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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
Item Type: Photograph
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.
Item Type: Photograph
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~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Longview Public Library

[East Lawther Entrance of White Rock Lake]

Description: Photograph of the East Lawther entrance of White Rock Lake in Dallas, Texas. In the photograph, a car is traveling from right to left. Trees are visible on each side of the road.
Date: [1950..1959]
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

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.
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Longview Public Library

[Fishers-White Rock Lake]

Description: Photograph of Fishers-White Rock Lake. In the photograph, a man sits in a boat. A boy sits on the dock. The two are engaged in conversation.
Date: 1950/1960
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Freshman Class Fashion Show]

Description: Photograph of the St. Philip's College Freshman Class Fashion Show. Ten female students are standing in a line across a stage, each wearing a different outfit. A stage curtain is visible in the background.
Date: 1950
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: St. Philips College

[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.
Item Type: Photograph
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.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Worth Jewish Archives

[LeTourneau College Dormitories]

Description: Photograph of the parking lot and the entrance to LeTourneau College in Longview, Texas. The college dormitories are shown in the photograph; they were formerly a part of Harmon Hospital.
Date: 1950~
Item Type: Photograph
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~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Longview Public Library

[LeTourneau Industries]

Description: Photograph of a log train designed and built by Robert G. LeTourneau, the owner of LeTourneau Industries. The log train is hauling lumber through downtown Longview, Texas.
Date: 1950~
Item Type: Photograph
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~
Item Type: Photograph
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~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Longview Public Library

[Man by Gas Pumps]

Description: Photograph of Edwin Johnson standing by the gas pumps at the grand opening of the Sinclair Gasoline station in Wilson County, Texas.
Date: 1950
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Wilson County Historical Society

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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

[Scene at Dallas Farmers Market]

Description: Photograph of a scene at the Dallas Farmer's Market. In the photograph, crates are visible in a truck bed and stacked against a storefront. A sign for a poultry seller is partially visible.
Date: [1950..1959]
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Square Dance at La Reunion Place]

Description: Photograph of a square dance at La Reunion Place. In the photograph, individuals hold hands as they dance.
Date: [1950..1959]
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Teague Residence]

Description: Photograph of the Teague family home in Longview, Texas. The home is two stories with a large wrap-around porch. It has blue and white wood siding on the exterior.
Date: 1950~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Longview Public Library

Trail Riders

Description: Photograph of SALT gRASS trail riders ride through Cleveland
Date: 1950's
Creator: Young, Moon
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

[White Rock Bathing Beach]

Description: Photograph of a bathing beach at White Rock Lake. In the photograph, individuals in bathing suits lie on towels in a grassy area.
Date: [1950..1969]
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[White Rock Lake]

Description: Photograph taken at White Rock Lake. In the photograph, the lake has dried up. A man is seated where a dock might otherwise be. A house is visible in the background.
Date: [1950..1959]
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives