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Oil in Texas, covering: (1) Discovery of Oil at Spindletop, (2) Boomtowns, Huzzah!,(3) The Problem with Boomtowns, Boo!, (4) Rise of ‘Progressives.’
Part of a single 26.5 hour university-level course lecture, this video can be viewed at The Portal to Texas History which also contains a searchable transcript. An ideal way to take a deep dive into the content for educators new to the subject.
Two versions of this video are available: the original recording with a fixed camera on the stage, and an American Sign Language interpretation with a picture-in-picture view of the slides.
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The page was updated on 02/17/2023.
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