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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

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Item Number: 224048
Call Number: FK2. B5 E. 3 Pe. Cit *1
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 224048

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