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Borax Industry, ca. 1898-ca. 1915 - Views

Owning Institution: UC Berkeley, Bancroft Library

About this Collection

This collection consists of 49 photographic prints of views of the borax industry in California and New Jersey, ca. 1898-ca. 1915. The photographers are unknown. The photographs were probably produced or commissioned by the Pacific Coast Borax Company. The cover and printed captions which are included with the photographs were apparently part of an album which was disbound. Included are images of activities and facilities of the Pacific Coast Borax Co., various "20 Mule Team Borax" products, the Bayonne refinery (interiors and exteriors) in New Jersey, lab procedures, equipment, and women working in the packing room. Also included are views of the company's mine in Death Valley, California, borax miners, and 20 mule teams transporting the borax products. Typewritten captions are pasted below the photographs and are reprinted in the container listing.... View collection guide.

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