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Catalog number 1997.2.1666
Object Name Clipping, Newspaper
Description Photo Caption: Vanished Village - This once flourishing community - Mexican Camp - sprawled on Mine Hill slope, Almaden Mine. Shown is how village looked in 1888 when quicksilver mining was hitting high tempo. Slightly on right above tree tops pictured is school with children seated in front awaiting period required by pioneer photographer to complete "shot". Buildings have all disappeared.

Cataloged by Boudreault, Art