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Title
Oil production chart
Alternative Title
Works Progress Administration Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
1936
Publication Information
Federal Writers' Project
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
Chart showing the comparative oil production of the United States (left side of graph) and the balance of the world (right side of the graph) for the years 1876-1934. California's oil production is represented by a barrel (bottom left) and 3/4 of its neighboring barrel. In terms of percentage, California accounts for 25% of the national production and 16% of world output. The United States represents 64% of total world production. The chart, sponsored by the Federal Writers' Project, was drawn by D.C. Newmarch. Dated October 1936.
Type
Image
Format
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00067740
Works Progress Administration Collection
WPA 377 4x5; WPA 366 4x5
CARL0000072949
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/2961
Subject
Oil industries--United States--Charts, diagrams, etc
Oil industries--California--Charts, diagrams, etc
Works Progress Administration Collection photographs
United States--Charts, diagrams, etc
California--Charts, diagrams, etc
Newmarch, D. C

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