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Bartlesville

(bär`təlzvĭl), city (1990 pop. 34,256), seat of Washington co., NE Okla., on the Caney River; inc. 1897. It is a distribution center for a ranching and rich oil-producing area. Petroleum production, marketing, and research have been major enterprises since the first well was tapped in 1897. Of interest are the Price Tower, a concrete and glass building with cantilevered floors, designed by Frank Lloyd WrightWright, Frank Lloyd,
1867–1959, American architect, b. Richland Center, Wis., as Frank Lincoln Wright; he changed his name to honor his mother's family (the Lloyd Joneses). Wright is widely considered the greatest American architect.
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, with its arts center; and the Nellie Johnstone oil well, a replica of the first commercial oil well in the state. A U.S. Bureau of Mines energy research center is in the city.
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of Texas at Austin) brings together five essays (punctuated by many color and b&w photos and illustrations) on the history and evolution of the Price Tower, as part of the exhibition of the same name organized by the Price Tower Arts Center in Bartlesville, Oklahoma.
Between September and October 2006, 50 Russian and Ukrainian visitors were hosted by 10 Leagues in Tyler, TX; Montclair, NJ; Bartlesville, OK; Lane County, OR; Minneapolis, MN; San Luis Obispo, CA; Washington County, AR; Rochester Metro, NY; Oak Park, IL; and Ames, IA.
Indeed Wright and Hadid might both be considered organic futurists (not by chance is she designing a museum to complement his Price Tower in Bartlesville, Oklahoma).
After singing "Dust in the Wind" at Blue's funeral, Ferrell's character calls out in agony: "You're my boy, Blue!" Bartlesville, Okla., native became interested in acting while entertaining American troops before World War II.