Size: 1.0 linear feet
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The Oil Industry Photograph Collection contains over 240 photographs of various oil industry activities in Kansas and elsewhere in the southwest. These photographs date from 1920 to 1940 and show such equipment and activities as derricks, cellars and runways, pumps, production methods, housekeeping, publicity, safety and fires. These photographs give interesting information about the early history of the oil industry in Kansas and the Southwest.
Acquisition: Purchased from Hal Ottaway
Processed by: RL, 5-1-1986; JEF, 2-25-1998