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[LeTourneau Tournapull]

Description: Photograph of the LeTourneau Industries Tournapull, a massive piece of machinery designed and built by Robert G. LeTourneau of Longview, Texas. The machine was used to clear land for massive projects. This Tournapull was used to aid in the Hansen Dam project in San Fernando, California. LeTourneau used thirteen Tournapulls, a fleet of Carryalls and many bulldozers for this project. The LeTourneau crane is visible in the background of the photo, to the left of the Tournapull.
Date: 1948
Partner: Longview Public Library

[Mobberly and Dobbs]

Description: Photographic postcard of H. Mobberly and W. C. Dobbs standing in front of a painted railroad car backdrop. Mr. Mobberly is standing on the left, and Mr. Dobbs is standing on the right.
Date: 1900~
Creator: Electric Post Card Studio
Partner: Longview Public Library

[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

[1921 Longview High School Graduating Class]

Description: Photograph of the 1921 graduating class of Longview High School in Longview, Texas. The unidentified students are standing and sitting in front of a brick building. The young girls are wearing white dresses and hats, and they are holding bouquets. The young men are wearing suits and ties.
Date: 1921
Partner: Longview Public Library

[Brown, Crain and Boring Families]

Description: Photograph of the Brown, Crain and Boring families of Longview, Texas. The family members are pictured on the front porch of Bluford W. Brown's home, which was located at 104 W. Whaley Street. From left to right, top to bottom, the family members pictured are: Top row: Newton Brown, Iris Boyd Brown, Edward E. Crain, Lula Frances Brown-Crain, Mittie F. Brown-Bruce, Robert Halsey Bruce, Emma Brown-Boring, Walter Brown, Oscar Brown, Johanna Clark-Brown. Second row: Bluford W. Brown, Lacy (Maydee) Eddins (sitting in Bluford's lap), Elliot, Mannie Brown, Nancy Cox Brown, Lynn Brown (sitting in Nancy's lap), Mattie Carroll. Third row: Jessie Boring-Bramlette, Elmo Brown, Tad B. Stinchcomb. Bottom row: Emory Boring, Joseph Boring, Fred Brown, Ethel Brown, B. W. Crain, Sr., Lillo Crain.
Date: 1880~
Partner: Longview Public Library

[Longview Birthday Party]

Description: Photograph of young girls gathered for a birthday party in Longview, Texas. The girls are all wearing dresses and bows in their hair, and there is a dog lying on the ground in front of them. From left to right, top to bottom, the members of the photograph are: Top row: Ruth Florence, Mildred Sparkman, Frances Morgan, Dorothy Earl Watson. Second row: Ruth Sparkman, Katherine Melton, Lucile Morgan, Florine Eddins. Third row: Mary Emily Landers (baby), Josephine Hopkins. Bottom row: Christine Johnson, Katherine Flewellen, Adele Moore.
Date: 1915
Creator: Culpepper, Cody
Partner: Longview Public Library

[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.
Date: 1919
Partner: Longview Public Library

[Mule-drawn Trolley]

Description: Photograph of O. W. Methvin's mule-drawn trolley in Longview, Texas. The trolley system was Longview's earliest public transportation until the introduction of the electric trolley in 1911.
Date: 1911
Partner: Longview Public Library

[A Soldier's Bunk and Equipment]

Description: Photographic postcard of a soldier's bunk bed, equipment and uniform. The bed is sitting on a porch outside a building, and the equipment is displayed on top of the bed. The postcard is addressed to Miss Gladys Crews of Longview, Texas.
Date: 1918
Partner: Longview Public Library

[Kelly Plow Company Truck]

Description: Photograph of a Kelly Plow Company truck in Longview, Texas. The company was founded in 1852 in Jefferson, Texas. G. A. Kelly later brought his company to Longview in 1882. G. A. Kelly is pictured with two employees standing next to the Kelly Plow Company truck, advertising and selling equipment.
Date: 1910~
Partner: Longview Public Library

[Longview Barber Shop]

Description: Photograph of the inside of Clyde Thomas' barber shop in Longview, Texas. The barber shop was located at 108 West Methvin Street, inside the Gray's Building. The photograph is mounted on grey cardboard.
Date: 1930~
Partner: Longview Public Library

[Desert Song Stop Sign]

Description: Photograph of a promotional stop sign for the movie, "the Desert Song" on Fredonia Street in Longview, Texas, as noted on the back of the photograph. The stop sign reads: "STOP, SEE, HEAR THE DESERT SONG." There are parked and moving cars behind the sign, and there are several brick buildings in the background. One building, on the left side of the photograph, has a sign that reads: "CRAIN'S CORNER DRUG STORE" and "Coca Cola."
Date: 1929
Partner: Longview Public Library

[Longview Railroad Depot]

Description: Photograph of the Texas and Pacific Railroad Station in Longview, Texas. The depot was located at the corner of Cotton and Fredonia streets, and it was moved to the corner of Cotton and Mobberly streets in 1931. There are several people walking outside the depot, and there is a horse drawn carriage parked on the street, in front of the depot.
Date: 1900
Partner: Longview Public Library

[Historic Campbell Residence]

Description: Photograph of the family home of Thomas Mitchell Campbell, the former Governor of Texas. The home was built by Campbell for his wife, Fannie Bruner, in 1889. The house was located at the corner of Green and Methvin streets in Longview, Texas.
Date: 1889
Creator: Claxton Studio
Partner: Longview Public Library

[Oil Fields]

Description: Photograph of an oil field in Longview, Texas. The oil fields in Longview and Kilgore, Texas. There were 24 wells on 10 lots owned by 6 different companies.
Date: 1930~
Partner: Longview Public Library

[Bodie Park]

Description: Photograph of Bodie Park in downtown Longview, Texas. The park contained a Confederate Monument and was located across from the First National Bank at the corner of Fredonia and Tyler streets.
Date: 1931
Partner: Longview Public Library

[LeTourneau Dome Construction]

Description: Photograph of the dome construction at LeTourneau Munitions, Inc., a company that produced massive amounts of ammunition during WWII in Longview, Texas. The heavy machinery used to construct the dome were designed and built by Robert G. LeTourneau.
Date: unknown
Partner: Longview Public Library

[Young Men of Longview]

Description: Photograph of six young men of Longview, Texas, nicknamed "the Big Six." From left to right, the young men pictured are Buck Howard, Clarence Oden, Sidney Smith, June Bivins, Rush Moore and Everett Bussey. The photograph is mounted on tan cardboard.
Date: 1910~
Partner: Longview Public Library

[Rembert Family]

Description: Photograph of Frank Rembert, Kate Rembert, and an unidentified friend from Longview, Texas. They are riding in a replica of an early Ford automobile.
Date: 1900~
Creator: Culpepper, Cody B.
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