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Title
Patricio Avila, New Almaden, California
Creator
Unknown
Contributing Institution
History San Jose Research Library
Collection
History San Jose Online Catalog
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Description
Patricio Avila, a Mexican miner at the New Almaden mines, was photographed as representative of a typical Mexican miner. Many miners were brought directly from Mexico to New Almaden to work in the mines. Some believed that Mexican miners had particular ability to locate rich veins of ore. Photograph is adhered to glass plate.
Type
image
Identifier
C0551076-62A4-453F-942A-793431854254
1979-251-138
Subject
Miners
Mexicans--California--History (LCSH)
New Almaden Quicksilver Mines (Calif.)
Avila, Patricio

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