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Mines and mineral resources

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 53 Collections and/or Records:

Sam Cohen, 1894-1983

Identifier: B111.02.0002.0013
Abstract Samuel Cohen (1845-?) was born in Wloclawek, Warsaw, Poland, and immigrated to New York City in 1866. In 1873, Cohen went west to Denver on the advice of a friend. He found little opportunity in Denver, and went south to Pueblo, where he stayed for a short time. Upon finding little opportunity in Pueblo as well, Cohen traveled to Fairplay, Colorado (in Park County) entirely on foot, where he finally settled. Cohen became one of Fairplay's leading merchants, and invested heavily in mining...
Dates: 1894-1983

Souvenir Gold Bucket, Between 1900-1920

Identifier: B167.03.0004.00007
Scope and Contents

Small silver souvenir gold bucket with "Cripple Creek Colo." embossed on one side and an image of the Elkton Mine on the other side; handle with a twist in middle. Dent in bucket on the text. Bottom marked staerling.

Dates: Between 1900-1920

Unidentified Mining Equipment, between 1920-1940

Identifier: B063.01.0009.00019

Two unidentified pieces of mining equipment. These machines were probably owned and operated by the Saratoga Mines Company.

Dates: between 1920-1940