American Petroleum Institute Photograph and Film Collection, 1860s-1980s
American Petroleum Institute
Bush, George 1924-
Carter, Jimmy 1924-
45 cu. ft. : 119 boxes, 25 film reels
Motion pictures (visual works)
Trade association, established in 1919, to represent the oil and natural gas industries.
Historic photographs, slides and films on subjects relating to all aspects of the petroleum industry, including exploration, drilling, refineries, tankers, pipelines, etc., and documents of the numerous products other than gasoline produced by the petroleum industry, such as propane, lubricants, heating oil, and plastics.
Slides include images of Tip O'Neill, Jimmy Carter, and George H. W. Bush.
American Petroleum Institute Photograph and Film Collection,1860s-1980s, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Advertising--Petroleum industry and trade
Drilling and boring
Enegy and environment
Mines and mineral resources
Oil well drilling rigs
Petroleum industry and trade
1999.3085 (NMAH Acc.)
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves