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[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: "GRAIN'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

East Texas Skyscraper

Description: Photographic postcard of the First National Bank, in Longview, Texas, as noted on the back of the postcard. The building was located at 213 E. Tyler, and it was "the tallest building in Longview, reaching a height of 145 feet."
Date: [1950~]
Creator: Culpepper, Cody B.
Item Type: Postcard

[Eckman Residence]

Description: Photograph of the Eckman family residence, located at 311 South Fredonia Street, in Longview, Texas. There are two women, two men and two young girls standing in the yard, and there is a woman standing in the window on the left side of the photograph. There is a white picket fence in front of the house.
Date: 1900~
Item Type: Photograph

[Emancipation Day for the Mules]

Description: Photograph of "Emancipation Day for the Mules" in Longview, Texas, as noted on the trolley banner on the front of the photograph. O. H. Methvin, one of Longview's biggest supporters, emancipated his mules in 1911 to make way for the electric trolley. There are men, women and children gathered in and around one of the trolley cars.
Date: 1911
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

[First Baptist Church of Longview]

Description: Photograph of the First Baptist Church congregation in Longview, Texas. The men, women and children in the photograph are standing in front of the church, located at the corner of South Fredonia and South Street. They are dressed in suits, hats and dresses. The pastor, Reverend J. E. Hughes, is standing left of center in a long, black coat.
Date: 1910~
Creator: Culpepper, Cody
Item Type: Photograph

[First Christian Church]

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.
Date: 1906
Creator: Culpepper, Cody B.
Item Type: Photograph

[First Methodist Church of Longview]

Description: Photograph of the First Methodist Church of Longview, Texas. The church was founded around 1840 in the section of Longview that later became Earpville. In 1871, the church building was moved to a plot of ground given by the Texas and Pacific Railroad.
Date: 1930~
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

[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