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Title
Standard Oil Company Fire
Creator
Unknown
Date Created and/or Issued
1897/12/24
Contributing Institution
History San Jose Research Library
Collection
History San Jose Online Catalog
Rights Information
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Description
On back is clipping from paper with drawings: "Scenes at the burning of the oil refinery at San Jose. Friday afternoon the San Jose Plant of the Standard Oil Company took fire and it was only after a desperate struggle that the destruction of every structure in the vicinity was averted. Several explosions occurred, one of which three blazing oil over the firemen and spectators. Jerry O'Brien, a fireman, was burned to death."
Type
Image
Format
Black & White, Developing-out Paper
Identifier
5DE434D9-F8A9-4C98-85F2-351851324731
1997-300-968
Subject
Fires
Standard Oil Company of California (LCSH)
Petroleum industry
Oil companies (LCSH)
Petroleum refineries (LCSH)
Nineteenth century (LCSH)

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