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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
Item Type: Photograph

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
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

Car by Cliff

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

Car in Front of House

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard

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
Item Type: Photograph

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
Item Type: Photograph

Cinder Blocks

Description: Negative of a storage yard in Odessa, Texas. There are piles of cinder blocks, ladders, and other construction equipment next to a metal shed.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

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?
Item Type: Photograph

Collapsed Derrick

Description: Photograph of a close view of a collapsed oil derrick on an icy hill at the California Company's Richardson Number One oil well site in Mitchell County, Texas. The broken lumber along with the corrugated sheet metal walls are covered in ice.
Date: unknown
Creator: Classen, Willard J.
Item Type: Photograph

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
Item Type: Photograph

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
Item Type: Photograph

Counterweight

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

Courthouse

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

Courthouse and Town

Description: 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).
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard

Damaged Derrick

Description: Photograph of the a collapsed oil derrick on an icy hill at the California Company's Richardson Number One oil well site in Mitchell County, Texas.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Dentist's Office in Snow

Description: Negative of the outside of a dentist's office (Dr. Clark's) during the winter. The snow covered office was in Odessa, Texas.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Derrick and Fireball

Description: Negative of a large fireball engulfing an oil derrick. The lower half of the well is visible, but the upper half is engulfed in flames.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Derrick and Fireball

Description: Negative of a large fireball engulfing an oil derrick. The lower half of the well is visible, but the upper half is engulfed in flames.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph