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[Campus Ward School Students]

Description: Photograph of the sixth grade class of Campus Ward School in Longview, Texas. The photograph is mounted on gray cardboard. From left to right, top to bottom, the students pictured are: Top row: unknown, Lucille Morgan, Elva Lou Conyus, unknown, Julia Myrle Morgan. Middle row: unknown, unknown, Clorine Renshaw, Dorothy Earl Watson. Bottom row: Josephine Hopkins, Florine Eddins, Frances Morgan, unknown.
Date: 1921
Item Type: Photograph

[Chaney Family]

Description: Photograph of the Chaney family of Longview, Texas. Mr. Robert R. Chaney and Mrs. Mary Ellen Johnson Chaney are pictured with three of their unidentified children. The family moved from Longview to Lometa, Texas some time between 1900-1910, but later moved their family of nine children back to Longview.
Date: 1893~
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

China Seas

Description: Photograph of Rita Theater in Longview, Texas, as noted on the back of the photograph. The theater was located at 207 E. Tyler Street in downtown Longview. There is a large billboard for the movie "China Seas" above the theater and a banner below that displays all the actors names. There is a car parked in front of the theater.
Date: 1935~
Item Type: Photograph

[Christmas Card]

Description: Photographic postcard of Longview School students standing outside of a brick building in Longview, Texas. There is an illustration of Santa Claus and his reindeer on the right side of the postcard, with the greeting: "Merry Christmas." From left to right, top to bottom, the students pictured are: Top row: Junior Flewellen, John Morrow, Lawrence Chaney. Second row: Betty Oliver, Flo Bramlette, Dory Van Orten. Third row: Kathleen Howard, Marie Brown, Annie Brown, Ruth Buchanan, Pearl Foster. Fourth row: B. W. Crain, Willis McDaniel, Lidnal Clark, Willie Hurst. Bottom row: Lamar, Brownie Protho, Noel Mobberly, Margaret Levy, John C. Brown
Date: 1901~
Item Type: Postcard

[Citizens National Bank]

Description: Photograph of the inside of Citizens National Bank in Longview, Texas. There are three men standing inside the bank lobby, and there is one man standing behind the teller's window.
Date: 1911
Creator: Culpepper, Cody B.
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

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

[Cody B. Culpepper]

Description: Photograph of Cody B. Culpepper of Longview, Texas. Mr. Culpepper was Longview's primary photographer and historian. Mr. Culpepper is standing next to his camera in the photograph.
Date: 1950~
Item Type: Photograph

[Confederate Soldiers of Gregg County]

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.
Date: 1906~
Item Type: Photograph

[Confederate Veterans of Gregg County]

Description: Photograph of the 1903 meeting of the Gregg County Veterans of the Confederate States Army in Gregg County, Texas. The members pictured gathered to commemorate their participation in the Civil War.
Date: 1903
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[Cotton Compress]

Description: Photograph of an early cotton compress in Longview, Texas. When cotton was brought in to Longview, it was left in stacks on the street in front of F. T. Rembert's office. Eventually, the street where Rembert's office and businesses were located was named Cotton Street.
Date: 1900~
Item Type: Photograph

[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

[Culpepper's Studio]

Description: Photograph of Cody B. Culpepper's photography studio in Longview, Texas. Culpepper and his brother Tom are standing outside the studio, underneath the studio sign.
Date: 1900~
Creator: Culpepper, Cody B.
Item Type: Photograph

[T. D. Coupland Goods]

Description: Photograph of the employees of T. D. Coupland Goods in Longview, Texas. The employees are all standing outside of the store. From left to right, the employees pictured are: Searcy Birdsong, T. D. Coupland, Connie Birdsong, Minnie Shellman, C. E. Bailey, Kate Roe, Tom McClain, and J. Willis Booth.
Date: October 20, 1908
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

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[Downtown Longview]

Description: Photograph of downtown Longview, Texas in its early years. There are many unidentified brick buildings pictured in the photograph. There are horse-drawn carriages parked throughout the downtown area, and there are people walking in the street.
Date: 1870~
Item Type: Photograph

[Dr. Howard A. Ross]

Description: Photograph of Dr. Howard A. Ross, who was one of Longview's prominent physicians. Dr. Ross is smoking a cigar and showing off his dog, a collie, to the camera.
Date: unknown
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