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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

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

Dirt Road

Description: Negative of a view of Odessa, Texas from a dirt road. Some buildings can be seen in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Drawing of Bank

Description: Negative of a drawing of the front of the First National Bank in Odessa, Texas from 1948.
Date: 1948
Item Type: Photograph

Elliot Hotel

Description: Negative of the Elliot Hotel in Odessa, Texas. The streets nearby are filled with cars and people walk around. Many power lines fill the air around the hotel.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Empty Lot

Description: Negative of an empty grassy lot at E 8th St. and Dixie Boulevard in Odessa, Texas in the 1940's.
Date: 194?
Item Type: Photograph

Empty Lot and Shed

Description: Photograph of an empty grassy lot at E 8th St. and Dixie Boulevard in Odessa, Texas in the 1940's. There is a white shed visible in the background.
Date: 194?
Item Type: Photograph

Geologists by Car

Description: Copy negative of geologists posing in coats and boots on the dirt streets next to their early model car.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Herd of Cattle

Description: Photograph of a herd of cattle in a pasture. A man in a cowboy hat is tending to the herd.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Herd of Cattle

Description: Negative of a herd of cattle in a pasture. A man in a cowboy hat is tending to the herd.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Icy Building

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