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Finding Aid to the West Side oil fields, Kern County, California Album circa 1916
BANC PIC 1998.007--ALB  
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Views relating to oil industry of Taft area in Kern County. Depicted are oil fields, individual rigs, blowouts, business districts, buildings, and supporting industries. Includes photos of the Standard Oil Co. facilities (machine and blacksmith shop, farm, pipelines, bunk houses, etc.), Adeline Oil Co., General Petroleum Co., Western Water Co., Potter Oil Co., Mascot Oil Co., and others. Broad and street views of Taft, Fellows, and Maricopa, as well as photos of schools, churches, houses, and other buildings, are also found.
1 album (40 photographic prints)
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