The Bully Hill Mine Photographs collection--consisting of 77 loose prints, 1 album and various ephemera spanning circa 1870
to circa 1919--documents the Bully Hill Mine and Delamar community of Shasta County, California. In addition to photographs
of the smelter facilities and other buildings and yards related to the operations of the Bully Hill Mine--primarily a copper
mine--the collection includes photographs of the town of Delamar and surrounding lands, local railways, other mining facilities,
the Pit River area and many unidentified waterways, the town of Shasta Soda Springs, and Yosemite Valley. A large portion
of the collection features members of the May family and other Delamar inhabitants and Bully Hill Mine workers. Especially
prominent in the photographs are Lawrence May, a Bully Hill Mine engineer, and his wife Florence Mesing May. Scenes of Picnics,
swimming outings, horseback riding, and other leisure events and social gatherings, as well as several group portraits of
community members, are also included.
77 loose photographs, various sizes; 20 photographs compiled in album, 19 x 26 cm.; various ephemera.
81 digital objects
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