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[Longview School]

Description: Photograph of an early school in Longview, Texas. The photograph is mounted on green cardboard, and there is a black decorative border around the photograph. From left to right, top to bottom, the students pictured are: Top row: Gertie Stewart, Tommy Buchanan, Mrs. May (McHaney) Howard (teacher), Buckingham (first name unknown), Nola Scott, Bessie Stewart. Middle row: Dell Scott, Betsey Stewart, Annie D. Hoyler, Aeline Laird, Myrtie Dean, unknown. Bottom row: Tom Dean, Dee McHenry, unknown, unknown, unknown.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Longview Public Library

[Mercantile Store]

Description: Photograph of an unidentified mercantile store in Longview, Texas. There is a man and a woman standing inside the store. The man is J. DeWard, as noted on the front of the photograph. There are various different types of goods stacked all throughout the store.
Date: unknown
Creator: Culpepper, Cody
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Longview Public Library

[Miller Family]

Description: Photograph of the Miller family of Longview, Texas. The family is sitting in a living room. From left to right, top to bottom, the members pictured are: Top row: Jessie Miller, Margaret Miller, George A. Miller, Attie Miller, Gladys Miller (baby). Bottom row: Hugh Miller, Marion A. Miller.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Longview Public Library

[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
Partner: Longview Public Library

New Gregg Hotel

Description: Photographic postcard of the Gregg Hotel in Longview, Texas, as noted on the front of the postcard. There are six cars in front of the hotel and several trees surrounding the outside of the building.
Date: 1943
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Longview Public Library

[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
Partner: Longview Public Library

[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
Partner: Longview Public Library

[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
Partner: Longview Public Library

Glover-Crim Building

Description: Illustrated postcard of the Glover-Crim Building in Longview, Texas, as noted on the front of the postcard. There are other businesses surrounding the building (a drug store and a clothing store), and there are four cars parked along the street.
Date: 1941
Creator: Curteich
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Longview Public Library

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
Partner: Longview Public Library

[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
Partner: Longview Public Library

[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
Partner: Longview Public Library

[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
Partner: Longview Public Library

[Longview Man]

Description: Photograph of an unidentified man of Longview, Texas. The man has a long beard, and he is wearing a suit.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Longview Public Library

Plow

Description: Patent for "means which will rigidly hold the point against independent movement toward the landslide of the plow" (lines 45-47).
Date: May 7, 1901
Creator: Kelly, George Addison
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Plow.

Description: Patent for a lightweight plow consisting of a skeleton beam and attached parts.
Date: March 4, 1902
Creator: George A. Kelly
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Plow.

Description: Patent for plow by using “a block located between the spaced beam-bars and serving not only as a spreader for holding the bars apart, but also constituting means whereby the standard or stock may be adjusted to different inclinations with relation to the beam. Another feature is a brace that rigidly holds the standard or stock in place and also forms strengthening means at the point of attachment of the handles to the beam to prevent vibration of the former, thus insuring a rigid and stable structure.” (Lines 25-36) Illustration is included.
Date: March 4, 1902
Creator: Kelly, George A.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Game-Tables.

Description: Patent for a "new and improved Gaming-Table..." [line 5] including illustrations and instructions.
Date: August 5, 1879
Creator: Macy, Edwin M.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton Gin.

Description: Patent for a new and improved cotton gin. This design calls for the circular saw blades of the gin to pass through two metal ribs, one of which aligns with the tip of the saw teeth, while the other aligns with the root of the saw teeth.
Date: August 22, 1882
Creator: Basom, Ransford W.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Liquid Cooler.

Description: Patent for a new and improved liquid cooler. This design "provide[s] an apparatus by means of which a variety of liquids may be simultaneously cooled as required for use as beverages, and by which the glasses or drinking vessels may be at the same time cooled and protected from dust and insects" (lines 14-20).
Date: January 25, 1881
Creator: Capps, Matterson F.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Washing Machine.

Description: Patent for a new and improved washing machine. This design consists "[i]n a washing-machine, the combination of the suds-box with an open-bottomed perforated inner casing, smaller in dimensions than the suds-box, and having supports to raise it above the bottom of the suds-box, and a perforated rubber, the upper wash-board or rubber provided with flanges fitting over the inner casing, the intermediate frame and operating lever" (lines 12-20).
Date: July 29, 1884
Creator: Lee, Joseph Green
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Valve Gear.

Description: Patent for a new and improved valve-gear. This design "relates to improvements in mechanical movements adapted especially to the valve-gear of steam-engines, and is designed to produce a device having a reciprocatory movement having intermediate impulses" (lines 9-14).
Date: August 18, 1885
Creator: Pinkham, Delmar D.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Plow.

Description: Patent for a plow that improves on turning plows. The improvement turns soil completely during operation, through a newly designed moldboard.
Date: October 10, 1893
Creator: Kelly, George A.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department