On verso: More than 300 miles from Anchorage, these oilmen observe Alaska’s statehood by raising 49-star flag at site of new wildcat oil well. General Petroleum-Great Basins #1, which is scheduled to start drilling this weekend. Howling approval of the ceremony is an "official" Alaskan representative, a Husky, in the front row. Standing, at left are Bill Stout and Earl Walker, both of Rowan Drilling Company, Fort Worth, Texas, with members of the frilling [drilling?] crew which has been contracted by General Petroleum for the project.