[Emancipation Day for the Mules]

Description:

Photograph of "Emancipation Day for the Mules" in Longview, Texas, as noted on the trolley banner on the front of the photograph. O. H. Methvin, one of Longview's biggest supporters, emancipated his mules in 1911 to make way for the electric trolley. There are men, women and children gathered in and around one of the trolley cars.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Gregg County - Longview
Creation Date: 1911  
Partner(s):
Longview Public Library
Collection(s):
Rescuing Texas History, 2010
Usage:
Total Uses: 95
Past 30 days: 7
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1911
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Gregg County - Longview
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Date
1911  
Description:

Photograph of "Emancipation Day for the Mules" in Longview, Texas, as noted on the trolley banner on the front of the photograph. O. H. Methvin, one of Longview's biggest supporters, emancipated his mules in 1911 to make way for the electric trolley. There are men, women and children gathered in and around one of the trolley cars.

Physical Description:

1 photograph : b&w ; 12 x 17 cm.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): electric trolleys | Longview Street Railway Company
Contributor(s):
Partner:
Longview Public Library
Collection:
Rescuing Texas History, 2010
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: GC0125
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth191269
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image