[Traveling Men in Ranger, Texas]

One of 6 postcards in the series: Lee Jones Jr. Collection available on this site.

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Postcard of a muddy street scene in Ranger, Texas. The street is lined with storefronts that appear muddy and a man controls the reigns of two horses pulling a platform on which three men ride. The caption on the image reads "Traveling Men Ferry Boating in Ranger, Tx. 1919."

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

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Creator: Unknown. 1919.

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This postcard is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2017 and was provided by Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 11 times. More information about this postcard can be viewed below.

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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 muddy street scene in Ranger, Texas. The street is lined with storefronts that appear muddy and a man controls the reigns of two horses pulling a platform on which three men ride. The caption on the image reads "Traveling Men Ferry Boating in Ranger, Tx. 1919."

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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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  • 1919

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  • March 11, 2019, 6:46 a.m.

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  • July 12, 2019, 8:51 a.m.

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  • 32.469852, -98.678948

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[Traveling Men in Ranger, Texas], postcard, 1919; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1129208/: accessed October 16, 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.