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AC151_OIL_CITY_BRASS_WORKS_PAYROLL_LEDGERSDescriptive Sheet Oil City Brass Works Payroll AC -151 Ledgers No Inventory . filli General Type: Ledgers Physical Description: 1 square foot Inclusive Dates: 1924-1929 Donor: Bruce Hamilton The Oil city works was one of the original industries that developed as a result of the oil boom in Jefferson County, Texas, in the early part of the twentieth century. This industrial institution became a household word in the petrochemical industry throughout the years and a vital asset to the city. The collection consists of payroll ledgers dated from 1924- 1929; they contain the names of employees, hours worked per week and rate of pay per week. These ledgers are in poor condition and caution should be used while handling them.