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The Lucas Gusher, 1901

Description: Photograph of the Lucas gusher in 1901. The Lucas gusher is a spindletop that is gushing oil out of the top of it. On the ground surrounding the spindletop are several workers, two holding a large hose.
Date: 1901
Item Type: Photograph

Matador Ranch Headquarters

Description: Photograph of the Matador Ranch Headquarters in 1901. The man on the platform who is fishing is Johnnie McBain, the ranch bookkeeper at that time. Standing next to McBain is Mrs. B.F. Harper and the other girl is Esther Cammack.
Date: 1901
Item Type: Photograph

Oil Field in Beaumont, Texas, 1901

Description: Photograph of very many derricks in an oil field. In the foreground are wooden shacks, stacks of wooden boards, smokestacks with smoke plumes rising out of them. In the bottom right-hand corner is the name, "Trost".
Date: 1901
Creator: Trost Studio
Item Type: Photograph

W Ranch in Winkler County, Texas

Description: Photograph of cowboys on the W Ranch in Winkler County, Texas branding a horse. Men are: 1. R. E Cleveland, 2. Carter, 3. L.M. Jones, 4. Frank Copeland, 5. Hankins. They branded 10,000 calves that year (1906).
Date: 1906
Item Type: Photograph

[View of Indian Gap, Texas]

Description: Photograph of Indian Gap, Texas. Indian Gap, as shown in the photo is located in a small valley (gap) between a northern hill and southern hill.
Date: 1907
Item Type: Photograph

First Garza County Court

Description: Photograph of the first Garza County Court. There are several men seated and standing in front of a canvas tent. All of the men are wearing hats and some are wearing neckties and some vests. In the front row, left to right are: S.C. Wilkes, L.F. Barrow, Walter Roy, and a Mr. Davis. In the back row, left to right: W.E. Alexander, Hal Murrey, Bud Boren, B.F. Wilkes and Oscar Kelly. In the middle of the frame is an old automobile with people in it. On the left side of the frame is a covered wagon and in the foreground is a saddle.
Date: July 1907
Item Type: Photograph

Polytechnic Public Schools Faculty, 1911-1912

Description: Studio photograph of fourteen faculty at the Polytechnic Public Schools Faculty in Ft. Worth, Texas. Seated in the front row are three men and three women, and standing in the back row are seven women and one man. The men are wearing suits with bow ties and neckties and one has a vest and mustache. The women are wearing long lace dresses, one is wearing a headband, one a brooch, two with necklaces and one is holding a purse. They are atop a rug and in front of a backdrop.
Date: 1912
Item Type: Photograph

Henry Cook at Payne Place

Description: Photograph of Henry Cook, who was in charge of the Matador Land and Cattle Company line camp at Payne Place. He is sitting on a horse. There is a barn and corral in the background.
Date: 1914
Item Type: Photograph

North Main Street, Ft. Worth, Texas, 1914

Description: Photograph of North Main Street in Ft. Worth looking at a large Courthouse. Inlaid in the brick street are trolley tracks, and lining the road are electricity and telephone poles and wires, bushes, and two smokestacks.
Date: 1914
Item Type: Photograph

Building on Fire, Galveston, Texas

Description: Photograph of a large building on fire and crumbling after a large storm in Galveston, Texas. The back half of the building is gone and the roof in the center of the frame is falling. There are piles of debris surrounding the building. Two men with fire hoses are spraying the building. In the foreground are train or trolley tracks and a truck bed.
Date: 1915
Item Type: Photograph

Crushed Garage After Galveston, Texas Storm, 1915

Description: Photograph of two men and a crushed car amongst piles of debris after a storm in Galveston, Texas. The car is underneath piles of brick and a man in a newsboy cap is leaning on it. On the car are the numbers, "1507". In the background is a large pile of bricks and a man in suspenders, all within tin walls.
Date: 1915
Item Type: Photograph

[American Welding Company]

Description: Photograph of the American Welding Company in 1918. Pictured is their leased large metal building and shed. A man with a wheelbarrow stands to the left of the shed. This photo is part of the Southwestern Mechanical Company Photograph Album.
Date: 1918
Item Type: Photograph

[American Welding Company]

Description: Photograph of the American Welding Company plant site in 1918. A large metal shed houses approximately 10 vehicles in this photo. Homes are on the hillside in the distance. This photo is part of the Southwestern Mechanical Company Photograph Album.
Date: 1918
Item Type: Photograph

[Swift and Company - Smokestacks]

Description: Photograph of the smokestacks at Swift and Company in Fort Worth, Texas. Southwest Mechanical Company built them in 1918. They are 3/8 in thick and 257 feet tall. This photo is part of the Southwestern Mechanical Company Photograph Album.
Date: 1918
Creator: Hinsdale & Bryant
Item Type: Photograph