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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
Partner: Longview Public Library

[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
Partner: Longview Public Library

[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
Partner: Longview Public Library

[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
Partner: Longview Public Library

[LeTourneau Tournapull]

Description: Photograph of the LeTourneau Industries Tournapull, a massive piece of machinery designed and built by Robert G. LeTourneau of Longview, Texas. The machine was used to clear land for massive projects. This Tournapull was used to aid in the Hansen Dam project in San Fernando, California. LeTourneau used thirteen Tournapulls, a fleet of Carryalls and many bulldozers for this project. The LeTourneau crane is visible in the background of the photo, to the left of the Tournapull.
Date: 1948
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Longview Public Library

[LeTourneau Industries]

Description: Photograph of one of the large bulldozers designed and built by Robert G. LeTourneau of Longview, Texas. LeTourneau designed and built machinery on such a large scale that his machinery was used all over the world in large projects, such as clearing land for building dams, airports and heavy offshore oil rigs. LeTourneau was a pioneer in his field, holding almost 300 patents for inventions. In the photograph, the bulldozer is parked next to an automobile.
Date: 1930~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Longview Public Library

[LeTourneau Machinery]

Description: Photograph of two LeTourneau Industries employees repairing the wheels of one of the heavy machine earth movers designed and built by Robert G. LeTourneau of Longview, Texas. The immense tires were able to move over large boulders without straining the engine or damaging the equipment.
Date: 1948
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Longview Public Library

[LeTourneau Munitions, Inc.]

Description: Photograph of the inside of LeTourneau Munitions, Inc., a company that produced massive amounts of ammunition during WWII in Longview, Texas. Shells are lined up on the floor, ready for the final stage of production. Four men are at work inside the munitions company.
Date: 1942
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Longview Public Library

[LeTourneau Munitions, Inc.]

Description: Photograph of the inside of LeTourneau Munitions, Inc., a company that produced massive amounts of ammunition during WWII in Longview, Texas.
Date: 1946
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Longview Public Library

[LeTourneau Dome Construction]

Description: Photograph of the dome construction at LeTourneau Munitions, Inc., a company that produced massive amounts of ammunition during WWII in Longview, Texas. The heavy machinery used to construct the dome were designed and built by Robert G. LeTourneau.
Date: 1941
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Longview Public Library

[LeTourneau Munitions, Inc.]

Description: Photograph of the inside of LeTourneau Munitions, Inc., a company that produced massive amounts of ammunition during WWII in Longview, Texas. Shells complete with plugs and grommets are lined up on the floor, ready for the final stage of production.
Date: 1942
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Longview Public Library

[LeTourneau Dome Construction]

Description: Photograph of the dome construction at LeTourneau Munitions, Inc., a company that produced massive amounts of ammunition during WWII in Longview, Texas. The heavy machinery used to construct the dome were designed and built by Robert G. LeTourneau.
Date: 1941
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Longview Public Library

[LeTourneau Munitions, Inc.]

Description: Photograph of the inside of LeTourneau Munitions, Inc., a company that produced massive amounts of ammunition during WWII in Longview, Texas. Inside the factory, Marion Roper, a machinist at LeTourneau, is filing down shells using a turning band. There are shells lined up on the floor next to Roper.
Date: 1942
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Longview Public Library

[LeTourneau Munitions, Inc.]

Description: Photograph of the inside of LeTourneau Munitions, Inc., a company that produced massive amounts of ammunition during WWII in Longview, Texas.
Date: 1942
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Longview Public Library

[First Presbyterian Church of Longview]

Description: Photograph of the First Presbyterian Church in Longview, Texas. The church was built in 1874 on land donated by the Texas & Pacific Railroad. There are several cars parked on the street outside of the church.
Date: 1930~
Creator: Culpepper's Studio
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Longview Public Library

[LeTourneau Industries]

Description: Photograph of LeTourneau brand machinery moving heavy loads of supplies onto rail cars in Longview, Texas.
Date: 1945
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Longview Public Library

[LeTourneau Dome Construction]

Description: Photograph of the dome construction at LeTourneau Munitions, Inc., a company that produced massive amounts of ammunition during WWII in Longview, Texas. The heavy machinery used to construct the dome were designed and built by Robert G. LeTourneau. The dome cap is pictured in the foreground.
Date: 1945
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Longview Public Library

[LeTourneau Dome Construction]

Description: Photograph of the dome construction at LeTourneau Munitions, Inc., a company that produced massive amounts of ammunition during WWII in Longview, Texas. The heavy machinery used to construct the dome were designed and built by Robert G. LeTourneau.
Date: 1941
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Longview Public Library

[LeTourneau Machinery]

Description: Photograph of the LeTourneau 2592 LeTro-stacker at work hauling and stacking logs in Longview, Texas. This piece of machinery was designed and built by Robert G. LeTourneau of Longview, Texas.
Date: 1945
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Longview Public Library

[LeTourneau Dome Construction]

Description: Photograph of the dome construction at LeTourneau Munitions, Inc., a company that produced massive amounts of ammunition during WWII in Longview, Texas. The heavy machinery used to construct the dome were designed and built by Robert G. LeTourneau.
Date: 1941
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Longview Public Library

[LeTourneau Industries]

Description: Photograph of a log train designed and built by Robert G. LeTourneau, the owner of LeTourneau Industries. The log train is hauling lumber through downtown Longview, Texas.
Date: 1950~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Longview Public Library

[LeTourneau Munitions, Inc.]

Description: Photograph of the inside of LeTourneau Munitions, Inc., a company that produced massive amounts of ammunition during WWII in Longview, Texas. In the photo, the machinery that R. G. LeTourneau designed and built for his facility is shown.
Date: 1945
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Longview Public Library

[LeTourneau Plane and Car]

Description: Photograph of Robert G. LeTourneau's station wagon and airplane. LeTourneau founded a Christian radio station, called KLTI, in Longview, Texas. The vehicles were affiliated with the radio station. The back of the station wagon was equipped with radio broadcasting equipment for on the spot interviews. The car was nicknamed the "Weasel" and the plane was called the "Seeing Eye."
Date: 1950~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Longview Public Library

[LeTourneau Tournamatic Carryall]

Description: Photograph of the LeTourneau Tournamatic Carryall. This piece of machinery was designed and built by Robert G. LeTourneau of Longview, Texas.
Date: 1945
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Longview Public Library