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Fuel trade

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Company Records, 1945, 2012

Identifier: B370.02
Scope and Contents

Contains folder with brochure for the Siegel Energy Corporation and a framed ration stamp form and gasoline purchase permit.

Dates: 1945, 2012

Framed Newspaper Article, 1977 July 29

Identifier: B370.03.0002.00002

The newspaper article spotlights the Siegel family and the Oil Company. Ben Siegel and his sons Arnold and Larry Siegel are featured. The article gives the history of the Siegel Oil Company, beginning in 1927.

Dates: 1977 July 29

Gasoline Purchase Permit and Ration Stamps, 1945

Identifier: B370.02.0002.00001

Ration stamps were used during World War II in the United States for many items, including gasoline. The object is a framed and mounted Gasoline Purchase Permit and Ration Stamp or Coupon Sheet. The Ration Stamp or Coupon Sheet has ration stamps on it and was sent to the Midway Gas and Oil Co. Ben Siegel worked for Midway Gas and Oil Company at the time. The Gasoline Purchase Permit was good for eight gallons of gasoline and was issued to M. Lortunatt.

Dates: 1945

Newspaper Articles, 1934-1998

Identifier: B370.03
Scope and Contents

The series contains newspaper articles that pertain to the history of the Siegel Oil Company. Copies of issues of the West End Press in the 1930s contain advertisements for Silver Tire Company and Siegel Oil and an article discussing Larry Siegel's election to the Shalom Park Board of Trustees. Loose articles written by Larry Siegel are also included as is a framed article commemorating the 50th anniversary of Siegel Oil.

Dates: 1934-1998

Photographs, 1945-2000

Identifier: B370.01

This series contains photographs of the Siegel family and the Siegel Oil Company, including the damage done by the 1945 flood in Denver.

Dates: 1945-2000

Photographs and Slides, between 1950-2000

Identifier: B370.01.0001.0001
Scope and Contents

Primarily contains photographs of the aftermath of the 1965 flood. There are also photographs of the Siegel Oil Company and family members and a photograph of the original adobe service station building.

Dates: between 1950-2000

Scrapbook, 1917-1937

Identifier: B356.02.0005.0005

The scrapbook has newspaper articles and advertisements on the Chicago Hide, Fur, and Wool House, including advertisements for fur trapper jobs; Liberty Bonds, Safe Investment and Reliance Oil Companies; and articles about George D. Bercu. George Bercu founded the Chicago Hide, Fur, and Wool House in Douglas, Wyoming.

Dates: 1917-1937

Siegel Energy Corporation Brochure, 2012

Identifier: B370.02.0001.0002
Scope and Contents

Contains brochure of the Siegel Energy Corporation, including a time-line for the company.

Dates: 2012

Siegel Oil Company Photographs, between 1945-1955, 2000

Identifier: B370.01.0002.0001
Scope and Contents

File folder contains two photographs of Siegel Oil Company from the late 1940s to the mid-1950s at 101 Walnut Street and a 2000 aerial photograph of the oil company.

Dates: between 1945-1955, 2000

Yard of Downing Coal Company, circa 1935

Identifier: B409.02.00005
Abstract Building and yard of Downing's with three people in front: from left to right are Carl Harrison, Ken Trujillo, and Sam Bloom. On left of the photographs is a truck with bags of feed and on the right of the photograph there are three Downing coal trucks with one loaded with coal. There are large stacks of logs in back of the building. Signs on and around the building include "Coal Feed and Ice," "Poultry Supplies," "Purina Chows, Checkerboard bags," "Horses Cows, Poultry, Hogs," and...
Dates: circa 1935