John D. Rockefeller and Son, ca. 1915


By the turn of the century, large consolidated corporations exerted vast economic and political control in the United States. At the time, John D. Rockefeller’s Standard Oil dominated the American oil industry. Here, he is shown (on the left) walking on the street in New York City with son John D. Rockefeller, Jr.

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Creator American Press Association Photo
Medium Black and White Photograph
Source Library of Congress
Number LC-USZ62-48511
Copyright Public Domain
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