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[Tomato Shed]

Description: Copy negative of workers unloading tomatoes from a farmer's vehicle at a tomato shed. Baskets full of tomatoes are piled on top of one another to the left. A worker stands in the middle of the shot holding a full basket of tomatoes. Next to him, another man looks at the camera over his shoulder. More workers can be seen in the background. A sign declares the shed to belong to a J. W. Patton.
Date: September 17, 1988
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cherokee County Historical Commission

Plowing with a Steam Tractor

Description: Black and white copy print that is missing its bottom left portion. The print is of the demonstration of a steam-powered tractor, which is visible on the right. A large group of spectators are gathered to the left of the tractor. One man on the left is holding a long spire-like object. Mounds of dirt dominate the foreground.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Oil Field Workers

Description: Copy negative of oil field workers standing by a rig. They are all covered in petroleum and look dirty.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Threshing Crew #2

Description: Copy negative of a threshing crew and machine near Hamby and Lake Phantom. Five men are working and sitting on a wagon, and there is a thin mule harnessed on the right.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Threshing Crew #1

Description: Copy negative of a threshing crew and machine near Hamby and Lake Phantom. Five men are working and sitting on a wagon, and there is a thin mule harnessed on the right.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Working on Well

Description: Photograph of men working on the Hendrick #13 oil well in Winkler County, Texas. A horse drawn cart is visible parked next to the well.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Banner Dairies

Description: Photograph of a worker at a dairy using the equipment. On the right, a large metallic tank is connected, on the left, to a large white piece of dairy equipment. The worker appears to be operating the white machine. According to accompanying information, the dairy is located on S. Fourteenth and Butternut Streets in Abilene, TX.
Date: 1958
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Building Under Construction

Description: Copy negative of a building construction site. Tools, materials and workers can be seen in the picture.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Workers by Smithy

Description: Copy negative of eight men and one boy standing in front of Freeman's Blacksmith Shop. The men are wearing aprons, coveralls and hats. Behind the group is a saddled horse and in the background is a building with a sign that reads, "Freeman's Blacksmith Shop".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Men in Car in Garage

Description: Copy negative of twenty men posing with an automobile outside of a brick garage. Most of the men are wearing work clothes, one is wearing a suit and tie.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Oil Well Gusher

Description: Copy negative of two images. The photograph on the left shows an oil well crew covered in oil. Some of the men are shirtless and all are wearing hats. Written on the bottom is, "Crew After Shutting In #2 - 162. M. de O. Chinampa." The photograph on the right shows a spindletop gushing with oil and several people running towards it. Written on the bottom is, "#162-2. M. de O."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Oil Wells

Description: Copy negative of two images. The photograph on the left shows an oil spindletop with several workers standing beneath it. The photograph on the right shows an oil spindletop from a distance.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Men on Horses

Description: Copy negative of two images. The top photograph shows several men standing on a bridge under construction. The bottom photograph shows two men on horseback and wearing cowboy hats.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

House Exterior

Description: Copy negative of two images. The top photograph shows several railroad workers in hats repairing a washed-out railroad. The railroad is surrounded by palm trees. Written at the bottom of the photo is, "Repairing Washout T.R. Co. Hond' C.A.". The bottom photograph shows a large, two-storied house surrounded by palm trees. Written across the bottom of the photograph is, "B-37, Residence of Gen. Mangr. T.R.R. Co., Pto. Castilla. 'Williams'".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Workers on Hendrick Well

Description: Photograph of two workers on the Hendrick #13 oil well in Winkler County, Texas.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

People Watching Pipes

Description: Photograph of four men and a boy watching pipes drain liquid at the Amerada 1-A Averitt discovery well near Seminole, Texas.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Men Working on Rig

Description: Photograph of men working on the Landreth No. 1 Kirk rig in Gaines County, Texas.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Men Working on Rig

Description: Photograph of men working on the Landreth No. 1 Kirk rig in Gaines County, Texas.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Men Working on Rig

Description: Photograph of the Landreth No. 1 Kirk rig in Gaines County, Texas. Men in work clothes are working on the rig.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Oil Rig

Description: Photograph of the Landreth No. 1 Kirk rig in Gaines County, Texas. A man can be seen working in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Men Working on Rig

Description: Photograph of two men in work clothes working on the Amerada 1-A Averitt discovery well near Seminole, Texas.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Workers on Hendrick Well

Description: Photograph of two workers on the Hendrick #13 oil well in Winkler County, Texas.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame