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[Shell Deer Park Manufacturing Complex, Texas Volunteer Fire Crew Patch]

Description: Patch from Shell's Deer Park Manufacturing Complex volunteer fire crew. The cross shaped patch has a red background and yellow edging. "Shell" and "DPMC" are written in yellow within the top and bottom points. The left point features a fire hydrant, and the right point contains flames. The central image is of a shell with "Volunteer Fire Crew" written around it.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Group of Soldiers]

Description: Photograph of a group of unidentified soldiers standing in front of a Shell gas station.
Date: [1943..1944]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

Shell Oil Team Unloading Dynamite

Description: Photograph of two men, members of the Shell Oil seismograph team, in coats unloading crates of dynamite from a truck in West Texas. Several crates are piled on the ground.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Boats

Description: Photograph of the Shell Oil houseboat and part of Shell's fleet in Louisiana in 1929.
Date: 1929
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Man by Car

Description: Photograph of a man, a Shell Oil worker identified as "Tony", in a leather jacket next to a car in Ackerly, Texas.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Men on Boat

Description: Photograph of three men, one in a suit, on the deck of a small boat named the Western Star. The boat is docked on the waterfront.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Shell Oil Men on Drilling Rig

Description: Photograph of several workers from Shell Oil sitting on top of a drilling rig in West Texas. There is a small building in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Shell Oil Workers by Canal

Description: Photograph of two Shell Oil employees posing for a picture next to a canal. A few houses and sheds can be seen in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Man on Dynamite

Description: Photograph of a man, Earl Burford, seated atop a pile of dynamite. He was party chief of the Shell Oil Company's seismograph team in West Texas.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Man with Rattlesnake

Description: Photograph of a man from the Shell Oil seismograph crew holding a dead rattlesnake. The snake is nearly as long as the man is tall.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Harry Goode in a Suit

Description: Photograph of a man, Harry Goode, leaning on a car. He is wearing a hat, jacket, and bow tie.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Group by Houseboat

Description: Photograph of several men, the Shell Oil water party, posing for a picture near a houseboat.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Truck in Field

Description: Photograph of a truck with a covered shelter on the back. The shelter houses the seismograph used by the team from Shell Oil in West Texas.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Shell Oil Workers on Porch

Description: Photograph of four Shell Oil Company workers in jackets on a porch. Two workers are sitting on the porch, while the other two are standing.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Waterfront

Description: Photograph of three boats in the water, tethered to a dock covered with barrels.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Man in Suit

Description: Photograph of an unidentified man in a suit squatting next to a car.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Cook by Car

Description: Photograph of a man in an apron and paper hat leaning on a car. The man is "Dad", the cook for the Shell Oil seismograph party.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Man by Car

Description: Photograph of a man posing for a picture in West Texas. He is leaning on the back of a car in front of a house's porch. He is an unidentified member of the seismograph crew from the Shell Oil Company.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Shell Oil Workers Standing by Car

Description: Photograph of three Shell Oil workers standing next to a car. The two workers in back have their arms on the shoulder of the man in front. One is wearing a hat, and another is holding one.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Cloud of Smoke and Dust

Description: Photograph of a controlled explosion, called a "land shot", near the Louisiana Gulf Coast in the late 1920's. A large cloud of smoke and dust rises into the air.
Date: 192?
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Robby and Frank Taylor by Car

Description: Photograph of two men in jackets leaning on a car. The men are Robby and Frank Taylor.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Shell Oil Team Drilling

Description: Photograph of two men operating a drill. The men are members of the seismograph team from Shell Oil. An unnamed man is standing on the drill, while Earle Johnson is standing on the ground
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Man with Tires

Description: Photograph of a Shell Oil worker (referred to as Skeeter) carrying tires. There are a couple of cars in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Seismograph Team Relaxing on Ground

Description: Photograph of two men from the Shell Oil seismograph team lying on the West Texas ground next to a car.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame