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[Photograph of Infant John M. Sharpe, Jr.]

Description: Photograph of infant John M. Sharpe, Jr. standing with a chair. He is wearing a lightly hued jacket with a belt and mantle, stockings, and open shoes. The reverse side of the photo's grey mat has a handwritten note that says he was born on April 27, 1913.
Date: June 1914
Creator: R. J. Stone Photography
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of James Quincy Sharpe.]

Description: Photograph of James Quincy Sharpe posing for a portrait. He is wearing a high-collared shirt, bow tie, and dark jacket. The reverse side of the photo has a handwritten note that indicates that he was the brother of John M. Sharpe. Typed notes indicate that he died in 1916 following a mill accident and that his daughters were adopted by his brother.
Date: 1916
Creator: Stone Photography
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

[Parade on Main Street]

Description: Photograph of celebration on Main Street, showing old Martinets Mercantile Store and General Store of Jim Struhall. A covered wagon with a horse is visible in top left.
Date: 1910~
Item Type: Photograph

[First airplane in Taylor]

Description: Sepia toned photograph of a group of men gathered around an early biplane airplane. The men are all wearing trousers, hat, and white dress shirts. Most are wearing suit jackets. The plane has a single engine with a propeller. The photograph was taken from a neighboring field and there is a barbed wire fence in the foreground. Several blurry buildings are in the background. Photo is labelled in the margin "First airoplane at Taylor"--first airplane in Taylor.
Date: 1910/1920~
Item Type: Photograph

[Man with horse drawn taxi]

Description: black and white photograph of Dud Pennington in a 1915 horse-drawn taxi in Round Rock; his hand is near his face; there is a picket fence behind the carriage; two trees can be seen on either side of the taxi
Date: 1915
Creator: Henington Publishing Co.
Item Type: Photograph

[Livery & Feed stable with horses]

Description: Black and white photograph of the "W. J. FOUSE / LIVERY AND FEED STABLE". The picture was taken in 1911 on West Main Street. Left to right: Henry Pards, Jeff Fouse, Dewey Bradford, unknown, Bud Grumbles.
Date: 1911
Item Type: Photograph

[Wagons & horses on Austin Ave]

Description: Men with horse and mule drawn wagons on Austin Street, Georgetown, Tx. ca. 1915. Farmer's State Bank is in top right corner. Individual's in photograph include H. J. Behrens, Edward Behrens, August Behrens, Adolph Behrens, Emile Behrens, and Ben Behrens (order unknown).
Date: 1915~
Item Type: Photograph

[Milk Delivery Truck]

Description: Photograph of an early twentieth-century motor truck used to gather milk from the Granger-area farmers and deliver it.
Date: 1910~
Item Type: Photograph

[Jonah Bridge]

Description: This is a photograph of the original bridge over the San Gabriel River at Jonah before it was washed away in the 1921 flood.
Date: 1910~
Item Type: Photograph

[Main Street of Thrall]

Description: Photograph of automobiles and people on Main Street in Thrall. There is writing in white at the very bottom of the photograph describing the scene.
Date: 1913~
Item Type: Photograph