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Photographic Postcard of a Woman

Description: Photographic postcard with a woman standing outdoors holding her bonnet in her hands. The woman had her hair pulled up and wears glasses. Correspondence on the back reads, "Dear Sister I am sending you something for Jans cabbage patch. Bess and her [ ] took it out in the back yard. You can see I was dressed up. How are you, have looked for a letter. So long will write soon, again am working today. with love, Dollie. Tell Ollie to look." It is addressed to Mrs. Martha Parks, Granbury, Texas and is postmarked Springfield, Missouri on September 12, 1911.
Date: c. 1911
Partner: Log Cabin Village

[Prizing it out of the mud]

Description: Postcard of four men that appear to be trying to get an early model automobile that is stuck in the mud in the roadway out by wedging a long metal looking object under the back left tire with buildings lining both sides of the street. Caption on image reads "Prizing 'it' out of the mud. 'New Town' Oct. 26-19." Inscription on back reads: "Hello Rose. I wish you could come to stay all night with us. We trade at the store that says Newtown Grocery. Bye Bye & write to us. Jove."
Date: October 26, 1919
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Postcard of Three Cars]

Description: Postcard of three automobiles stuck in the mud with wooden derricks and buildings visible in the background. On the top of the postcard "ALL READY 1 2 3" written and on the bottom "DESDEMONA TEXAS STUDIO 10/22/19."
Date: October 22, 1919
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Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Fire at Night]

Description: Postcard of a large fire at night. The caption on the image reads, "Night View: C. L. Perkins No 5 on Fire 9-13-1919 Flowin 4000 BBLS Oil & 10,000,000 Ft Gas Ranger, TEX."
Date: September 13, 1919
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Postcard image of "White Villa Marlin Tex June 20 1919"]

Description: Postcard image of "White Villa Marlin Tex June 20 1919" as written in white text at bottom of image. The photograph shows eight children seated in the grass, five women seated in chairs, and six men and one woman standing. The group is in front of a white wooden building. There is a wire and wooden post fence in left background; shrubs on right and in left background.
Date: June 20, 1919
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Postcard of Gerlts Residence]

Description: Postcard of a row of houses, with one house prominent in the foreground. A note on the front of the postcard says "View north side, Gerlts residence setion at McAllen, Texas." The postcard is addressed to Mrs. Amelia Rinkel in St. Louis, MO and a note on the back of the card says "Compliments of Florence and Lon Gerlts."
Date: April 6, 1919
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard of Eagle Creek at Lover's Retreat]

Description: Postcard of a rocky bank on the left side of the creek, described as "Eagle Creek at Lover's Retreat, Mineral Wells, Texas." The message on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Beaumont, Tex."
Date: February 26, 1919
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Period Hotel]

Description: Postcard of a two story white house with a green roof, described as "Period Hotel and Annex, Mineral Wells, Texas." The message on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie L. McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Ave. Beaumont, Texas."
Date: February 13, 1919
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard to Mrs. Gus Lindner, February 4, 1919]

Description: Postcard to Mrs. Gus Lindner, discussing Mrs. Lindner and her family's wellness, as well as the sender's work as a substitute teacher. The front of the postcard features an illustration of a long path lined with small trees, part of a network of pathways through a green lawn. A man stands on the path, facing right, and holding his hand out for a dog who sits in front of him. There is a semi-circular flower bed behind the man, and a single agave plant in the lawn to the front and right of him. In the background, there is a white, one-story house with a short flight of steps leading up to a long front porch
Date: February 4, 1919
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard of Adolphus Hotel]

Description: Postcard of a large brick building with white accents connected to two smaller buildings through an annex on a busy roadway with cars and pedestrians. The message on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Beaumont, Tex."
Date: February 3, 1919
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

Burning Oil Well

Description: Photograph on postcard of the C.L. Perkins No. 5 oil well on fire near Ranger, Texas in 1919. Fire and smoke reach high in the sky, towering over the nearby trees.
Date: 1919
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Drawing of Golf and Country Club]

Description: Postcard of a drawing of a boat on a river in front of the Golf and Country Club building in Dallas, Texas.
Date: 1919
Partner: Dallas Heritage Village

Golden Cycle Oil Fire

Description: Photograph on postcard of the Golden Cycle oil gusher on fire in 1919. Flames and smoke billow into the sky.
Date: 1919
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Main Street, 1919]

Description: Postcard of a muddy street where several early model automobiles are on the street which is lined is with store fronts and telegraph lines and poles line one side of the street in Ranger, Eastland County, Texas. The caption on the image reads " Main Street 1919, Ranger Texas."
Date: 1919~
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Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Men Placing Boilers

Description: Photograph on postcard of men setting up boilers to put out an oil fire at the C.L. Perkins No. 5 oil well in Eastland County, Texas in 1919. Smoke from the fire can be seen over the workers.
Date: 1919
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Oil Tank and Derrick on Fire]

Description: Postcard of wooden a derrick surrounded by a cloud of dark smoke. The caption on the image reads "Oil Tank and Derrick on Fire, New Town Oct 4-19."
Date: 1919~
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Oil Well on Fire

Description: Photograph on postcard an oil fire at the C.L. Perkins No. 5 oil well near Ranger in Eastland County, Texas in 1919. Smoke and flames billow into the sky, while debris from the fire can be seen strewn over the ground.
Date: 1919
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Pile Up in Ranger, Texas]

Description: Postcard of a street in Ranger, Texas. The storefront lined street is overly crowded with early model automobiles and people. The caption on the image reads "Main St. Ranger Tex 1919."
Date: 1919
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Postcard of Generals Pershing and Peltier]

Description: Postcard of a photograph of a large group of men in uniform and one man in a dark suit with a bowler hat. Many of the men wear sabers at their side. French text at the bottom of the postcard identifies the group as Americans, and the two men in front as Generals Pershing and Peltier, in France. There is handwritten text on the other side of the postcard from Leslie to Mrs. L. A. Boone in Asheville, North Carolina.
Date: 1919
Partner: Howard Payne University Library

[Postcard of Lucia Duran and Jesusita Garcia]

Description: Postcard of Lucia Duran and Jesusita Garcia at nine years old wearing white dresses and veils, having just taken their first communion. There is nothing written on the back of the postcard.
Date: 1919
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Postcard of Nantes Fountain]

Description: Postcard of a photograph of a large, ornate fountain with various statues surrounded by a street with pedestrians and horse-drawn buggies. Five-story buildings line the street, which has tall metal lamps along it. French text at the bottom of the postcard identifies the fountain in Nantes, France. There is handwritten text on the other side of the postcard from Leslie to Mrs. L. A. Boone in Asheville, North Carolina.
Date: 1919
Partner: Howard Payne University Library

[Postcard of Ranger, Texas]

Description: Postcard of a street in Ranger, Texas that is crowded with horse-drawn carts. The text "Fields of Liquid Gold, Ranger, Texas, 1919" can be seen.
Date: 1919
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Ranger Mud Hole]

Description: Postcard of a boiler, a ditching machine, and a vehicle stuck in a muddy street. In the background, are two large, two-story buildings along the main road and other buildings visible to the left; a sign on the far left says, "Phoenix Hotel" and the sign on the building at right, on the main road, says "E.B. Reid Furnitur[e]." A handwritten caption at the bottom of the image reads "A Ranger Mud Hole."
Date: 1919~
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Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Residence of Dr. Bruce, President N. T. S. N., Denton, Texas.

Description: Postcard includes photograph of the residence of Dr. Bruce, President of North Texas state Normal College in Denton, Texas, from 1906-1923. According to "Down the Corridor of Years: A Centennial History of the University of North Texas in Photographs," the President's Home was constructed in 1909 and razed in 1958. (p50)
Date: 1919
Partner: Denton Public Library