Labor History: Oil Workers

Labor History: Oil Workers

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

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Abstract / Summary
The discovery of oil on Signal Hill, north of Long Beach in 1921, was part of an oil boom that opened up new job opportunities throughout southern California in both oil fields and refineries. Because the work was dirty and often dangerous, both oil well drilling and refining paid premium wages.
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, Economics, Labor force, Great Depression, 1929-1941, World War II, 1939-1945, United States of America, USA, US of A, America, Estados Unidos, California, Long Beach, CA, North America, United States
Keywords and Translated Subjects
United States of America, USA, US of A, America, Estados Unidos

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