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Central City, Colorado

Description: Copy negative of Central City, Colorado. The town has houses and some large buildings and is situated on mountain side. In the bottom left-hand margin is the name, "Laura Gilpin" and on the right side is, "Background for Opera".
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Perini Oil Well #1 Coming In

Description: Copy negative of a picture of the Perini oil well. There are two men in light clothing on the left holding a hose that is spewing into a body of water in the foreground. There is a structure and equipment behind them. There are handwritten notes at the bottom left of the picture. It was taken on June 10, 1948.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Surveyor Oscar Hand

Description: Copy negative of a picture of Oscar Hand doing survey work. He is standing behind some surveying equipment in a rocky field with trees in the background. There are handwritten notes at the bottom of the photograph.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Moutray Gasoline Billboards

Description: Copy negative of a Moutray Gasoline billboard in an open field. Billboard image includes the Moutray Oil Company logo and slogan: "it's TOPS with motorists everywhere." Two identical photographs are positioned horizontally in the negative.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library