Oasis and Knowles
The communities of Oasis and Knowles, New Mexico were located approximately
nine and one-half miles north of Hobbs and four miles west of the Texas state line.
All photographs courtesy of Dena Holley-Stormer and Barbara Blackmon-Patterson-Skeen


The information on the reverse of this photo says:
"Photo taken in 1907 - Oasis, Territory of New Mexico
1st building on left ws the Toole-Heard Merchantile Co.
2nd building was Dixie Young Musick's blacksmith's shop
3rd building was Mr. McArthur's Merchantile
4th building was the hotel
Buildings all moved south 1/2 mile in June 1908 and renamed Knowles"



Klebold Store in Knowles.  Baptist church in background.



School group at Knowles in old bank building.









Luther Marvin Blackmon, December 1903 (possibly Knowles Pharmacy)




Mrs. Toole, Mrs. Lee and the kids



John L. Toole and kids.




John L. Toole's children.





Fred and Annie Robinson, Knowles, New Mexico



May Musick's (wife of Luther, daughter of Dixie) Christmas program from 1908





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