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Oil Industry in California 1911-1914
BANC PIC 19xx.129--ALB  
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  • Collection Summary

    Collection Title: Oil Industry in California,
    Date: 1911-1914
    Collection Number: BANC PIC 19xx.129--ALB
    Extent: 383 black and white photographs in 3 albums 229 digital objects
    Repository: The Bancroft Library. University of California, Berkeley.
    Berkeley, California 94720-6000
    Languages Represented: English

    Information for Researchers

    Access

    Collection is available for use.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to The Bancroft Library. All requests for permission to publish photographs must be submitted in writing to the Curator of Pictorial Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of The Bancroft Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.
    Copyright restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Oil Industry in California, BANC PIC 19xx.129, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

    Digital Representations Available

    Digital representations of selected original pictorial materials are available in the list of materials below. Digital image files were prepared from selected Library originals by the Library Photographic Service. Library originals were copied onto 35mm color transparency film; the film was scanned and transferred to Kodak Photo CD (by Custom Process); and the Photo CD files were color-corrected and saved in JFIF (JPEG) format for use as viewing files.

    Administrative Information

    Acquisition Information

    Unknown.

    Scope and Content

    The Oil Industry in California collection consists of 383 photographs taken from 1911-1914. The photographer is unknown. Every aspect of the industry is depicted: choosing and clearing the site, hauling the pipes, line, and equipment; drilling water wells; building derricks; constructing offices, camps, housing, and facilities for workers; pumping stations; boilers; sluicing; equipment and tools; men working; and accidents and fires. The collection includes scenes of Casitas, Kettleman Hills, Coyote Creek, and La Belle Oil Company lands and wells. The collection is arranged chronologically. Captions are typewritten on the snapshots, presumably by the photographer.