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Title
Exterior view of the Shell Oil Company, ca.1940
Date Created and/or Issued
circa 1940
Publication Information
University of Southern California. Libraries
Contributing Institution
University of Southern California Digital Library
Collection
California Historical Society Collection, 1860-1960
Rights Information
Doheny Memorial Library, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0189
Public Domain. Release under the CC BY Attribution license--http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/--Credit both “University of Southern California. Libraries” and “California Historical Society” as the source. Digitally reproduced by the USC Digital Library; From the California Historical Society Collection at the University of Southern California
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Description
Photograph of an exterior view of the Shell Oil Company, ca.1940. A man manipulates machinery underneath hick pipes which extend over the foreground between two opposing metal frames while a large, frame-like structure of the company stands at center behind them. Two thick cylinders with platforms at their tops stand along the front of the skeletal, concrete structure behind them with walled structures to either side. The machinery and staircases within the building are exposed and several employees can be seen in the interior. Behind the building on the right stands a taller cylinder with a platform at its top.
Type
image
Format
1 photograph : photoprint, b&w
26 x 21 cm.
photographic prints
photographs
Identifier
chs-m12259
USC-2-1-1-12412 [Legacy record ID]
CHS-41045
http://doi.org/10.25549/chs-m12259
http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/CHS-41045.jpg
Subject
Industry--Oil--General
Petroleum industry and trade
Petroleum refineries
Shell Oil Company
Industrial sites
Time Period
circa 1940
Place
California
USA
Source
41045 [Accession number]
84-1-1341 [Microfiche number]
CHS-41045 [Call number]
California Historical Society [Contributing entity]
unidentified no: 268 [Identifying number]
Relation
California Historical Society Collection, 1860-1960
Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce Collection, 1890-1960
USC
chs-m825

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