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May Henning School Students and Teachers
Sepia toned panoramic group photo of the students and staff of the May Henning School, built in 1928. Students and teachers sit and stand in front of the school, school building visible behind them. Photograph appears to have been folded at some…

Women and Baby in Surf Near Pierpont Pier
Group photo of Henrietta McNeil, baby Lee Mosher and mother (Mabel Mosher), and Rebecca Mosher standing in the surf by Pierpont Pier in Ventura, California. Pier visible in background. Women are in swimsuits and Mabel Mosher wears a swim cap while…

Mill District School
Exterior view of "Mill Dist. School Ventura Co.", a single story building with a driveway to a parking lot at the building's right and a flagpole in font. Photo corner has the number "-851-".

Crude Oil Processing Equipment
A man in a hat stands in front of "Equipment needed to process crude oil into its components. Re: Gas, kerosene, oil, etc."

Flatbed Truck and Crane
Image showing men working to load drilling casing onto a flatbed truck with a crane. "Flat bed truck and crane used for hauling drilling casing to drill site."

Steam Generating Plant
Steam generating plant showing six boilers to the right of image. "Old type steam generating plant. 6 boilers."

Abandoned Oil Drilling Site
Bird's eye view of old abandoned drilling site, with dilapidated buildings in view. "Presently this type of operation would be cleaned up and wells 'capped' for future use or discard."

Oil Drilling Equipment
A man in a hard hat stands next to oil drilling equipment in the outdoors.

Old Time Wooden Drilling Platform
An older man stands on an older style wooden drilling platform that is abandoned. The well is just to the right of the "Old-Timer". The large cable reel is in the rear and there are several pieces of equipment left on the platform deck.

Portable Drilling Rig
Bird's eye view of a portable drilling rig, most likely cleaning out or reworking a previously drilled well. Standing tubing stock piled on ground for future use.

Heavy Duty Transport Truck
Truck used for hauling equipment to oil drilling site. Truck has tubing on the back and is loading small drilling or cleanout rig. Two men in hard hats in image.

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View of a gas station with three cars parked at the pumps. One man fills his car with gas. Buildings in the background.

Library records indicate this is part of "The Petroleum Industry - transportation & refining. Marguerite Brown Study Prints."

Loading Oil Tank Trucks
Closeup view of Union Oil tank truck. A man stands on top of it, filling it with a hose.

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Loading Oil on Railroad Tank Cars
Closeup view of tank cars being loaded with oil.

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Oil Tanker
Bird's eye view of oil tanker in the ocean.

Library records indicate this is part of "The Petroleum Industry - transportation & refining. Marguerite Brown Study Prints."

Ship Loading Oil
Closeup view of a ship loading oil. A Union 76 storage tank is in left foreground of the image.

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Ships Loading Oil
Bird's eye view of ships loading oil in a harbor. Ships, buildings, and oil storage tanks visible, as well as water surrounding harbor and tracks running through the harbor.

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Crude Oil Storage Tanks
Bird's eye view of several crude oil storage tanks.

Library records indicate this is part of "The Petroleum Industry - transportation & refining. Marguerite Brown Study Prints."

Laying Oil Pipeline
Several men work to lay an oil pipeline around a bend. There is a construction vehicle securing some of the pipe as it gets placed.

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View of Oil Field
Bird's eye view of an oil field, with mountains and agricultural fields in the background.

Library records indicate this is part of "The Petroleum Industry - transportation & refining. Marguerite Brown Study Prints."

Oil Field Pump
Closeup view of an oil field pump. Oil derrick in background.

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Oil Fields
View of oil derricks and drilling equipment on oil fields.

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Men Working With Drill
Four men work with an oil drill.

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Man Holding Oil Drill Bit
A man in a hard hat leans down on the ground holding an oil drill bit into the ground.

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Oil Derrick
Bird's eye view of an oil derrick that appears to be under construction. Construction equipment and scaffolding around the derrick is visible.

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