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Oil wells -- Equipment and supplies

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

A. J. Salisbury Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-2513
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Inventor. Patent (1868) for a new and improved expanding reamer for petroleum and other artesian wells.

Dates: 1868

Arthur James Williams Photograph Collection

Identifier: WHC-P-1679
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Black and white original prints of sawmills, quarries, lime kilns, lumber yards, glass factories, smelters, oil wells and storage tanks, and ranches in Oklahoma. The collection includes photographs of numerous Oklahoma cities and towns; the University of Oklahoma; of railroads, automobiles, and airplanes; of Apache, Cheyenne, Comanche, Kiowa, Sioux, and Wichita Indians; of limestone and gypsum deposits in Oklahoma; and of the Oklahoma salt plains. Quanah Parker, Wanda Parker, Hollow Horn Bear, Hunting Horse, Mad Wolf, Geronimo, Bear Claw, and Amy Toughfeathers are among the photographs of individuals in the collection.

Dates: 1910-1940

Cities Service Oil and Gas Corporation Photograph Collection

Identifier: WHC-P-1677
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Black and white copy prints of Cities Service Oil and Gas Corporation operations, facilities, and employees. Included are scenes of the oil industry in California, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Texas, and Wyoming, and in Canada and Colombia, along with photographs of Bartlesville, Indian Territory and Oklahoma, Tulsa, Seminole, Oklahoma City, Cushing, Ponca City, Dilworth, Pleasant Valley, Okmulgee, and Tallant, Oklahoma. There are also photographs of numerous Cities Service Oil and Gas Corporation employees, and of Osage Indians, icluding Mo She To Moi, Black Dog, Bacon Rind, and Tse Mah Hah.

Dates: 1885-1978

George Case Photograph Collection

Identifier: WHC-P-1527
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Black and white original prints of Dewey, Indian Territory and Oklahoma. The collection includes street scenes, oil drilling activities in the Weber Pool near Dewey, school children, and an airplane manufactured by the Dewey Airplane Company.

Dates: 1905-1918

George F. Killingsworth Photograph Collection

Identifier: WHC-P-1613
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Black and white copy prints of Seminole, Indian Territory and Oklahoma, and Davenport, Indian Territory. Included are photographs of businesses, a temperance gathering, parades, and the oil industry.

Dates: 1903-1934

I.T.I.O. crew moving a boiler on the McCulla lease in the Greater Seminole Field. The equipment required an eight-horse team., undated

 Item — Box F-3A, item: 39
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Black-and-white original and copy prints of Henry Vernon Foster, first president of the Indian Territory Illuminating Oil Company, with his family and business associates. Photographs of oil fields in Seminole, Oklahoma, and on the Osage reservation are also included in the collection.

Dates: undated

W. B. Randall Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-511
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Oilfield contractor. Time book (1905-1906) kept by Randall while an oil rig contractor; life insurance policy (1919); certificate (1919); diploma (1914); novelty postcards (1907-1913); a map (1904) of Oklahoma; and a blueprint (1934) for an oilfield apparatus. William B. Randall Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1905-1929