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[Annie and John Sharpe Posing with Plants]

Description: Photograph of elderly Annie and John Sharpe standing together in a room decorated with plant life. Annie wears a dark dress and a brooch. John wears a pinstripe suit and holds a cigar. A window with a lace curtain appears at the back of the wall. A chest of drawers stands behind the pair.
Date: 1945
Item Type: Photograph

[Annie Sharpe and Elizabeth Brown Standing in a Yard]

Description: Photograph of Annie Sharpe and Elizabeth Brown standing together in a garden in Mrs. Sharpe's yard. Sharpe wears a dark dress with a feather pattern, while Brown wears a hat and a dark dress with polka dots. The reverse side of the photo has a handwritten note indicating that Mrs. Brown is Mrs. Sharpe's mother-in-law.
Date: June 1938
Item Type: Photograph

[Arco Service Station]

Description: This is a black and white photograph of Lum C. Toungate's Arco Service Station located at 409 West Taylor, IH 35 and Highway 79 in Round Rock, Texas. Mr. Toungate stands on the drive with his three sons, Larry, Craig, and Jimmy. "Atlantic Richfield" is visible above the garage.
Date: 19
Item Type: Photograph

[Band in parade]

Description: Photograph of band in parade in Georgetown. South Avenue "LINDELL PETERSON & CO." on left. MILES BRO'S CLEANERS TAILORS HATTERS on right. Band in center of street with car behind. Crowds on both sides of South Avenue.
Date: 1940~
Item Type: Photograph

[Barnstormer Airplane]

Description: Photograph of Barnstormer airplane at Gunnar and Irene Rydell farm, northwest of Taylor. He was a barnstormer before 1936.
Date: 1926
Item Type: Photograph

[Biographical Sketch of Manuel Orgain]

Description: Biographical summary of Manuel Orgain, a "Negro cowman" who drove freight wagons and herded cattle and livestock through several trails across Texas, and to other states. It recounts several specific events, including a story about the 1869 flood on the San Gabriel River, and other storms.
Date: 1948
Item Type: Paper

[Biography of Dudley H. Snyder]

Description: Biography of Dudley Snyder, a cattle rancher and businessman. This handwritten paper includes his birth in Mississippi, early businesses, and time on the Chisholm Trail.
Date: unknown
Creator: Sharpe, John McKee, Sr.
Item Type: Paper

[Blacksmith shop with buggy out front]

Description: Black and white photograph of the blacksmith and wheelwright shop located in the 100 block of Lampasas Street in Round Rock, Texas. "R. TATSCH" is printed on the wooden building. There are several bearded men pictured and several houses in front of the building.
Date: 1880
Item Type: Photograph

[Brushy Creek with bridge]

Description: black and white photograph of Brushy Creek and the round rock in the creek, for which the town of Round Rock was named; photograph was taken before the creek washed away both bridges shown in the image, one of which was a railroad bridge; the picture is taken from the dam, east of the round rock; there is an unidentified person standing on the round rock; view is looking east down Brushy Creek
Date: 19
Creator: Henington Publishing Co.
Item Type: Photograph

[Brushy Creek with bridge]

Description: Photograph of Brushy Creek and the round rock in the creek, for which the town of Round Rock was named; photograph was taken before the creek washed away both bridges shown in the image, one of which was a railroad bridge; the picture is taken from the dam, east of the round rock; there is an unidentified person standing on the round rock; view is looking east down Brushy Creek.
Date: 19uu
Item Type: Photograph

[Buckner & Pennington Livery & Feed]

Description: Photograph of a group of men and horses in front of Buckner and Pennington Livery and Feed Stable in Round Rock around 1915; Bud Parks is on a horse; the other men are Dewey Long, Marshall Ferrell, Claude Buckner, Sr., and Dud Pennington; the stable was located on the 100 block of West Main Street
Date: 1915~
Item Type: Photograph