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Title
Quicksilver
Date Created and/or Issued
1960
Contributing Institution
History San Jose Research Library
Collection
California Revealed from History San Jose
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Description
Film about the New Almaden Quicksilver Mines, originally produced by Channel 13. Mention is given to the history of quicksilver in the town of New Almaden, and a history of the town is given as well, including notes on historic buildings in town, how the Bank of America started here, and mention of "English Town" and "Mexican Town." Finally, the film travels inside the mine tunnels, showing the process of mining.
Type
moving image
Format
Print
Black and White
Sound
16mm film
Extent
1 Reel of 1
Identifier
1975-41
casjhsj_000081
Language
English
Subject
Mercury mines and mining--California
Place
Santa Clara County (Calif.)
New Almaden Mines
Provenance
History San Jose
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