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Title
Spanishtown, New Almaden, California
Creator
Unknown
Contributing Institution
History San Jose Research Library
Collection
History San Jose Online Catalog
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Description
Spanishtown was located in Deep Gulch, at the base of Mine Hill. The area was home to a largely Mexican population, some of whom were brought directly from Mexico to New Almaden to work in the mines. Spanishtown had a one-room schoolhouse, cantina and Catholic Church. Photo mounted on red board by four corner mounts. Typewritten label below photo: "Spanish Town in the 1870's." On back of photo: Handwritten in ink: "Spanish Town 1870's. New Almaden Quicksilver MInes, Calif. Please credit New Almaden Historical Society."
Type
image
Format
Black & White, Copy Print
Identifier
780495DB-9B3F-4803-A56A-117343277000
1979-251-131
Subject
New Almaden Quicksilver Mines (Calif.)
Mexicans--California--History (LCSH)

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