Clean-up week

Description:

Photograph of "Clean Up Week" at the Rembert Theater, as noted in handwriting on the back of the photograph and on the banner to the left of the theater. There is a large pile of trash in front of the theater, including cans, boxes, buckets and other miscellaneous items. The theatre held the event to promote attendance at the movies and clean the streets of Longview at the same time. Each citizen that brought trash to be dumped in front of the theater was rewarded with a free ticket.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Gregg County - Longview
Creation Date: 1930  
Partner(s):
Longview Public Library
Collection(s):
Rescuing Texas History, 2010
Usage:
Total Uses: 23
Past 30 days: 2
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1930
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Gregg County - Longview
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Date
1930  
Description:

Photograph of "Clean Up Week" at the Rembert Theater, as noted in handwriting on the back of the photograph and on the banner to the left of the theater. There is a large pile of trash in front of the theater, including cans, boxes, buckets and other miscellaneous items. The theatre held the event to promote attendance at the movies and clean the streets of Longview at the same time. Each citizen that brought trash to be dumped in front of the theater was rewarded with a free ticket.

Physical Description:

1 photograph : b&w ; 6 x 12 cm.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): theaters | Rembert Theatre | trash | cleaning
Partner:
Longview Public Library
Collection:
Rescuing Texas History, 2010
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: GC0013
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth191174
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image