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[Hill Residence]

Description: Photograph of the Hill family residence, located at the 300 block of South Center Street, in Longview, Texas. Mr. Richard Cabell Hill and Mrs. Martha Hill are standing outside of their home with an unidentified African American boy and girl. There is a white picket fence in front of the house.
Date: 1850~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Longview Public Library

John Huffhines Home

Description: Photograph of an illustration of an exterior view of the John Huffhines home. There is a chimney drawn on the front of the house. A shed is drawn to the left of the house, and another house is drawn behind it. A picket fence surrounds the property. John Huffhines and his wife, Elizabeth Huffhines, were among Richardson's first settlers.
Date: 1854~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

A Treatise on the Eclectic Southern Practice of Medicine

Description: This book serves as a reference text on the theory and practice of medicine. It includes "a rapid sketch of the history...of medicine," practical medicinal remedies, in depth discussions of the modifications of many diseases, special pathology and therapeutics, and common surgery practices (p. 9). The index begins on page 713.
Date: 1854
Creator: Massie, J. Cam.
Item Type: Book
Partner: University of Texas Health Science Center Libraries

[Constantine B. Kilgore and Frances Y. Barnett]

Description: Photograph of Constantine Buckley Kilgore and Frances Y. Barnett of Kilgore, Texas. The city of Kilgore was named after Constantine Kilgore, who was responsible for bringing the railroad to East Texas.
Date: 1858~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Longview Public Library

Portrait of William Baxter Blewett

Description: Photograph of a bust-length portrait of William Baxter Blewett. Text on the top of the image says "Uncle Baxter Blewett, died a solder in Civil War (Confederate)."
Date: 1864~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

[Downtown Longview]

Description: Photograph of downtown Longview, Texas in its early years. There are many unidentified brick buildings pictured in the photograph. There are horse-drawn carriages parked throughout the downtown area, and there are people walking in the street.
Date: 1870~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Longview Public Library

[Railroad Engine 154]

Description: Photograph of Longview, Texas railroad workers posing next to Engine Number 154. From left to right, the men pictured are: J. W. Kinney, Switchman; Dee Moore, Longview Switch Engine; B. C. Todd, Sr., Fireman; W. J. Padon, Engineer; and Joe Still, Engine Foreman.
Date: 1870~
Creator: Culpepper, Cody
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Longview Public Library

Wagon Train Rest

Description: Wagon train taking a noontime rest enrout to Indianola on the San Antonio - Goliad Road.
Date: 1870
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Wilson County Historical Society

[Young Men of Longview]

Description: Photograph of a young men standing against a picket fence in Longview, Texas. From left to right, the men pictured are Jerre Turner, Dan Gans, Hardy Cook, Joe Boring and June Bivins.
Date: 1870~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Longview Public Library

[James Stephen Hogg]

Description: Photograph of James Stephen Hogg and a fellow employee in Longview, Texas. The couple is pictured inside the first newspaper print shop in Longview, which was founded by Hogg. He later became the first native-born son of Texas to be voted Governor of the State of Texas. There is a decorative foil border framing the photograph.
Date: 1871
Creator: Culpepper, Cody B.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Longview Public Library

[Magnolia Place Hotel]

Description: Photograph of the Magnolia Place Hotel in Longview, Texas. There is a sign above the second floor balcony that reads, "Magnolia Place." There are several people and children standing outside the hotel and on the balcony.
Date: 1872
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Longview Public Library

[Longview Club Saloon]

Description: Photograph of the Club Saloon in Longview, Texas. There are many unidentified men standing outside the saloon. The photograph is mounted on grey cardboard, and it is torn on three edges.
Date: 1875
Creator: Culpepper's Studio
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Longview Public Library

Fey and Braunig's Portable Photography Studio

Description: Photograph of Fey and Braunig's Portable Photography Studio. The tent says "Fey & Braunig Photographer" with a a picture of a camera at the top right. There are unidentified men around and inside the tent posing for the camera. There is a child's rocking horse toy inside the tent on the left. A note on the back says "Fey & Braunig portable Photographic Studio."
Date: 1878/1909
Creator: Fey & Braunig
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Monarch Saloon Float

Description: Photograph of the Monarch Saloon parade float. The float is on a wagon pulled by horses or mules, and it is full of people holder glasses of beer and waving flags. It and another float are parked in front of an unknown building. According to accompanying information and the banner on the float, C. Elstner was the proprietor.
Date: 1878/1909
Creator: Fey & Braunig
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

[Portrait of Agnes (Janak) Kutach]

Description: Portrait of Agnes Kutach sitting in a wicker chair. According to accompanying information, Agnes was born in Ticha in Austria. Her parents were Frank and Rosalie (Fojtik) Janak.
Date: 1878/1909
Creator: Fey & Braunig
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

[Portrait of Agnes (Janak) Kutach]

Description: Portrait of Agnes Kutach in a dark dress with flowers. According to accompanying information, Agnes was born in Ticha in Austria, and her parents were Frank and Rosalie (Fojtik) Janak.
Date: 1878/1909
Creator: Fey & Braunig
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

[Portrait of an Unknown Boy]

Description: Portrait of an unknown boy. The boy is standing up, leaning against a dark chair with fringe hanging down. He has a large bow on his collar under his chin. The photograph is mounted on mat board with "Fey & Braunig Halletsville & Cuero, Texas." printed at the bottom.
Date: 1878/1909
Creator: Fey & Braunig
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

[Portrait of an Unknown Boy]

Description: Portrait of an unknown boy. He is very young and wearing a dark coat. He is seated facing the camera.
Date: 1878/1909
Creator: Fey & Braunig
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

[Portrait of an Unknown Boy]

Description: Portrait of an unknown boy. He is seated facing the camera, and he is wearing a suit.
Date: 1878/1909
Creator: Fey & Braunig
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

[Portrait of an Unknown Boy]

Description: Portrait of an unknown boy. The boy is wearing a white shirt with a large collar under a dark jacket, and he is looking away from the camera.
Date: 1878/1909
Creator: Fey & Braunig
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

[Portrait of an Unknown Boy]

Description: Portrait of an unknown boy. He is wearing a costume with a feathered hat and sword and posing facing the camera in front of a floral background. The photograph is mounted on mat board with "Fey & Braunig, Halletsville, Tex." printed at the bottom.
Date: 1878/1909
Creator: Fey & Braunig
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

[Portrait of an Unknown Boy and Girl]

Description: Portrait of an unknown boy and girl. Both are wearing dark clothing and facing the camera, and the girl has her tied back with a bow. The photograph is mounted on mat board with "Fey & Braunig Halletsville & Cuero, Texas" printed at the bottom.
Date: 1878/1909
Creator: Fey & Braunig
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

[Portrait of an Unknown Boy and Girl]

Description: Portrait of an unknown boy and girl. The boy is standing on the left leaning on a pillar, and the girl is seated on the right. She is wearing a dark dress with flowers embroidered on the bottom.
Date: 1878/1909
Creator: Fey & Braunig
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library