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West Side oil fields, Kern County, California
BANC PIC 1998.007--ALB
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Title:

West Side oil fields, Kern County, California

Creator/Contributor:

Stanton & Williams, creator

Abstract:

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.

Date:

[not before 1916] (issued)

Subject:

Standard Oil Company of California -- Photographs
Industrial buildings -- California -- Kern County -- Photographs
Oil industries -- California -- Kern County -- Photographs
Oil well drilling rigs -- California -- Kern County -- Photographs
Taft (Calif.) -- Photographs
Fellows (Calif.) -- Photographs
Maricopa (Calif.) -- Photographs
Kern County (Calif.) -- Photographs

Note:

Title from printed cover.
On cover: Stanton & Williams Photographers, Taft, California. On back cover: Midway Quality Print, Taft, California.
Date based on information from one caption describing damage from a hurricane of January 27, 1916.
Photographically illustrated promotional album. Includes printed captions.
RESTRICTED: Requests for use of original must be approved by the appropriate curator.

Type:

graphic

Physical Description:

photoprint
1 album (40 photographic prints) : b&w ; 19 x 26 cm

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 1998.007--ALB

Publisher:

California unknown place Taft, Calif : Stanton & Williams Photographers

Copyright Note:

RESTRICTED: Requests for use of original must be approved by the appropriate curator.