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Ellis County

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Ellis County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, towns, oil and gas wells, drilling locations, and railroads. A legend indicating producing wells, drilled wells, gas wells, and abandoned wells is included in the lower-right corner of the map. Scale [ca. 1:177,778] (4000 varas to 3/4 of an inch).
Date: [1900..1925]
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[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

Antifriction-Device-For-Sucker-Rods.

Description: Patent for an antifriction device designed to protect the rod (sucker rod), rope, or coupler from wear. A sucker rod joins the components of a piston pump in an oil well.
Date: November 4, 1902
Creator: Black, William Leslie
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Log of Kirby No. 1

Description: Oil well log from land 5 miles South of Abilene, Texas, with the strata labeled next to the diagram. The log is labeled with the name "Hon. K.K. Legett."
Date: [1917-03-16..1917-07-14]
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Postcard of Oil Wells in Vinton]

Description: Postcard of a field of oil wells and a man riding a horse. The photo is described as, "Oil fields Vinton LA." The letter on the back reads, "Hello kid - Guess I'll hear this back in Bmt, but thought I would say "hello" anyway - Going to Lake Charles again tonight but at least I'll be back in Bmt tomorrow. - M." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Beaumont, Texas."
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Oil Wells & Tank in Tulsa, Oklahoma]

Description: Postcard of two pictures of gushing oil wells and one of a grey tank pasted on a manilla postcard. The letter reads, "My dear Mamie: - I don't know but I have thought of you all so often + the grand time we had in Bmt. Ask Mama if this don't remind her of our lake dell a good many people from B,t up here - when Mama come from Dallas she must busy now and all me I have my love + hugs to Bmt + we have a good time love to all - Mrs. Nelly." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Beaumont Texas McFaddin Ave."
Date: May 6, 1907
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Oil Wells In Beaumont]

Description: Postcard of many oil wells in a field, behind a couple of red and white shacks. The back of the postcard has a note that reads, "Hello Mamie. Yes you guessed right. I know another one. Which I will tell you later on. Write me soon, Sig." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1141 3rd Ave. Huntington, W. Va."
Date: July 30, 1907
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Oilwell Derrick in Bradford, Pennsylvania]

Description: Postcard of a wooden oil derrick erected over a shed with a group of people on the ground. The letter on the back of the postcard reads, "Dear Mamie, I'd like to shake you for not writing when my train letters was longer. Have at you, woman. I hear you're going to leave old Gunston. Good work my dear, and please give my B. some extra hand slaps for me. Remember our fights? Oh no. Heard lots about you, please write, Bowie." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFadden McFadden Ave. Beaumont, Texas."
Date: September 8, 1910
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

Cultural Resources Survey of the Kornye-Tillman Company's Proposed Custard-Pitts #2 and #3 Well Pad Sites and Pipeline Route, Palo Pinto County, Texas

Description: A cultural resources survey of two proposed well pad sites and approximately 4,000 feet of pipeline performed in order to determine the presence or absence of archaeological sites. This report details the results and findings of the survey.
Date: November 9, 2006
Creator: AR Consultants, Inc.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department