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[Oil Blowing Derrick]

Description: Postcard in black and white of a wooden oil derrick spewing oil. The inscription on the front reads: "Humphrey's Jones #1, Kosse Texas. Buie Mexia."
Date: unknown
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Oil Derrick with Spill]

Description: Postcard of an oil derrick with a large puddle of oil in front of it. The writing at the bottom reads: "J. L. Thompson Oil Corp. Springfield No. 1. Powell, Tex. Adams Photo".
Date: unknown
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Magnolia Petroleum Co., Beaumont, Texas]

Description: Postcard of an illustration aerial view of Magnolia Petroleum Co. in Beaumont, Texas. The illustration shows many oil drums as well as buildings and other oil related equipment. On the back of the postcard, "Hello Thanks for nice card come soon. Mrs. J. Bowers R-1 B of 175C. Mrs. M. A Robinson Box 1653 Borger, Texas."
Date: unknown
Location Info:
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Mule Team]

Description: Postcard of a mule team in the East Texas oil fields. The image features a group of mules which are pulling a carriage. Several men sit on the mules, directing the team. In the background there are several houses and trees intersperse the landscape. The back of the postcard has a handwritten note that reads "These treesa re 1 Hudrid feet tall & all the country wide little creeks & [illegible] Do you see our not in love with this part of the usa."
Date: unknown
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Oil Wells Out West]

Description: Postcard of multiple oil rigs with "Oil Wells Out West" written over them.
Date: unknown
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Men in Front of a Shack]

Description: Postcard of four men standing on the porch of a wooden building.
Date: unknown
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[oil derrick close up]

Description: Postcard of a close up view of an oil derrick and six men in front of it.
Date: unknown
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[The Famous Guffy Gas Well]

Description: Postcard of the wreckage of the rig after a gas blowout of the now famous Guffy Gas Well in Corpus Christi, Texas. At the bottom of the well there is a pile of wood with the gas erupting out. The caption on the image reads "The Famous Guffy Gas Well, Corpus Christi, Texas."
Date: 1915
Location Info:
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Postcard of an Oil Field]

Description: Postcard of oil fields in West Texas. On top of the postcard, "Fuel for a million cars a day!" is written with, "Modern oil field in West Texas" written below that. The illustration that is depicted is multiple oil fields with oil rigs that extend out into the distance.
Date: unknown
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Postcard of an Oil Rig in Borger, Texas]

Description: Postcard of an oil rig with "A wonderful producer South West of Borger, Texas" and in the right "Mac's Studio Borger, Tex" printed. In the background there are multiple houses and other oil rigs in the distance.
Date: unknown
Location Info:
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Postcard of an Oil Rig]

Description: Postcard of several oil rigs, the rig in the foreground is smoking profusely. Printed at the top of the postcard is "Sweet Evangeline" and on the bottom is "Goose Creek, Near Houston, Texas. 35,000 BBLS. Per Day."
Date: unknown
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Postcard of a Gushing Oil Rig]

Description: Postcard of a gushing oil rig at the Odessa Oil Field. On the top of the postcard, "Black God. One of the Many Oil Gushers of the Rich Odessa Field" is printed.
Date: unknown
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Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Well in South Iraan, Texas]

Description: Postcard of a well with a caption that reads "Largest Producing Well in the South Iraan, Texas." In the background there are three metal structures and next to the well there is a sign.
Date: unknown
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Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Wooden Derrick]

Description: Postcard of a well blowing oil and gas over wooden derrick at Henrietta, Texas. The caption on the image reads "1243A One of the Largest Gassers in the Henrietta Oil and GanField, Henrietta, Tex., American World says, Henrietta is Destined to be the Pittsburg of the Great Southwest."
Date: 1910
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Postcard of an Oil Derrick]

Description: Postcard of an oil derrick in a field in Texas. In the background, there are two other derricks as well as a red barn and several smoking pipes. In the top right of the postcard, "Texas Oil Fields 2713" is printed and on the back there is an illustration of a flower as well as "Postcard" printed in the upper middle.
Date: unknown
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[The Landreth Strip]

Description: Postcard of "The Landreth Strip" in Crane County. In the forefront, there is a large, round metal building with "769" printed on the side. In the background, there is a row of oil derricks extending on into the unforeseeable distance. The caption on the image reads, "The Famous Landreth Strip Crane County Texas Jack Nolan Photo."
Date: 1927
Creator: Nolan, Jack
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Natural Oil Spring in Iraan, Texas]

Description: Postcard of the natural oil springs in Iraan, Texas. The image is of a hole in the ground that is filled up with oil, there are several pipes within the oil spring and the caption on the image reads "Natural Oil Spring, Iraan, Texas."
Date: unknown
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Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Oil Field in Corsicana, Texas]

Description: Postcard of an oil field in Corsicana, Texas. A double row of wooden derricks mirror the road and there is a double string of oil rigs, plus others to either side.
Date: unknown
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Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Men at the Rio Bravo Oil Co. Bungalow]

Description: Postcard of five men on the front porch of a Rio Bravo Oil Co. bungalow at Saratoga, Texas.
Date: unknown
Location Info:
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Men Constructing]

Description: Postcard of four men doing a construction job outside. The man on the left is standing on what appears to be a brick pillar, the man in the middle is hammering at a piece of wood while the two men on the right are posing for the camera. In the background of the photograph there are several oil derricks and to the right of the photograph there is a wooden building.
Date: unknown
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Oil Gusher in Beaumont, Texas]

Description: Postcard of a group of men observing an oil gusher. The men are standing directly beneath the oil rig and are facing the camera. In the background of the photograph, there is a barn with a fence around it. The caption on the image reads "Oil Gusher, Beaumont, Tex."
Date: unknown
Creator: E. Szafir & Son Co.
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Yates Oil Field]

Description: Postcard of an oil field with three rows of 5 big round structures with five oil derricks in the mid ground and a person and a cow, two houses in the back ground, and trees in the fore ground. The writing on the front reads: "The Yates Oil Field, Tex. (Doubleday)".
Date: unknown
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Alamo Refinery]

Description: Postcard of a refinery with numerous early model cars outside of it. The writing on the bottom left side reads: "Alamo Refinery. Whittenburg Tex."
Date: unknown
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Beaumont Oil Field]

Description: Postcard of an oil field with smog over it numerous housing structures, wells, and derricks are visible. The print in the top left hand corner reads: " Oil Wells, Beaumont, Texas".
Date: unknown
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame