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Gold miners Frank Robison, Charles T. Brown, and M.L. Sims selling gold, San Gabriel Canyon, 1932
Date Created and/or Issued
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Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
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Charles T. Brown, in work shirt and hat, seated on bench weighing gold on scales on wooden box, with buyer in shirt and trousers at left bending forward, holding money. Standing behind looking on: Frank Robison, in sleeveless shirt and hat with headlamp, foot on bench; Fire Warden Albert E. Marshall, in shirt with badges on pocket and hat; M.L. Sims, in torn shirt and pants, tool on belt, holding jars; in canyon area with mountains and trees in background. Box reads: Pentecostal Mission Comasary 4
A similar photograph appears with the article “Gold Gleaners Ply Trade in San Gabriel Canyon, Cream Skimmed in Early Days, but Ancient Diggings Still Yield Pittance to Patient Toil.” Los Angeles Times, 25 Sept. 1932: A1, with caption: Pan and Rocker Again in Use on Southland Streams. Gold Rush Days Recalled in San Gabriel Canyon. An itinerant gold buyer pays $16 an ounce for dust and tiny nuggets: Left to right, buyer, Frank Robison, Fire Warden Marshall, Charles T. Brown and M.L. Sims.
Text from nitrate negative sleeve: Calif. - San Gabriel Canyon - Gold Mining
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Gold miners--California--San Gabriel Canyon
Robison, Frank
Brown, Charles T., b. ca. 1903
Marshall, Albert E., 1888-1960
Sims, M. L
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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