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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

[Pile Up in Ranger, Texas]

Description: Postcard of a street in Ranger, Texas. The storefront lined street is overly crowded with early model automobiles and people. The caption on the image reads "Main St. Ranger Tex 1919."
Date: 1919
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

[Traveling Men in Ranger, Texas]

Description: Postcard of a muddy street scene in Ranger, Texas. The street is lined with storefronts that appear muddy and a man controls the reigns of two horses pulling a platform on which three men ride. The caption on the image reads "Traveling Men Ferry Boating in Ranger, Tx. 1919."
Date: 1919
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Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Oil Tank and Derrick on Fire]

Description: Postcard of wooden a derrick surrounded by a cloud of dark smoke. The caption on the image reads "Oil Tank and Derrick on Fire, New Town Oct 4-19."
Date: 1919~
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Main Street, 1919]

Description: Postcard of a muddy street where several early model automobiles are on the street which is lined is with store fronts and telegraph lines and poles line one side of the street in Ranger, Eastland County, Texas. The caption on the image reads " Main Street 1919, Ranger Texas."
Date: 1919~
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Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Stuck in the Mud]

Description: Postcard of a muddy street with several wagons and early model automobiles that appear to be stuck in the mud with people walking around and some trying to get their wheels unstuck in Ranger, Eastland County, Texas. Caption on image reads "1919 Stuck In The Mud Ranger Texas."
Date: 1919~
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Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Prizing it out of the mud]

Description: Postcard of four men that appear to be trying to get an early model automobile that is stuck in the mud in the roadway out by wedging a long metal looking object under the back left tire with buildings lining both sides of the street. Caption on image reads "Prizing 'it' out of the mud. 'New Town' Oct. 26-19." Inscription on back reads: "Hello Rose. I wish you could come to stay all night with us. We trade at the store that says Newtown Grocery. Bye Bye & write to us. Jove."
Date: October 26, 1919
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Ranger Mud Hole]

Description: Postcard of a boiler, a ditching machine, and a vehicle stuck in a muddy street. In the background, are two large, two-story buildings along the main road and other buildings visible to the left; a sign on the far left says, "Phoenix Hotel" and the sign on the building at right, on the main road, says "E.B. Reid Furnitur[e]." A handwritten caption at the bottom of the image reads "A Ranger Mud Hole."
Date: 1919~
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Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Postcard of Eagle Creek at Lover's Retreat]

Description: Postcard of a rocky bank on the left side of the creek, described as "Eagle Creek at Lover's Retreat, Mineral Wells, Texas." The message on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Beaumont, Tex."
Date: February 26, 1919
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Adolphus Hotel]

Description: Postcard of a large brick building with white accents connected to two smaller buildings through an annex on a busy roadway with cars and pedestrians. The message on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Beaumont, Tex."
Date: February 3, 1919
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Period Hotel]

Description: Postcard of a two story white house with a green roof, described as "Period Hotel and Annex, Mineral Wells, Texas." The message on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie L. McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Ave. Beaumont, Texas."
Date: February 13, 1919
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Toddler Walter M. Woodward Wearing a Coat]

Description: Postcard featuring two-year-old Walter M. Woodward. He wears a dark hat, a thick overcoat, and gloves. He stands in front of a painted backdrop and leans against a table.
Date: 1919~
Partner: Coleman Public Library

[Drawing of Golf and Country Club]

Description: Postcard of a drawing of a boat on a river in front of the Golf and Country Club building in Dallas, Texas.
Date: 1919
Partner: Dallas Heritage Village

Men Placing Boilers

Description: Photograph on postcard of men setting up boilers to put out an oil fire at the C.L. Perkins No. 5 oil well in Eastland County, Texas in 1919. Smoke from the fire can be seen over the workers.
Date: 1919
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Oil Well on Fire

Description: Photograph on postcard an oil fire at the C.L. Perkins No. 5 oil well near Ranger in Eastland County, Texas in 1919. Smoke and flames billow into the sky, while debris from the fire can be seen strewn over the ground.
Date: 1919
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

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
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Golden Cycle Oil Fire

Description: Photograph on postcard of the Golden Cycle oil gusher on fire in 1919. Flames and smoke billow into the sky.
Date: 1919
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Postcard of Lucia Duran and Jesusita Garcia]

Description: Postcard of Lucia Duran and Jesusita Garcia at nine years old wearing white dresses and veils, having just taken their first communion. There is nothing written on the back of the postcard.
Date: 1919
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Postcard of Ranger, Texas]

Description: Postcard of a street in Ranger, Texas that is crowded with horse-drawn carts. The text "Fields of Liquid Gold, Ranger, Texas, 1919" can be seen.
Date: 1919
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard of Generals Pershing and Peltier]

Description: Postcard of a photograph of a large group of men in uniform and one man in a dark suit with a bowler hat. Many of the men wear sabers at their side. French text at the bottom of the postcard identifies the group as Americans, and the two men in front as Generals Pershing and Peltier, in France. There is handwritten text on the other side of the postcard from Leslie to Mrs. L. A. Boone in Asheville, North Carolina.
Date: 1919
Partner: Howard Payne University Library

[Postcard of Nantes Fountain]

Description: Postcard of a photograph of a large, ornate fountain with various statues surrounded by a street with pedestrians and horse-drawn buggies. Five-story buildings line the street, which has tall metal lamps along it. French text at the bottom of the postcard identifies the fountain in Nantes, France. There is handwritten text on the other side of the postcard from Leslie to Mrs. L. A. Boone in Asheville, North Carolina.
Date: 1919
Partner: Howard Payne University Library

[Postcard of Gerlts Residence]

Description: Postcard of a row of houses, with one house prominent in the foreground. A note on the front of the postcard says "View north side, Gerlts residence setion at McAllen, Texas." The postcard is addressed to Mrs. Amelia Rinkel in St. Louis, MO and a note on the back of the card says "Compliments of Florence and Lon Gerlts."
Date: April 6, 1919
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

Residence of Dr. Bruce, President N. T. S. N., Denton, Texas.

Description: Postcard includes photograph of the residence of Dr. Bruce, President of North Texas state Normal College in Denton, Texas, from 1906-1923. According to "Down the Corridor of Years: A Centennial History of the University of North Texas in Photographs," the President's Home was constructed in 1909 and razed in 1958. (p50)
Date: 1919
Partner: Denton Public Library