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[Georgetown Firemen on Firetruck]

Description: Photograph of Georgetown firemen on their firetruck, including Lonnie Watkins. Left to right: Mr. Mood, George Klohey, Jeff Gordan, driver R. D. Bole Davis (Fire Chief), Pay Goodlet, Sid Peerl (standing), and M. Wilcox. Mr. Davis and his wife lived upstairs and had a sliding pole in their apartment.
Date: 1919~
Item Type: Photograph

[Horses & buggy hauling men & hay]

Description: Photograph of hay (cane) hauling time, four miles south of Granger. Cane was stacked in hay stacks about 20 feet long and 6 to 7 feet high and 8 to 10 feet wide. Left to right: Robert Rozackey, Joe Chasek, Adolph Horak, and Joe Rozacky. Joe is father of Robert Rozacky. Taken on grandmother Frances Rozacky's farm about 4 miles south of Granger.
Date: 1919~
Item Type: Photograph

[Main Street of Granger, TX]

Description: Photograph that has writing stating the photograph is the West side of Main Street in Granger in 1916. There are also several buggies and automobiles in the street.
Date: 1916
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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[First Car in Granger Texas]

Description: Photograph of First car in Granger which belonged to John R. He is in the driver's seat. The girl to the right of the automobile is named Marta Bartosh.
Date: 1912~
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

[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