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Title
Prospecting in the desert
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
1937
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Description
Title supplied by cataloger.; Print is backwards.; Photograph was edited for publication purposes.
Photograph caption dated November 9, 1937 reads, "E. A. Moross with his scientific prospecting equipment greeting Geo. Grant who still uses this old familiar method of burros." A resident of Mosherville, Michigan, Ernest Moross was a pioneer American auto racer. At one time, Moross managed Barney Oldfield and oversaw the Indianapolis Speedway. In the late-1930s, Moross' prospecting equipment was valued at $50,000.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00094505
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 88
CARL0005026453
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/29145
Subject
Moross, Ernest A.,--1874-1949
Prospecting--Death Valley (Calif. and Nev.)
Prospecting--Equipment and supplies
Donkeys--Death Valley (Calif. and Nev.)
Deserts--California, Southern
Automobiles--California, Southern
Campers--California, Southern
Death Valley (Calif. and Nev.)
Los Angeles Evening Herald and Express photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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