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Your Stake in the U.S. Senate - Will Wilson Campaign Ad (1961)
Will Wilson campaign ad advocating for the petroleum industry in Texas
Yount-Manion Films - Yount-Lee Tank Farm
Aerial footage of the Yount-Lee Tank Farm
Yount-Manion Films - Beaumont Oil Fields in the 1920s
Footage of 1920s Beaumont oil fields and the South Texas State Fair Grounds
Wildcatter: A Story of Texas Oil (1985)
1985 documentary about the history of the Texas oil boom and the role of the independent wildcatter
Twenty-Four Hours of Progress (1950)
Industrial film examining how important the oil industry is in the American economy
Category - The Western Pipeline Collection
The Texas Experience - Steve Kanaly Presents the Spindletop Gusher
Steve Kanaly discusses the history and significance of the discovery of oil at Spindletop.
The Southwestern States (1953)
1953 educational film describing the Southwestern United States
The Sloane Collection, no. 19 - Houston Post Composing Room and Goose Creek Oil Field
Footage of the composing room at the Houston Post and aerial views of Goose Creek Oil Field
The Sloane Collection, no. 16 - Oil Well Fire
Footage of an oil well fire being fought by a team of roughnecks
The Ross S. Sterling Collection, no. 11 - Prominent Texans at Morgan’s Point
Home movie scenes of prominent Texas men posing for a photograph in Morgan’s Point
The Ron and Joanna Clark Collection - Austin Update with Ron Clark and Michael Williams (1999)
Texas Railroad Commissioner Michael Williams discusses regulatory reform, technology modernization, and e...
The Raiford H. Burton Collection, no. 1 - Summer in Midland (1953)
Home movie scenes of the Burtons with a new puppy and celebrating a friend’s birthday at a pool party
The Raiford H. Burton Collection, no. 3 - Family Travels (1930)
Home movie scenes of the Burton family traveling in 1930
The Raiford H. Burton Collection, no. 2 - Texas Centennial and WWII Scrap Metal Drive (1930-43)
Home movie footage of the Burton family, the Texas Centennial Exposition, and a WWII scrap metal drive
The Johnson Collection - Permian Basin Oil Show Parade (1954)
Home movie footage of a lively kick-off event for the biennial Permian Basin Oil Show in Odessa
The Horak Family Collection, no. 18 - Corpus Christi
Home movie footage of a rainy winter day on the waterfront of Corpus Christi
The Graham Collection - Ascarate Park and Oil Drilling
1960s home movie of family celebrations and vacations in El Paso, as well as the construction of an oil well
The Flowline of Understanding (c. 1953)
Training film discussing how proper communication between employees in the oil industry prevents accidents
The E.B. Hopkins Collection, no. 15 - Texas Oil Fields (1937)
1930s home movie capturing oil fields in the Panhandle, as well as South and West Texas
The Chocolate Bayou Story
Industrial film highlighting IBM 1800 computer system at work in Monsanto’s Chocolate Bayou complex
Texas: Land of Contrast (1966)
Travel film highlighting the variety of recreational activities found in Texas, especially at its many st...
Texas - The Big State
Commissioned by the Santa Fe Railway Company and produced by Dudley Pictures Corporation, this film provi...
Riches Loom for Village Folk in Texas Oil Rush
Film depicting the population explosion in the rural east Texas town of Talco after the discovery of oil ...
Ray Jelinek Collection, no. 11 - Oil Drilling Operation
1950s-era black-and-white film examining the mechanics of a large-scale oil drilling operation, location ...
Railroad Commission of Texas: 100 Years of Service to Texas (1992)
Short documentary chronicling the history of the state agency and its role within the oil and gas industry
R.H. Burton Geophysics Films (1953-54)
Footage of Headlee Field in West Texas shot by R.H. Burton
R.H. Burton Geophysics Films (1931-1953)
Compilation footage of oil fields shot by Raiford Harold (R.H.) Burton from 1931-1953
Oil Today, Power Tomorrow (1950)
Industrial film describing how oil is drilled and then turned into power
Category - Oil Fires
Moore Family Films, no. 5 - Family in Abilene (c. 1956)
Home movie scenes of the Moore family at home, at work, and celebrating a graduation from Hardin-Simmons
Moore Family Films, no. 4 - Oil at Home and in the Field (c. 1956)
Home movie scenes of the Moores putting up a miniature drilling rig in the yard and teams on real oil rigs
Moore Family Films, no. 2 - Moore Drilling Companies (c. 1956)
Home movie scenes of operations at oil rigs in Abilene
Moore Family Films, no. 1 - Moore Drilling Companies (c. 1956)
Home movie scenes of operations at oil rigs in Abilene
Marathon Manufacturing Company: A Closer Look
Promotional film for the Marathon Manufacturing Company, also known as the Marathon LeTourneau Company
Land Survey 2
Film likely used to document property in Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas for purchase by an East Texas oil com...
Land Survey 1
Film likely used to document property in Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas for purchase by an East Texas oil com...
KOSA-TV - Senators Bentsen and Boren at Windfall Profits Tax Hearing (1980)
News footage of a Senate Finance Hearing in Austin regarding the Windfall Profits Tax on the oil industry...
Just Naturally Different (c. 1953)
Training film promoting the understanding of individuality in team members
Galveston: Port and Playground of the Southwest
1950s promotional film detailing why Galveston is the “port of quickest dispatch”