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Couple by Oil Well

Description: Copy negative of John and Thelma Berry standing in front of a the #6-B oil well and an automobile. Mr. Berry is wearing a cowboy hat and Mrs. Berry is wearing a white dress and necklace.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

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

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

[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

[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