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  Partner: Longview Public Library
 Decade: 1950-1959
[Bish Mathis Typewriting School]

[Bish Mathis Typewriting School]

Date: 1950~
Creator: Culpepper, Cody B.
Description: Photograph of the staff of the Bish Mathis Typewriting School in Longview, Texas. Mathis opened the school in 1935 on Green Street, where it remained until 1937. He then moved the school to the Glover Crim Building. From left to right, the staff members pictured are: Top row: Bish Mathis, Don Khoury, John Ben Sheppard, unknown. Bottom row: unknown, Oscar Jones, Josh Moore.
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[Cody B. Culpepper]

[Cody B. Culpepper]

Date: 1950~
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Cody B. Culpepper of Longview, Texas. Mr. Culpepper was Longview's primary photographer and historian. Mr. Culpepper is standing next to his camera in the photograph.
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East Texas Skyscraper

East Texas Skyscraper

Date: [1950~]
Creator: Culpepper, Cody B.
Description: Photographic postcard of the First National Bank, in Longview, Texas, as noted on the back of the postcard. The building was located at 213 E. Tyler, and it was "the tallest building in Longview, reaching a height of 145 feet."
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[LeTourneau College Dormitories]

[LeTourneau College Dormitories]

Date: 1950~
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the parking lot and the entrance to LeTourneau College in Longview, Texas. The college dormitories are shown in the photograph; they were formerly a part of Harmon Hospital.
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[LeTourneau Hotel]

[LeTourneau Hotel]

Date: 1950~
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a LeTourneau Industries hotel, which was designed by Evelyn LeTourneau of Longview, Texas. Evelyn was married to Robert G. LeTourneau, the founder of LeTourneau Industries. The photograph shows an aerial view of the hotel, which was built in Vicksburg, Mississippi.
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[LeTourneau Industries]

[LeTourneau Industries]

Date: 1950~
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a log train designed and built by Robert G. LeTourneau, the owner of LeTourneau Industries. The log train is hauling lumber through downtown Longview, Texas.
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[LeTourneau Industries]

[LeTourneau Industries]

Date: 1957
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a completed offshore oil rig located in the Gulf of Mexico. The rig was built at the LeTourneau Industries oil rig building facility near Vicksburg, Mississippi, which began operation in 1944.
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[LeTourneau Industries]

[LeTourneau Industries]

Date: June 1957
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the LeTourneau Industries oil rig building facility near Vicksburg, Mississippi, which began operation in 1944. The photograph shows three rigs under construction.
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[LeTourneau Industries]

[LeTourneau Industries]

Date: March 1957
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the LeTourneau Industries oil rig building facility near Vicksburg, Mississippi, which began operation in 1944. The photograph shows the final testing for one of the oil rigs built at the facility.
Contributing Partner: Longview Public Library
[LeTourneau Plane and Car]

[LeTourneau Plane and Car]

Date: 1950~
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Robert G. LeTourneau's station wagon and airplane. LeTourneau founded a Christian radio station, called KLTI, in Longview, Texas. The vehicles were affiliated with the radio station. The back of the station wagon was equipped with radio broadcasting equipment for on the spot interviews. The car was nicknamed the "Weasel" and the plane was called the "Seeing Eye."
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