Historic Photos of Texas Oil (review)

Historic Photos of Texas Oil (review) Southwestern Historical Quarterly October the events it mentions and little comparison to other neighborhoods throughout Dallas. This is to be expected, though, when considering the aims of the publishers and the authors. The authors certainly met their goal of reviving the stories and images of Oak Cliff and making them available for others. The book retains the nostalgic flavor of residents telling the reader stories from their youth and how things used to be. It is recommended for those interested in local history, the history of the Metroplex, or suburbs in Texas. Tarrant County College Jennifer S. Lawrence Historic Photos of Texas Oil. By Mike Cox (Nashville: Turner Publishing, 2009. Pp. 216. Black-and-white plates, notes on images, ISBN 9781596525313, $39.95 cloth.) The study of the Texas oil industry in the twentieth century receives a welcome addition in Historic Photos of Texas. In this work, Mike Cox offers a visual retrospective of the Texas oil industry from its early years in Beaumont through the discovery of oil in West Texas and, finally, the exploitation of oil in East Texas. As the oil discoveries spread across Texas throughout the twentieth century, the social implications were evident with the construction of http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Southwestern Historical Quarterly Texas State Historical Association

Historic Photos of Texas Oil (review)

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Texas State Historical Association
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1558-9560
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Abstract

Southwestern Historical Quarterly October the events it mentions and little comparison to other neighborhoods throughout Dallas. This is to be expected, though, when considering the aims of the publishers and the authors. The authors certainly met their goal of reviving the stories and images of Oak Cliff and making them available for others. The book retains the nostalgic flavor of residents telling the reader stories from their youth and how things used to be. It is recommended for those interested in local history, the history of the Metroplex, or suburbs in Texas. Tarrant County College Jennifer S. Lawrence Historic Photos of Texas Oil. By Mike Cox (Nashville: Turner Publishing, 2009. Pp. 216. Black-and-white plates, notes on images, ISBN 9781596525313, $39.95 cloth.) The study of the Texas oil industry in the twentieth century receives a welcome addition in Historic Photos of Texas. In this work, Mike Cox offers a visual retrospective of the Texas oil industry from its early years in Beaumont through the discovery of oil in West Texas and, finally, the exploitation of oil in East Texas. As the oil discoveries spread across Texas throughout the twentieth century, the social implications were evident with the construction of

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Southwestern Historical QuarterlyTexas State Historical Association

Published: Dec 9, 2010

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