Williamson County
Historical Commission

 


GRANGER
, TEXAS est. 1882     (page -2)

Population: 1,314 (2004)

 

 

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image 2019
Louis Steffek & his"King of Swing" Band w/ Bus


image 2020
Skins of o'possum, mink, racoon, fox, drying on Joe Cmerek, Sr. at farm 8 miles west of Granger, Texas. Joe's sons John, Victor, Rudolph, and Alfonse trapped animals during depression years and sold them for $.20
 


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First Car, ca. 1912, Granger , Texas


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Wedding Photo: Adolf Naizer [1884-1942] & Mary Cervenka [1890-1974], ca. 1909


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Home of Dr. Anton Carl and Mrs Marie Mussil, children: Vlasta, Theodore, and Lollie in snow in front of house, Photo by J. Trlica, Granger, Texas, 1-24-1926


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Rev. Francis Pridal of SS Cyril & Methodius Catholic Church, Granger, TexAs
 


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Theodore F. Mussil, age 5 yr. and Lollie Mussil-Kendrick , age 3 1/2 yr. riding in a goat pulled cart. Photo by traveling photographer.


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Grave Site of Rev. Pridal, Holy Cross Cemetery, East of Granger, Texas
 


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Corn Carnival Promotion photo for first one held in September 1938. Men
checking corn for 1st Corn Pulling Contest held on farm of Adolph and Mary C. Naizer, 1 mile NE of Granger, Texas. Back row l-r: L.C Salm, Louis Zelenevitz, J. D. Roberts, Mayor Frank Martinets, Ralph Moore, Adolf Naizer, John Baca, Edward Kubala, and C.W. Williams. front row lr:
Jerry Martinets Rudolph Wrba.
 


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Horse & Buggy in 1900's, Granger, Texas


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Bible School Class, Czech Bretheren Church, Granger, Texas, ca. 1907


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Early cars sold by Baca & Bohac Co. Man on right is Henry Bohac, ca.
1910's, Granger, Texas
 


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School Transportation - Boy on Horse, ca. 1900's


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Bill Naizer 12 Piece Band, Granger, Texas


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Officers of Granger 1931-1932


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Group of Fireman, 1928


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The Hour of Victory Nov 11, 1918, Granger, Texas
 


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Baling Hay by Rudolph Cmerek on Joe Cmerek, Sr. Farm, 8 miles West of Granger, Texas. Hauling and stacking hay for winter feeding of stock.
 


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Laying the Cornerstone of St. Methodius School in Granger, Texas

 

The corner stone of Sts. Cyril and Methodius was laid in 1946 The building was completed in June 1947.

The first classes were held in the 1947-48 school year, I was an 8th grader in that first class.

 


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Three Mail Carriers on Motorcycles, Granger, Texas. ca. 1930's, in front of Jno P. Trlica photo studio. L-r: Joe Huser, Frank Martinets, Edward
 


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Granger Volunteer Fire Dept 1928, Granger, Texas


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Granger Opera House ca. 1920, Granger, Texas


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Gilbert Vitek in front of his dad's Radio Service Store, Granger, Texas


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Drug Store, Klecka Brothers, Louise, Wille, and Johnnie, Granger, Texas


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Baca & Bohac Furniture Store, established ca. 1900, Granger, Texas, photo ca. 1908.


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Granger, Texas street scene, early 1900's


 


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East Side Main St. in Granger, Texas, by Trlica 12/7/1937

 


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Street scene from east to west - Granger, Texas

 


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Grand Movie Theater, Granger, Texas


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Old Country Store, "Martinets Bros", Granger, Texas


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Interior of Dry Goods Store, Granger, Texas

 


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Baling hay on Frank Cmerek Farm, near Granger, Texas,
ca. 1919


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Imageking cotton on Pavliska Farm, west of Granger, Texas. Nancie Pavliska Roddy, age 2 in sun bonnet, ca.1943
 


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Man on tractor, Granger, Texas, ca.1920's


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Cotton bales in barn near Granger, Texas


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Loading corn on train from farm wagons, Granger, Texas, 7-24-1948


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Loading corn on train from farm wagons, Granger, Texas, 7-24-1948


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Frances Cmerek feeding chickens, near Granger, Texas, ca. 1912


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Funeral of Rev. Frantisek Pridal who died 5 January 1927. He was pastor of the S.S. Cyril & Methodius Catholic Church of Granger.
 


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SS Cyril Methodius Catholic Church, Granger, Texas, ca. 1900's


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Pastor Barton & Confirmer's, at SS Czech Bretheran Church, Granger, Texas, ca. 1940-1941, Granger, Texas
 


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Exterior of Granger Methodist Church. Granger, Texas


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Interior of Granger 1st Baptist Church, Granger, Texas


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Interior of SS Cyril Methodius Catholic Church, Granger, Texas. Photo by
Trlica, ca. 1920's


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Interior of SS Cyril Methodius Catholic Church, Granger, Texas. Photo by
Trlica, ca. 1920's


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Czech Brethren Church, Granger, Texas, ca. 1938


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Littlian Bartosh Hatka in Communion Dress with flower girls, Granger, Texas,
ca. 1903


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Wedding of Josef Bohac & Olga Cervenka, Sept 1927. back row l-r: Arnold
Cervenka, Martha Bohac, Ladislav Klimicek, Bertha Cervenka. front row l-r: John Baca, Albin Bohac, groom Josef Bohac, bride Olga Cervenka, Albina
Bohac, and Frank Cervenka.
 


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Funeral of Rev. Frantisek Pridal, Jan 7,1927, a procession from S.S. Cyril Methodius church through Granger to Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery, about
2 1/2 miles east of Granger.


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1st Baptist Vacation Bible School Class in Granger, Texas, ca. 1950's


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Czech Moravian Brethren Conv. 15 June 1915, Granger, Texas


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Czech Brethren Church, Granger, Texas
 


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Czech Moravian Brethren Conv. 15 June 1915, Granger, Texas Granger 1910's Church 5051 Funeral of Rev. Frantisek Pridal, Jan 7,1927, a procession from S.S. Cyril Methodius church through Granger to Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery, about 2 1/2 miles east of Granger.
 


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Czech Brethren Church Convention, Granger, Texas, ca. 1921


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Leaders in SS Cyril Methodius Catholic Church, Granger, Texas.2nd row l-r: Rev. Ignac Valenta, John Baca, Rev. John Vanicek


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S.S. Cyril Methodius Catholic Church, granger, Texas ca. 1920's
 

 

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S.S. Cyril Methodius Catholic Church -2007

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Granger, Texas  by The Handbook of Texas Online

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Granger Through The Years by Clay Coppedge

 

The Granger Chronicles

According to Dan Martinets, The Lone Granger:

The Tailor and the Hideaway Bride

The Double Murder in Granger, 1934

"Rip" Torn and "Sissy" Spacek Cousins from Granger

Polly want a Galleta?

The Tailor and the Hideaway Bride

John Trlica by Clay Coppedge

 

Granger Images

Ghost signs in Granger

 

 

 

 

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