Title supplied by cataloger. The official founding date for the town of Brea is January 19, 1911; it became incorporated on February 23, 1917 with a population of 752.; In 1894, the Union Oil Company purchased 1,200 acres of land to be used for oil development. In 1955, Union Oil Company Research Center underwent an expansion. Aerial view of Brea Chemical, which is a subsidiary of Union Oil Company; looking north. Brea Chemical is bordered by Karemer Boulevard on the east and Imperial Hwy on the south. Citrus groves and the Puente Hills are present in the background. Photograph dated November 22, 1955.
1 negative :safety ;12 x 14 cm. Photographic safety negatives
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