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This black and white photograph shows a group of people standing in the oil field, discovered by the Cities Service Petroleum Corporation, in Augusta, Kansas. According to the back of the photograph, the well was flowing 1,800 barrels of oil daily.
Date: June 1916
Item Number: 224048
Call Number: FK2. B5 E. 3 Pe. Cit *1
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 224048
Business and Industry - Chemical, petroleum, and gas - Oil
Collections - Photograph
Date - 1910s
Environment - Natural resources - Oil
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Photograph
People - Women
Places - Cities and towns - Augusta
Places - Counties - Butler
Type of Material - Photographs