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dc.descriptionUndated photograph of an oil field in Desdemona, Texas. In the image are horses and unidentified men “preparing storage for a big gusher in the Desdemona field.”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 well drilling.
dc.subject.lcshOil industry workers.
dc.subject.lcshOil industry--Equipment and supplies.
dc.title[Preparing Storage]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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