Texas History Postcard Database Project

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Patrick Heath Public Library
Date:1994
Postcard featuring a photograph of a group of men and women (mostly in traditional German dress) standing in front of and on a tall stage. Most of the people are holding various musical instruments. A small banner reading, "Boerne Village Band, Boerne, Texas, German Music Since 1860," is attached to the stage. In the background, the dark stage curtains are visible. The back of the postcard has postcard markings, a brief summary of the history of the band, a description of the photo (taken at Abendkonzerte) and a schedule of performance dates for the band.




Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame
Date:unknown
Photograph on postcard of smoke towering over the landscape near Breckenridge, Texas. The smoke is from a large burning oil tank.




Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame
Date:unknown
Photograph on postcard of the burning of the National Oil Well. Two men look on as flames shoot high into the air, and smoke towers over the landscape.




Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame
Date:unknown
Photograph on postcard of the burning of the National Oil Well. Flames shoot high into the air, and smoke billows from the flames.




Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame
Date:1919
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.




Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame
Date:unknown
Photograph on postcard of a house in Eastland, Texas. The house, partially hidden behind trees in the yard, is the Wolf residence. There is an early model car with an old style license plate in the driveway.




Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame
Date:unknown
Photograph on postcard of Eastland, Texas. A few businesses anc a large building are visible. The large brick building on the right is the old Eastland County Courthouse (demolished in 1926).




Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame
Date:unknown
Photograph on postcard of a wooden oil derrick set up in the town of Breckenridge, Texas. Cars and people cover the towns streets around the derrick.




Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame
Date:unknown
Photograph on postcard of several oil derricks from the roof of a train. The hand brakes and walkway for the brakeman are visible.




Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame
Date:unknown
Photograph on postcard of the town of Breckenridge, Texas. Oil derricks rise above the buildings all over the town.




Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame
Date:unknown
Photograph on postcard of Desdemona, Texas. Oil derricks tower over the other buildings, seemingly hundreds visible stretching back to the horizon.




Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame
Date:unknown
Photograph on postcard of Desdemona, Texas from the south side. Oil derricks tower over the other buildings, hundreds visible stretching back to the horizon.




Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame
Date:unknown
Photograph on postcard of a Gulf Oil Company drilling rig surrounded by trees.




Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame
Date:unknown
Photograph on postcard of a Gulf Oil Company drilling rig (wooden derrick) surrounded by trees.




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




Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame
Date:unknown
Photograph on postcard of a white building with eight exhaust stacks on the side. The building belongs to the Gulf Oil Company and is located at the McElroy oil field in Crane County, Texas.




Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame
Date:unknown
Photograph on postcard of a Gulf Oil Company oil well in Breckenridge, Texas spouting a 12,000 bbl. gusher. Oil is blasted high into the air over the derrick.




Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame
Date:unknown
Photograph on postcard of an oil field, viewed from the opposite side of a lake at Mooringsport, Louisiana. A pier is visible on the left side, and many oil derricks can be seen across the street.




Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame
Date:unknown
Photograph on postcard of an oil field, viewed from the opposite side of a lake at Mooringsport, Louisiana. A pier is visible on the left side, and many oil derricks can be seen across the street.




Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame
Date:unknown
Photograph on postcard of an unidentified worker in hat and work clothes posing for a picture next to an oil pipeline.




Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame
Date:unknown
Photograph on postcard of an unidentified worker standing next to a train of oxen. They are next to a railroad track. The oxen are hauling a wagon loaded with pipes.




Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame
Date:unknown
Photograph on postcard of workers digging for an oil pipeline. Several mule teams are lined up to haul equipment in and out.




Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame
Date:unknown
Photograph on postcard of a group of workers digging an oil pipeline. Mules are standing atop the dirt pile, ready to pull equipment.




Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame
Date:unknown
Photograph on postcard of several workers, all wearing hats and work clothes, digging through a hill for an oil pipeline.




Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame
Date:1919
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.




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