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Standard Oil Company of New Jersey

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 1882-1972-

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Arnold Eagle photographs

 Collection
Identifier: NA-0004-01
Summary Arnold Eagle (1909-1992) emigrated to New York from Hungary in 1929. He became a documentary photographer in the 1930s and, in 1945, joined a remarkable roster of photographers hired by Standard Oil of New Jersey to produce a visual record of the benefits of oil in the lives of everyday Americans, and, in the process, creating an extensive photographic record of American life during the 1940s. Later, Eagle's work encompassed subjects ranging from modern dance to corporate workplaces. He also...
Dates: 1938 - 1962; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1949