This article provides some of the history behind the discovery of oil in New Mexico. It emphasizes the activities in Artesia, but it explains the early developments of the oil industry in Lea County.
|Document Type:||Newspaper Article|
|Sub Event:||Discovery of Oil near Hobbs|
|Origin:||Roswell Daily Record|
|Date:||September 28, 1928|
An educational resource for New Mexico high school history programs.