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Title
Castaic buzzes, awaits assay report on 'Gold
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
1949
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 8, 1949 partially reads, "Castaic continued to buzz with excitement today as residents awaited assay report to determine whether a water well drill brought up gold, some metal equally as valuable, or just plain dirt." Photograph caption reads, "Castaic's 1949ers pan their diggings for 'color.' Charles Allen, on whose property 'strike' was made, and Robert Contreras."; See image #00133565 for additional photo in this series.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00133564
Valley Times Collection
HCNVT_d039_f37_i16
CARL0005578028
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/63761
Subject
Ore deposits--California--Castaic
Gold panning--California--Castaic
Dwellings--California--Castaic
Trailers--California--Castaic
Streets--California--Castaic
Men--California--Castaic
Shovels--California--Castaic
Hats--California--Castaic
Castaic (Calif.)
Group portraits
Portrait photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs
Time Period
1941-1950

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