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Fire Protection, Hallettsville, Texas

Description: Postcard of a group of firemen posing in the Hallettsville Fire Department's Horse and Fire Wagon on LaGrange Street in front of the Fire Hall. According to accompanying information, the persons in the wagon (left to right) are Richard Waltersdorf, John E. Buss, and O. T. East, and the horse is called "Headlight." "Fire Protection, Hallettsville, Texas" is printed beneath the image. On the back is a letter written to Mrs. Henry Messer in Shiner, Texas.
Date: 1916~
Creator: Braunig
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

[Frank T. Rembert]

Description: Photographic postcard of Frank T. Rembert, a telegrapher from Copiah County, Mississippi. Mr. Rembert moved to Longview, Texas in 1877. Mr. Rembert is wearing a suit and a hat, and he is sitting in a wicker chair.
Date: 1910~
Creator: Culpepper, Cody
Partner: Longview Public Library

[Longview Confederate Monument Unveiling]

Description: Photographic postcard of the unveiling of the Confederate Monument at Bodie Park in Longview, Texas. There is a crowd of people gathered around the monument, and there are unidentified buildings in the background.
Date: June 3, 1911
Creator: Culpepper, Cody
Partner: Longview Public Library

[Mary Whaley]

Description: Photographic postcard of Mrs. Mary Whaley of Longview, Texas. Mary was the wife of Franklin L. Whaley. She is standing next to a large vase filled with two types of lilies.
Date: 1918
Creator: Culpepper, Cody B.
Partner: Longview Public Library

[Gaston Howard]

Description: Photographic postcard of Gaston Howard of Longview, Texas. Howard is pictured wearing his full uniform. The photograph was taken in Paris, France, as noted on the back of the postcard. Howard enlisted as a Private, and came home from the war as a Sergeant.
Date: 1917
Partner: Longview Public Library

[Longview Cannibals Baseball Team]

Description: Photographic postcard of the Longview Cannibals Baseball Team in Longview, Texas. The team members are pictured in their uniforms. From left to right, the team members pictured are: R.A. (Bob) McLain, Jose Munden, Perry Bass, Sr., Frank Whitelock, Arthur Buchanan, Will Wellborne, John Hoffman, Tully Spear, unknown, unknown, unknown.
Date: 1910
Partner: Longview Public Library

[Sergeant Marion A. Miller]

Description: Photographic postcard of Sergeant Marion A. Miller of Longview, Texas, wearing his military uniform.
Date: 1918
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