Max Goldfine and Wife During Oil Boom

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Photograph of Max Goldfine standing next to his wife. He is wearing denim pants and a button-up shirt and she is wearing a skirt, blouse, and apron. Behind them are two buggies pulled by six horses and six workers. Behind that are six oil spindletops and trees. Typed and taped on the bottom of the mat is, "Max Goldfine family in Orangefield during boom. They operated a dry goods store."

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One photographic image, b&w: 7.0 in. X 5.0 in. matted to 9.0 in. X 7.0 in.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2007 and was provided by Heritage House Museum to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 1056 times , with 5 in the last month . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Heritage House Museum

The Heritage House Museum partnered with us to provide access to historic materials from Orange County. Materials include photographs of early citizens, homes, churches, and schools; as well as business concerns such as shipping, farming, lumber mills, and oil exploration. Funds for this project were graciously provided by the Summerlee Foundation, the Stark Foundation, and private individuals.

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Description

Photograph of Max Goldfine standing next to his wife. He is wearing denim pants and a button-up shirt and she is wearing a skirt, blouse, and apron. Behind them are two buggies pulled by six horses and six workers. Behind that are six oil spindletops and trees. Typed and taped on the bottom of the mat is, "Max Goldfine family in Orangefield during boom. They operated a dry goods store."

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One photographic image, b&w: 7.0 in. X 5.0 in. matted to 9.0 in. X 7.0 in.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2007

Rescuing Texas History 2007, presents materials from fifteen partners: Anderson County Historical Commission; Austin History Center, Austin Public Library; Bosque County Historical Commission; Childress County Heritage Museum; Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History; Dallas Heritage Village; First Christian Church, Port Arthur; Heritage House Museum, Orange; Historic Rose Marine Theater; Kemah Historical Society; Museum of the American Railroad; Palestine Public Library; Sanger Public Library; Sulphur Springs Public Library; and Val Verde Historical Commission.

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  • May 5, 2008, 8:16 p.m.

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  • Oct. 24, 2016, 12:08 p.m.

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Max Goldfine and Wife During Oil Boom, photograph, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth37032/: accessed December 9, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Heritage House Museum.