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Title
Alum Rock Park Meteor, ca. 1900
Creator
[Unknown]
Contributor
Arbuckle Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
ca. 1900
Publication Information
California Room, San Jose Public Library
Contributing Institution
San José Public Library, California Room
Collection
San Jose Public Library California Room Silicon Valley History Online Collection
Rights Information
The California Room can only claim physical ownership of the collection. Users are responsible for satisfying any claims of the copyright holder. Permission to copy or publish any portion of the California Room's collection must be given by the California Room. The California Room can only claim physical ownership of the collection. Users are responsible for satisfying any claims of the copyright holder. Permission to copy or publish any portion of the California Room's collection must be given by the California Room.
Description
Big tourist attraction at Alum Rock Park. Touted as a meteor but may have been a natural occurrence. Broken up in 1918 to help with the war effort. Smelting yielded 39 tons of high grade magnanese ore used in the manufacture of armor plating.
Type
image
Format
21 x 25 cm.
Identifier
http://ark.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/kt6h4nc6r0
csj ARB-C330
Language
English
Subject
Alum Rock Park; Arbuckle, Clyde, 1903-1998; Nature; People; Photographs; San Jose (Calif.); Santa Clara County (Calif.)--History
Source
local, lcnaf, lcsh, tgm I

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