1920's Ford Model T. Man behind counter is identified as Herbert N. Patterson. Dealership was located 406 Talbot Street, Taylor, Texas.
Date: 1923
Item Type: Photograph

General Store

Description: Photograph of a general store at 201 N. Main Street, with people crowded around on the boardwalk. Note that the street is a dirt road.
Date: 189?
Item Type: Photograph

Interstate 35 Progress

Description: Photograph of an aerial view of the construction of Interstate 35 through Williamson County. Exact location of area photographed is unknown.
Date: 195?
Item Type: Photograph

St. James Episcopal Church

Description: Postcard of St. James Episcopal Church, located at the corner of 7th & Davis Street, Taylor. Correspondence in English on the back of the postcard.
Date: 191?
Item Type: Postcard

New Street Sweeper

Description: Photograph of the City of Taylor's new street sweeper, a Patrol Sweeper by Austin-Western Road Machinery Co., 1942 model. Posed around the sweeper are (l to r): Harry Pickoff (Dr. Pepper bottler); Ray Arrington; Peter Richards (City Manager); Ed Carver (city commissioner & ran Western Auto); Dr. J.K. McWonter.
Date: 194?
Item Type: Photograph

Thompson Building

Description: Photograph of the Thompson Building at 109 N. Main Street, housing the Tommie Speegle Bakery. Photograph taken Sept 29, 1947.
Date: 1947
Item Type: Photograph

People on the Street

Description: Photograph of people on the street in front of First Nation Bank, 117 N. Main Street, Taylor. Note that the street is unpaved, just a dirt road.
Date: 189?
Item Type: Photograph

Main Street Looking North

Description: Postcard of Main Street, looking north from the center of the street. Note the cars parked and traffic signal. No correspondence on the back of the postcard.
Date: 193?
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

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

Wrestling fans bound for Houston

Description: Photograph of wrestling fans bound for Houston to see Elmer D. ("Pet") Brown. Group of men in coats and hats standing on the platform of the International & Great Northern Railroad Depot in Taylor, TX.
Date: 1921
Item Type: Photograph

City Hall

Description: Postcard of Taylor City Hall, Taylor Texas. This City Hall was built in 1905 and demolished in 1935. Correspondence on the back in English.
Date: 193?
Item Type: Postcard