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Historic video of downtown Longview goes viral

Historic video of downtown Longview goes viral
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Monday, June 24, 2013 - 8:21am

 

Historical downtown Longview is going viral in an online video posted a few months ago and rediscovered this past week, giving thousands of people a fresh look at the city from 1939 to 1944.

The 10-minute video, titled “1939 Downtown Longview, Texas,” first came to light nearly a year ago when its owner, Longview native Thomas W. (Tommy) Lawrence, offered public screenings of a digitized version of the 16-millimeter films shot by his father, Holly M. Lawrence Jr.
 

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