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dc.descriptionPhotograph of oil crewmen standing near a rig. On the back of the photograph reads, “Desdemona drilling rig 1922-1923; Man on right Hugh Greenhaw.”en_US
dc.format.extent1 print : b&w ; 4 x 5 in.
dc.publisherDigitized by the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library.
dc.rightsThe images in this collection are for study purposes, teaching, classroom projection and research only. To use these digital files in any form, an attribution of "Courtesy of the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library" must accompany the image.
dc.subject.lcshPetroleum industry and trade--Texas--Desdemona.
dc.subject.lcshEastland County (Tex.)
dc.subject.lcshOil fields--Texas.
dc.subject.lcshOil industry workers.
dc.subject.lcshOil well drilling.
dc.subject.lcshOil industry--Equipment and supplies.
dc.title[Desdemona drilling rig]en_US

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  • Desdemona, Texas
    The collection consists of photographs of Desdemona, Texas. The bulk of the photographs are of the oil boom in Desdemona, circa 1920. Also included are images of a tank baptism and an unidentified peanut farm in Eastland County, Texas.

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