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[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

[Judson School Students]

Description: Photograph of the staff and students of Judson School, in Longview, Texas. The students are sitting and standing on and near a car outside the school building.
Date: 1913~
Item Type: Photograph

[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

[LeTourneau Dome Construction]

Description: Photograph of the dome construction at LeTourneau Munitions, Inc., a company that produced massive amounts of ammunition during WWII in Longview, Texas. The heavy machinery used to construct the dome were designed and built by Robert G. LeTourneau. The dome cap is pictured in the foreground.
Date: 1945
Item Type: Photograph

[LeTourneau Dome Construction]

Description: Photograph of the dome construction at LeTourneau Munitions, Inc., a company that produced massive amounts of ammunition during WWII in Longview, Texas. The heavy machinery used to construct the dome were designed and built by Robert G. LeTourneau.
Date: 1941
Item Type: Photograph

[LeTourneau Machinery]

Description: Photograph of the LeTourneau 2592 LeTro-stacker at work hauling and stacking logs in Longview, Texas. This piece of machinery was designed and built by Robert G. LeTourneau of Longview, Texas.
Date: 1945
Item Type: Photograph

[LeTourneau Dome Construction]

Description: Photograph of the dome construction at LeTourneau Munitions, Inc., a company that produced massive amounts of ammunition during WWII in Longview, Texas. The heavy machinery used to construct the dome were designed and built by Robert G. LeTourneau.
Date: 1941
Item Type: Photograph

[LeTourneau Industries]

Description: Photograph of a log train designed and built by Robert G. LeTourneau, the owner of LeTourneau Industries. The log train is hauling lumber through downtown Longview, Texas.
Date: 1950~
Item Type: Photograph

[LeTourneau Munitions, Inc.]

Description: Photograph of the inside of LeTourneau Munitions, Inc., a company that produced massive amounts of ammunition during WWII in Longview, Texas. In the photo, the machinery that R. G. LeTourneau designed and built for his facility is shown.
Date: 1945
Item Type: Photograph

[LeTourneau Plane and Car]

Description: Photograph of Robert G. LeTourneau's station wagon and airplane. LeTourneau founded a Christian radio station, called KLTI, in Longview, Texas. The vehicles were affiliated with the radio station. The back of the station wagon was equipped with radio broadcasting equipment for on the spot interviews. The car was nicknamed the "Weasel" and the plane was called the "Seeing Eye."
Date: 1950~
Item Type: Photograph

[LeTourneau Munitions, Inc.]

Description: Photograph of the inside of LeTourneau Munitions, Inc., a company that produced massive amounts of ammunition during WWII in Longview, Texas.
Date: 1945~
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

[LeTourneau Industries]

Description: Photograph of the LeTourneau Industries oil rig building facility near Vicksburg, Mississippi, which began operation in 1944. The photograph shows an aerial view of the facility. The platforms were assembled on the river band and were walked into the river for final fitting. From Vicksburg, the river tow boats transported the rigs to New Orleans, Louisiana, where they were transferred to the Gulf by ocean going tugs. The first off-shore drilling rig ever created was designed and built by Robert G. LeTourneau without any formal drawings or plans.
Date: 1945~
Item Type: Photograph

[LeTourneau Industries]

Description: Photograph of a large crane designed and built by Robert G. LeTourneau of Longview, Texas. It is pictured next to a barge ship, which shows the relative size of the piece of machinery.
Date: 1930~
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

[LeTourneau Radio Station]

Description: Photograph of Robert G. LeTourneau's Christian broadcasting radio station, called KLTI, which was located in Longview, Texas. In the photograph, the radio station is shown in the middle of a field, and there is a tall radio tower to the right of the station.
Date: 1950~
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

[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

[First Methodist Church of Longview]

Description: Photograph of the First Methodist Church of Longview, Texas. The church was founded around 1840 in the section of Longview that later became Earpville. In 1871, the church building was moved to a plot of ground given by the Texas and Pacific Railroad.
Date: 1930~
Item Type: Photograph

[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 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

[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