[Longview Race Riot]

Description

Photograph of the Longview Race Riot in Longview, Texas. Local residents piled their personal guns and ammunition on the county courthouse lawn. There are two men in uniform standing next to the guns, and there are many men standing in the background.

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 10 x 12 cm.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 1919.

Context

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 320 times , with 24 in the last month . 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 Longview Race Riot in Longview, Texas. Local residents piled their personal guns and ammunition on the county courthouse lawn. There are two men in uniform standing next to the guns, and there are many men standing in the background.

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 10 x 12 cm.

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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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Creation Date

  • 1919

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  • April 10, 2014, 1:41 p.m.

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[Longview Race Riot], photograph, 1919; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth403366/: accessed November 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Longview Public Library.