V. E. Langston Store

Contributed by Debra Usry
Paris, Lamar County, Texas


V. E. Langston Store

The Virgil Erastus Langston Store Postcard. Located in Tarrant County, Texas. This picture was dated 12/15/1911 on the back. The postcard was sent to his mother. V. E. Langston was Dorothy Langston Kee's father. Dorothy was Billy Kee's mother.

Back of Postcard

"To mother


Just got in a new Xmas supplies of goods am doing my one. Brick work will have the wall 10ft high by Xmas. It will be 20 ft 2 store 36ft by 60 ft long all glass front, 26 glass windowls, 10 rooms, 2 halls, 2 porches, con creet flore, 2 stare_____. The Building being worth $4000 when com pleted. the mand with martin is the man work for me he has ben with me ov re one year"

V. E. Langston is the last man on the right, with his arm on the wall.

I am currently working on the family tree of my secret sister from Church. When I contacted her great grandfather for information and pictures, this picture of his grandfather and store was one of them. His name is Billy Kee of Powderly, Texas.

I do not know where it was exactly located in Tarrant County. I am assuming since Virgil Erastus Langston was living in Tarrant County on the 1910 census, that his store was there also.


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