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Derricks over Desdemona

Description: Photograph on postcard of Desdemona, Texas from the south side. Oil derricks tower over the other buildings, hundreds visible stretching back to the horizon.
Date: unknown
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Derricks in Desdemona

Description: Photograph on postcard of Desdemona, Texas. Oil derricks tower over the other buildings, seemingly hundreds visible stretching back to the horizon.
Date: unknown
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Courthouse and Town

Description: Photograph on postcard of Eastland, Texas. A few businesses anc a large building are visible. The large brick building on the right is the old Eastland County Courthouse (demolished in 1926).
Date: unknown
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Methodist Conference at Rising Star]

Description: [Methodist Conference at Rising Star near Erath County.] Information provided: The man circled in the picture is identified as James Robert Mace who lived from 11-22-1851 to 3-14-1940. According to his obituary, he was a Steward in the Methodist Church for 67 years and was married to Lida Maude Mace Warren. He and his sons would later build the Methodist Church at Lelia Lake in Donley County, Texas after they moved there in 1904. The photograph was taken prior to the family's move in 1904.
Date: unknown
Partner: Archives of the Central Texas Conference United Methodist Church