After Samuel Younge, Jr, tried to use the whites-only bathroom at a Standard Oil gas station, he was shot and killed by attendant Marvin Segrest. He is considered the 1st African-American student to be killed as a result of his involvement in the American civil rights movement. During the mid-1960s,...After Samuel Younge, Jr, tried to use the whites-only bathroom at a Standard Oil gas station, he was shot and killed by attendant Marvin Segrest. He is considered the 1st African-American…

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The History of the Standard Oil Company (full text) - Ida M. Tarbell

Full text to The History of the Standard Oil Refinery by Ida Tarbell, written in 1904.

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Standard Oil Map from Indiana...Reminds me of the Standard Oil Service Station that Larry purchased in 2008 from Charles Ellis and had moved to Red Oak II and beautifully restored. It now has a permanent home on our property at Red Oak II. This little Station is the oldest known Standard Station still in existence that was originally on historic Route 66.

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