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[Sob Sister]

Description: Photograph of a large billboard displayed above Rembert Theater for the movie, "Sob Sister." There is an illustration of a man's head and a woman typing on a typewriter on the billboard, and the full cast is listed. There are lights illuminating the sign, and there is a ladder leaning against the building.
Date: 1931
Item Type: Photograph

[Rembert Theatre]

Description: Photograph of the outside of the Rembert Theatre in Longview, Texas, as noted on the back of the photograph. There are signs painted on the two pillars in front of the building promoting movies, and a sign on top of the building that reads, "TODAY, JOHN BULES." The Rembert Theatre was located at 204 Cotton Street in downtown Longview.
Date: 1929
Item Type: Photograph

[Squaw Man Truck]

Description: Photograph of a truck display at the scenery dock outside Rembert Theater in Longview, Texas, as noted on the back of the photograph. The advertisement is for the remake of the movie, "the Squaw Man," and the sign is attached to the bed of the truck.
Date: 1931
Item Type: Photograph

Desert Song

Description: Photograph of the Rembert Theater at nighttime, in Longview, Texas. There are several signs for the movie, "the Desert Song" around the outside of the theater, including a sign on the front door that reads, "100% talking [and] singing," a sign on the top of the building and a large poster for the movie on the right side of the theater. On the opposite side, there is a poster that reads, "Charity Chase, Thin Twins."
Date: 1929
Item Type: Photograph

Horse at the Rembert Box Office

Description: Photograph of a horse standing outside the "Rembert [Theater] Box office," in Longview, Texas, as noted on the back of the photograph. The horse was part of a live promotion to attract children to the theatre.
Date: 1932~
Item Type: Photograph

Clean-up week

Description: Photograph of "Clean Up Week" at the Rembert Theater, as noted in handwriting on the back of the photograph and on the banner to the left of the theater. There is a large pile of trash in front of the theater, including cans, boxes, buckets and other miscellaneous items. The theatre held the event to promote attendance at the movies and clean the streets of Longview at the same time. Each citizen that brought trash to be dumped in front of the theater was rewarded with a free ticket.
Date: 1930
Item Type: Photograph

Childen's Matinee Show

Description: Photograph of many children standing outside the Strand Theatre on 104 South Fredonia Street in Longview, Texas, as noted on the back of the photograph. The children are at the theater for a Saturday matinee show. There are three bicycles parked outside the theater, and a sign to the left of the photograph that reads, "KING SIGNS." One of the children is holding crutches.
Date: 1930~
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

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

[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

[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

[Hoskins Residence]

Description: Photographic postcard of the family home of Joseph M. Hoskins, located at 210 South Green Street in Longview, Texas, as noted on the back of the postcard. The front of the home is pictured. It was built in 1902.
Date: 1902~
Item Type: Postcard

[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

[Portrait of Nannie Mae]

Description: Photograph of a young woman named "Mrs. Clem Hammond," as noted on the back of the photograph. She has wavy brown hair, and she is wearing a white dress with dark collar. The photograph is matted in a light brown mat with an embossed floral border.
Date: 1910~
Item Type: Photograph

New Gregg Hotel

Description: Photographic postcard of the Gregg Hotel in Longview, Texas, as noted on the front of the postcard. There are six cars in front of the hotel and several trees surrounding the outside of the building.
Date: 1943
Item Type: Postcard

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

Rembert Theatre

Description: Photograph of the "Rembert Theatre [in] Longview, [Texas]," as noted in handwriting on back of postcard. There is a large group of children standing in front of the theater, and a few men in the background. There is a car on the left side of the photograph, and some of the children are holding books.
Date: 1929~
Creator: Angelina Studio
Item Type: Photograph

Huckleberry Finn Movie Promotion

Description: Photograph of a Dr. Pepper truck with a promotional sign for Rembert Theatre, in Longview, Texas. The promotion is for "'HUCKLEBEERY FINN,' MARK TWAIN'S ROMANCE OF AMERICAN BOYHOOD," as noted on the sign above the truck. The truck is full of Dr. Pepper bottles, and there is a sign on the side of the car for Central East Texas Fair. There is a car parked next to the truck and brick buildings in the background of the photograph.
Date: 1931
Item Type: Photograph

[Longview High School Building]

Description: Photographic postcard of the high school building in Longview, Texas, which was located at the corner of Tyler and Green streets. The school was built in 1884, and it is complete with three floors and a bell tower. There are children standing in front of the school building. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Edith Northerett" of Smyrna, Georgia, as noted on the back of the postcard.
Date: November 1908
Item Type: Postcard

[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

[Portrait of Nannie Mae]

Description: Photograph of a young woman named "Nannie Mae Bramlett" as noted on the back of the photograph. She is wearing a white dress with a flower along the neckline, and her hair is tied up in a bun. The photograph is matted in a light brown mat.
Date: [1910~]
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