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    • Breaking Ground for Rice

    • Gulf Coast Country
    • Three teams of three mules each pulling plows mounted on three wheels and being steered by one man atop each of the three plows. One farm building in background.
    • Great Texas Oil Fire

    • Gulf Coast Country
    • Postcard shows billowing clouds of black smoke with lower level white smoke, one tall oil derrick on the right, and the bases of two oil derricks are seen through the smoke in the middle of the card. Two men with a shovel are in the lower right...
    • Hauling Rice

    • Gulf Coast Country
    • Four flatbed wagons piled high with bags of rice and having six men riding atop the bags being pulled by a steam powered engine through a harvested rice field.
    • Humble Oil Field

    • Gulf Coast Country
    • Almost thirty oil derricks and numerous simply constructed work buildings are portrayed on this postcard. The oil derricks are of the slender, tall, square based pyramid design with steel structures.
    • Oil Wells on Fire

    • Gulf Coast Country
    • Foreground of postcard shows a man in overalls walking along railroad tracks. Midway in the scene about ten oil derricks are partially visible, then clouds of black and grey smoke billow from the left side of the scene blowing over to the right...
    • Rice Harvesting

    • Gulf Coast Country
    • Rice harvesting near Houston, Texas using teams of five mules to pull harvesting machines. Each mule team driven by one man. Two overseers atop horses supervise the harvesting.
    • Satsuma Orange Grove

    • Gulf Coast Country
    • A woman and two men standing in Satsuma Orange Grove, Houston, TX. Men wearing bowler hats and suits. Woman wearing a bonnet tied on with a scarf and a long plum colored skirt with a matching jacket and white blouse.
    • Tending strawberry field

    • Gulf Coast Country
    • Man tending field of strawberries while woman and child watch from fenceline. Settlement or subdivision of one and two story wood siding houses behind the field.
    • Threshing Rice

    • Gulf Coast Country
    • Overseer on horseback, four to five men working with teams of mules pulling flatbed wagons to bring harvested rice to threshing machine. Foreground has many bags of rice prepared from the threshing machine. Flag flying over machine. Bay or marsh...
    • Threshing Rice

    • Gulf Coast Country
    • Threshing machine is fully visible. Three teams of mules pulling flatbed wagons filled with harvested rice and two to three men each await turn at rice threshing machine.

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