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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

Boys on Horses

Description: Negative of four young boys seated on horses. The boys are at the Odessa, Texas Rodeo.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Boys on Horses

Description: Negative of four young boys seated on horses. The boys are at the Odessa, Texas Rodeo (date unknown).
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Brick House

Description: Photograph of the Paul Ryan residence in 1934. The brick house is located on West Wall St. in Midland, Texas. A thin layer of snow is visible in the yard.
Date: 1934
Item Type: Photograph

Brick House

Description: Photograph of the Paul Ryan residence in 1934. The brick house is located on West Wall St. in Midland, Texas. A thin layer of snow is visible in the yard.
Date: 1934
Item Type: Photograph

Burning Oil

Description: Photograph of smoke rising over an oil field in Crockett County, Texas. The smoke is from burning waste oil.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

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
Item Type: Photograph

Burning Oil Tank

Description: Photograph on postcard of smoke towering over the landscape near Breckenridge, Texas. The smoke is from a large burning oil tank.
Date: unknown
Creator: The Texas Studio
Item Type: Postcard

Burning Oil Well

Description: Photograph on postcard of the burning of the National Oil Well. Two men look on as flames shoot high into the air, and smoke towers over the landscape.
Date: unknown
Creator: The Texas Studio
Item Type: Postcard

Burning Oil Well

Description: Photograph on postcard of the burning of the National Oil Well. Flames shoot high into the air, and smoke billows from the flames.
Date: unknown
Creator: The Texas Studio
Item Type: Postcard

Burning Oil Well

Description: Photograph on postcard of the C.L. Perkins No. 5 oil well on fire near Ranger, Texas in 1919. Fire and smoke reach high in the sky, towering over the nearby trees.
Date: 1919
Item Type: Postcard

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

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: 1930
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