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  Partner: Longview Public Library
 Decade: 1930-1939
[LeTourneau Industries]

[LeTourneau Industries]

Date: 1930~
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a large crane designed and built by Robert G. LeTourneau of Longview, Texas. It is pictured next to a barge ship, which shows the relative size of the piece of machinery.
Contributing Partner: Longview Public Library
[First Methodist Church of Longview]

[First Methodist Church of Longview]

Date: 1930~
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the First Methodist Church of Longview, Texas. The church was founded around 1840 in the section of Longview that later became Earpville. In 1871, the church building was moved to a plot of ground given by the Texas and Pacific Railroad.
Contributing Partner: Longview Public Library
[Western Union]

[Western Union]

Date: 1931~
Creator: Culpepper, Cody B.
Description: Photograph of the construction of the Western Union depot in Longview, Texas, which was located at Cotton and Mobberly streets. There are several unidentified men standing in front of the building.
Contributing Partner: Longview Public Library
[Longview Triplets]

[Longview Triplets]

Date: 1930~
Creator: Culpepper, Cody
Description: Photograph of the first triplets born in Longview, Texas. The triplets were born to the unidentified African American couple in the photograph. Dr. James D. Grant, the only Longview African American physician in 1930, is in the center of the photograph. He delivered the triplets.
Contributing Partner: Longview Public Library
[S. C. Forman Hardware Store]

[S. C. Forman Hardware Store]

Date: 1930~
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the S. C. Forman Hardware storefront in Longview, Texas. S. C. Forman owned and operated the hardware store, and he doubled as a mortician. There are two unidentified men standing outside of the hardware store.
Contributing Partner: Longview Public Library
[Oil Fields]

[Oil Fields]

Date: 1930~
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of an oil field in Longview, Texas. The oil fields in Longview and Kilgore, Texas were known as the "World's Richest Acre."
Contributing Partner: Longview Public Library
[Humble Oil Well]

[Humble Oil Well]

Date: 1931
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the workers of the Humble oil well #22. From left to right, the workers pictured are: Fowler, Ward, Bob Robinson, Dee Ferrell and Clyde Sublett.
Contributing Partner: Longview Public Library
[Gladewater Jailhouse]

[Gladewater Jailhouse]

Date: 1930~
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the original Gladewater Jailhouse in Gladewater, Texas. There are two men standing outside the wooden jailhouse.
Contributing Partner: Longview Public Library
[Jackson Conner Howard]

[Jackson Conner Howard]

Date: 1930~
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Jackson Conner Howard. Howard was Sheriff of Gregg County for 13 years, and he served as sheriff when the Dalton Bank Robbery took place in June 1894.
Contributing Partner: Longview Public Library
[Oil Well Fire]

[Oil Well Fire]

Date: April 28, 1931
Creator: Nicks, C. B.
Description: Photograph of the Sinclair #1 Oil Well, near Gladewater, Texas. The oil well caught fire on April 28, 1931 and killed nine men.
Contributing Partner: Longview Public Library
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