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

Group of Men

Description: Photograph of several men, including John S. Kelly and Ronald DeFord, standing in the desert of Hudspeth County, Texas. The men are dressed in slacks and collared shirts, apparently holding a meeting.
Date: unknown

Group on Deck

Description: Photograph of several men, the Shell Oil houseboat crew, posing for a picture on a wooden deck in the East Louisiana Canal. Some men are sitting, others standing, and one man is on another's shoulders.
Date: unknown