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Burning Oil Tank

Description: Photograph of a 55,000 barrel oil tank burning. Thick smoke is billowing from the top of the tank.
Date: unknown
Creator: Jack Nolan
Item Type: Photograph

Camp Through Trees

Description: Negative of a group of oil tanks with a view of wooden shacks behind a line of trees. The camp belongs to Humble Oil and was located near Kilgore in Gregg County, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Jack Nolan
Item Type: Photograph

Oil Field

Description: Photograph of an oil field on a brushy plain. Several derricks are visible above the numerous oil wells stretching across the flat land.
Date: unknown
Creator: Newsom Photo
Item Type: Photograph

West Texas Oil Refinery

Description: Photograph of the West Texas Refinery. The photograph is from the air and shows the railroad with tanker cars stopped next to the refinery.
Date: 1922
Creator: Newsom Photo
Item Type: Photograph

Burning Oil Tank

Description: Photograph on postcard of smoke towering over the landscape near Breckenridge, Texas. The smoke is from a large burning oil tank.
Date: unknown
Creator: The Texas Studio
Item Type: Postcard

Burning Oil Well

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Creator: The Texas Studio
Item Type: Postcard

Burning Oil Well

Description: Photograph on postcard of the burning of the National Oil Well. Flames shoot high into the air, and smoke billows from the flames.
Date: unknown
Creator: The Texas Studio
Item Type: Postcard

Derrick in Breckenridge

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Creator: The Texas Studio
Item Type: Postcard

Gulf Oil Gusher

Description: Photograph on postcard of a Gulf Oil Company oil well in Breckenridge, Texas spouting a 12,000 bbl. gusher. Oil is blasted high into the air over the derrick.
Date: unknown
Creator: The Texas Studio
Item Type: Postcard

Oil Tanks

Description: Photograph on postcard of several huge oil tanks at the Stoker No. 2 oil well near Breckenridge, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: The Texas Studio
Item Type: Postcard

Aerial View of Town

Description: Photograph of an aerial view of an unknown town. The building on the right, nearest the photographer, is the Waukesha Hotel.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Airplane Flying

Description: Negative of an airplane flying over Odessa, Texas during a military parade in 1956. The building on the left side of the picture is the Ector County courthouse.
Date: 1956
Item Type: Photograph

Band on Piano

Description: Negative of the Cecil Browers Cowboy Band posing for a picture at radio station KECK in Odessa, Texas on March 24, 1947. The various band members are wearing Western-style clothes while leaning on a piano.
Date: March 24, 1947
Item Type: Photograph

Band Playing in Studio

Description: Negative of the Cecil Browers Cowboy Band posing for a picture at radio station KECK in Odessa, Texas on March 24, 1947. The various band members are wearing Western-style clothes while holding their instruments.
Date: March 24, 1947
Item Type: Photograph

Boats

Description: Photograph of the Shell Oil houseboat and part of Shell's fleet in Louisiana in 1929.
Date: 1929
Item Type: Photograph

Bob King Holding Skull

Description: Photograph of Bob King holding the skull of a Bighorn Sheep at the McAdoo Ranch in Culberson County, Texas in 1939.
Date: 1939
Item Type: Photograph

Body of Water

Description: Photograph of an unnamed waterfront. Trees line the bank of the body of water.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Boiler House and Battery

Description: Photograph of the boiler house (on the left) and the oil tank battery Hendrick Lease in Winkler County, Texas. Several derricks rise over the oil field in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Boys on Horses

Description: Negative of four young boys seated on horses. The boys are at the Odessa, Texas Rodeo.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Boys on Horses

Description: Negative of four young boys seated on horses. The boys are at the Odessa, Texas Rodeo (date unknown).
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph