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Browsing items in: Mining In Idaho Collection

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    • Silver City, Idaho Pioneers

    • Frontier & pioneer life; Mining camps; City & town life; Pioneers;
    • (l to r): Standing: Mrs. Sadie Dewey; Mrs. Fehrensen's sister; Mrs. Robert Leonard; Mrs. Simon Harris; Miss Lill Hallaway; Mrs. Fred Fehrensen; Mrs. Oro Nichols; Mrs. Gombrig; Mrs. Fehrensen's sister (2); Mrs Sally Feurer; Mrs. Joseph Hutchinson....
    • 77-67-1
    • Celebrations, De Lamar, Idaho

    • Celebrations; Mining; Mining camps; Miners; Westward movement; Women; Wooden buildings; City & town life; Streets;
    • 100-yard foot race on main street in De Lamar, Idaho. Bunkhouse on right. Townspeople line the both sides of the street. Wooden buildings and sidewalks are clearly shown. The track is marked by white lines in the left forground.
    • 77-159-12
    • Holidays De Lamar, Idaho

    • Women; Mining camps; Woodcutting; Festivals; Fourth of July celebrations;
    • 4th of July celebration, bucksaw contest, note woman sawing. American flags displayed in background on buildings.
    • 76-25-1
    • Hydraulic Mining - Boise Basin 1

    • Hydraulic mining; Miners; mining equipment;
    • 8 miners standing in Larry Brogan's claim, Granite Creek as hydraulic equipment washes hillside. Image is out of focus and there are spots and squiggles on the image. One miner is directing the waterflow and the other seven men are looking on...
    • 70-190-2
    • Social Life and Customs, Silver City, Idaho

    • Activities; Clothing & dress; Balls (Parties); Dresses; Women; Millinery;
    • "All dead tired the day after the ball." Standing, l. to R.: Mrs. Mary Noble, Mrs. Anna Sonna Smalley (?). Seated, l. to R.: Maude Horrie Northrop, Mrs. Purington, Mrs. M. Horrie Lyon. On floor: Harriet F. Harris.
    • 76-138-63
    • Hydraulic Mining - Elk City

    • Hydraulic mining; Mining Equipment; Erosion
    • "Buffalo Pit" hydraulic placer mining operation near Elk City, Idaho
    • 60-99-50
    • Mine interior, Idaho

    • Mining; Miners; Headframes (Mining); Shovels; Mining equipment; Tunnels; Mineral deposits; Measuring;
    • "Compton I. White, Gen. Mgr., John Sharpe, (?)easer, Ivor Anderson; measuring new strike in the stope. 7' 10" as compared with engineer Rush J. White's estimate of 6 inches." Two miners stretching a measuring tape across the rock face as another...
    • 63-160-122
    • Buildings, Silver City, Idaho

    • Mining; Mining camps; Storehouses; Stone buildings;
    • "First Powder House" First on right hand side as you leave Silver City, July 19, 1975.
    • 75-5-60-D
    • Mining Machinery 3

    • Mining; Mining equipment; Tunnels; Mine railroad cars; Railroad rails; Railroad locomotives;
    • "Mancha" battery powered motor pulling ore cars underground at the Bunker Hill Mine.
    • 79-92-33
    • The Wallace Press, October 3 1890

    • Newspapers; Mining; History; Silver;
    • "New Issue" and headline, "Silver continues to fluctuate." This new issue is also "No. 30"
    • Wallace Press/Oct 3 1890
    • Buildings, Silver City, Idaho 1

    • Mining; Mining camps; Storehouses; Stone buildings;
    • "Second Powder House" This building was recently purchased and renovated for summertime residency.
    • 75-5-60-E
    • Pioneers, Silver City, Idaho 2

    • Pioneers; Children; Children's clothing & dress; Mining camps;
    • "The Children"- four young children, July 1895. The children and a dog are sitting on a rock pile.
    • 60-139-12
    • The Owyhee War - 1868

    • mining; war; history; Ephemera; governors; Judicial proceedings;
    • "This is thought to be the only complete and accurate account ever written on this particular war. It was written at the request of Governor Ballard by John R. McBride, then Chief Justice of Idaho Territorial Supreme Court. (from court records...
    • VFOwyheeWar
    • New Flotation Machines - Morning Mill

    • Mining equipment; Industrial facilities; Processes & techniques; Wooden buildings; miners; mining
    • A bank of flotation cells, pipes, pulleys, belts, chains, light bulbs, lumber, worker
    • 71-12-208a-4
    • Gold Miner's Daughters, The Education Of : 1930 - 1943

    • mining; education; families; gold; history; livestock; country life; dogs;
    • A first person account of two daughters being raised in Idaho City from 1930 - 1943. They moved to Spanish Creek area in 1934 and wintered in Caldwell. The father was a gold miner. Describes his activities sluicing and panning gold. Describes their...
    • MS-2-1384
    • Engineers, Wardner 1

    • Mining; Engineers; Surveying Equipment; Surveyors
    • A group of engineers pose for group portrait with equipment in front of the Federal Mining and Smelting County, building. Men are wearing suits, ties, coats, hats, and varied attire.
    • 71-12-28a
    • Pioneers, Thunder Mountain

    • Pioneers; Frontier & pioneer life; Women; Wooden buildings; Clothing & dress; Dogs; Men;
    • A group of Idaho pioneer men and women posed for posterity outside a cabin. A fine selection of men and womens fashions and accessories are represented.
    • 60-73-17


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