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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

City National Bank

Description: Photograph of City National Bank, located at 210 N. Main Street, Taylor. Visible is a man walking by the bank. Note the unpaved street.
Date: 1920
Item Type: Photograph

Combines Move In

Description: Photograph of combines and harvesting equipment on the side of the road ready to move into the fields, July 28, 1958.
Date: 1958
Item Type: Photograph

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?
Item Type: Photograph

Cotton Harvest

Description: Photograph of baled cotton coming being delivered to the warehouses prior to shipping by rail.
Date: September 11, 1959
Item Type: Photograph

Country Bridge

Description: Photograph of an unidentified road and bridge, in East Williamson County. From the Hugo Randig Estate, transferred from the Austin History Center.
Date: 1949
Item Type: Photograph

Country Club

Description: Color postcard of the Taylor Country Club, showing clubhouse and grounds.
Date: 193?
Item Type: Postcard

Country Club, Taylor, Texas

Description: Photograph of the Taylor Country Club, a private golfing club in the south hills of Taylor, Texas. The club house has a dining room and dressing rooms upstairs.
Date: 192?
Item Type: Postcard

Crowds Leaving Trades Day

Description: Photograph of the crowds leaving downtown Taylor at the end of Trades Day, July 9, 1923. Trades Day was sponsored by the big stores and businesses in downtown Taylor. There were sales and entertainment to draw shoppers into town. The C.O. Daliet Drugstore was located at 217 N. Main.
Date: 1923
Item Type: Photograph