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Mines and mineral resources

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 53 Collections and/or Records:

Isaac H. Batchellor Papers, 1872-1894

Identifier: M262.01.0001.0001
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Series 1 contains cards, invitations and newspaper clippings to, from and about Isaac Batchellor.

Dates: 1872-1894

Kopff and Hirsch Families

Identifier: B111.06.0006.0028
Abstract Contains a draft article, "Gold Miners and Saloon Keepers: The Kopffs and Hirsches in Cripple Creek," by Michele Palmer. Jacob Kopff was born in Kiev, Russia and came to the United States at the age of fifteen. He came to Cripple Creek in 1890 after the gold strike. He made money in a silver mine and became the proprietor of the Klondike Mine saloon. In 1904, Isadore Hirsch, the nephew of Jacob Kopff, came to Cripple Creek and also began working in a silver mine. Within a year, Isadore...
Dates: 1879-2008

Lewis J. Carter for Colorado Reflections

Identifier: couda-carter
Abstract Lewis J. Carter, a former judge in Central City, reflects on his life in Central City and Blackhawk and the history of the area. Discusses the start of Central City as a mining camp, the large immigrant population, and working in the mines. Reflects on his first political position on the City Council and his political career from there including his time in the state legislature and then as a judge in Central City. Discusses the impact of World War I on the mining industry and Central City's...
Dates: Date Not Yet Determined

Montage of Elias Cohen and Family of Aspen, Colorado, circa 1905

Identifier: B063.05.0005.00009

Composite of the Elias Cohen family of Aspen including a formal portrait of Elias Cohen (bottom left); a formal portrait of his wife and two daughters (bottom right); and formal portraits of his in-laws, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Weinberg (top). Elias Cohen was a resident of Aspen by 1891, a mine supervisor in, and manager of David Hyman's properties. It was Cohen who suggested the use of deep-sea divers to repair broken mine-pump shafts.

Dates: circa 1905

Mount Sherman and Mount Sheridan and Mines at Carbonate Hill, between 1889-1892

Identifier: M353.0001.00021

A photograph of the mining towns of Mount Sherman and Mount Sheridan and the Mines on Carbonate Hill in Colorado.

Dates: between 1889-1892

Oral History Interview with A. Campbell Denman, Edna McGee, and Fred Polkinghorn, 1974 November 21, 2006 August 5

Identifier: PPLDoh-v-13

Computer Hardware: 3 Intel Celeron 1.8GHz/224 MB RAM PCs manufactured by PowerSpec, each with a Firewire hard drive (2 manufactured by MicroNet, and 1 by LaCie); M-Audio Delta Audiophile internal sound card; External Firewire Hard Drive

Dates: 1974 November 21; Digitization: 2006 August 5

Oral History Interview with Bill Brill, 1982 June 30, 2006

Identifier: BHS-SCA-018
Abstract Bill Brill came to work for CF&I in 1926 in the engineering department. He came to help build the twenty-five inch mill. He also made changes in the fourteen inch mill. He helped build the rod mill in 1954, and the shell plant that made shells for World War II. Later he also helped build the grader blade mill. Also worked in the blast furnace area. Had trouble designing furnaces when natural gas came into the picture in 1928. Brill also built a blast furnace in Wilmington, Deleware, but...
Dates: 1982 June 30; Digitization: 2006

Oral History Interview with Bob McCannon, 1985 June 12, 2006

Identifier: BHS-SCA-005
Abstract Robert (Bob) McCannon came to Pueblo, Colorado and CF&I in 1954 as a junior mine engineer in the mining department. In 1955, he went to Sunrise, Wyoming as a mining engineer. Next McCannon went to the Comstock Mine in Utah where he became the resident engineer in 1962. McCannon returned to the Sunrise Mine in 1968 as the mine's superintendent. One of his jobs was the terminator of assets. McCannon was employed at Sunrise until it shut down in 1980, and the assets were auctioned off in...
Dates: 1985 June 12; Digitization: 2006