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[Young Girls of Longview]

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
Item Type: Photograph

[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

[Schley Family]

Description: Photograph of Martha and Joseph Schley sitting on the front steps of their family home in Kilgore, Texas. The photograph is mounted on grey cardboard, and there is a decorative border surrounding the exterior of the photo.
Date: 1890?
Item Type: Photograph

[Simms Gas Station]

Description: Photograph of Simms Gas Station in Longview, Texas. In the photograph, three gas station workers are standing outside, ready to repair or gas up a vehicle.
Date: 1910~
Item Type: Photograph

[LeTourneau Machinery]

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.
Date: 1948
Item Type: Photograph

[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

[Dr. W. M. Cole and Chris Hines]

Description: Photograph of Dr. W. M. Cole and Chris Hines of Longview, Texas. The men are standing, and they are shaking hands. Dr. Cole was a founding member and the first president of the Gregg County Medical Society.
Date: 1900~
Creator: Carter's Studios
Item Type: Photograph

[Robert G. LeTourneau]

Description: Photograph of Robert G. LeTourneau of Longview, Texas. LeTourneau is pictured with military personnel and leaders on top of one of his self-designed machines. LeTourneau is wearing a dark suit, and he is waving his right hand in the air.
Date: 1940~
Item Type: Photograph

[Citizens National Bank]

Description: Photograph of the Everett Building in Longview, Texas. The original Everett Building was constructed in 1910 as the Citizens National Bank and originally housed a number of businesses, including M. L. Cunningham, Lawyer and Notary Public; A. J. Stewart, Dentist; and Drs. Northcutt and Markham, Physicians and Surgeons. It now houses the Gregg County Historical Museum on Fredonia Street.
Date: 1910
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 Law Enforcement]

Description: Photograph of Jim Howard and Matt Muckleroy, two city law enforcers from Longview, Texas. Howard was the Sheriff of Longview, and Muckleroy was the City Marshal. Muckleroy was injured during the Dalton Gang Robbery on May 23rd, 1894.
Date: 1894
Item Type: Photograph

[James Stephen Hogg]

Description: Photograph of James Stephen Hogg and a fellow employee in Longview, Texas. The couple is pictured inside the first newspaper print shop in Longview, which was founded by Hogg. He later became the first native-born son of Texas to be voted Governor of the State of Texas. There is a decorative foil border framing the photograph.
Date: 1871
Creator: Culpepper, Cody B.
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

[Gaston Howard]

Description: Photographic postcard of Gaston Howard of Longview, Texas. Howard is pictured wearing his full uniform. The photograph was taken in Paris, France, as noted on the back of the postcard. Howard enlisted as a Private, and came home from the war as a Sergeant.
Date: 1917
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