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B. F. (Benjamin Franklin) Sheffer oil field correspondence, 1913-1916

 Collection
Identifier: 2012-032
Scope and Contents A group of letters (primarily from B. F. Sheffer to his son, Marion) regarding the state of employment in the Kern County, California oil fieds from 1913-1916 including many periods of unemployment, the morale and conditions of the oil workers, and much about Bakersfield's unsavory side as an oil town (e.g. prostitution, gambling, corruption of public officials, etc.). Mentioned are Standard Oil and Associated Oil companies. Other topics included in the letters are about the natural world and...
Dates: 1913 - 1916

Southern Production and Sinclair Oil and Gas Companies Kodachrome transparencies, approximately 1950s-1960s

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Identifier: 2001-009
Scope and Contents Consists of 330 color transparencies of Southern Production Company and Sinclair Oil and Gas Company oil production sites, petroleum product plants, research centers, and scenery in areas such as Alaska, Canada, Colorado, Illinois, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, Utah, and Wyoming.
Dates: 1950 - 1970

Texas-Louisiana oil fields pictures illustrating construction, equipment, methods and practices, Bureau of Mines , Dallas, Texas, 1929-01

 Collection
Identifier: TN872.T4H55 1929
Content Description The photo album not only illustrates oil field construction, equipment, methods and practices, but also gives the distribution of development costs for an average well during the 1920s. Each of the 68 photographs are captioned giving subject, place and date.
Dates: 1929-01

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