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[Longview Cannibals]

Description: Photograph of the 1903 Longview Cannibals Baseball Team in Longview, Texas. The teammates are all pictured wearing their uniforms. From left to right, top to bottom, the members of the team are: Top row: Sol Fisher, Lee Merrill (Team Manager), Shannon Victory. Second row: Dr. J. C. Frances, John Henry Richardson, B. W. Crain, Sr., "Scissor Bill" Lawrence, Will Gilreath. Bottom row: Grady "Bear" White, Jack Johnston, Howell N. Forman, Sr., Jose Munden.
Date: 1903
Creator: Culpepper's Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[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

[Man of the World]

Description: Photograph of a billboard displayed above Rembert Theater for the movie, "Man of the World," as noted on the back of the photograph. There is an illustration of a man wearing a hat on the billboard and an actor's name: William Powell. There is a car parked in front of the theater.
Date: 1931
Creator: Culpepper's Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[Rembert Cars]

Description: Photograph of many cars driving on Tyler and Fredonia Streets, advertising movies for Rembert Theatre, in Longview, Texas, as noted on the back of the photograph. There are buildings lining the streets, including the original railroad depot.
Date: 1929~
Creator: Culpepper's Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[First Baptist Church of Longview]

Description: Photograph of the First Baptist Church congregation in Longview, Texas. The men, women and children in the photograph are standing in front of the church, located at the corner of South Fredonia and South Street. They are dressed in suits, hats and dresses. The pastor, Reverend J. E. Hughes, is standing left of center in a long, black coat.
Date: 1910~
Creator: Culpepper, Cody
Item Type: Photograph

[Fowler Sayres Howard]

Description: Photograph of Fowler Sayres "Buck" Howard, of Longview, Texas, as noted on the back of the photograph. Mr. Howard is wearing a suit, a bow tie, and white gloves.
Date: 1920~
Creator: Culpepper, Cody
Item Type: Photograph

[Frank T. Rembert]

Description: Photographic postcard of Frank T. Rembert, a telegrapher from Copiah County, Mississippi. Mr. Rembert moved to Longview, Texas in 1877. Mr. Rembert is wearing a suit and a hat, and he is sitting in a wicker chair.
Date: 1910~
Creator: Culpepper, Cody
Item Type: Postcard

[Longview Birthday Party]

Description: Photograph of young girls gathered for a birthday party in Longview, Texas. The girls are all wearing dresses and bows in their hair, and there is a dog lying on the ground in front of them. From left to right, top to bottom, the members of the photograph are: Top row: Ruth Florence, Mildred Sparkman, Frances Morgan, Dorothy Earl Watson. Second row: Ruth Sparkman, Katherine Melton, Lucile Morgan, Florine Eddins. Third row: Mary Emily Landers (baby), Josephine Hopkins. Bottom row: Christine Johnson, Katherine Flewellen, Adele Moore.
Date: 1915
Creator: Culpepper, Cody
Item Type: Photograph

[Longview Confederate Monument Unveiling]

Description: Photographic postcard of the unveiling of the Confederate Monument at Bodie Park in Longview, Texas. There is a crowd of people gathered around the monument, and there are unidentified buildings in the background.
Date: June 3, 1911
Creator: Culpepper, Cody
Item Type: Postcard

[Longview Sawmill Workers]

Description: Photograph of the Longview Sawmill workers in Longview, Texas. The mill was located on Mobberly Street. There is a tan border around the exterior of the photograph.
Date: 1879
Creator: Culpepper, Cody
Item Type: Photograph

[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

[Mercantile Store]

Description: Photograph of an unidentified mercantile store in Longview, Texas. There is a man and a woman standing inside the store. The man is J. DeWard, as noted on the front of the photograph. There are various different types of goods stacked all throughout the store.
Date: unknown
Creator: Culpepper, Cody
Item Type: Photograph

[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

[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

[Citizens National Bank]

Description: Photograph of the inside of Citizens National Bank in Longview, Texas. There are three men standing inside the bank lobby, and there is one man standing behind the teller's window.
Date: 1911
Creator: Culpepper, Cody B.
Item Type: Photograph

[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

[Culpepper's Studio]

Description: Photograph of Cody B. Culpepper's photography studio in Longview, Texas. Culpepper and his brother Tom are standing outside the studio, underneath the studio sign.
Date: 1900~
Creator: Culpepper, Cody B.
Item Type: Photograph

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

[First Christian Church]

Description: Photograph of the First Christian Church in Longview, Texas. The church was established in 1872 by nine resident members of the Old School Southern Presbyterian Church. There are several people walking on the sidewalk around the church. A salon, called Mi Lady Beauty Shoppe, is pictured to the left of the church.
Date: 1906
Creator: Culpepper, Cody B.
Item Type: Photograph

[Gans Residence]

Description: Photographic postcard of the family home of Dave Gans of Longview, Texas. There are six unidentified individuals sitting on the large, wrap-around porch, and there is an African American woman standing in the yard.
Date: 1890~
Creator: Culpepper, Cody B.
Item Type: Postcard

[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

[King Kong Movie Promotion]

Description: Photograph of a movie promotion for the Rembert Theatre in Longview, Texas. This photograph shows large billboards attached to moving vehicles as they parade through the streets of Longview to promote the new "King Kong" movie, which was released in 1929. There are many people gathered in the streets watching the movie promotion. The photograph is mounted on tan cardboard.
Date: 1929
Creator: Culpepper, Cody B.
Item Type: Photograph

[Little Texas and Pacific Sunshine Special]

Description: Photographic postcard of the Little Texas and Pacific Sunshine Special train ride at the Longview Amusement Park in Longview, Texas. There are many men, women and children watching as three men gas the train up. J. B. Shores, Director of Public Relations for the Texas and Pacific Railroads, takes a turn at the locomotive controls. Burke Campbell created the Longview Amusement Park in the 1940's.
Date: 1940~
Creator: Culpepper, Cody B.
Item Type: Postcard

[Longview Drug Store]

Description: Photograph of the inside of the Longview Drug Store in Longview, Texas. The drug store also served ice cream and soda. There are three drug store employees pictured behind the counter.
Date: 1900~
Creator: Culpepper, Cody B.
Item Type: Photograph