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Catalog number 1997.2.1608
Object Name Clipping, Newspaper
Description Caption from image #3, A few men are working quicksilver in the rich New Almaden area, looking forward to a return of the "good old days" when millions were produced. Melbourne Stafford (upper left) digs in an old dump for material to put in a roaster from which W.H. Farris (upper right) is pulling out mercury. Frank Pfeiffer (lower) pours mercury into a flask with the aid of his daughter, Frances, 12. Tribune Photos.

These photos were part of a newspaper article. The original layout of the photos was not retained.

People Black, David
Farris, W.H.
Lord Sexton, Mary
Lord Stexton, William
Newbold, Fitz Eugene
Pfeiffer, Frances
Pfeiffer, Frank
Stafford, Melbourne
Cataloged by Boudreault, Art