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Card from the 50s, maybe earlier. Stamped & mailed, 1960. As described, with defects exceeding normal wear noted; none noted = none present.








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Government sells Teapot Dome on the level, this time 01/30/15, via Politico

Over the last 40 years, Teapot Dome has produced 22 million barrels of oil and made $569 million for the U.S. government, according to DOE. The oilfield is estimated to have another 300 million barrels of oil still in the ground, though how much of

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Genetic testing confirms Harding's daughter 08/13/15, via Marion Star

However, his administration endured failure as well, most notably the Teapot Dome Scandal. Secretary of the Interior Albert Fall secretly sold the right to oil reserves in Teapot Dome, Wyoming, and two other locations in California to private oil

C-SPAN Cities Tour - Casper: Teapot Dome Scandal

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uXDmazs-xxU

Learn about the Teapot Dome Scandal and its tie to Casper, Wyoming. Historian Phil Roberts talks about the history of the scandal that happened in the 1920s.

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Tempest Over Teapot Dome

Tempest Over Teapot Dome

Published by University of Oklahoma Press 1998

ISBN 0806130784,9780806130781
376 pages

Offering insight into turn-of-the-century American politics, economic development, and environmental policy, a penetrating study of the Teapot Dome scandal focuses on the role of Albert B. Fall, who became the first American cabinet member sent to prison. UP.

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Government sells Teapot Dome on the level, this time - Politico

But unlike in the ‘20s — when Warren G. Harding-era Interior Secretary Albert Fall was convicted of bribery — this time, no one is taking the fall. The 9,500-acre area was set aside as a naval oil reserve in 1915, and in 1977 was transferred to DOE. The department set up its Rocky Mountain Oilfield Testing Center there to research new methods of drilling and producing oil. Over the last 40 years, Teapot Dome has produced 22 million barrels of oil and made $569 million for the U. S. government, according to DOE. The oilfield is estimated to have another 300 million barrels of oil still in the ground, though how much of that is recoverable is unclear. After a competitive bidding process, DOE will sell the oilfield for $45. 2 million to the Stranded Oil Resources Corporation, a unit of the Alleghany Corporation. Teapot Dome “was used for a variety of R&D test projects under government ownership, thus the quantity and quality of the data on the field is impressive. The Teapot Dome scandal gripped the nation 93 years ago, when it was revealed Fall had awarded leases there to two friends in exchange for $385,000. Fall was convicted and imprisoned for a year. During a Hill hearing on the scandal in 1924, Fall uttered a line that became famous after a similar version was used in the 2007 film “There Will Be Blood,” set in a California oilfield. “Sir,” Fall said, “if you have a milkshake and I have a milkshake and my straw reaches across the room, I’ll end up drinking your milkshake.

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Secretary Fall resigns in Teapot Dome scandal - 01/02/14, via History

Albert Fall, the secretary of the U.S. Department of Interior, resigns in response to public outrage over the Teapot Dome scandal. Fall’s resignation ... Fall set aside a large oil deposit in Wyoming known as Teapot Dome. Secretly, he then began to ...

Warren G. Harding is born - 11/02/13, via History

Harding’s presidency is perhaps best remembered, however, for scandal. In the Teapot Dome Scandal of 1922-23, his secretary of state, Albert Fall, was accused of leasing oil-rich government-owned land at Teapot Dome, Wyoming, to business interests in ...

Genetic testing confirms Harding’s daughter - 08/13/15, via Marion Star

Secretary of the Interior Albert Fall secretly sold the right to oil reserves in Teapot Dome, Wyoming, and two other locations in California to private oil companies at low rates without competitive bidding. Locally, The Warren G. Harding Symposium is held ...

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  1. Teapot Dome, Wyoming - Encyclopedia of Earth East Teapot Dome oil field (43°17'19''N, 106°10'22''W), located in the county of Natrona, Wyoming, the oil field was named after th
  2. The Teapot Dome Scandal | WyoHistory.org Although the Teapot Dome Scandal of the 1920s was named for a Wyoming rock formation resembling a teapot, the wrongdoers were not from the state. During the ...
  3. Teapot Rock - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Teapot Rock on Teapot Dome, Wyoming (Historical postcard ... The Teapot Dome Oil Field was designated Naval Petroleum Reserve Number Three as part of a program to ...
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