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[S. C. Forman Hardware Store]

Description: Photograph of the S. C. Forman Hardware storefront in Longview, Texas. S. C. Forman owned and operated the hardware store, and he doubled as a mortician. There are two unidentified men standing outside of the hardware store.
Date: 1930~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Longview Public Library

Childen's Matinee Show

Description: Photograph of many children standing outside the Strand Theatre on 104 South Fredonia Street in Longview, Texas, as noted on the back of the photograph. The children are at the theater for a Saturday matinee show. There are three bicycles parked outside the theater, and a sign to the left of the photograph that reads, "KING SIGNS." One of the children is holding crutches.
Date: 1930~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Longview Public Library

Clean-up week

Description: Photograph of "Clean Up Week" at the Rembert Theater, as noted in handwriting on the back of the photograph and on the banner to the left of the theater. There is a large pile of trash in front of the theater, including cans, boxes, buckets and other miscellaneous items. The theatre held the event to promote attendance at the movies and clean the streets of Longview at the same time. Each citizen that brought trash to be dumped in front of the theater was rewarded with a free ticket.
Date: 1930
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Longview Public Library

[Engineer's House at Lake Dallas]

Description: Photograph of an engineer's house at Lake Dallas. The small house is surrounded by trees. A man and two children stand on the front porch.
Date: [1930..1939]
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[First Methodist Church of Longview]

Description: Photograph of the First Methodist Church of Longview, Texas. The church was founded around 1840 in the section of Longview that later became Earpville. In 1871, the church building was moved to a plot of ground given by the Texas and Pacific Railroad.
Date: 1930~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Longview Public Library

[First Presbyterian Church of Longview]

Description: Photograph of the First Presbyterian Church in Longview, Texas. The church was built in 1874 on land donated by the Texas & Pacific Railroad. There are several cars parked on the street outside of the church.
Date: 1930~
Creator: Culpepper's Studio
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Longview Public Library

[Gladewater Jailhouse]

Description: Photograph of the original Gladewater Jailhouse in Gladewater, Texas. There are two men standing outside the wooden jailhouse.
Date: 1930~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Longview Public Library

[Haslet public school]

Description: Photograph of the original Haslet school. Two young girls are standing in front of the school building on a sidewalk that has the phrase "Public 97 School" affixed to it in big white letters. There are five visible windows. The girls are wearing blouses, skirts, socks and dress shoes. On the back of the photograph it is written "Original Haslet School, Built 1914."
Date: [1930?]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Haslet Public Library

[Jackson Conner Howard]

Description: Photograph of Jackson Conner Howard. Howard was Sheriff of Gregg County for 13 years, and he served as sheriff when the Dalton Bank Robbery took place in June 1894.
Date: 1930~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Longview Public Library

[LeTourneau Industries]

Description: Photograph of one of the large bulldozers designed and built by Robert G. LeTourneau of Longview, Texas. LeTourneau designed and built machinery on such a large scale that his machinery was used all over the world in large projects, such as clearing land for building dams, airports and heavy offshore oil rigs. LeTourneau was a pioneer in his field, holding almost 300 patents for inventions. In the photograph, the bulldozer is parked next to an automobile.
Date: 1930~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Longview Public Library

[LeTourneau Industries]

Description: Photograph of a large crane designed and built by Robert G. LeTourneau of Longview, Texas. It is pictured next to a barge ship, which shows the relative size of the piece of machinery.
Date: 1930~
Item Type: Photograph
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~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Longview Public Library

[Longview Triplets]

Description: Photograph of the first triplets born in Longview, Texas. The triplets were born to the unidentified African American couple in the photograph. Dr. James D. Grant, the only Longview African American physician in 1930, is in the center of the photograph. He delivered the triplets.
Date: 1930~
Creator: Culpepper, Cody
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Longview Public Library

[Man and two woman]

Description: Photograph of two women and one man. There is a partial view of a vehicle and signs behind them. One sign reads "Mill Dry Goods & Groc" and the other sign is a partial view of a Coca-Cola sign. The women are wearing dresses and the woman on the left is holding an unidentifiable object. The man is standing between the two women and has his arms around them. He is wearing spectacles, a white collared shirt and tie with vest. On the back of the photograph it is written "Haslet Drug Store, 102 Main, Hellen Frank, Olalee Holt, Forace Frank, Haslet Post Master)."
Date: [1930?]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Haslet Public Library

[Man walking by porch]

Description: Photograph of a man walking by a porch. There is a white house and shrubbery in the background. A porch roof and floor and wooden fold-out chair are visible. The man is wearing black pants, belt, buttoned shirt and cowboy hat. His hat hides his entire face. Written on the back of the photograph is "Noble Lee Rust."
Date: [1930?]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Haslet Public Library

[Man With Two Horses]

Description: Photograph of a man leading two horses in front of a parade float. There are two little boys in costume riding, and the horses have flower wreaths around their necks. The float behind has a large butterfly on the front.
Date: 1930~
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[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~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Longview Public Library

[Portrait of Clint Anderson]

Description: Portrait of Clint Anderson who was Jr. King in the Maifest in 1930. Clint is wearing a king's costume with a crown and scepter.
Date: 1930
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Portrait of Millie Ann England]

Description: Portrait of Millie Ann England, the Jr. Queen for the Maifest in 1930. Millie is wearing a queen's costume with a long train and a crown, and she is holding a scepter.
Date: 1930
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Pump House at Transient Camp]

Description: Photograph of a pump house in a transient camp at Lake Dallas. The pump house is small and close to the lake. A tree is visible in the foreground.
Date: [1930..1939]
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Quarters at Transient Camp]

Description: Photograph of the quarters in a transient camp at Lake Dallas. Foliage is planted in front of a tent. A truck is parked in front of the quarters.
Date: [1930..1939]
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Quarters for Transients at Lake Dallas]

Description: Photograph of quarters for transients at Lake Dallas. The quarters are covered by canopies. Grass is visible in the foreground.
Date: [1930..1939]
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Roland Stewart's Residence at Lake Dallas]

Description: Photograph of Roland Stewart's residence at Lake Dallas. The building is surrounded by trees. People stand on the front porch of the home.
Date: [1930..1939]
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives