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Haskin was a petroleum company (oil) town in Butler County, Kansas, 1920. It was a boom town that was created when the petroleum field was discovered and then quickly became extinct once the mineral deposit had been exhausted.
Item Number: 215308
Call Number: FK2.B5 H. .1920 *1
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 215308
Business and Industry - Chemical, petroleum, and gas - Oil
Collections - Photograph
Curriculum - The Kansas Journey - Chapter 9: Kansas Progresses into a New Century
Date - 1920s - 1920
Environment - Natural resources - Oil
Home and Family - Daily life - Settlement
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Photograph
Places - Counties - Butler
Thematic Time Period - Industrialization and the National Economy, 1870-1920
Type of Material - Photographs