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[Oil Well Fire]

Description: Photograph of the Sinclair #1 Oil Well, near Gladewater, Texas. The oil well caught fire on April 28, 1931 and killed nine men.
Date: April 28, 1931
Creator: Nicks, C. B.
Item Type: Photograph

[Paige Brother]

Description: Photograph of one the Paige brothers of Longview, Texas. He is wearing a suit, a tie, and a boutonniere. The photograph is mounted on grey cardboard.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Paige Brothers]

Description: Photographic postcard of the Paige brothers of Longview, Texas. The brothers are in their early twenties. They are wearing suits and ties.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard

[Paige Family]

Description: Photograph of Abb Paige and his wife, Effie Brazzil of Longview, Texas, as noted on the back of the photograph. Mrs. Brazzil is wearing a white dress with dark trim. Mr. Paige is wearing a suit, a tie, and a photographic lapel pin. There are two young girls pictured on the lapel pin. The photograph is mounted on grey cardboard.
Date: 1880~
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of Jessie Shepherd]

Description: Photograph of a young girl named "Jessie Shepherd," as noted on the back of the photograph. She is 14 years old in the photo. She is wearing a white dress, and her hair is tied back. The photograph is matted in a brownish-gray mat.
Date: 1888
Creator: Carter, W. H.
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of Nannie Mae]

Description: Photograph of a young woman named "Mrs. Clem Hammond," as noted on the back of the photograph. She has wavy brown hair, and she is wearing a white dress with dark collar. The photograph is matted in a light brown mat with an embossed floral border.
Date: 1910~
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of Nannie Mae]

Description: Photograph of a young woman named "Nannie Mae Bramlett" as noted on the back of the photograph. She is wearing a white dress with a flower along the neckline, and her hair is tied up in a bun. The photograph is matted in a light brown mat.
Date: [1910~]
Item Type: Photograph

[Protho-Brown Wedding Party]

Description: Photograph of the wedding party of Brownie Prothro and John Crutcher Brown. They were married on March 16, 1919 in Longview, Texas. Prothro is pictured in the center of the group, holding the bridal bouquet. The women are all wearing white dresses and holding small bouquets. From left to right, top to bottom, the members pictured are: Back row: Miss Emma Northcutt, Mrs. Paul Bramlette, Mrs. John Crim, Mrs. Garrone Northcutt. Middle row: Mrs. Howell Foreman, Sr., Mrs. L. N. Markham, Miss Dolly Taylor, Miss Brownie Prothro, Miss Leone Harrison, Mrs. Maurice Bivins, Mrs. Mulia Shaw Acker, Miss Dolly Northcutt. Front row: Princess Louise Markham, Ann Brown (flower girls).
Date: 1919
Item Type: Photograph

[Railroad Engine 154]

Description: Photograph of Longview, Texas railroad workers posing next to Engine Number 154. From left to right, the men pictured are: J. W. Kinney, Switchman; Dee Moore, Longview Switch Engine; B. C. Todd, Sr., Fireman; W. J. Padon, Engineer; and Joe Still, Engine Foreman.
Date: 1870~
Creator: Culpepper, Cody
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

[Rembert Family]

Description: Photograph of Frank Rembert, Kate Rembert, and an unidentified friend from Longview, Texas. They are riding in a replica of an early Ford automobile.
Date: 1900~
Creator: Culpepper, Cody B.
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

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
Item Type: Photograph

[Reverend J. L. Terry]

Description: Photograph of Reverend J. L. Terry, who was one of the early pastors in Longview, Texas. Reverend Terry was born in 1831 and died in 1917. He is buried in Greenwood Cemetery, in Longview. The photograph is mounted on gray cardboard.
Date: 1880~
Item Type: Photograph

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
Item Type: Photograph

[Robbie and Minnie Bass]

Description: Photograph of Robbie and Minnie Bass of Longview, Texas. Robbie later became Mrs. Pat Rembert, and Minnie later became Mrs. Earnest Hagler. The photograph is mounted on grey cardboard.
Date: 1890~
Item Type: Photograph

[Robert G. and Evelyn LeTourneau]

Description: Photograph of Robert G. and Evelyn LeTourneau of Longview, Texas. The couple is pictured in front of the old WWII bomber that Mr. LeTourneau purchased to travel to missionary fields all over the world, as well as to oversee plant production and projects all over the United States. The couple is standing with two other unidentified men.
Date: 1954
Creator: Herman's Studio and Camera Center
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

[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

[Smith Residence]

Description: Photograph of the family home of Judge John Tyson Smith, Sr. in Longview, Texas. The home is covered in wood paneling, and there is a wooden picket fence lining the yard. From left to right, the members of the photograph are: Behind the fence: Nancy Melvina Smith, Nan Smith and Earl Smith. In front of the fence: Lorain Small, John Tyson Smith, Jr., and J. K. Small.
Date: 1907
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