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Aerial View of Downtown Richardson

Description: Photograph of an aerial view of downtown Richardson, Texas. Streets intersecting in the foreground are Main Street and Greenville Avenue. The City Hall complex can be seen in the bottom-right corner of the image. Other buildings and cars are visible.
Date: 1950~/1960~
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Austin Library (First Public Library)

Description: Photograph of first public library in Cleveland built by Ms. Austin. It was about 1/2 block from the grammar school. Students would walk single file to check out books. Three sides of the Library were shelves of books. The only other item was a small desk and chair where the librarian worked.
Date: 1950
Creator: Young, Moon
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

[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

[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

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

[Jewish Federation of Fort Worth]

Description: Photograph of the Women's Division of the Jewish Federation of Fort Worth, Texas. The women are gathered for a luncheon in the parlor of Beth-El Congregation, at 207 W. Broadway. From left to right, the members of the photograph are: Row 1, seated: Lena Dworkin, Sarah Kragan, Ida Lipshitz, Hannah Sandler, Sophie Miller, Ella Brachman, Marion Lederman, Dora Ginsburg. Row 2: Thelma Rosenbaum, unidentified, Jennie Labovitz, Reva Rubenstein, Charlotte Max Goldman, Rose Prager, Sarah Herman, Dolly Lipshitz, Rowena Kimmel, Annette Rosenthal, Ann Fred, Helen Levenson, Mrs. Max. Row 3: Sarah Ellman, Norma Mack, Lena (last name unknown), Fannie Baum, Sammy Simon, Florence Simon.
Date: 1950~
Creator: Stroyeck, William K.
Partner: Fort Worth Jewish Archives

[Jewish Federation of Fort Worth Division Leaders]

Description: Photograph of the Women's Division Leaders of the Jewish Federation of Fort Worth, Texas. The women are gathered in the parlor of the Beth-El Congregation, 207 W. Broadway Ave. From left to right, the women pictured are: Sophia Miller, Ida Lipshitz, Eli Fahn (the executive director), Ella Brachman, Hannah Sandler, Marion Lederman, Sarah Brachman (seated).
Date: 1950~
Creator: Stroyeck, William K.
Partner: Fort Worth Jewish Archives

[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 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

Portrait of Cecil Clyde Huffhines

Description: Photograph of a bust-length portrait of Cecil Clyde Huffhines (September 10, 1885 to June 21, 1970). She is wearing glasses, earrings, three necklaces, and a pin on her right lapel. She was married to Elmo Huffhines Sr. (October 31, 1879 to January 8, 1975) on February 16, 1904. Clyde Huffhines is the daughter of C. C. (Mayor) Huffhines and Sarah (Sally) Chick Huffhines.
Date: 1950/1975
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Portrait of Uncle Sam and Aunt Jane

Description: Photograph of a man and woman identified as Sam P. and Margaret Jane Lucas Harben. They are sitting in chairs in front of an anniversary cake and 50th anniversary flower bouquets. On the left, a half visible calendar says "1950," and is either from October or November. Framed photographs hang on the wall above the bouquets.
Date: 1950
Partner: Richardson Public Library