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Aerial View of Midland

Description: Copy negative of an aerial view of Midland, Texas in the early 20th century. The photograph is from the Shell Oil Company.
Date: unknown

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

Bank Lobby

Description: Negative of a photograph from inside the lobby of the First National Bank in Odessa Texas.
Date: unknown

Bank Lobby

Description: Negative of a photograph from inside the lobby of the First National Bank in Odessa Texas.
Date: unknown

Bank Lobby

Description: Negative of a photograph from inside the lobby of the First National Bank in Odessa Texas.
Date: unknown

Bank Lobby

Description: Negative of a photograph from inside the lobby of the First National Bank in Odessa Texas.
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

Boiler Plant

Description: Photograph of the ice covered boiler at the California Company's Richardson Number One oil well site in Mitchell County, Texas.
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

California Company Men Standing in Snow

Description: Photograph of members of the California Company (William Simpson, Leonard Orynski, and Earl Cramer) standing in the snow with Colorado City banker Maxwell Thomas. The men are standing next to their car, all wearing jackets and hats.
Date: unknown

California Company Workers with Cars

Description: Photograph of California Company personnel posing in front of some cars. Nine people and five early model cars are visible in the picture.
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

Car by Cliff

Description: Photograph of a car driving next to a rocky cliff at Antelope Circle, near Amarillo, Texas.
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