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"Roxoleum" The Roxana Petroleum Company Magazine from September 1919 This issue, “The End of the Line,” Volume 2 Number 9, was published in September 1919. “Roxoleum”, the company publication of Roxana Petroleum Corporation, was a series of magazines published over the course of three years, starting during WWI as a link between the company and service members. This monthly magazine was named “Dawn” and underwent a name change in 1918. The magazine features poems, cartoons, short stories, company information, letters from soldiers, photos, celebrations, pictorials of employees who are service members, and much more. The information was largely contributed by employees and staff members. In the last issue of the magazine the President van der Gracht stated, “We have been feeling, of late, that ‘Roxoleum,’ which was created as a special periodical for times of unusual disturbance, and as a tie between the staff at home and our boys at the battle front or in the training camps, has now fulfilled its purpose and that we can lay it to rest with this issue.” September 1919 November 17, 2017
"Roxoleum" The Roxana Petroleum Company Magazine from February 1920 This untitled issue, Volume 3 Number 2,was published in February 1920. “Roxoleum”, the company publication of Roxana Petroleum Corporation, was a series of magazines published over the course of three years, starting during WWI as a link between the company and service members. This monthly magazine was named “Dawn” and underwent a name change in 1918. The magazine features poems, cartoons, short stories, company information, letters from soldiers, photos, celebrations, pictorials of employees who are service members, and much more. The information was largely contributed by employees and staff members. In the last issue of the magazine the President van der Gracht stated, “We have been feeling, of late, that ‘Roxoleum,’ which was created as a special periodical for times of unusual disturbance, and as a tie between the staff at home and our boys at the battle front or in the training camps, has now fulfilled its purpose and that we can lay it to rest with this issue.” February 1920 November 6, 2017
"Roxoleum" The Roxana Petroleum Company Magazine from June 1919 This untitled issue, Volume 2 Number 6, was published in June 1919. “Roxoleum”, the company publication of Roxana Petroleum Corporation, was a series of magazines published over the course of three years, starting during WWI as a link between the company and service members. This monthly magazine was named “Dawn” and underwent a name change in 1918. The magazine features poems, cartoons, short stories, company information, letters from soldiers, photos, celebrations, pictorials of employees who are service members, and much more. The information was largely contributed by employees and staff members. In the last issue of the magazine the President van der Gracht stated, “We have been feeling, of late, that ‘Roxoleum,’ which was created as a special periodical for times of unusual disturbance, and as a tie between the staff at home and our boys at the battle front or in the training camps, has now fulfilled its purpose and that we can lay it to rest with this issue.” June 1919 November 6, 2017
"Roxoleum" The Roxana Petroleum Magazine from May 1919 This untitled issue was published in May 1919. “Roxoleum”, the company publication of Roxana Petroleum Corporation, was a series of magazines published over the course of three years, starting during WWI as a link between the company and service members. This monthly magazine was named “Dawn” and underwent a name change in 1918. The magazine features poems, cartoons, short stories, company information, letters from soldiers, photos, celebrations, pictorials of employees who are service members, and much more. The information was largely contributed by employees and staff members. In the last issue of the magazine the President van der Gracht stated, “We have been feeling, of late, that ‘Roxoleum,’ which was created as a special periodical for times of unusual disturbance, and as a tie between the staff at home and our boys at the battle front or in the training camps, has now fulfilled its purpose and that we can lay it to rest with this issue.” May 1919 November 6, 2017
"Roxoleum" The Roxana Petroleum Company Magazine from October 1918 This issue, “The End of the Line,” Volume I No. X, was published in October 1918. “Roxoleum”, the company publication of Roxana Petroleum Corporation, was a series of magazines published over the course of three years, starting during WWI as a link between the company and service members. This monthly magazine was named “Dawn” and underwent a name change in 1918. The magazine features poems, cartoons, short stories, company information, letters from soldiers, photos, celebrations, pictorials of employees who are service members, and much more. The information was largely contributed by employees and staff members. In the last issue of the magazine the President van der Gracht stated, “We have been feeling, of late, that ‘Roxoleum,’ which was created as a special periodical for times of unusual disturbance, and as a tie between the staff at home and our boys at the battle front or in the training camps, has now fulfilled its purpose and that we can lay it to rest with this issue.” October 1918 November 6, 2017
"Roxoleum" The Roxana Petroleum Company Magazine from May 1918 This untitled issue, Volume I No. V, was published in May 1918. “Roxoleum”, the company publication of Roxana Petroleum Corporation, was a series of magazines published over the course of three years, starting during WWI as a link between the company and service members. This monthly magazine was named “Dawn” and underwent a name change in 1918. The magazine features poems, cartoons, short stories, company information, letters from soldiers, photos, celebrations, pictorials of employees who are service members, and much more. The information was largely contributed by employees and staff members. In the last issue of the magazine the President van der Gracht stated, “We have been feeling, of late, that ‘Roxoleum,’ which was created as a special periodical for times of unusual disturbance, and as a tie between the staff at home and our boys at the battle front or in the training camps, has now fulfilled its purpose and that we can lay it to rest with this issue.” May 1918 November 6, 2017
"Roxoleum" The Roxana Petroleum Company Magazine from March 1918 This issue, “Lifeblood of the Navy,” is Volume I No. III, was published in March 1918. “Roxoleum”, the company publication of Roxana Petroleum Corporation, was a series of magazines published over the course of three years, starting during WWI as a link between the company and service members. This monthly magazine was named “Dawn” and underwent a name change in 1918. The magazine features poems, cartoons, short stories, company information, letters from soldiers, photos, celebrations, pictorials of employees who are service members, and much more. The information was largely contributed by employees and staff members. In the last issue of the magazine the President van der Gracht stated, “We have been feeling, of late, that ‘Roxoleum,’ which was created as a special periodical for times of unusual disturbance, and as a tie between the staff at home and our boys at the battle front or in the training camps, has now fulfilled its purpose and that we can lay it to rest with this issue.” March 1918 November 6, 2017
Boiler House Framework Stacks and Settings  during the 1917-1918 Construction of the Wood River Refinery This photograph shows the construction of the boiler house framework with the stacks and their settings. This photograph is from a series of photos taken during 1917-1918 construction of the Wood River Oil Refinery. 1917-1918 November 3, 2017
Boiler House Frame and Building Materials  during the 1917-1918 Construction of the Wood River Refinery This photograph shows the construction of the boiler house frame and building materials. This photograph is from a series of photos taken during 1917-1918 construction of the Wood River Oil Refinery. 1917-1918 November 3, 2017
Water Softeners  during the 1917-1918 Construction of the Wood River Refinery This photograph shows the construction of the water softeners from the Northwest end. This photograph is from a series of photos taken during 1917-1918 construction of the Wood River Oil Refinery. 1917-1918 October 27, 2017