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[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

[Oil Rig Postcard]

Description: Postcard of an oil field in West Texas. On the top right of the postcard, "Fuel for a million cars a day" is printed. On the bottom left of the postcard, "Modern Oil Field in West Texas" is printed. On the back of the postcard, "The three major and several minor oil and gas fields of West Texas include the world's largest natural gas and second largest crude oil pools" is printed.
Date: unknown
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

[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
Location Info:
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

[Postcard from Beaumont, Texas]

Description: Postcard of multiple oil rigs and sheds. In the top right corner of the postcard, "Greetings From Beaumont, Texas" is printed. At the bottom of the postcard, "Thanks for your pretty card Miss Lillian L. Norman Mov. 7-05 1002 Pearl St" is handwritten in blue ink. On the back of the postcard, "Miss Clara E. Canfield, North Chatham Col. Col: New York" is hand written as well. There is also a stamp in the top right corner that features Benjamin Franklin.
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

[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

[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

[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

[Moonshine Air Plant]

Description: Postcard of an oil field called "moonshine air plant". Image is in color. The print below the picture reads: "Moonshine Air Plant, largest in the world, oil field, Humble, Texas. Near Houston".
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

[Oil Wells]

Description: Postcard of seven oil derricks surrounding a church. The writing across the bottom front reads: "Drilling Oil Wells in Church yard. Kilgore, Texas". (Writing on back is illegible).
Date: unknown
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Oil Storage Tanks]

Description: Postcard of three old wooden storage tanks and an old wooden oil derrick. The writing in the bottom right corner reads: "Thrope #3. 15 million gasser. Loury, Texas".
Date: unknown
Creator: Thrope
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Kilgore Main Street]

Description: Postcard of Kilgore main street with shops and numerous 1940's era cars on both sides of the street and numerous oil derricks on the left side of the street. The print on the bottom in the middle on the front reads: "No. Kilgore ST. - Kilgore Tex". The writing on the back reads: " This is the town we are stoppinh in now - Francis is working here for the Shell Oil Co, - Oil wells everywhere where we expected is [illegible] here until the early part of April [illegible] travel back home - Everyone jime and stauding the trip wonderfully - Was a week in Brownsville and found it cold and rainy down there. Love- Shas,meldred, and molter. Miss Elizabeth [illegible] N Main Street, Wellsville N.Y."
Date: unknown
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Humble Oil Fields and Mud Reservoirs]

Description: Postcard of two photos. The first photo is of an oil field with numerous oil derricks. The second picture is of the mud reservoirs with numerous oil derricks around it. The print at the bottom of the post card reads: "Oil Fields (Upper). Mud Reservoirs, Butler Tract New Dev. (Lower). Humble, Texas". The writing on the back reads: " Dear Affie: was sorry I had to come away [illegible] you can [illegible] the day next week [illegible]. Miss Affie Palmer 2014 Peok Ave [illegible] Texas."
Date: unknown
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Humble Oil Field]

Description: Postcard of an Oil field with numerous derricks and a cart with men on it being pulled by donkeys. The print on the bottom left of the front reads: "Oil Field, Humble, Texas, near Houston". Hand writing on front reads: "April 20-1906 from George." Hand writing on back reads: " Mr. Harold G Smith 245 North Willow St. Waleibury, Connecticut."
Date: unknown
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Block 47 Oil Field]

Description: Postcard of an oil field with four large cylindrical structure in the fore ground, a dirt ground and numerous oil derricks and houses in the mid ground, and numerous oil derricks and houses in the back ground. The print on the bottom of the front reads: ' Block 47, Buck Burnett Tex". The writing on the back reads: "Thru here Sat eve. 8pm. On way to Luvton. Sun - stayed in Luvton all night [Illegible]. H.O. Badger 5804 Anderson Kan City [illegible].
Date: unknown
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Virginia Oil Well]

Description: Postcard of an old town with many oil derricks in the background and one on the edge of the town. The writing on the the bottom of the picture reads: "Street in Leeray showing Virginia Oil Well".
Date: unknown
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Saint Clair Camp]

Description: Postcard of an oil camp with three oil derrick in the middle of the camp. Inscription on front reads: " Saint Claim Camp. Lerray Tex."
Date: unknown
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame