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[Men and a Dog by an Oil Derrick]

Description: Photograph of twelve men and a dog at the base of an oil derrick in Orangefield, Texas around 1920. The man 2nd from the left is Tom Toal, Sr., 7th from left is Oscar Winfree, 8th from left is Charlie Schriebner, 11th from left is Dave Craft. They worked for the Toal Independent Oil Company.
Date: 1920~
Creator: Ward Jaycox
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[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.
Date: 1920
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Celebration in Stark Park]

Description: Photograph of large celebration. There are many people standing and seated at a long table . There is an American flag on the right side of the photograph and other people in front of houses in the background. Front of photograph: "#22 Celebration in Stark Park. Occasion unknown. Early 1920's. Stark carriage house in background."
Date: 1920~/1929~
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Orangefield Oil Field in 1927

Description: Photograph of the Orangefield Oil Field. In the foreground are pipes with wheel cranks and a wooden bridge on the top of two tanks with a large tank behind that. On the ground on the right side of the frame are many fat and skinny pipes lined up. In the background are numerous spindletops.
Date: May 31, 1927
Partner: Heritage House Museum