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[Photograph of Oil Well]

Description: Photograph of an oil derrick and oil field. Notes on the photo say "18000 BBLS, 44 Gravity Oil, 1450 Ft., Slick's Eakin No. 4, Pioneer, Tex." and "most remarkable oil well on earth."
Date: 1922~
Creator: Rogers, J. R.
Partner: Erath County Genealogical Society

[Photograph of Oil Derrick]

Description: Photograph of an oil derrick at an oil field in Pioneer, Texas with buildings behind it and stacks of pipes in front of it. A note typed on the photo says: "Seaman Co's Webb No. 2 - Pioneer."
Date: 1922~
Creator: Rogers, J. R.
Partner: Erath County Genealogical Society

Oil-Burner.

Description: Patent for oil-burner that is used by being connected to a steam-boiler. It is simply constructed to produce a very high degree of heat with a comparatively small amount of hydrocarbon oil.
Date: December 16, 1902
Creator: Jenkins, Wellington S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Crude-Oil Burner.

Description: Patent for crude-oil burner that has excellent combustion, it is simply constructed to to make it easier to use, and requires little or no attention. It is adaptable to be used in fire-boxes (cooking and heating stoves, furnaces, and ranges).
Date: December 2, 1902
Creator: Bateman, Talbot O.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[News Script: Longest oil pipe line is opened]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about dedication ceremonies for the opening of the largest crude oil pipeline in North America, stretching 466 miles from oil wells in the West Texas town of Colorado City to refineries on the Gulf Coast.
Date: May 13, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Oil Fields]

Description: Photograph of an oil field in Longview, Texas. The oil fields in Longview and Kilgore, Texas. There were 24 wells on 10 lots owned by 6 different companies.
Date: 1930~
Partner: Longview Public Library