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[Mexican Revolutionary Officers]
Photograph of Mexican Revolutionarios in Ciudad Juarez. General Emilio Campa is standing on the left hand side of the photograph.
[Franklin Elementary School]
Photograph of a drawing of Franklin Elementary School. The building is two stories high, and a street runs in front of it. In the foreground, there are drawings of trees and people. The proposed cost of the school was $225,00, and was constructed in 1916. It was the first school to have a full-sized swimming pool (because the School Board believe all children living on the Gulf Coast should know how to swim), auditorium, home economics, art classes, library, and outside playground with swings.
[Richard Avedon, Watt Matthews, Ethel Casey, and Lucile Brittingham]
Photograph of (left to right) photographer Richard Avedon, Watt Reynolds Matthews, Ethel Matthews Casey, and Lucile Matthews Brittingham in front of a brick wall and a window. Ethel Matthews Casey is sitting in a chair while the others stand. To their right is Avedon's 8"x10" Deardorff large format camera on a tripod. Avedon is wearing a hat given to him as a gift by Watt Matthews.
[Three Cowboys Leaning on Fence]
Photograph of three cowboys leaning against a wooden fence. Two are men (Watt M. Casey, D.V.M. often called "Palo" on the left and Watt R. Matthews on the right) leaning on either side of a younger boy (potentially identified as Ardon B. Judd, Jr.). Clouds roll by in the background.
[Laura Wilson, Richard Avedon, and Watt Matthews in the Cookshack]
Photograph of (left to right) Laura Wilson, Richard Avedon, and Watt Reynolds Matthews sitting in the cookshack at Matthews Ranch headquarters. Wilson is holding a notepad, and she and Avedon appear to be listening to Matthews as he talks. Avedon is wearing a cowboy hat given to him by Matthews. In the background are two picnic tables with checkered table cloths.
[Richard Avedon in the Reynolds Bend Schoolhouse]
Photograph of Richard Avedon inside the Reynolds Bend schoolhouse. He stands to the right of a wooden desk with one hand resting on the desk. On the wall behind him are two chalkboards positioned between wooden shelves. There are chalk drawings of buffalo skulls and animals by Bill Cauble on the left chalkboard. "Bryant" is written next to a heart on the right chalkboard. In the foreground is a pipe stove. The room has wood floors and wood benches on either side.
[Watt Casey Examining a Cow]
Photograph of Palo (Watt Casey) using a stethoscope on a red and white Hereford cow in a pen at Lambshead Ranch.
Lone Star Brewing Company Pavilion
Photograph of a postcard with a caption that reads "The girls of the Mercury Outboard Water Ski Show pass in front of the Lone Star's lakeside Hall of Texas History. The pavilion features realistic life-size dioramas of scenes from Texas' rich history".
[Soldiers Unloading Horses]
Photograph of soldiers unloading their horses in Columbus, New Mexico. The troops are part of the 8th Cavalry regiment sent from Fort Bliss, Texas to Columbus after the Mexican rebel raids.
[Unidentified U.S. Soldier]
Photograph of a U.S. Soldier in Columbus, New Mexico.
Group Walking
Priests walking
Holy Cross groundbreaking
Priests talking
Holy Cross groundbreaking
Breaking ground
Equipment Store
Negative of the front of the snow-covered white shed housing the Midwest Equipment Company in Odessa Texas. Cars and other buildings can be seen along the muddy roads.
Equipment Store
Negative of the front of the snow-covered white shed housing the Midwest Equipment Company in Odessa Texas. Cars and other buildings can be seen along the muddy roads.
Equipment Store and Car
Negative of the front of the snow-covered white shed housing the Midwest Equipment Company in Odessa Texas. Other buildings can be seen along the muddy roads while a car speeds by in the foregrounds.
Interior of Midwest Equipment Company
Negative of the inside of the building owned by the Midwest Equipment Company in Odessa, Texas. Various pieces of equipment and chemicals are visible on the shelves.
Interior of Midwest Equipment Company
Negative of the inside of the building owned by the Midwest Equipment Company in Odessa Texas. Various pieces of equipment and chemicals are visible on the shelves.
Stores in Odessa
Negative of a few shops in Odessa, Texas. Two tire stores flank a middle store, the J. J. Willis Sales Company.
Cars on Street
Negative of a street in Midland, Texas during the early 20th century. Many cars line the street while others drive down it. Businesses are visible lining the street, the most obvious being the Llano Hotel on the left side.
Cars on Street
Negative of a street in Midland, Texas during the early 20th century. Many cars line the street while others drive down it. Businesses are visible lining the street, the most obvious being the Llano Hotel on the left side.
Oil Tanks
Photograph on postcard of several huge oil tanks at the Stoker No. 2 oil well near Breckenridge, Texas.
Derricks over Desdemona
Photograph on postcard of Desdemona, Texas from the south side. Oil derricks tower over the other buildings, hundreds visible stretching back to the horizon.
Oklahoma Salt Well
Photograph of an icicle-covered derrick at a salt well in Oklahoma during the late 1920's.
Icicle Covered Derrick
Photograph of an icicle-covered derrick at a salt well in Oklahoma during the late 1920's.
Oil Well Venting
Photograph of an oil well venting. The well is owned by Gulf Oil Company and was located in Crane County. Texas.
Truck in Mud
Photograph of 3 workers riding on a truck owned by Gulf Oil as it drives through the mud in Crane County, Texas. It is believed to be the first owned by Gulf Oil (according to L. R. "Rudy" Lay).
Men Placing Boilers
Photograph on postcard of men setting up boilers to put out an oil fire at the C.L. Perkins No. 5 oil well in Eastland County, Texas in 1919. Smoke from the fire can be seen over the workers.
Oil Well on Fire
Photograph on postcard an oil fire at the C.L. Perkins No. 5 oil well near Ranger in Eastland County, Texas in 1919. Smoke and flames billow into the sky, while debris from the fire can be seen strewn over the ground.
Rudy Lay in Salt Well
Photograph of a man (L. R. "Rudy" Lay) outside a salt well in Oklahoma in the late 1920's. The outside of the well is covered with icicles.
Derricks in Desdemona
Photograph on postcard of Desdemona, Texas. Oil derricks tower over the other buildings, seemingly hundreds visible stretching back to the horizon.
Courthouse and Town
Photograph on postcard of Eastland, Texas. A few businesses anc a large building are visible. The large brick building on the right is the old Eastland County Courthouse (demolished in 1926).
Burning Oil Well
Photograph on postcard of the burning of the National Oil Well. Two men look on as flames shoot high into the air, and smoke towers over the landscape.
Burning Oil Tank
Photograph on postcard of smoke towering over the landscape near Breckenridge, Texas. The smoke is from a large burning oil tank.
Car in Front of House
Photograph on postcard of a house in Eastland, Texas. The house, partially hidden behind trees in the yard, is the Wolf residence. There is an early model car with an old style license plate in the driveway.
Burning Oil Well
Photograph on postcard of the C.L. Perkins No. 5 oil well on fire near Ranger, Texas in 1919. Fire and smoke reach high in the sky, towering over the nearby trees.
Ox in Harness
Photograph of an ox in a harness, part of an oxen team used to transport wagons and equipment. The ox belongs to the Gulf Oil Company.
Aerial View of Town
Photograph of an aerial view of an unknown town. The building on the right, nearest the photographer, is the Waukesha Hotel.
Gulf Oil Derricks
Photograph of two oil derricks, built for drilling rigs, along with their outbuildings. The rigs were owned by the Gulf Oil Company and were located in Crane County, Texas.
Derrick in Breckenridge
Photograph on postcard of a wooden oil derrick set up in the town of Breckenridge, Texas. Cars and people cover the towns streets around the derrick.
Gulf Oil Tanks
Photograph of four white oil tanks in front of grove of trees with several oil derricks visible on the horizon. The oil field is located in Crane County, Texas and is owned by the Gulf Oil Company.
Gulf Oil Equipment
Photograph of various pieces of equipment from a Gulf Oil Company oil well in Crane County, Texas.
Gulf Oil Well
Photograph of an oil well venting. The well is owned by Gulf Oil Company and was located in Crane County. Texas.
Oil Well Venting
Photograph of an oil well venting. The well is owned by Gulf Oil Company and was located in Crane County. Texas.
Restoration & Repair to Legation de France, Austin, Texas. For The Daughters of the Republic of Texas
These are the blueprints of the restoration of the Legation de France, now the French Legation Museum maintained by the Daughters of the Republic of Texas. The architectural renderings were drawn in white on three sheets, each of which is labeled in part of the title box at the bottom of every page (in the lower right corner). The first page includes three drawings. The main drawing shows a floor plan of the building and is labeled: First Floor Plan. Scale 1/4:=1'-0". To the right, a tilted drawing shows the "Plot Plan" and a smaller drawing below is labeled: Column Detail. Scale 3"=1'-0" The title box in the lower right corner includes a revision date (11-1-'55) and there is a stamp of a seal above the box. Also at the bottom of the page are two signatures granting approval for the project including Mrs. Barclay Megarity (text below, "For Owner: Mrs. Margaret Megarity) and Louis Runnels (text below, "Contractor: Louis Runnels). The second page has only a single perspective and is labeled: Second Floor Plan. Scale 1/4"=1'-0". The third sheet includes four different drawings. To the left, "East Elevation" at the top and "South Elevation" at the bottom, each with a scale of 1/4"=1'-0". To the right, a small drawing shows "F.S. Section, Rail" and the fourth drawing below it shows a cross-section, labeled: Section. Scale 1/4"=1'-0". The title box in the bottom right corner lists the revision date as 11-4-55. Courtesy of Cushing Memorial Library and Archives, Texas A&M University
Gulf Oil Workers Entering Building
Photograph of Gulf Oil workers entering their chow hall in Crane County, Texas. A worker (on the left) is standing outside ringing a triangle to call the workers to their meal.
Oil Derrick
Photograph of a Gulf Oil Company oil derrick towering over trees in late-1920's Crane County, Texas.
Gulf Oil Workers and Well
Photograph of Gulf Oil Company workers standing at the base of an oil derrick at a well in Crane County, Texas. There is a web of oil pipes in the foreground.
Gulf Oil Men by Well
Photograph of several men from Gulf Oil, all but one in waterproof gear, working on an oil well in Howard County, Texas. The man on the left, facing the camera, is J. D. Bonner.
Aerial View of Town
Photograph of an aerial view of an unknown town surrounded by a hilly forest.