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Public Domain: Oil Rig in Gabon, French Equatorial Africa by George Rodger, ca. 1948-1955 (NARA)

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ARC Identifier: 541652

Title: Africa. Gabon, French Equatorial Africa. The rig is up: a native laborer sits sleepily on the scores of drill pipe joints which will soon be sent burrowing down into the earth in search of oil, ca. 1948 - ca. 1955




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Creator: U.S. International Development Cooperation Agency. Agency for International Development. (10/01/1979 - ca. 1998) ( Most Recent)

Department of State. International Cooperation Administration. (06/30/1955 - 11/1961) ( Predecessor)

Economic Cooperation Administration. (1948 - 12/30/1951) ( Predecessor)

Foreign Operations Administration. (08/01/1953 - 06/30/1955) ( Predecessor)

Mutual Security Agency. (1951 - 08/01/1953) ( Predecessor)


Type of Archival Materials:

Photographs and other Graphic Materials

Level of Description:

Item from Record Group 286: Records of the Agency for International Development, 1948 - 2003


Location: Still Picture Records LICON, Special Media Archives Services Division (NWCS-S), National Archives at College Park, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD 20740-6001 PHONE: 301-837-3530, FAX: 301-837-3621, EMAIL:

Coverage Dates: ca. 1948 - ca. 1955


Part of: Series: Photographs of Marshall Plan Activities in Europe and Africa, ca. 1948 - ca. 1989


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Use Restrictions: Unrestricted


Variant Control Number(s):

Local Identifier: NWDNS-286-ME-1(21)

NAIL Control Number: NWDNS-286-ME-1(21)



Copy 1

Copy Status: Preservation-Reproduction-Reference

Storage Facility: National Archives at College Park - Archives II (College Park, MD)


Media Type: Photographic Print



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Contributors to Authorship and/or Production of the Archival Materials

Rodger, George, Photographer


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