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Borax Smith's mine at Borate or Harmony, California, ca.1890-1900 (CHS-1598)

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''Borax Smith's mine at Borate or Harmony, California, ca.1890-1900

Photograph of a Borax Smith's mine at Borate or Harmony, California, ca.1890-1900. A group of 8 men shovel ore in the foreground. A large wooden frame built against the side of the rocky slope supports a chute down which ore pours into wooden holding bins.

 

Call number: CHS-1598

Filename: CHS-1598

Coverage date: circa 1890/1900

Part of collection: California Historical Society Collection, 1860-1960

Format: glass plate negatives

Type: images

Geographic subject (city or populated place): Harmony; Borate

Repository name: USC Libraries Special Collections

Accession number: 1598

Microfiche number: 1-104-6

Archival file: chs_Volume92/CHS-1598.tiff

Part of subcollection: Title Insurance and Trust, and C.C. Pierce Photography Collection, 1860-1960

Repository address: Doheny Memorial Library, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0189

Geographic subject (country): USA

Format (aacr2): 1 photograph : glass photonegative, b&w ; 17 x 22 cm.

Rights: Digitally reproduced by the USC Digital Library; From the California Historical Society Collection at the University of Southern California

Subject (adlf): mine sites

Repository email: specol@usc.edu

Contributing entity: California Historical Society

Date created: circa 1890/1900

Publisher (of the digital version): University of Southern California. Libraries

Format (aat): photographs

Geographic subject (state): California

Legacy record ID: chs-m15118

Geographic subject: historical sites: Deah Valley

Access conditions: Send requests to address or e-mail given. Phone (213) 821-2366; fax (213) 740-2343.

Geographic subject (county): Inyo; San Bernardino

Subject (lcsh): Salt industry and trade; Borax mines and mining

Subject: Industry -- Borax (salt); Mining; Borax & Salt Industry

 

Date

{{other date|circa|1890}}/1900 (date created)

 

Author

Not given

 

Source

http //digitallibrary.usc.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15799coll65/id/13886

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California Historical Society Collection, 1860-1960

Glass plate negatives

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