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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

[1934 Weatherford College Glee Club]

Description: Photograph of the Weatherford College Glee Club, in Weatherford, Texas. The young men and women are wearing suits and dresses. From left to right, top to bottom, the members of the photograph are: Top row: Garland Lavender, Cloyce Briden, Archie Sterling, Morris Thomas, Edward Ross, Marvin Wells, Bertram Olsen, Boyce Hudleston, Blanton Bird. Bottom row: James Doss, Rowena Doss Goss, Tim Henry Gilliland, Nona Akard, Waldo Fletcher, Orman Kimbrough.
Date: 1934
Item Type: Photograph

[Mount Manitou Park]

Description: Photographic postcard of several Longview, Texas families riding the scenic incline to Mount Manitou, Colorado.
Date: 1909
Item Type: Postcard

[Culpepper Christmas Card]

Description: Greeting card with a photographic print from the family of Cody and Maud Culpepper of Longview, Texas. The couple are pictured sitting in a horse-drawn car, and there is a colored illustration of a candlestick. The card includes a note that reads: "With the best of Holiday Wishes." It is signed by the couple.
Date: 1908
Creator: Culpepper, Cody B.
Item Type: Photograph

[Holloway School in Longview]

Description: Photograph of the students of Holloway School in Longview, Texas. From left to right, front to back, the members of the photograph pictured are: Front row: Sidney Birdsong, Dee McHaney, Carlton Holloway, Will McHaney, Howard Hill, Searcy Birdsong. Second row: Gladys Hill, Myrtle Dean, Tuessie Harrison, Minnie Hill, Gertrude Harrison, Mrytle Phillips. Third row: Jess Pool, Alton Holloway, Ollie Kate Hill, Juddie Holloway, Alamo Birdsong, Sallie McHaney, Charles Pool, Dee Pliler. Back row: Lindsey Dean, Miss Annie Lee Holloway (teacher), Charley Akin, Roy Dean.
Date: 1900~
Item Type: Photograph

[Longview Veterans]

Description: Photograph of many unidentified Longview, Texas veterans that fought in the Spanish American war.
Date: 1899
Creator: Culpepper, Cody B.
Item Type: Photograph

[Bivins Residence]

Description: Photograph of the family home of Maurice H. Bivins, in Longview, Texas. The home was called Surrey Place, and it was located at 208 East College Street. The "Friendly Trek" group is standing in front of the house in full costume, as noted on the back of the photograph.
Date: 1939
Creator: Claxton Studio
Item Type: Photograph