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[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.
Contributing Partner: Longview Public Library
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