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Name Williamson County

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Image of 2001.001.1001 - Print, Photographic

2001.001.1001 - Print, Photographic

The fifth and last Williamson County Courthouse was built in 1910-1911 at a cost of $120,000.

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2001.001.1002 - Print, Photographic

This was the original bridge over the San Gabriel River at Jonah before it was washed away in the 1921 flood.

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2001.001.1003 - Print, Photographic

Early twentieth-century motor truck used to gather milk from the Granger-area farmers. Milk delivery truck.

Image of 2001.001.1004 - Print, Photographic

2001.001.1004 - Print, Photographic

In February 1923, some residents of Walburg built this snowman.

Image of 2001.001.1005 - Print, Photographic

2001.001.1005 - Print, Photographic

City of Schwertner pictured around the turn of the twentieth century.

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2001.001.1008 - Print, Photographic

Leander school teachers, including Lora Pugh who married A.L. Mason the next year, had fun with local "transportation." Leander Mule & Carriage

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2001.001.1009 - Print, Photographic

The first white settlement in the part of Texas that would become Williamson County was the Blockhouse Tumlinson Fort built in 1835-1836 between present-day Cedar Park and Leander. Steps were cut into this oak tree to be used as a lookout. The tree died many years ago (Texas Centennial Marker 1936).

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2001.001.1015 - Print, Photographic

Sam Loving of Round Rock ready to be shipped out to Cuba in the Spanish American War in 1898. He was in First Texas, Company E.

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2001.001.1016 - Print, Photographic

Per Johan Noren and three sons. Left to right: Harry, Walter and Tom at the grave of another son, Pvt. Oscar Noren (60th Infantry, 5th Division) who was killed on September 26, 1918, in Argonne Forest, France, in combat during World War I. All four sons served in WWI, but only one was killed. John and Hilda Noren had 8 children in all. Photo taken at Palm Valley Lutheran Church Cemetery, 1918. Harry, Walter, and Tom wore their army uniforms and served as Oscar's pallbearers.

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2001.001.1051 - Print, Photographic

Newspaper clipping of Taylor flyers in World War II

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2001.001.1018 - Print, Photographic

William Henry Pumphrey of Taylor attended prestigious Peacock Military Academy (located in San Antonio) ca. 1925. Pumphrey was a lifelong resident of Taylor.

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2001.001.1021 - Print, Photographic

Granger Corn Parade Carnival. Granger Corn Parade Carnival 1945.

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2001.001.1024 - Print, Photographic

Richard E. Talbot, born in Cambridge, New York, on June 17, 1816, to Irish immigrant parents. He came to Texas with his wife and children in the 1850s to join brothers, Elias and Joseph Talbot. Richard and Joseph are buried in the IOOF cemetery in Georgetown. Elias Talbot and family are buried in San Gabriel cemetery. Richard Talbot settled near Jonah before it was named Jonah.

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2001.001.1025 - Print, Photographic

Round Hall located between Bartlett and Holland on State Highway 95 (maybe Granger). The Granger Picnic Band played there when it was built and continued to play there regularly.

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2001.001.1026 - Print, Photographic

Crowd with flag. Younger generations organization: Young Generation of Czech Pioneers.

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2001.001.1028 - Print, Photographic

Granger Picnic Band. Martinets General Merchandise Store in background, present location of Granger National Bank (1998). First row: George Matyscak, ____ Hruska, Frank Martinets, Emil Wentercek, Jim Martinets. Second row: Charles Vitek, Karel Strmiska, Joe Vitek, Frank Kerbala, Joe Rozacky. Third row: Tom Martinets, William Vitek, Roman Zatozek, Frank Drozd. Also location of S. P. J. S. T. Hall.

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2001.001.1029 - Print, Photographic

Granger, train station.

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2001.001.1031 - Print, Photographic

Flood in Granger in May 1920. Main Street, Dubil Meat Market, Trlica Photography, and Czech Moravian Brethren Church in background.