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Lost Hope

Herschel C. Logan

A black ink on rice paper woodcut showing a deserted oil derrick and a collapsing shed. Lost Hope was drawn by Herschel C. Logan, who was born April 19, 1901 in Magnolia, Missouri , and shortly after his birth the family moved to Winfield, Kansas. He attended the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts for one year. Logan was a commercial and advertising artist in Salina, Kansas, until his retirement in 1968. He was a member of the Prairie Print Makers. After retirement, Logan moved to Santa Ana, California.

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Senator C. R. Ming at the Skiles Oil Well no. 2, Wilson County, Kansas

This photograph shows Senator C. R. Ming standing beside the Skiles Oil Well no. 2, the oldest producing well in the Mid-continent Oil Field.

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Oil well near Guilford, Wilson County, Kansas

These two photographs show Charles Isenberg's oil well, which operated near Guilford in Wilson County, Kansas, and his drilling rig. A group of workers are standing beside the well.

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Alfred Mossman Landon, Kansas Governor

This photograph represents Alfred Mossman Landon, (1887-1987), standing in an oil field. He was governor of Kansas from 1933 to 1937, and ran an unsuccessful campaign for the Republican Presidential nomination in 1936, losing to President Franklin Roosevelt.

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