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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
Item Type: Photograph

Band on Piano

Description: Negative of a group of men in Western dress sitting on and around a piano. They are Cecil Brower's Cowboy Band, and the photo was taken in 1947 at radio station KECK in Odessa, Texas.
Date: 1947
Item Type: Photograph

Band with Piano

Description: Negative of a group of men in Western dress around a piano. They are Cecil Brower's Cowboy Band, and the photo was taken in 1947 at radio station KECK in Odessa, Texas.
Date: 1947
Item Type: Photograph

Bank Lobby

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

Bank Lobby

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

Bank Lobby

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

Bank Lobby

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

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
Item Type: Photograph

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
Item Type: Photograph

California Company Office in Winter

Description: Photograph of the California Company office in Colorado City, Texas on February 16, 1923. The winter weather is apparent with snow on the ground and ice covering the tree branches. There are also two early model cars visible.
Date: February 16, 1923
Item Type: Photograph

California Company Office in Winter

Description: Photograph of the California Company office in Colorado City, Texas on February 16, 1923. The winter weather is apparent with snow on the ground and ice covering the tree branches. There are also two early model cars visible.
Date: February 16, 1923
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 on Trail

Description: Photograph of a car driving on a rocky, off-road trail at Antelope Circle, near Amarillo, Texas.
Date: 1921
Item Type: Photograph

Cecil Brower's Cowboy Band

Description: Negative of a group of men in Western dress playing instruments while standing in front of a microphone. They are Cecil Brower's Cowboy Band, and the photo was taken in 1947 at radio station KECK in Odessa, Texas.
Date: 1947
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

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

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