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[Postcard from Jesse to John Herrera]

Description: Postcard to John J. Herrera, undated and covered on the outside with color illustrations of street scenes with the text "Souvenir Folder of New Orleans, Louisiana" across the top. The folder opens to reveal multiple color illustrations of buildings and monuments in New Orleans with captions to identify. The handwritten message reads "Just me! 'Doe!' am passing thru and will drop you a letter later. Jesse". The text on the interior reads "New Orleans, LA., America's most interesting city" as well as a lengthy description of the sights and history of New Orleans.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Main Street Looking North

Description: Postcard of Main Street, looking north from the center of the street. Note the cars parked and traffic signal. No correspondence on the back of the postcard.
Date: 193?
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Taylor Public Library

View of Taylor

Description: Photograph of the view of Taylor from Thorndale Road.
Date: 1913
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Gathering at Thrall

Description: Photograph of a gathering on the main street of Thrall. The nature of the celebration is unknown.
Date: 192?
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Farmers State Bank in Thrall

Description: Photograph of Farmers State Bank in Thrall. Note the Model T Ford parked along the street and the dog standing at the bank entrance.
Date: 191?
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Looking North on Main

Description: Photograph of the street view looking north on Main Street, near the intersection of Ninth Street. North Main Café can be seen on the right.
Date: 195?
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Bird Eye View of Taylor

Description: Postcard of an elevated view of Main Street, looking northwest from Second Street. Correspondence on the back in English.
Date: 191?
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Shade for the Parade

Description: Photograph of part of the crowd on the shady side of the street at the Annual Rodeo Parade on July 2, 1957. The temperatures were almost 100 degrees, so many viewers stayed in the shade of the buildings until the head of the parade come their way.
Date: 1957
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Main Street Looking South

Description: Postcard of Main Street looking south in downtown Taylor. Note cars parked in front of businesses and stores. Correspondence on the back of the postcard in English.
Date: 1957
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Taylor Public Library

View West from Railroad Tracks

Description: Photograph of the view west from the railroad tracks on East Walnut Street, also known as Farm Highway 112. Note railroad crossing signals.
Date: 195?
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Residential Street Scene

Description: Postcard of a residential street scene in Taylor, featuring the Colonel Bland home, located at 721 Davis Street. Correspondence on back in unknown language.
Date: 1911
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Taylor Public Library

View North on Main

Description: Photograph of the view north on Main from Stromberg Hospital, at 8th Street, Taylor. The hospital is not itself visible.
Date: 1947
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

West on Sixth Street

Description: Postcard of a street scene featuring a row of homes down Sixth Street from Porter Street, Taylor. Correspondence on the back of the postcard in English.
Date: 191?
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Main Street With Flags

Description: Photograph of the middle of Main Street decorated with flags, looking north from Second Street.
Date: 1925
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

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
Partner: Taylor Public Library

In Front of the Bank

Description: Photograph of people on street in front of First Nation Bank, 117 N. Main Street.
Date: 189?
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

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
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Taylor Street Scene

Description: Postcard of a Taylor street scene with man and woman in covered buggy and horse. There is correspondence on the back of the postcard, but it was never mailed.
Date: 188?
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Residential View on Main Street

Description: Postcard of the residential view on Main Street, looking north from the intersection of Sixth Street, Taylor. Note the mansions lining the left side of the street. Correspondence on the back of the postcard in Swedish, very faded.
Date: 192?
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Main Street, Taylor, Texas

Description: Postcard of a general view of Main Street in downtown Taylor. Note the horse-drawn buggies on the right side of the street and the man leaning against his car on the left side. There is no correspondence on the back of the postcard.
Date: 190?
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Taylor Public Library

North On Main Street

Description: Postcard of a street view looking north on Main Street, from the corner of the Sixth Street intersection. Note the mansions on the left of the street, the horse drawn cart, man on a bicycle and a man walking. There is correspondence on the back in Swedish.
Date: 1910
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Taylor Public Library