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Aerial View of Town

Description: Photograph of an aerial view of an unknown town surrounded by a hilly forest.
Date: unknown

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

Boat Towing Another Boat

Description: Photograph of a pair of small boats. One boat, called a shooting boat, is towing an unseen barge.
Date: unknown

Body of Water

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

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

Boys on Horses

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

Boys on Horses

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

Burning Oil

Description: Photograph of smoke rising over an oil field in Crockett County, Texas. The smoke is from burning waste oil.
Date: unknown

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

Cable Tool Drill

Description: Photograph of the cable tool drill at the Hendrick #18 well in Winkler County, Texas.
Date: unknown

Camp at Oil Field

Description: Photograph of the camp at the Hendrick oil field in Winkler County, Texas. Several buildings are visible along with many derricks rising from the oil field in the background.
Date: unknown

Camp in Winter

Description: Photograph of the camp at the Hendrick oil field in Winkler County, Texas. The small buildings and ground surrounding them are covered in snow. There are a couple vehicle trails visible.
Date: unknown

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

Cars on Street

Description: 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.
Date: unknown

Cars on Street

Description: 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.
Date: unknown

Cloud of Smoke and Dust

Description: Photograph of a controlled explosion, called a "land shot", near the Louisiana Gulf Coast in the late 1920's. A large cloud of smoke and dust rises into the air.
Date: 192?

Cook by Car

Description: Photograph of a man in an apron and paper hat leaning on a car. The man is "Dad", the cook for the Shell Oil seismograph party.
Date: unknown

Cook Shacks

Description: Photograph of two Gulf Oil Company cook shacks near Breckenridge, Texas. There is a derrick visible in the background between the two shacks.
Date: unknown

Counterweight

Description: Photograph of a counterweight on an oil well in the Hendrick oil field in Winkler County, Texas.
Date: unknown

Courthouse

Description: Negative of the Ector County courthouse in Odessa, Texas. Cars line the streets and families walk along the sidewalks.
Date: unknown

Crockett County Stage Stop Ruins

Description: Photograph of the ruins of a stage stop at the Pontoon Crossing of the Pecos in Crockett County, Texas. A flag is flying over the crumbling walls.
Date: unknown

Crockett County Stage Stop Ruins

Description: Photograph of the ruins of a stage stop at the Pontoon Crossing of the Pecos in Crockett County, Texas. A flag is flying over the crumbling walls.
Date: unknown

Destroyed Well

Description: Photograph of a destroyed oil well near Hobbs, Texas. The well was destroyed when a 2,000 foot drill pipe was blown 500 feet into the air by an underground air pocket.
Date: unknown

Dining Room

Description: Photograph of several members of the Shell Oil houseboat crew eating at a long table in the houseboat dining room.
Date: unknown