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[Dr. W. M. Cole and Chris Hines]

Description: Photograph of Dr. W. M. Cole and Chris Hines of Longview, Texas. The men are standing, and they are shaking hands. Dr. Cole was a founding member and the first president of the Gregg County Medical Society.
Date: 1900~
Creator: Carter's Studios
Item Type: Photograph

[Robert G. LeTourneau]

Description: Photograph of Robert G. LeTourneau of Longview, Texas. LeTourneau is pictured with military personnel and leaders on top of one of his self-designed machines. LeTourneau is wearing a dark suit, and he is waving his right hand in the air.
Date: 1940~
Item Type: Photograph

[Citizens National Bank]

Description: Photograph of the Everett Building in Longview, Texas. The original Everett Building was constructed in 1910 as the Citizens National Bank and originally housed a number of businesses, including M. L. Cunningham, Lawyer and Notary Public; A. J. Stewart, Dentist; and Drs. Northcutt and Markham, Physicians and Surgeons. It now houses the Gregg County Historical Museum on Fredonia Street.
Date: 1910
Item Type: Photograph

[Ferguson Place]

Description: Photograph of Ferguson Place, located three minutes south of Ore City, Texas. In the photograph, a family of eight are pictured standing in front of a log home, and there is a wooden fence around the yard. The home was burned in 1909.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Longview Law Enforcement]

Description: Photograph of Jim Howard and Matt Muckleroy, two city law enforcers from Longview, Texas. Howard was the Sheriff of Longview, and Muckleroy was the City Marshal. Muckleroy was injured during the Dalton Gang Robbery on May 23rd, 1894.
Date: 1894
Item Type: Photograph

[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

The Virginian

Description: Photograph of the outside of Rembert Theater, in Longview, Texas. There are several advertisements for the movie, "the Virginian," including a large cut-out of a man and a woman kissing, a display with photographs of the actors, and a large banner at the top of the theater that reads: "The VIRGINIAN, HE TOOK NOTHIN' FROM NOBODY."
Date: 1929
Item Type: Photograph

[First National Bank of Longview]

Description: Photographic postcard of the First National Bank in Longview, Texas. The bank was located on Tyler Street. There are two signs with the name of the bank on either side of the door. From left to right, the men pictured are W. K. Eckman, Elbert Morgan, Crawford Morgan and Rogers Rainey, as noted on the back of the postcard.
Date: 1890~
Item Type: Postcard

[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
Item Type: Postcard

[First National Bank of Longview]

Description: Photographic postcard of the inside of First National Bank in Longview, Texas. The teller's cage is pictured in the photograph, along with two men. From left to right, they are W. K. Eckman and Gilbert Campbell.
Date: 1890~
Item Type: Postcard

[1934 Weatherford College Glee Club]

Description: Photograph of the Weatherford College Glee Club, in Weatherford, Texas. The young men and women are wearing suits and dresses. From left to right, top to bottom, the members of the photograph are: Top row: Garland Lavender, Cloyce Briden, Archie Sterling, Morris Thomas, Edward Ross, Marvin Wells, Bertram Olsen, Boyce Hudleston, Blanton Bird. Bottom row: James Doss, Rowena Doss Goss, Tim Henry Gilliland, Nona Akard, Waldo Fletcher, Orman Kimbrough.
Date: 1934
Item Type: Photograph

[Mount Manitou Park]

Description: Photographic postcard of several Longview, Texas families riding the scenic incline to Mount Manitou, Colorado.
Date: 1909
Item Type: Postcard

[Culpepper Christmas Card]

Description: Greeting card with a photographic print from the family of Cody and Maud Culpepper of Longview, Texas. The couple are pictured sitting in a horse-drawn car, and there is a colored illustration of a candlestick. The card includes a note that reads: "With the best of Holiday Wishes." It is signed by the couple.
Date: 1908
Creator: Culpepper, Cody B.
Item Type: Photograph

[Holloway School in Longview]

Description: Photograph of the students of Holloway School in Longview, Texas. From left to right, front to back, the members of the photograph pictured are: Front row: Sidney Birdsong, Dee McHaney, Carlton Holloway, Will McHaney, Howard Hill, Searcy Birdsong. Second row: Gladys Hill, Myrtle Dean, Tuessie Harrison, Minnie Hill, Gertrude Harrison, Mrytle Phillips. Third row: Jess Pool, Alton Holloway, Ollie Kate Hill, Juddie Holloway, Alamo Birdsong, Sallie McHaney, Charles Pool, Dee Pliler. Back row: Lindsey Dean, Miss Annie Lee Holloway (teacher), Charley Akin, Roy Dean.
Date: 1900~
Item Type: Photograph

[Longview Veterans]

Description: Photograph of many unidentified Longview, Texas veterans that fought in the Spanish American war.
Date: 1899
Creator: Culpepper, Cody B.
Item Type: Photograph

[Bivins Residence]

Description: Photograph of the family home of Maurice H. Bivins, in Longview, Texas. The home was called Surrey Place, and it was located at 208 East College Street. The "Friendly Trek" group is standing in front of the house in full costume, as noted on the back of the photograph.
Date: 1939
Creator: Claxton Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[LeTourneau Tournapull]

Description: Photograph of the LeTourneau Industries Tournapull, a massive piece of machinery designed and built by Robert G. LeTourneau of Longview, Texas. The machine was used to clear land for massive projects. This Tournapull was used to aid in the Hansen Dam project in San Fernando, California. LeTourneau used thirteen Tournapulls, a fleet of Carryalls and many bulldozers for this project. The LeTourneau crane is visible in the background of the photo, to the left of the Tournapull.
Date: 1948
Item Type: Photograph

[Mobberly and Dobbs]

Description: Photographic postcard of H. Mobberly and W. C. Dobbs standing in front of a painted railroad car backdrop. Mr. Mobberly is standing on the left, and Mr. Dobbs is standing on the right.
Date: 1900~
Creator: Electric Post Card Studio
Item Type: Postcard

[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

[1921 Longview High School Graduating Class]

Description: Photograph of the 1921 graduating class of Longview High School in Longview, Texas. The unidentified students are standing and sitting in front of a brick building. The young girls are wearing white dresses and hats, and they are holding bouquets. The young men are wearing suits and ties.
Date: 1921
Item Type: Photograph

[Longview Public Service Officials]

Description: Photograph of various public service officials in Longview, Texas, including firemen, policemen, and engineers. There is one child pictured, as well. The men are standing around and in two fire trucks and one car.
Date: 1922
Item Type: Photograph

[Judson Schoolhouse of Longview]

Description: Photographic postcard of the Judson Schoolhouse in Longview, Texas. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Helen Ray" of Longview, as noted on the back of the postcard.
Date: 1900~
Item Type: Postcard