Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds. View of Count William L. Von Hardenberg in collared shirt, tie, and jacket. The count was born in Germany and came to the United States in 1893. He was prominently identified with the mining engineering industry and was a participant in the development of Alaskan gold fields. The count died of heart disease. This photograph appears with the article, "Rites Fixed For Count: Von Hardenberg to Be Paid Last Tribute at Services Here Tomorrow," Los Angeles Times, 19 Sep. 1935. Text from negative sleeve: 2189, Count Wm L. Von Hardenberg, German immigrant, passed away 9/35, developed Alaskan gold fields, 24 yrs LA resident, [stamped:] Sep 26 1935 Handwritten on negative: Count William L. Von Hardenberg Text from newspaper caption: Count William L. Von Hardenberg, participant in development of Alaskan gold fields, who died at home here on Tuesday.