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    • Postcard Booklet

    • Postcards; Postal stationery; Pictures; Prints; Art; Souvenirs; Animals; Scenic overlooks; Stereotyping;
    • Souvenir postcard booklet that opens to reveal a fold out of images showing several representations or stereotypes of Texas life and depictions of scenic places.
    • Oil Springs, Texas

    • Oil wells
    • Oil Springs, Texas; the discovery well of the first Texas oil field. This well was drilled at Oil Springs by the Petroleum Prospecting Company in 1886. Photo ca.1937
      Gift of C.A.Warner.
    • Los Caminos de Amistad:

    • Teaching; Activities; International relations; Cultural relations
    • Highways of friendship; Facts about the Americas; Spirit of Pan America; Legends; Latin American History; Hispanic American Culture; Inter-American Materials; Bibliographies
    • Yuba Oil Field

    • Oil Wells; Employees; Wells; Pumps
    • Photograph showing the Yuba Oil field (south of Oil Springs, Texas) near Mosses Creek Crossing, John Burnham well NO. 2 at 1800. From right to left: C. R. Runnels, Frank Edwards and Charlie Meadows. Photograph taken around 1924-1925
    • Zeno Cox Jr. Subdivison

    • Land; Land tenure; Drawing; Railroad tracks; Roads; Boundaries; Rivers; Streams
    • Map details property ownership of land in Nacogdoches County surrounding the Nacogdoches Oil Field. The map includes land lines of original surveys, subdivision lines, railroad tracks that were then functioning, roads, and oil wells. Also details...
    • Orange County, Texas, 1915

    • Rivers; Streams; Lakes & ponds; Roads; Boundaries; Cities & towns; Land tenure; Railroad tracks; Post offices; Pipelines; Schools
    • This is a map of Orange County, Texas and the boundaries of land ownership in the county, railroad tracks, tram roads, public highways, Irrigation canals, channels, pipe lines, precinct lines, bluffs, streams, cities, towns, oil wells, public...
    • Letter to Lera from her mother, June 11, 1934

    • Grandparents; Letters; Envelopes; Hunting; Hay; Ponies; Family; Summer; Menopause;
    • A letter to Mrs. Albert Thomas from her mother, Annie Donnell Watkins Millard, dated June 11, 1934. The letter is two pages front and back with the original envelope. She is updating Lera on how Jimmy Thomas is doing and how his visit is going,...
    • Letter from Jimmy, June 15, 1934

    • Letters; Children; Childhood & youth; Grandparents; Summer; Oil wells;
    • A letter dated June 15, 1934 from Jimmy Thomas to his mother Mrs. Albert Thomas in Houston. The letter is two pages front and back and includes the envelope. The back of the first page contains a note from Jimmy's grandmother to her daughter,...
    • Nacogdoches City Minutes, Vol. 22

    • Government employees; Government regulation; Government policy; Government officials; Meetings;
    • The history of the governmental body of Nacodgoches has been recorded in its city council minutes. The City Council consists of five elected members including a mayor and four council members. The group is responsible for establishing the policies...
    • Ellis, John W.

    • World War II; Depressions; Military service; Oil wells
    • Dr. Bobby H. Johnson interview with John W. Ellis discusses his youth in Oklahoma and Texas during the Great Depression, the Texas oil boom; his Army service during World War II, and the aftermath of the war. Mr. Ellis was interviewed in White Oak,...
    • Mettauer, Gordon

    • Depressions; Oil wells;
    • Dr. Bobby H. Johnson interview with Gordon Mettauer dicusses his life in East Texas, and the oil industry during the Great Depression. The interview was conducted in Oil Springs, Texas.
    • Kinsey, Joe L.

    • Depressions; Business & finance; Oil wells;
    • Dr. Bobby H. Johnson interview with Joe L. Kinsey discusses his experiences as a business owner during the Great Depression and the 1930's oil boom in East Texas. The interview took place in Nacogdoches, Texas.

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