Long Beach Area History: Petroleum Entrepreneurs

Long Beach Area History: Petroleum Entrepreneurs

(California: California State University, Long Beach. Virtual Oral/Aural History Archive),
Source: csulb-dspace.calstate.edu

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Abstract / Summary
The development of southern California oil fields in the 1920s attracted people from all over the country who were hoping to strike it rich. Although most of them didn't, some became successful by supplying equipment to drillers, buying and selling petroleum products and drilling wells for speculators.
Field of Interest
Letters and Diaries
Content Type
Oral history
Format
Related Web resources
URL
https://csulb-dspace.calstate.edu/handle/10211.3/206609
Publisher
California State University, Long Beach. Virtual Oral/Aural History Archive
Place Published / Released
California
Subject
Letters and Diaries, History, Communities, Economics, History, Labor force, United States of America, USA, US of A, America, Estados Unidos, California, Long Beach, CA, North America, Signal Hill, CA, United States
Keywords and Translated Subjects
United States of America, USA, US of A, America, Estados Unidos

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