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[Postcard of Three Cars]

Description: Postcard of three automobiles stuck in the mud with wooden derricks and buildings visible in the background. On the top of the postcard "ALL READY 1 2 3" written and on the bottom "DESDEMONA TEXAS STUDIO 10/22/19."
Date: October 22, 1919
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Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Burkburnett Oil Field]

Description: Postcard of the Burkburnett oil field, including a number of wooden derricks and small wooden buildings with a cloud of smoke or steam obscuring parts of the center of the image. The caption on the image reads "Burkburnett New Field Nov. 1-19 Kodak Shop."
Date: unknown
Creator: Kodak Shop
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Wooden Derricks and Tanks]

Description: Postcard of landscape with snow on the ground and numerous wooden derricks and tanks.
Date: unknown
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Postcard of the World's Deepest Oil Well]

Description: Postcard depicting several oil rigs. In the forefront of the photograph, there is one main rig, with another rig in the background. At the bottom of the postcard "The world's deepest oil well 8525 ft" is hand written. On the back of the postcard, "85-4.1 Webel Collection 3.00" is handwritten as well as "Post Card Correspondance Address Only" is printed.
Date: 1928
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Photograph of a Group of Oil Rigs]

Description: Postcard of a group of oil rigs with a sign in front that says "Desdemona, Texas."
Date: unknown
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Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Fishpond Gushers]

Description: Postcard of a landscape with several derricks. A pool of water or oil is visible in the foreground and the caption on the image reads "Mexia Oilfields, Fishpond Gushers."
Date: unknown
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Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Fire at Night]

Description: Postcard of a large fire at night. The caption on the image reads, "Night View: C. L. Perkins No 5 on Fire 9-13-1919 Flowin 4000 BBLS Oil & 10,000,000 Ft Gas Ranger, TEX."
Date: September 13, 1919
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Postcard of Beauregard Avenue Bridge]

Description: Postcard of the Beauregard Avenue Bridge, San Angelo, Texas. The illustration depicts the bridge during the sunset, there is a river beneath the bridge and a house in the background. On the top of the postcard on the right hand side, "Beauregard Avenue Bridge, San Angelo, Texas" is printed and to the left, "Photo by Ragsdale" is printed. There are various trees and bushes throughout the illustration.
Date: unknown
Creator: Ragsdale
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Postcard of Desdemona, Texas]

Description: Postcard of a landscape of a town littered with wooden derricks. One building, in the center of the image, has a sign on its roof that reads "First National Bank." The caption on the image reads "DESDEMONA, TEXAS."
Date: unknown
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Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Postcard of Kermit, TX]

Description: Postcard of a street in Kermit, Texas. There are several stores and cars and on the bottom of the postcard, "THE NEW BUSINESS DISTRICT OF KERMIT TEXAS MANY WISE OIL FIELD FOLKS ARE PLANNING ON THIS AS THE NEXT BIG BOOM TOWN (JACK NOLAN ODESSA, TX).
Date: unknown
Creator: Nolan, Jack
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Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Well Gushing Oil]

Description: Postcard of a well gushing oil in Ector County, Texas. The caption on the image reads "A great Texas gusher fire the most unusual picture ever taken in an oil field snapped the instant the well burst into flames. Near Pecos Texas."
Date: unknown
Creator: Nolan, Jack
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Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[White Sands of Texas]

Description: Postcard of the White Sands of Texas, featuring a desert like landscape. On the back of the postcard, "Dear Mother, Sure having a nice time. Red and Tiller were called back to St. Louis by sickness of his sister. Love Stan" is written. There is also the address of the recipient on the back, "Mrs. J. R Wheteherd".
Date: unknown
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Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Tank Struck by Lightening]

Description: Postcard of a large cloud of smoke and fire on a flat landscape. The caption on the image reads "P. F. Co.'s 55,000 bbl. Tank struck by lightening Aug 5 1912 Electra Texas Loden Foto."
Date: unknown
Creator: Loden Foto
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Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Street with Desdemona Oil Exchange]

Description: Postcard of a dirt street lined with storefronts. A line of early automobiles are parked outside the buildings and several wooden derricks are visible in the background, rising above the buildings. One of the buildings is marked with "Desdemona Oil Exchange."
Date: unknown
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Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Street in Junction, Texas]

Description: Postcard of a street scene at Junction, Texas. The postcard shows a street lined with storefronts and several early model automobiles are visible along either side of the road. A hill is at the end of the street in the background and the caption on the image reads "Junction Texas 35."
Date: unknown
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Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Street in Quanah, Texas]

Description: Postcard of a street scene in Quanah, Texas. There are horse drawn wagons visible on the street and the caption under the image reads "Johnson Street, Quanah, Texas. Pub. by J. E. Woolbright."
Date: unknown
Creator: Woolbright, J. E.
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Street in Ranger, Texas]

Description: Postcard of a street scene in Ranger, Texas. A wagon is loaded with hay and is stuck in the mud and the team of horses is covered in mud. in the background, several buildings are visible with additional people watching the scene.
Date: unknown
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Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Sonora, Texas Main Street]

Description: Postcard of streets, the court house, and cowboys at Sonora, Texas. The street is lined with storefronts and mid-century automobiles are parked and drive on the roadway. A courthouse is seen at the far end of the street in the background and the caption on the image reads "Main Street Sonora, Texas Lippe Studio."
Date: unknown
Creator: Lippe's Studio
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Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Stone Building in Pecos, Texas]

Description: Postcard of a stone building which appears to be a motel or hotel. Signs posted around the building announce "Boulder Courts" and "Private Baths." The caption on the image reads "Boulder Courts Pecos, Texas."
Date: unknown
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Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Cattle on a Ranch]

Description: Postcard of a landscape with numerous heads of cattle in the foreground. The caption of the image reads "A Ranch Scene Near Pecos, Texas."
Date: unknown
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Photograph of Street in Junction, Texas]

Description: Postcard of a street scene in Junction, Texas. The street is paved and on the left side, a garage boasting signs for Humble and Chevrolet is visible. Several mid-century automobiles are visible in the background and the caption on the image reads "Junction Texas" and "Morff."
Date: unknown
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Photograph of Oil Tank Trains]

Description: Postcard of the Burkburnette oil field in Wichita County, Texas. The image features oil tank trains and the background is littered with numerous derricks.
Date: unknown
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Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Postcard of Ranger, Texas]

Description: Postcard of a street lined with storefronts. The muddy road is crowded with numerous wagons and teams of horses and mules. At the bottom of the postcard, "END OF THE RAINBOW. FIELDS OF LIQUID GOLD. RANGER, TEXAS" is hand-written.
Date: unknown
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Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Postcard of San Angelo, Texas]

Description: Postcard of an early street scene in San Angelo, Texas. The colorized image shows the town from a bird's eye view and numerous buildings line the streets which is laid out in a grid like pattern. The caption above the image reads "In the Stage Coach Days', San Angelo, Texas in 1885."
Date: unknown
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame