[Oil Flowing from Humble Well]

Description

Photographic postcard picturing oil flowing out of a well. Written on the card, "Giant Humble well yields 428,000 bbls [barrels] oil in 42 days. Humble Well, Orange, Texas 3=788=731212" The oil flows from a pipe into a trough.

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1 postcard: b&w; 3 3/8 x 5 1/2 in.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 1920.

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This postcard 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 192 times . More information about this postcard can be viewed below.

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Heritage House Museum

The Heritage House Museum is a living documentation of historic materials from Orange County. The Summerlee Foundation, the Stark Foundation, and private individuals contributed to the digitization of materials from the historic home.

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Description

Photographic postcard picturing oil flowing out of a well. Written on the card, "Giant Humble well yields 428,000 bbls [barrels] oil in 42 days. Humble Well, Orange, Texas 3=788=731212" The oil flows from a pipe into a trough.

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1 postcard: b&w; 3 3/8 x 5 1/2 in.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2007

The 2007 edition of Rescuing Texas History brings together photographs, postcards, letters, and more to give a glimpse into the rich history of the state.

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  • 1920

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  • May 5, 2008, 7:08 p.m.

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  • April 27, 2016, 4:09 p.m.

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[Oil Flowing from Humble Well], postcard, 1920; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth37219/: accessed October 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Heritage House Museum.