[Street in Texon]

One of 2 postcards in the series: Roy Gardner Collection available on this site.

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Postcard of a street that goes through the center of the photo with rows of houses on each side, some houses have power lines and some houses have automobiles out front. In the distance oil wells are slightly visible. The inscription on the front reads: "Texon, Texas."

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1 postcard : b&w ; 9 x 14 cm.

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Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

In 1975, Midland community members under the leadership of George T. Abell created the Museum to tell the story of petroleum and the lives of the people in the industry through history. Today, the Museum is the largest museum dedicated to the petroleum industry and its pioneers in the nation.

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Postcard of a street that goes through the center of the photo with rows of houses on each side, some houses have power lines and some houses have automobiles out front. In the distance oil wells are slightly visible. The inscription on the front reads: "Texon, Texas."

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1 postcard : b&w ; 9 x 14 cm.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2017

This compilation of newspapers, photographs, and other materials gives a glimpse into the diverse people and fascinating places that have contributed to the growth of Texas over the past two centuries.

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  • March 11, 2019, 6:46 a.m.

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[Street in Texon], postcard, Date Unknown; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1128824/: accessed October 17, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame.