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Title
Rhyolite, ghost town, revived by litigation
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Contributor
This project was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
1950
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
Photograph article dated November 21, 1950 partially reads, "Rhyolite, historic gold town, is alive again - this time in the litigation of those who say they own property in the 'almost' ghost town. The legal snarls prove that Rhyolite may eventually be saved from the fate of Death Valley towns now as lost and gone forever as 'My Darling Clementine.' Before the oldtimers and the 'squatters' started arguing over who owned the desolate stretches of Rhyolite, Mrs. Bessie Stratton, formerly of Sunland, was virtually the only one who swept the ghosts away and made Rhyolite a spot on the map in tourists' guides." Photograph caption reads, "Pretty stuff - Mrs. Bessie Stratton, formerly of Sunland, displays a hand made mineral display at the famed bottle house in Rhyolite, ghost town."; See images #00137111 through #00137113 for all photos in this series.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;14 x 11 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00137113
Valley Times Collection
HCNVT_d044_f17_i7
CARL0005644722
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/67304
Subject
Ghost towns--Nevada--Rhyolite
Pioneers--Nevada--Rhyolite
Tourists--Nevada--Rhyolite
Women--Nevada--Rhyolite
Actions and defenses
Minerals
Rhyolite (Nev.)
Valley Times Collection photographs
Portrait photographs
Time Period
1941-1950

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