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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?
Item Type: Photograph

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?
Item Type: Photograph

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?
Item Type: Photograph

Boy Scout Troop 169

Description: Photograph of float by Boy Scout Troop 169, sponsored by the Taylor Optimist Club in the Taylor Rodeo Parade, Sept 14,1950. Picture taken from office window of Dr. E.M. Krenek, Dentist at 217 1/2 N. Main Street, Taylor.
Date: 1950
Item Type: Photograph

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?
Item Type: Photograph

Brunner & Williams Drugstore

Description: Photograph of Brunner & Williams Drugstore, 207-209 N. Main. There are signs for other businesses in the building, such as Dr. Doak's offices. This building burned in December 1953.
Date: 1947
Item Type: Photograph

Brushy Exceeds Spring Floods

Description: Photograph of Brushy Creek flooding higher than the flood in spring of 1957. Picture taken at 2:15 pm Monday, October 14, 1957 at Highway 95 near Coupland.
Date: 1957
Item Type: Photograph

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

Car in the Taylor Rodeo Parade

Description: Photograph of a car in the Taylor Rodeo Parade, Sept 14,1950. Picture taken from second story office window of Dr. E.M. Krenek, Dentist at 217 1/2 N. Main Street, Taylor.
Date: 1950
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

Christmas Parade

Description: Photograph of a Christmas float by the Cub Scouts, Pack 167. Float has a large layer cake in the center, flanked by two smaller Christmas trees. The float is labeled "Christ's 1957 Birthday." Note bystanders at the top of the picture, standing in front of parked cars.
Date: 1957
Item Type: Photograph

Christmas Parade

Description: Photograph of a Christmas parade entry by the local Brownie troop. The float is a trailer pulled by an unseen vehicle, with a Christmas tree in the center, and little girls seated around it. The side of the float has a banner which reads: "Tis more blessed to give than receive."
Date: 1957
Item Type: Photograph

Christmas Parade

Description: Photograph of a Christmas Parade entry by the Girl Scouts, Troop 11. The entry is a live nativity scene on the back flat bed of a pickup truck. Note the bystanders along the top of the photo.
Date: 1957
Item Type: Photograph

Christmas Parade on Main Street

Description: Photograph of the annual Christmas Parade moving south on Main Street, Taylor. Santa is on a float with his sleigh pulled by a jeep. Behind Santa Claus is a marching band. Spectators are lined up on either side of the street in front of the downtown businesses.
Date: 1955
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

City Hall, Taylor, Texas

Description: Color postcard of Taylor City Hall, built in 1905 and razed in 1935. Located on Main Street, between Fourth and Fifth Streets.
Date: 191?
Item Type: Postcard