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Title
Skidoo in Death Valley
Alternative Title
Works Progress Administration Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
1908
Publication Information
Federal Writers' Project
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
Death Valley's gold mining camp, Skiddo. In it's heyday in 1907, the town had a newspaper, a bank, a school, a brothel, telephone service, and at least one saloon. It was prosperous for less than two years and had a population of 500. The town is surrounded by mountains.
Type
Image
Format
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00073752
Works Progress Administration Collection
WPA 9174 5x7
CARL0000077230
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/3096
Subject
Gold mines and mining--Death Valley (Calif. and Nev.)
Mountains--Death Valley (Calif. and Nev.)
California--Gold discoveries
Death Valley (Calif. and Nev.)
Works Progress Administration Collection photographs

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