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Description: Photograph of the Confederate soldiers of Gregg County. The soldiers are pictured outside a house, and two men are holding a large Confederate flag in the background. From left to right, top to bottom, the soldiers pictured are: Top row: John McClain, Brad Johnson, J. M. Rosson, J. L. Finch, Frank Young, T. E. Kennard, J. M. Spinks, and Ben Spinks. Bottom row: J. K. Bivins, Mr. Lane, Emory Prothro, unidentified, G. Rowe, unidentified, Mr. Tyson, Mr. Tutt, Robert F. Echols, unidentified.
Description: Photograph of the First Christian Church in Longview, Texas. The church was established in 1872 by nine resident members of the Old School Southern Presbyterian Church. There are several people walking on the sidewalk around the church. A salon, called Mi Lady Beauty Shoppe, is pictured to the left of the church.
Creator: Culpepper, Cody B.
Description: Photograph of Jim Bennett, a member of the Dalton Gang. Bennett was involved in the 1894 Dalton Gang bank robbery. He was shot and captured when he attempted to escape, and he was later hung. In the photo, Bennett is leaning against a wooden barrel. He has a gunshot wound near his heart.
Date: June 1894
Description: Photograph of seven young girlfriends of Longview, Texas. The friends are pictured at Annie Castleberry's home in Longview. They are all dipping their bare feet in a pond. From left to right, the friends pictured are: Etta Wilkins, Nannie Howard , Birdie Cole, Annie Castleberry, Berdale Weeks, Opal Holt, and Nannie Holland Weatherby. The photograph is mounted on grey cardboard.
Date: April 1902
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
Description: Photograph of LeTourneau Industries machinery designed and built by Robert G. LeTourneau of Longview, Texas. In the photograph, a massive earth-clearing machine is being used to clear the land in the early stages of building the Hansen Dam in San Fernando, California.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
Creator: Culpepper's Studio
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.
Creator: Culpepper's Studio