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[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

[Longview Meat Market]

Description: Photograph of the inside of the first meat market in Longview, Texas. The market was operated on Tyler Street. Four employees are pictured inside the meat market.
Date: 1900~
Creator: Culpepper, Cody B.
Item Type: Photograph

[Longview Union Station Depot]

Description: Photograph of J. H. Hurst and L. L. Eddins at work at the Longview Union Station Depot in Longview, Texas. Mr. Eddins is seated at a desk to the left of the room, and Mr. Hurst is standing next to him, as noted on the back of the photograph. There is a furnace in the center of the room, and there is a book press on the right side of the room, sitting on top of a desk. This photograph was taken before the depot was moved to its current location at the corner of Mobberly and Cotton streets.
Date: February 1909
Creator: Culpepper, Cody B.
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

[Longview Workers]

Description: Photograph of two Longview workers weaving bushel baskets for farmers in Longview, Texas.
Date: 1919
Creator: Culpepper, Cody B.
Item Type: Photograph

[Mary Whaley]

Description: Photographic postcard of Mrs. Mary Whaley of Longview, Texas. Mary was the wife of Franklin L. Whaley. She is standing next to a large vase filled with two types of lilies.
Date: 1918
Creator: Culpepper, Cody B.
Item Type: Postcard

[Rembert Family]

Description: Photograph of Frank Rembert, Kate Rembert, and an unidentified friend from Longview, Texas. They are riding in a replica of an early Ford automobile.
Date: 1900~
Creator: Culpepper, Cody B.
Item Type: Photograph

[Western Union]

Description: Photograph of the construction of the Western Union depot in Longview, Texas, which was located at Cotton and Mobberly streets. There are several unidentified men standing in front of the building.
Date: 1931~
Creator: Culpepper, Cody B.
Item Type: Photograph

Glover-Crim Building

Description: Illustrated postcard of the Glover-Crim Building in Longview, Texas, as noted on the front of the postcard. There are other businesses surrounding the building (a drug store and a clothing store), and there are four cars parked along the street.
Date: 1941
Creator: Curteich
Item Type: Postcard

[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

[Robert G. and Evelyn LeTourneau]

Description: Photograph of Robert G. and Evelyn LeTourneau of Longview, Texas. The couple is pictured in front of the old WWII bomber that Mr. LeTourneau purchased to travel to missionary fields all over the world, as well as to oversee plant production and projects all over the United States. The couple is standing with two other unidentified men.
Date: 1954
Creator: Herman's Studio and Camera Center
Item Type: Photograph

[Viola Eckman]

Description: Photograph of Miss Viola Eckman as a high school graduate in Longview, Texas. Viola is wearing a long white dress and a bow in her hair. The photograph is mounted on grey cardboard.
Date: 1903
Creator: James Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[Oil Well Fire]

Description: Photograph of the Sinclair #1 Oil Well, near Gladewater, Texas. The oil well caught fire on April 28, 1931 and killed nine men.
Date: April 28, 1931
Creator: Nicks, C. B.
Item Type: Photograph

[Constructed Building]

Description: Photograph of the new Longview Public Library construction site in Longview, Texas. The constructed brick library is in the center of the photograph, and it has large glass doors and a metal awning. There are rectangular and circular cement fixtures on the ground in front of the library.
Date: unknown
Creator: Roberts, Jerrey
Item Type: Photograph

[Domed Building]

Description: Photograph of the inside of the main section of the new Longview Public Library in Longview, Texas. There is a large, illuminated cupola in the center of the photograph, and there is tall, metal scaffolding near the left side of the cupola. There are three men working on the inside of the library, and one of the men is holding a ladder.
Date: unknown
Creator: Roberts, Jerrey
Item Type: Photograph

Ribbon Cutting at Longview Public Library

Description: Photograph of the "Ribbon Cutting" ceremony at the grand opening of the "New Longview Public Library," in Longview, Texas, as noted in handwriting on back of postcard. Two women, four men and eight children are all holding scissors and cutting the ribbon in front of the library. There are additional men and women standing in the background, watching the ceremony.
Date: July 5, 1987
Creator: Roberts, Jerrey
Item Type: Photograph

[Construction Site]

Description: Photograph of the new Longview Public Library construction site in Longview, Texas. There is a bare building frame in the center of the photograph, and a constructed building in the background. There are tire tracks leading up to a truck on the right side of the library construction site, and there is a crane parked on the left side.
Date: unknown
Creator: Russell, Ricky
Item Type: Photograph

[Albert and Ada Morgan]

Description: Photograph of Albert Elonza Morgan and Ada Fisher Morgan of Longview, Texas. Mr. and Mrs. Morgan are pictured outside a house covered in ivy. They are buried at Grace Hill Cemetery in Longview.
Date: 1942~
Creator: The Fotoshop
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