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[Tugboat Baddacock]

Description: Photograph of the tugboat, Baddacock, at the dock of National Shipbuilding in Orange, Texas.
Date: August 27, 1920
Item Type: Photograph

[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~
Item Type: Photograph

[Gas Blowout at Orangefield, Texas]

Description: Photograph of a derrick with steam shooting up from it. Description on the photo reads, "Gas blowout, July 29, 1921, Orange, Texas, Tremendous fog of gas, sand, rock, and oil. Could be seen and heard for ten miles. Hogan"
Date: July 29, 1921
Item Type: Photograph

[Men in Orangefield]

Description: Photograph of four men turned from the camera and one man laying on the deck. Written on the photo, "K.O.'d. Wood alcohol and fists (No he is not dead) Orange Oil Field Tex."
Date: 1920~
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Postcard

[Atlantic Roustabouts]

Description: Photograph of four men standing by an oil derrick with a large crank behind them. Written on the photo is, "Atlantic Roustabouts, H.B. Phillips, Foreman, Orangefield, Texas"
Date: 1920~
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[Frenzel Cafe in Orangefield]

Description: Photograph of the Frenzel Cafe in Orangefield, Texas. In front of the cafe are Eddie Frenzel Jr., Eddie Frenzel, Sr. and Ruby. The picture is from the early 1920s.
Date: 1921~
Item Type: Photograph