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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

[LeTourneau Industries]

Description: Photograph of the LeTourneau Tournalayer, a massive machine that was designed by Robert G. LeTourneau. The machine was used to create monolithic homes in basic units of 784 square feet, and it could turn out as many as eight homes in one day.
Date: January 1977
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

[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

[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

[Dr. Howard A. Ross]

Description: Photograph of Dr. Howard A. Ross, who was one of Longview's prominent physicians. Dr. Ross is smoking a cigar and showing off his dog, a collie, to the camera.
Date: unknown
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 Man]

Description: Photograph of an unidentified man of Longview, Texas. The man has a long beard, and he is wearing a suit.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Longview School]

Description: Photograph of an early school in Longview, Texas. The photograph is mounted on green cardboard, and there is a black decorative border around the photograph. From left to right, top to bottom, the students pictured are: Top row: Gertie Stewart, Tommy Buchanan, Mrs. May (McHaney) Howard (teacher), Buckingham (first name unknown), Nola Scott, Bessie Stewart. Middle row: Dell Scott, Betsey Stewart, Annie D. Hoyler, Aeline Laird, Myrtie Dean, unknown. Bottom row: Tom Dean, Dee McHenry, unknown, unknown, unknown.
Date: unknown
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

[Miller Family]

Description: Photograph of the Miller family of Longview, Texas. The family is sitting in a living room. From left to right, top to bottom, the members pictured are: Top row: Jessie Miller, Margaret Miller, George A. Miller, Attie Miller, Gladys Miller (baby). Bottom row: Hugh Miller, Marion A. Miller.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Paige Brother]

Description: Photograph of one the Paige brothers of Longview, Texas. He is wearing a suit, a tie, and a boutonniere. The photograph is mounted on grey cardboard.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Paige Brothers]

Description: Photographic postcard of the Paige brothers of Longview, Texas. The brothers are in their early twenties. They are wearing suits and ties.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard

[LeTourneau College]

Description: Aerial view photograph of the grounds of LeTourneau College in Longview, Texas. Robert G. LeTourneau and his wife Evelyn founded the college, and the college grounds were constructed where Harmon Hospital used to reside.
Date: July 1966
Creator: Chamber of Commerce
Item Type: Photograph

[LeTourneau Industries]

Description: Photograph of the LeTourneau Industries oil rig building facility near Vicksburg, Mississippi, which began operation in 1944. The photograph shows three rigs under construction.
Date: June 1957
Item Type: Photograph

[LeTourneau Industries]

Description: Photograph of the LeTourneau Industries oil rig building facility near Vicksburg, Mississippi, which began operation in 1944. The photograph shows the final testing for one of the oil rigs built at the facility.
Date: March 1957
Item Type: Photograph

[LeTourneau Industries]

Description: Photograph of a completed offshore oil rig located in the Gulf of Mexico. The rig was built at the LeTourneau Industries oil rig building facility near Vicksburg, Mississippi, which began operation in 1944.
Date: 1957
Item Type: Photograph

[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

[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

[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

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

[LeTourneau College Dormitories]

Description: Photograph of the parking lot and the entrance to LeTourneau College in Longview, Texas. The college dormitories are shown in the photograph; they were formerly a part of Harmon Hospital.
Date: 1950~
Item Type: Photograph

[LeTourneau Hotel]

Description: Photograph of a LeTourneau Industries hotel, which was designed by Evelyn LeTourneau of Longview, Texas. Evelyn was married to Robert G. LeTourneau, the founder of LeTourneau Industries. The photograph shows an aerial view of the hotel, which was built in Vicksburg, Mississippi.
Date: 1950~
Item Type: Photograph