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Title
Wide path in Placerita Canyon, the site of gold discovery in 1842, ca.1900-1940
Date Created and/or Issued
circa 1900/1940
Publication Information
University of Southern California. Libraries
Contributing Institution
University of Southern California Digital Library
Collection
California Historical Society Collection, 1860-1960
Rights Information
Doheny Memorial Library, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0189
Public Domain. Release under the CC BY Attribution license--http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/--Credit both “University of Southern California. Libraries” and “California Historical Society” as the source. Digitally reproduced by the USC Digital Library; From the California Historical Society Collection at the University of Southern California
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Description
Photograph of a wide path in Placerita Canyon, the site of gold discovery in 1842, ca.1900-1940. The dirt patch can be seen across center. Grasses, bushes, and trees can be seen on the incline just beyond the path. A plant with long, thin stems can be seen in the right foreground.
Type
image
Format
1 photograph : photoprint, b&w
20 x 25 cm.
photographic prints
photographs
Identifier
chs-m5970
USC-2-1-1-6078 [Legacy record ID]
CHS-45003
http://doi.org/10.25549/chs-m5970
http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/CHS-45003.jpg
Subject
Canyons
Mines and mineral resources
Gold
Los Angeles County--Newhall
Time Period
circa 1900/1940
Place
California
Los Angeles
USA
Source
45003 [Accession number]
84-1-2407 [Microfiche number]
CHS-45003 [Call number]
California Historical Society [Contributing entity]
Relation
California Historical Society Collection, 1860-1960
Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce Collection, 1890-1960
USC
chs-m825

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