[Hill Residence]

Description

Photograph of the Hill family residence, located at the 300 block of South Center Street, in Longview, Texas. Mr. Richard Cabell Hill and Mrs. Martha Hill are standing outside of their home with an unidentified African American boy and girl. There is a white picket fence in front of the house.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 21 x 27 cm.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 1850~.

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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 103 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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Description

Photograph of the Hill family residence, located at the 300 block of South Center Street, in Longview, Texas. Mr. Richard Cabell Hill and Mrs. Martha Hill are standing outside of their home with an unidentified African American boy and girl. There is a white picket fence in front of the house.

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 21 x 27 cm.

Notes

Handwritten note on the front of photograph: "Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Hill, Longview, Texas., 300 [block] of South Center St."

Handwritten note on the back of photograph: "Mr. Richard (Dick) Cabell Hill was born Jan-23, 1823 and died Aug-16-1901, Longview, Texas - There is a C.S.A. marker at his grave, Freewood [Cemetery]. Mrs. Hill was the Joe Mer Martha (Mattie) Rogers, she was born in 1836. Many years after Mr. Hill's death, she married Dr. W. S. Mayfield...her later she went to the Confederate Home in Austin where she died in 1932, aged 96 years."

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Rescuing Texas History, 2010

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  • 1850~

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  • Oct. 27, 2011, 2:23 p.m.

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[Hill Residence], photograph, 1850~; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth191213/: accessed July 25, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Longview Public Library.