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[Danevang Lutheran Church Congregration at Oil Well]

Description: Copy print of the Danevang Lutheran Church congregation at the sight of the first oil well drilling at Clemville, Texas. They surround a pool of water surrounded by a plot of land that is mostly sediment and dirt. Some of the people carry umbrellas, and the majority wear formal attire. Included in the group are also children. On the far right, there appears to be a pipe blowing a black liquid unto the water.
Date: 1930/1950
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

People at Oil Well

Description: Copy negative of, from left to right, A. T. Halbert, Linda Berry, and Leonard Gay at the #2 Oil Well in Three Aces Field at the John Berry Lease. The three people are standing on wooden planks with the well on the left and equipment in the area.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Oil Well

Description: Copy negative of several unknown men inspecting equipment at an oil well. Various kinds of machinery are visible behind them and there are trees in the background.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Collapsed Derrick

Description: Photograph of a close view of a collapsed oil derrick on an icy hill at the California Company's Richardson Number One oil well site in Mitchell County, Texas. The broken lumber along with the corrugated sheet metal walls are covered in ice.
Date: unknown
Creator: Classen, Willard J.
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Icy Building

Description: Photograph of the ice covered bunkhouse at the California Company's Richardson Number One oil well site in Mitchell County, Texas.
Date: unknown
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Damaged Derrick

Description: Photograph of the a collapsed oil derrick on an icy hill at the California Company's Richardson Number One oil well site in Mitchell County, Texas.
Date: unknown
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Oil Rig

Description: Copy photograph of an oil well with oil spewing from the top. At the base is a wooden building and at least three people.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

McGee Well

Description: Photograph of the oil derrick and oil well at the McGee Well site near Amarillo, Texas. The derrick and well are in the background with a car and clothesline visible in the foreground.
Date: unknown
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Oil Well in New Mexico

Description: Photograph of an artesian well at the Robinson oil field in Lea County, New Mexico. Two people are visible, the one on the right, sitting on the pipe, is Jenny Chesnutt.
Date: unknown
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Winter Water Pool

Description: Photograph of the frozen pool of waste water pool at the Hendrick oil field in Winkler County, Texas. Snow covers the ground, and a well is visible in the center of the photo.
Date: unknown
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame