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American Petroleum Institute Photograph and Film Collection, 1860s-1980s

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Donor:
American Petroleum Institute
Subject:
O'Neill, Tip
Bush, George 1924-
Carter, Jimmy 1924-
Physical description:
45 cu. ft. : 119 boxes, 25 film reels
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Collection descriptions
Scripts (documents)
Photographs
Date:
1860
1860-1990
1860s-1980s
1960-1980
19th century
Notes:
Trade association, established in 1919, to represent the oil and natural gas industries.
Summary:
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.
Cite as:
American Petroleum Institute Photograph and Film Collection,1860s-1980s, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Trade associations
Advertising--Petroleum industry and trade
Aircraft
Airplanes
Asphalt
Automobile racing
Automobiles
Disasters
Drilling and boring
Electricity
Enegy and environment
Gas industry
Gas-lighting
Gasohol
Geothermal resources
Harbors
Heating
Lighting
Synthetic lubricants
Medicine
Mines and mineral resources
Natural areas
Nuclear energy
Oil burners
Oil fields
Oil-shale industry
Oil spills
Oil well drilling rigs
Petroleum industry and trade
Petroleum
Petroleum--Prospecting
Petroleum refineries
Political cartoons
Pipelines
Railroads
Natural gas
Service stations
Stoves
Tankers
Tank trucks
Pollution
Local number:
1999.3085 (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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