East Texas Skyscraper

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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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1 postcard : col. ; 10 x 13 cm.

Creation Information

Culpepper, Cody B. [1950~].

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This postcard is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2010 and was provided by Longview Public Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 86 times . More information about this postcard can be viewed below.

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Longview Public Library

The Longview Public Library serves the residents of Longview and Gregg County. The library offers access to books and computers as well as free computer classes. They also host various events for the community, including the popular "Haunted Library" Halloween event.

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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."

Physical Description

1 postcard : col. ; 10 x 13 cm.

Notes

Note on the back of the postcard: "This is the tallest building in Longview, reaching a height of 145 feet. Latest in construction material and design, it has 105,880 square feet of floor space and 450 tons of air conditioning.

This building was erected and dedicated wholeheartedly to better serve the people of East Texas and the development of the unlimited resources of the area."

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Rescuing Texas History, 2010

Rescuing Texas History, 2010 is comprised of photographs, postcards, maps, letters, yearbooks, and other materials that reflect on bygone eras of Texas history.

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  • [1950~]

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  • Oct. 27, 2011, 2:23 p.m.

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Culpepper, Cody B. East Texas Skyscraper, postcard, [1950~]; Longview, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth191181/: accessed October 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Longview Public Library.