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[LeTourneau Tournapull]

Description: Photograph of the LeTourneau Industries Tournapull, a massive piece of machinery designed and built by Robert G. LeTourneau of Longview, Texas. The machine was used to clear land for massive projects. This Tournapull was used to aid in the Hansen Dam project in San Fernando, California. LeTourneau used thirteen Tournapulls, a fleet of Carryalls and many bulldozers for this project. The LeTourneau crane is visible in the background of the photo, to the left of the Tournapull.
Date: 1948

[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

[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~

[Longview Birthday Party]

Description: Photograph of young girls gathered for a birthday party in Longview, Texas. The girls are all wearing dresses and bows in their hair, and there is a dog lying on the ground in front of them. From left to right, top to bottom, the members of the photograph are: Top row: Ruth Florence, Mildred Sparkman, Frances Morgan, Dorothy Earl Watson. Second row: Ruth Sparkman, Katherine Melton, Lucile Morgan, Florine Eddins. Third row: Mary Emily Landers (baby), Josephine Hopkins. Bottom row: Christine Johnson, Katherine Flewellen, Adele Moore.
Date: 1915
Creator: Culpepper, Cody

[Longview Race Riot]

Description: Photograph of the Longview Race Riot in Longview, Texas. Local residents piled their personal guns and ammunition on the county courthouse lawn. There are two men in uniform standing next to the guns, and there are many men standing in the background.
Date: 1919

[Kelly Plow Company Truck]

Description: Photograph of a Kelly Plow Company truck in Longview, Texas. The company was founded in 1852 in Jefferson, Texas. G. A. Kelly later brought his company to Longview in 1882. Three employees are pictured standing next to the Kelly Plow Company truck, advertising and selling equipment.
Date: 1910~

[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

[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

[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

[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

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

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

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

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

[Desert Song Stop Sign]

Description: Photograph of a promotional stop sign for the movie, "the Desert Song" on Fredonia Street in Longview, Texas, as noted on the back of the photograph. The stop sign reads: "STOP, SEE, HEAR THE DESERT SONG." There are parked and moving cars behind the sign, and there are several brick buildings in the background. One building, on the left side of the photograph, has a sign that reads: "CRAIN'S CORNER DRUG STORE" and "Coca Cola."
Date: 1929

[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