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[Midland County Court House]

Description: Postcard of an in color picture of the Midland County Courthouse. This a rectangular building with pillars enclosing it, above the entrance it says " Midland County Courthouse." The print on the back top left side reads: "Midland County Court House Midland, Texas. Midland is located halfway between Fort Worth and El Paso on U.S. 80 Highway (the Broadway of America) and served by the Texas and Pacific Railway. The City's name derives from the midway location. Established in 1885, Midland has been almost from the very beginning one of West Texas' leading and most progressive communities. Color photo by F. J. Schaaf."
Date: 1979
Creator: Schaaf, F. J.
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Alamo Refinery]

Description: Postcard of a refinery with numerous early model cars outside of it. The writing on the bottom left side reads: "Alamo Refinery. Whittenburg Tex."
Date: unknown
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Arlington Hotel]

Description: Postcard of a color image of the Arlington Hotel, a three-story red and white building with several pillars around the entrance and a U.S. flag on the roof; there are trees and grass in the foreground and a blue sky in the background. Printed on the front of the postcard: "Arlington Hotel, Marlin, Texas." There is handwritten correspondence on the back of the postcard.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[The Auditorium in Waco]

Description: Postcard of a colorized photograph of the Auditorium in Waco, a large yellow brick building with a red roof on a street corner. Printed on the front of the postcard: "The Auditorium, Waco, Texas. The largest theatre and convention hall in Texas." There is a handwritten note on the back of the postcard.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Audrey Bee Sikes Portrait]

Description: Postcard of a portrait of Audrey Bee Sikes as a baby, wearing a light-colored gown and posing, sitting on a table in front of a dark background.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Avenue A]

Description: Postcard of a color image of Avenue A in Temple, with two horse-drawn carriages on the left in front of a large building with a sign that reads "Fine Watch Repairing," a trolley, an bicyclist, and a few people standing on the right, and several buildings and a sunset in the background. Printed on the front of the postcard: "Avenue A., Temple, Texas."
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Avenue A in Temple]

Description: Postcard of Avenue A in Temple, Texas featuring a street corner lined with large buildings and two horse-drawn carriages in the street, with telephone poles lining the street."
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Baca-City Drug Orchestra]

Description: Postcard of members of the Baca Brothers Orchestra, nine men posing around a piano holding their instruments with a large drum that says "Baca Bros Orchestra." Printed on the front of the postcard: "Compliments of Baca-City Drug Orchestra K.T.E.M. Temple, Texas."
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Baptist Church in Midland Texas]

Description: Postcard of a Baptist church in Midland that has: a dome in the center on the highest area of building, a large arched stained glass window along wall in left side of building, a two story wing on the right side, an entrance a recessed window to the right of the arched stained glass window, and trees on grounds of church in front of building. The caption under the picture reads: " Baptist Church. Midland, Texas."
Date: unknown
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Barracks and Tents at Camp MacArthur]

Description: Postcard of two rows of barracks and several groupings of tents at Camp MacArthur; there are trees, hills, and more barracks and tents in the background. Printed on the front of the postcard: "Camp Mac Arthur Waco Texas."
Date: unknown
Creator: Mann, F.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Base of an Cable Tool Rig]

Description: Postcard of the base of a large cable tool rig. The crew is posing in front of the wooden well and a train is visible in the background. On the back of the postcard, "Dear Brother, Your card recieved last week I don't no when I will get home we have got 550 ft to go yet. We have not had any rain up here yet. We had a good boxing match and a wrestling match here last night they wrestled two hours and forty minutes and nobody got a boll."
Date: unknown
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Baylor College in Belton"]

Description: Postcard of a color image of Baylor College, a three-story yellow building with white columns around the front and side entrances, with a fountain and several trees in the foreground. Printed on the front of the postcard: "Baylor College, Belton, Texas." There is handwritten correspondence on the back of the postcard.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Beaumont Oil Field]

Description: Postcard of an oil field with smog over it numerous housing structures, wells, and derricks are visible. The print in the top left hand corner reads: " Oil Wells, Beaumont, Texas".
Date: unknown
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Block 47 Oil Field]

Description: Postcard of an oil field with four large cylindrical structure in the fore ground, a dirt ground and numerous oil derricks and houses in the mid ground, and numerous oil derricks and houses in the back ground. The print on the bottom of the front reads: ' Block 47, Buck Burnett Tex". The writing on the back reads: "Thru here Sat eve. 8pm. On way to Luvton. Sun - stayed in Luvton all night [Illegible]. H.O. Badger 5804 Anderson Kan City [illegible].
Date: unknown
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Boats on Brazos]

Description: Postcard of a colorized photograph of six small boats on the Brazos River in Waco with a suspension bridge and trees in the background. Two of the boats have U.S. flags in them and are carrying passengers and there is a man in a hat straddling two boats. Printed on the front of the postcard: "Head of Navigation, Brazos River, Waco, Texas."
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[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
Location Info:
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Burk Waggoner Gusher]

Description: Postcard of a pipe on the left side with oil spewing from it into a pool of oil. The caption on the image reads: "Burk Wagon Gusher. 4200 Bbl Daily."
Date: unknown
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Burkburnett Oil Field]

Description: Postcard of the Burkburnett oil field, including a number of wooden derricks and small wooden buildings with a cloud of smoke or steam obscuring parts of the center of the image. The caption on the image reads "Burkburnett New Field Nov. 1-19 Kodak Shop."
Date: unknown
Creator: Kodak Shop
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Burkburnett Oil Field]

Description: Postcard of the Burkburnett oil field in Wichita County, Texas, taken from ground level near a derrick. A number of wooden derricks are visible, with wooden housings and other small structures. Many of the derricks are partially obscured by smoke.
Date: unknown
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Camp MacArthur Hospital]

Description: Postcard of an army hospital with men in two long rows of beds on the left and right side and a wood heater in the middle of the room; there are several men sitting in chairs and standing in the middle and two nurses standing next to patients' beds on the left.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Canadian River in Borger, Texas]

Description: Postcard image taken from a curving dirt road of several oil derricks in front of a river, between hills, labeled at the top as "View showing Canadian River and valley north of Borger, Texas." A note on the back is addressed to Betty in Iowa with the text "Dear Pal. card received and I want you to send me the [...] saved for me [...] use the rest for postage. Sincerely Mary Alice [Robeson], Box 537, Phillips, Texas."
Date: unknown
Creator: Robeson, Mary Alice
Location Info:
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Canal Street in Carlsbad, New Mexico]

Description: Postcard looking south on Canal Street in Carlsbad, New Mexico. There are a number of buildings with southwestern style architecture on both sides of the road and cars driving in the street.
Date: 1970
Creator: Schaaf, F. J.
Location Info:
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Carnegie Library in Temple]

Description: Postcard of the Carnegie Library, a yellow and white brick building with a dome and two columns in front of the entrance, with several trees in the foreground and other trees and buildings in the background. Printed on the front of the postcard: "Carnegie Library, Temple, Texas."
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Carnegie Library Interior]

Description: Postcard of a color image of the interior of the Carnegie Library, featuring a round room with a white stone statue in the center and four smaller statues in recesses along the walls and two sets of stairs on the left and right side. Printed on the front of the postcard: "Interior Carnegie Library, Temple, Tex."
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis