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Sun Oil Company, Production Research & Development Lab, Richardson, Texas

Description: Aerial view. Sun Oil Company Production Research & Development Lab. Two one-story buildings, connected by a covered walkway. The larger building, in the foreground, is "E" shaped; the smaller is rectangular. Parking lot between with cars. Storage tank. Housing development visible in background, telephone/electrical poles, no trees or landscaping.
Date: July 1955
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Texas & Pacific [Bus]

Description: This is a photograph of the bus that conveyed passengers that got off the Texas & Pacific's "Sunshine Special" in Millsap to their destination in Mineral Werlls. This picture was taken in 1940. Information about this picture is taken from Arthur Weaver's book "TIME WAS in Mineral Wells", page 96.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

Men by Pipeline

Description: Copy negative of the President of the Cosden Oil Company and another man in a suit turning a pipeline valve. There are several men standing behind them.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

California Company Workers with Cars

Description: Photograph of California Company personnel posing in front of some cars. Nine people and five early model cars are visible in the picture.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

California Company Office in Winter

Description: Photograph of the California Company office in Colorado City, Texas on February 16, 1923. The winter weather is apparent with snow on the ground and ice covering the tree branches. There are also two early model cars visible.
Date: February 16, 1923
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Moutray Oil Company Truck #1

Description: Copy negative of a Moutray Oil Company truck parked on the street in front of a Moutray Oil Company building. The photograph has a patterned border.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Moutray Oil Company Truck

Description: Copy negative of a Moutray Oil Company truck parked on the street in front of a Moutray Oil Company storefront. The Moutray logo is printed on the passenger side door of the truck along with the words "P.R. Gerlack, Distributor" and "Bradshaw, Texas." A patterned border surrounds the photograph.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Moutray Oil Company Truck #3

Description: Copy negative of a Moutray Oil Company truck parked on the street in front of a Moutray Oil Company building. The photograph has a patterned border.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Moutray Oil Company Truck #2

Description: Copy negative of a Moutray Oil Company truck parked on the street in front of a Moutray Oil Company building. The photograph has a patterned border.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Oil Well

Description: Copy negative of two images. The image on the right shows an oil spindletop. Printed in the bottom margin is, "Oil Well. Tampico, Mexico." The image on the left shows an oil well erupting. Printed in the bottom margin is, "Naranjas No. 4 Oil Well. Tampico, Mexico."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Western Cotton Oil Offices

Description: Photograph of a woman looking through the files in an open drawer of a file cabinet. There are four rows of file cabinets in the office and a plant sitting on top of the cabinets. A desk with a paper tray, telephone, and other items can be seen in the foreground.
Date: 1952
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Western Cotton Oil Offices

Description: Photograph of a woman wearing glasses sitting in an office flipping through files. There is a typewriter behind her and a desk with a small calendar and a telephone in front of her.
Date: 1952
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Western Cotton Oil Offices

Description: Photograph of a woman wearing glasses sitting a small desk typing on a typewriter. She is looking at a few papers to the side of the typewriter as she types.
Date: 1952
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

California Company Employees on Porch

Description: Photograph of California Company personnel posing on the porch of a house. The two women are wearing dresses and the two men are in suits.
Date: 1922
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

California Company Office in Winter

Description: Photograph of the California Company office in Colorado City, Texas on February 16, 1923. The winter weather is apparent with snow on the ground and ice covering the tree branches. There are also two early model cars visible.
Date: February 16, 1923
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

California Company Men Standing in Snow

Description: Photograph of members of the California Company (William Simpson, Leonard Orynski, and Earl Cramer) standing in the snow with Colorado City banker Maxwell Thomas. The men are standing next to their car, all wearing jackets and hats.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

California Company Workers with Cars

Description: Photograph of California Company personnel among others posing in front of a couple early model vehicles.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Men on Office Porch

Description: Photograph of men (including Willard J. Classen and Bill Simpson) standing on the front porch of the California Company office in Colorado City, Texas. There are three early model cars visible in the foreground.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Man in Snow

Description: Photograph of a geologist from the Standard Oil Company, in coat and boots, standing next to a house in the snow.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Southern Union Gas Co.

Description: Southern Union Gas Co. employees sitting listen to radio speaker, frontal shot, back wall seen with Work Safely sign
Date: January 6, 1959
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library