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[Agreement between the Ford Gum & Machine Company, Inc., John Horn and Parramore Post No. 57, Abilene, Texas]

Description: An agreement by and between the Ford Gum & Machine Company, Inc., Lockport, New York, and John Horn of Pecos, Texas, and the Parramore Post No. 57 (of the American Legion), Abilene, Texas, dated the 28th day of March, Nineteen Hundred and Forty. Second page includes original signatures.
Date: March 28, 1940
Creator: Mason, F. S.; Horn, John S. & Brownlee, Thomas K.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Congressional Record - Senate - January 14, 1977]

Description: Photocopied text of an excerpt from the Congressional Record containing Senator Barry Goldwater's introduction of bill S. 247 to provide veterans' benefits to the WASPs. Goldwater's remarks are followed by five articles on the WASPs, their service during WWII, and their efforts to obtain veterans' status.
Date: January 14, 1977
Creator: United States. Congress. Senate.
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[First Car of Oil Shipped from Toyah, Texas]

Description: Photograph of a group of people with the first T&P tank car of oil shipped from Toyah, Texas. Men and women stand beside the tank car and on top of it. A sign hangs from the side of the car reading, "First Car of Oil from Reeves County - Produced from Richard Shaw-Anthony no. 1." A building and electrical pole can be seen in the background on either side. Faint text in the upper left corner of the photo says, "Toyah, Texas 1927." Handwritten text below the image says, "T&P tank car with first car of oil shipped from Toyah Texas in 1927."
Date: 1927
Creator: Hubbs, Barney
Partner: The Grace Museum

Gas Well Explosion

Description: Copy negative of a gas well after an explosion. This gas well is located in Pecos. Red Adair is listed as having been present to fight the fire but is not pictured.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Gas Well Explosion

Description: Copy negative of a gas well after an explosion. There are remains of the well scattered in piles surrounding persistent burning gas. This gas well is located in Pecos, Texas. Red Adair is listed as having been present to fight the fire but is not pictured.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Gas Well Explosion/Water Cannon

Description: Copy negative of a picture of an unidentified man standing at a water cannon that is spraying water at an area between two hills. The man appears to be taking a photograph of the water spray as it exits the cannon.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
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