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.

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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 81 times . More information about this postcard can be viewed below.

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Longview Public Library

Longview Public Library and Gregg County Historical Society feature its collection of photographs that document the development of Longview and the surrounding communities in East Texas.

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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."

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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, presents local history materials from twelve partners: Bell/Whittington Public Library, Cedar Hill Museum of History, Cleveland Historic Society, Cooke County Library, Dallas Firefighters Museum, Dallas Municipal Archives, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, Fort Worth Jewish Archives, Friench Simpson Memorial Library, Harris County Archives, Longview Public Library, McAllen Memorial Public Library, Mesquite Public Library, Midwestern State University, Richardson Public Library, St. Philips College, Texas Woman's University, and the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio.

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  • [1950~]

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  • Oct. 27, 2011, 2:23 p.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Culpepper, Cody B. East Texas Skyscraper, postcard, [1950~]; Longview, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth191181/: accessed September 29, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Longview Public Library.