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[Cody B. Culpepper]

Description: Photograph of Cody B. Culpepper of Longview, Texas. Mr. Culpepper was Longview's primary photographer and historian. Mr. Culpepper is standing next to his camera in the photograph.
Date: 1950~
Partner: Longview Public Library

[Bish Mathis Typewriting School]

Description: Photograph of the staff of the Bish Mathis Typewriting School in Longview, Texas. Mathis opened the school in 1935 on Green Street, where it remained until 1937. He then moved the school to the Glover Crim Building. From left to right, the staff members pictured are: Top row: Bish Mathis, Don Khoury, John Ben Sheppard, unknown. Bottom row: unknown, Oscar Jones, Josh Moore.
Date: 1950~
Creator: Culpepper, Cody B.
Partner: Longview Public Library

[Robert G. and Evelyn LeTourneau]

Description: Photograph of Robert G. and Evelyn LeTourneau of Longview, Texas. The couple is pictured in front of the old WWII bomber that Mr. LeTourneau purchased to travel to missionary fields all over the world, as well as to oversee plant production and projects all over the United States. The couple is standing with two other unidentified men.
Date: 1954
Creator: Herman's Studio and Camera Center
Partner: Longview Public Library

[LeTourneau Hotel]

Description: Photograph of a LeTourneau Industries hotel, which was designed by Evelyn LeTourneau of Longview, Texas. Evelyn was married to Robert G. LeTourneau, the founder of LeTourneau Industries. The photograph shows an aerial view of the hotel, which was built in Vicksburg, Mississippi.
Date: 1950~
Partner: Longview Public Library

[LeTourneau Plane and Car]

Description: Photograph of Robert G. LeTourneau's station wagon and airplane. LeTourneau founded a Christian radio station, called KLTI, in Longview, Texas. The vehicles were affiliated with the radio station. The back of the station wagon was equipped with radio broadcasting equipment for on the spot interviews. The car was nicknamed the "Weasel" and the plane was called the "Seeing Eye."
Date: 1950~
Partner: Longview Public Library

[LeTourneau Industries]

Description: Photograph of a completed offshore oil rig located in the Gulf of Mexico. The rig was built at the LeTourneau Industries oil rig building facility near Vicksburg, Mississippi, which began operation in 1944.
Date: 1957
Partner: Longview Public Library

[LeTourneau Radio Station]

Description: Photograph of Robert G. LeTourneau's Christian broadcasting radio station, called KLTI, which was located in Longview, Texas. In the photograph, the radio station is shown in the middle of a field, and there is a tall radio tower to the right of the station.
Date: 1950~
Partner: Longview Public Library

[LeTourneau Industries]

Description: Photograph of the LeTourneau Industries oil rig building facility near Vicksburg, Mississippi, which began operation in 1944. The photograph shows the final testing for one of the oil rigs built at the facility.
Date: March 1957
Partner: Longview Public Library

East Texas Skyscraper

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."
Date: [1950~]
Creator: Culpepper, Cody B.
Partner: Longview Public Library

Texas Surgeon: an Autobiography

Description: This autobiographical account of Dr. Donald Taylor Atkinson tells "the story of the life of a world-renowned doctor who overcame tremendous financial obstacles in order to gain an education" (vii). The author chronicles his family's history, his upbringing in Canada, as well as his journey towards becoming a surgeon in Texas.
Date: 1958
Creator: Atkinson, Donald Taylor
Partner: University of Texas Health Science Center Libraries

[Pipe Laying at White Rock Filter Plant]

Description: Photograph of pipe-laying at White Rock filter station. In the photograph, a large pipe is situated on a truck bed. City of Dallas Official Photo stamp on back has note which reads: "General view of pipe laying between pump stn & clear well at old White Rock filter plant."
Date: November 17, 1952
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Pipe Laying at White Rock Filter Plant]

Description: Photograph of pipe-laying at White Rock purification plant. In the photograph, a large pipe is laid across a truck bed. Handwritten note on reverse reads, "General view of pipe laying between pump stn & clear well at old White Rock purif plant."
Date: November 17, 1952
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Pipes At White Rock Filter Plant]

Description: Photograph of a machine room in the White Rock filter plant. In the photograph, piping runs vertically on each side. One large pipe runs on the ceiling. Typed note on reverse: "Pipe gallery at White Rock filter plant built 1923. Photo in 1955 after reopening.
Date: 1955
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Water Main at White Rock Purification Plant]

Description: Photograph of water main at White Rock Purification Plant. In the photograph, a crane is parked near the water main. Dirt has been dug up around the water main. A note on the back of the photograph reads: "Dragline covering sect. of newly laid 30" main near aerators - at old White Rock purif. plant 11/17/52."
Date: November 17, 1952
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Installation of New Water Main]

Description: Photograph of workers installing new water main at the White Rock filter station. Piles of rock and dirt are piled around the area. A note on the back of the photograph reads: "New 30" main installed between settling basin & pump stn at old White Rock filter plant 11/17/52."
Date: November 17, 1952
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Cover of Water Main]

Description: Photograph of a dray line covering a section of a new 30 inch main. Handwritten note on reverse reads, "Drayline [sic] covering section of newly laid 30" main - near aerators at old White Rock filter plant."
Date: November 17, 1952
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Lifting Pipe Into Place]

Description: Photograph of a crane lifting a pipe into place. Handwritten note on reverse: "Lifting pipe into place for conn. between pump stn & clear well - Old White Rock purif. plant."
Date: November 17, 1952
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives