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[Photograph of a Group of Oil Rigs]

Description: Postcard of a group of oil rigs with a sign in front that says "Desdemona, Texas."
Date: unknown
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Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Photograph of a Man in the Street]

Description: Postcard of a muddy street lines with buildings. Early model automobiles are visible on the left side and in the background. A horse-drawn ice wagon is visible on the right side and there is a man wearing a suit under an overcoat and hat crossing the street in the forefront of the photograph. A building on the right side has "Ranger Garage Co." painted on its facade.
Date: unknown
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Borger Street in Hutchinson County]

Description: Postcard of Borger Street, the image shows the street lined with storefronts and crowded with early model automobiles. The caption on the image reads "Borger, Texas -- World's Greatest Oil Field. Gayle W. Baker - Photo The Kodak Shop, Borger, Texas."
Date: unknown
Creator: The Kodak Shop
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Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Fishpond Gushers]

Description: Postcard of a landscape with several derricks. A pool of water or oil is visible in the foreground and the caption on the image reads "Mexia Oilfields, Fishpond Gushers."
Date: unknown
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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 of Beauregard Avenue Bridge]

Description: Postcard of the Beauregard Avenue Bridge, San Angelo, Texas. The illustration depicts the bridge during the sunset, there is a river beneath the bridge and a house in the background. On the top of the postcard on the right hand side, "Beauregard Avenue Bridge, San Angelo, Texas" is printed and to the left, "Photo by Ragsdale" is printed. There are various trees and bushes throughout the illustration.
Date: unknown
Creator: Ragsdale
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Postcard of Borger Street]

Description: Postcard of Borger Street in Hutchinson County, Texas. It is a busy street lined with storefronts and crowded with early model automobiles. A banner hung across the street reads "White Way Dance." A wooden building on the far right is labeled (handwritten) Rig Theatre and has a sign "Theatre" on its facade. The caption on the image reads "Borger, Texas - World's Greatest Oil Field" and "Published by Gale Baker OIL FIELD PHOTO SERVICE Amarillo -- Borger -- Tulsa #55."
Date: unknown
Creator: Baker, Gale
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Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Postcard of Desdemona, Texas]

Description: Postcard of a landscape of a town littered with wooden derricks. One building, in the center of the image, has a sign on its roof that reads "First National Bank." The caption on the image reads "DESDEMONA, TEXAS."
Date: unknown
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Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Postcard of Kermit, TX]

Description: Postcard of a street in Kermit, Texas. There are several stores and cars and on the bottom of the postcard, "THE NEW BUSINESS DISTRICT OF KERMIT TEXAS MANY WISE OIL FIELD FOLKS ARE PLANNING ON THIS AS THE NEXT BIG BOOM TOWN (JACK NOLAN ODESSA, TX).
Date: unknown
Creator: Nolan, Jack
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Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Well Gushing Oil]

Description: Postcard of a well gushing oil in Ector County, Texas. The caption on the image reads "A great Texas gusher fire the most unusual picture ever taken in an oil field snapped the instant the well burst into flames. Near Pecos Texas."
Date: unknown
Creator: Nolan, Jack
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Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[White Sands of Texas]

Description: Postcard of the White Sands of Texas, featuring a desert like landscape. On the back of the postcard, "Dear Mother, Sure having a nice time. Red and Tiller were called back to St. Louis by sickness of his sister. Love Stan" is written. There is also the address of the recipient on the back, "Mrs. J. R Wheteherd".
Date: unknown
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Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Tank Struck by Lightening]

Description: Postcard of a large cloud of smoke and fire on a flat landscape. The caption on the image reads "P. F. Co.'s 55,000 bbl. Tank struck by lightening Aug 5 1912 Electra Texas Loden Foto."
Date: unknown
Creator: Loden Foto
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Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Street with Desdemona Oil Exchange]

Description: Postcard of a dirt street lined with storefronts. A line of early automobiles are parked outside the buildings and several wooden derricks are visible in the background, rising above the buildings. One of the buildings is marked with "Desdemona Oil Exchange."
Date: unknown
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Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Street in Odessa, Texas]

Description: Postcard of a street in Odessa, Texas. The street is lined with storefronts and numerous early model automobiles are parked alongside the sides and drive on the roadway. In the bottom right of the picture, "Odessa, The Oil Field Suppy Base of West Texas - Jack Nolan" is written. There are many cars in the picture as well as buildings and shops on either side of the road.
Date: 1927
Creator: Nolan, Jack
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Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Street in Junction, Texas]

Description: Postcard of a street scene at Junction, Texas. The postcard shows a street lined with storefronts and several early model automobiles are visible along either side of the road. A hill is at the end of the street in the background and the caption on the image reads "Junction Texas 35."
Date: unknown
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Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Street in Quanah, Texas]

Description: Postcard of a street scene in Quanah, Texas. There are horse drawn wagons visible on the street and the caption under the image reads "Johnson Street, Quanah, Texas. Pub. by J. E. Woolbright."
Date: unknown
Creator: Woolbright, J. E.
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Street in Ranger, Texas]

Description: Postcard of a street scene in Ranger, Texas. A wagon is loaded with hay and is stuck in the mud and the team of horses is covered in mud. in the background, several buildings are visible with additional people watching the scene.
Date: unknown
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Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Sonora, Texas Main Street]

Description: Postcard of streets, the court house, and cowboys at Sonora, Texas. The street is lined with storefronts and mid-century automobiles are parked and drive on the roadway. A courthouse is seen at the far end of the street in the background and the caption on the image reads "Main Street Sonora, Texas Lippe Studio."
Date: unknown
Creator: Lippe's Studio
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Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Stone Building in Pecos, Texas]

Description: Postcard of a stone building which appears to be a motel or hotel. Signs posted around the building announce "Boulder Courts" and "Private Baths." The caption on the image reads "Boulder Courts Pecos, Texas."
Date: unknown
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Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Crowd in Sonora, Texas]

Description: Postcard of streets, the court house and cowboys at Sonora, Sutton County, Texas. There are numerous men on horseback and a wagon in a line outside storefronts. The caption on the image reads "Sonora Talent Rodeo Bunch." On the back of the postcard "Just rec'd your letter been for'd all over country. Down here for the winter except bring up a few ponies about April, drop me a line, Best Regards, Morgan Chaney [Addressed to] Mr. Howard E. Wilcox c/o State Bank & Trust Co. Hartford Conn."
Date: unknown
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Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Cattle on a Ranch]

Description: Postcard of a landscape with numerous heads of cattle in the foreground. The caption of the image reads "A Ranch Scene Near Pecos, Texas."
Date: unknown
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Photograph of Street in Junction, Texas]

Description: Postcard of a street scene in Junction, Texas. The street is paved and on the left side, a garage boasting signs for Humble and Chevrolet is visible. Several mid-century automobiles are visible in the background and the caption on the image reads "Junction Texas" and "Morff."
Date: unknown
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Photograph of Oil Tank Trains]

Description: Postcard of the Burkburnette oil field in Wichita County, Texas. The image features oil tank trains and the background is littered with numerous derricks.
Date: unknown
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Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Postcard of the World's Deepest Oil Well]

Description: Postcard depicting several oil rigs. In the forefront of the photograph, there is one main rig, with another rig in the background. At the bottom of the postcard "The world's deepest oil well 8525 ft" is hand written. On the back of the postcard, "85-4.1 Webel Collection 3.00" is handwritten as well as "Post Card Correspondance Address Only" is printed.
Date: 1928
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame