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War and postwar developments in the Southern California petroleum industry

Joe Staten Bain

War and postwar developments in the Southern California petroleum industry

by Joe Staten Bain

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Published by The Haynes Foundation in Los Angeles, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • California.
    • Subjects:
    • Petroleum industry and trade -- California.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Joe S. Bain.
      ContributionsJohn Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD9567.C2 B3
      The Physical Object
      Pagination3 p. l., 49 p.
      Number of Pages49
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6481807M
      LC Control Number45003714
      OCLC/WorldCa4388957

      The history of the petroleum industry in the United States goes back to the early 19th century, although the indigenous peoples, like many ancient societies, have used petroleum seeps since prehistoric times; where found, these seeps signaled the growth of the industry from the . Industry studies report that conventional oil recovery methods are only able to extract about 10 percent to 30 percent of the original oil from any given reservoir. Read about southern California petroleum history – and a major discovery made in – in Signal Hill brings California Oil Boom.

      Oil and railroads in Southern California, p -- 3. The birth of the Mexican oil industry, p -- 4. Return to California, p -- 5. Creating an international oil company, p -- 6. The Pan American Petroleum & Transport Company, p -- 7. The Vision of Peace: fuel oil for the war. p   Free Online Library: Politically desperate housewives: women and conservatism in postwar Los Angeles. by "California History"; Regional focus/area studies Book publishing Political activity Political aspects Cold War, Conservatism Women Women in the book industry.

      December, January, - After recapturing France, the Allied advance became stalled along the German border. In the winter of , Germany staged a massive counterattack in Belgium and Luxembourg which pushed a 30 mile "bulge" into the Allied lines. A native of the Coachella Valley, Sarah McCormick Seekatz is a PhD candidate in history at the University of California, Riverside. Her dissertation will explore Southern California's date industry, booster efforts, and fascination with the Greater Middle East throughout the 20th century.


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War and postwar developments in the Southern California petroleum industry by Joe Staten Bain Download PDF EPUB FB2

Reproduced from type-written copy Bibliographical footnotes Introduction -- The place of petroleum in the economy of Southern California -- The prewar situation in the California petroleum industry -- The effect of the war period on the industry -- Postwar prospects -- The oil industry and Pages: War and postwar developments in the Southern California petroleum industry.

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The vast federal defense spending prompted continuous growth in other industries and manufacturing jobs. Southern California became the nation's leading producer of aircraft and second only to Detroit in automobile production, while the Bay Area became the leader in technological developments.

California's burgeoning economy necessitated the extensive development of roads, freeways, and bridges. In the post-war. Upton Sinclair fashioned a novel out of the oil scandals of the Harding administration, providing in the process a detailed picture of the development of the oil industry in Southern California.

Bribery of public officials, class warfare, and international rivalry over oil production are the context for Sinclair's story of a genial independent /5. It began as the "Post-War House" and morphed into the "Home of Tomorrow" then became home to realty offices, then slowly aged itself into near-obscurity, its purpose long-forgotten, and, clearly.

The Third of Three Post-War Oil Deals: Anglo-Iranian contract with Jersey and Socony. Iran was the third great postwar oil deal. The Soviet Union, whose oil production had dropped by 60% from tosought the Iranian crude and continued to occupy Azerbaijan in northern Iran after the war.

Economic Development, in California Photographic book brick manufacturing, fish processing, and the production of farm machinery. Oil production also began in southern California during the last two decades of the century. world war Postwar California End of the 20th The 21st Century New York pictures Images of New York.

the Depression and the Second World War, a housing shortage exacerbated by post- war demobilization, involvement of the federal government, the growth of technology, and a dramatic change in demographics that led to the dramatic population shift that still.

The term "Sun Belt" is said to have been coined in by writer and political analyst Kevin Phillips in his book The Emerging Republican Majority to describe the area of the U.S.

that encompassed the region from Florida to California and included industries like oil, military, and aerospace but also many retirement communities. Following Phillips' introduction of the term, it became widely Author: Amanda Briney.

• 17% of the war materials made in California. • Oil production doubled, synthetic rubber industry created, agricultural output nearly tripled. • More military bases than any other state.

• LA grew faster than any other city in the country during the War. Shipbuilding • Employment rose from 4, toin the war. Author of. Black Gold in California. Robert D. Francis, Professor of Geology and Chair of the Department of Geological Sciences, California State University Long Beach (CSULB), has 34 years’ experience in petroleum geology, including industry employment with Getty Oil Company and Texaco, consulting, and university : Robert Francis.

Oil Industry. The 19th century was a period of great change and rapid industrialization. The iron and steel industry spawned new construction materials, the railroads connected the country and the discovery of oil provided a new source of fuel. The discovery of the Spindletop geyser in drove huge growth in the oil industry.

The story of oil production in California began in the late 19th century. InCalifornia became the leading oil-producing state in the US, and traded the number one position back-and forth with Oklahoma through the year As ofCalifornia was the nation's third most prolific oil-producing state, behind only Texas and North Dakota.

In the past century, California's oil industry grew to become. The Gettys made their fortune from the Southern California oil boom, as did the Dohenys. Alphonzo Bell, a farmer in Orange County, suddenly became rich when oil. Post-war Housing Styles Cape Cod, Colonial, and Ranch T he end of the Second World War brought a sea change to American housing that In just 20 short years altered the entire American landscape, creating whole new towns and cities where none had existed before, and inventing an entirely new suburban lifestyle.

Bythe demand for new housing had been growing for years. California and the Postwar Suburban Home In the two decades following World War II, suburban homes offered middle–class consumers a new way of living that emphasized a relaxed, low–maintenance, private, indoor–outdoor experience. Complete the passage below describing the housing revolution that took place in America during the postwar economic boom.

The shortage of __1__ within cities incentivized the development of housing communities for an expanding __2__ of predominantly white Americans. THE IMPACT OF THE BRACERO PROGRAMS ON A SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA MEXICAN- AMERICAN COMMUNITY A Field Study of Cucamonga, California The Bracero Program During World War II The Postwar Period III.

THE IMPACT OF THE BRACERO PROGRAMS ON THE LABOR Cucamonga grew out of this development and became what is now the business section of the File Size: KB. Mass migration to suburban areas was a defining feature of American life after Before World War II, just 13% of Americans lived in suburbs.

Byhowever, suburbia was home to more than half of the U.S. population. The nation’s economy, politics, and society suburbanized in important ways.

Suburbia shaped habits of car dependency and commuting, patterns of spending and Cited by: 1. Real estate development replaced oil and agriculture as Southern California's principal industry.

InDisneyland opened in Anaheim. InMajor League Baseball's Dodgers and Giants left New York City and came to Los Angeles and San Francisco, respectively.

The population of California expanded dramatically, to nearly 20 million by   "Southern California: an Island on the Land" by Carey McWilliams was the February selection of the Mechanics Institute Library California Interpreted book club series.

The speaker was Jules Tygiel, Professor of History at San Francisco State University where he teaches California history/5.The rapid changes that the war set into motion between and would usher in a new era for California.

The state went from a rural, agricultural way of life to an urban society based on industry and technology. The Golden State saw its pre-war economy transformed by this Second Gold Rush into the world class one that it is today.