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The thirty photographs comprising this collection depict Huey P. Long’s public and personal life.  The date the photographs were taken is unknown.

 

Huey Pierce Long was born on August 30, 1893 and died on September 10, 1935.  Long served in local government before being elected at the state level.  Long served as governor of Louisiana from May 21, 1928-January 25, 1932.  After his term was over, Long served in the United States Senate from January 25, 1932 until his death.

 

Long was shot in the Louisiana State Capitol building in Baton Rouge on September 8, 1935 and died on September 10, 1935.  Long's wife Rose McConnell Long completed his term in the Senate.

 
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