[Longview Volunteer Fire Company]

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Photograph of nineteen members of the Longview Volunteer Fire Company in Longview, Texas. The men are lined up outside a building in Longview, and there are four men seated on a horse-drawn carriage behind the line of firemen. There is a newspaper clipping on the back of the photograph with a handwritten note. From left to right, the members of the photograph are: top row: W. Alex Abey, W. D. Northcutt, D. D. Pinkham, and W. M. Jameison. bottom row: Fred Hamil, S. C. Forman, J. N. Allison, E. L. Long, F. T. Rembert, W. L. Butts, Evans Terry, Joe ... continued below

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1 photograph : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 1885.

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This photograph 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 37 times . More information about this photograph 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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Photograph of nineteen members of the Longview Volunteer Fire Company in Longview, Texas. The men are lined up outside a building in Longview, and there are four men seated on a horse-drawn carriage behind the line of firemen. There is a newspaper clipping on the back of the photograph with a handwritten note. From left to right, the members of the photograph are:

top row: W. Alex Abey, W. D. Northcutt, D. D. Pinkham, and W. M. Jameison.

bottom row: Fred Hamil, S. C. Forman, J. N. Allison, E. L. Long, F. T. Rembert, W. L. Butts, Evans Terry, Joe Laird, T. C. Clark, T. E. Clemmons, J. W. McQueen, Joe Clemmons, Wallace Jameison, Walter Brown, Hatch May, and W. R. Bass.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm.

Notes

Note on the front of the photograph: "Compliments of Jameison & Pinkham."

Note on the back of the photograph reads: "This 8 sided [building] stood where W. J. Grant [building] is today (1955). The top of the First Baptist Church shows over the roof of the J. & P. Station."

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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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  • 1885

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  • Oct. 27, 2011, 2:23 p.m.

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  • Nov. 7, 2016, 12:49 p.m.

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[Longview Volunteer Fire Company], photograph, 1885; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth191208/: accessed November 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Longview Public Library.