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dc.descriptionPhotograph of oil crew and horses at an oil rig in Electra, Texas. One the back of the photograph, “A drilling rig on Sunshine Hill during the big boom there in 1918.”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--Electra.
dc.subject.lcshWichita County (Tex.)
dc.subject.lcshElectra (Tex.)
dc.subject.lcshOil industry workers.
dc.subject.lcshOil well drilling.
dc.subject.lcshOil fields--Texas.
dc.title[Electra, Texas #175]en_US

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  • Electra, Texas
    This collection consists of photographs of Electra, Texas, dated from 1900-1973, with the bulk of the photographs concerning early town life and the oil boom days from 1909-1918.

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