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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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[Brown, Crain and Boring Families]

Description: Photograph of the Brown, Crain and Boring families of Longview, Texas. The family members are pictured on the front porch of Bluford W. Brown's home, which was located at 104 W. Whaley Street. From left to right, top to bottom, the family members pictured are: Top row: Newton Brown, Iris Boyd Brown, Edward E. Crain, Lula Frances Brown-Crain, Mittie F. Brown-Bruce, Robert Halsey Bruce, Emma Brown-Boring, Walter Brown, Oscar Brown, Johanna Clark-Brown. Second row: Bluford W. Brown, Lacy (Maydee) Eddins (sitting in Bluford's lap), Elliot, Mannie Brown, Nancy Cox Brown, Lynn Brown (sitting in Nancy's lap), Mattie Carroll. Third row: Jessie Boring-Bramlette, Elmo Brown, Tad B. Stinchcomb. Bottom row: Emory Boring, Joseph Boring, Fred Brown, Ethel Brown, B. W. Crain, Sr., Lillo Crain.
Date: 1880~
Item Type: Photograph

[Campbell's Lake]

Description: Photograph of the construction of Campbell's Lake, a man-made lake in Gladewater, Texas. The lake dam was built by T & P Railroad. The lake is now known as Lake Devernia. From left to right, the members of the photograph are: Crawford Morgan, E. B. Protho, J. N. Campbell and W. K. Eckman. The photograph is mounted on gray cardboard.
Date: 1880~
Item Type: Photograph

[Holloway School]

Description: Photograph of the Holloway school students in Longview, Texas. The school was located on Mobberly Street. The photograph is torn and deteriorated in many areas. The children's names are listed on the back of the photograph in a random order. The legible names are: John Akins, John Morrow, Walter Jacobs, Jimmie McDonal, Bertie Smith, Edwin Durham, Charlie Morgan, John Walker, Sammie Dodge, Trixie Needham, Pollie Mundess, Charles Scott, Sadie Mundess, and Alice Renfro. J. V. Butts is seated to the right, in an early style wheelchair.
Date: 1880~
Item Type: Photograph

[Longview Home]

Description: Photograph of one of the early, rustic homes built in Longview, Texas. There is an unidentified man and woman standing in the front yard.
Date: 1880~
Item Type: Photograph

[Longview Lumber Race]

Description: Photograph of lumber haulers using mules to haul their lumber loads through downtown Longview, Texas. Different companies competed to haul the largest load to the sawmill, and the winner who hauled the largest load the fastest received a prize.
Date: 1880~
Item Type: Photograph

[Longview Railroad Workers]

Description: Photograph of unidentified railroad workers in Longview, Texas. The workers are standing next to several railroad cars loaded for transport. The photograph is mounted on tan paper.
Date: 1880~
Item Type: Photograph

[Mineral Wells Vacation]

Description: Photograph of a morning donkey ride during a vacation at Mineral Wells, Texas. Five women and three men are pictured riding donkeys. Mineral Wells was a popular vacation spot for residents of Longview, Texas.
Date: 1880~
Item Type: Photograph

[Oden and Stout Residences]

Description: Photograph of the Oden and Stout family homes in Longview, Texas. Ike Stout's family home is pictured on the left, and L. D. Oden's family home is pictured on the right. There are five unidentified people standing in front of the homes.
Date: 1880~
Item Type: Photograph

[Paige Family]

Description: Photograph of Abb Paige and his wife, Effie Brazzil of Longview, Texas, as noted on the back of the photograph. Mrs. Brazzil is wearing a white dress with dark trim. Mr. Paige is wearing a suit, a tie, and a photographic lapel pin. There are two young girls pictured on the lapel pin. The photograph is mounted on grey cardboard.
Date: 1880~
Item Type: Photograph

[Reverend J. L. Terry]

Description: Photograph of Reverend J. L. Terry, who was one of the early pastors in Longview, Texas. Reverend Terry was born in 1831 and died in 1917. He is buried in Greenwood Cemetery, in Longview. The photograph is mounted on gray cardboard.
Date: 1880~
Item Type: Photograph

[Longview Volunteer Fire Company]

Description: Photograph of the first Longview Volunteer Fire Company in Longview, Texas. The fire company was organized in 1885 using horse drawn fire carts. The fire company was located on the south side of Tyler Street between Fredonia and Center streets. City Hall was located upstairs. Cumberland Presbyterian Church is visible on the far left of the photograph. There are three horse-drawn fire carts parked outside the station.
Date: 1885
Item Type: Photograph

[Longview Volunteer Fire Company]

Description: Photograph of nineteen members of the Longview Volunteer Fire Company in Longview, Texas. The men are lined up outside a building in Longview, and there are four men seated on a horse-drawn carriage behind the line of firemen. There is a newspaper clipping on the back of the photograph with a handwritten note. From left to right, the members of the photograph are: top row: W. Alex Abey, W. D. Northcutt, D. D. Pinkham, and W. M. Jameison. bottom row: Fred Hamil, S. C. Forman, J. N. Allison, E. L. Long, F. T. Rembert, W. L. Butts, Evans Terry, Joe Laird, T. C. Clark, T. E. Clemmons, J. W. McQueen, Joe Clemmons, Wallace Jameison, Walter Brown, Hatch May, and W. R. Bass.
Date: 1885
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of Jessie Shepherd]

Description: Photograph of a young girl named "Jessie Shepherd," as noted on the back of the photograph. She is 14 years old in the photo. She is wearing a white dress, and her hair is tied back. The photograph is matted in a brownish-gray mat.
Date: 1888
Creator: Carter, W. H.
Item Type: Photograph

[Historic Campbell Residence]

Description: Photograph of the family home of Thomas Mitchell Campbell, the former Governor of Texas. The home was built by Campbell for his wife, Fannie Bruner, in 1889. The house was located at the corner of Green and Methvin streets in Longview, Texas.
Date: 1889
Creator: Claxton Studio
Item Type: Photograph