Inventory of trip to mining sites in Mexico, c[1907]

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Inventory of trip to mining sites in Mexico, c[1907]

Collection number: BANC PIC 2000.005--ALB

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Date Completed:
ca. 1999
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Collection Summary

Collection Title: Trip to mining sites in Mexico,
Date (inclusive): c[1907]
Collection Number: BANC PIC 2000.005--ALB
Extent: 1 album (43 photographic prints and 3 newsclippings)
Repository: The Bancroft Library.
Berkeley, California 94720-6000
Physical Location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
Languages Represented: English

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[Identification of item], Trip to mining sites in Mexico, BANC PIC 2000.005--ALB, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

Scope and Content

Snapshots of a trip made by a party of American men from Texas to Mexico City and various mines in Mexico. Newsclippings present are articles by party member Harry T. Stetler describing the trip for a local Johnstown (Pennsylvania) newspaper. Locations pictured include San Antonio (Texas), El Favor mining region, Ahuactlan, San Sebastian (El Tajo mine), the roads to Hostotipaquillo and Etzatlan. Many views are party members on horseback or in front of rural buildings. Numerous views are of mine buildings and environs.

Container List

 

:1 The party. (Frank Knight identified.)[Group portrait.]

 

:2 Rapid transit. [A donkey.]

 

:3 Rapid Transit. [Three boys sitting on a donkey.]

 

:4 Railroad station, San Antonio (Texas).

 

:5 The Alamo, San Antonio.

 

:6 [View of a mining operation.]

 

:7 The corral.

 

:8 Texas residence.

 

:9 Mexico residence.

 

:10 Traveling hotel. [Luxury train?]

 

:11 Mexican children.

 

:12 Mexican carpenters.

 

:13 Mining house at El Favor.

 

:14 Birds eye view of El Favor.

 

:15 Mountain scenery at El Favor.

 

:16 Mountain scenery at El Favor.

 

:17 Pack train loading with ore.

 

:18 Sacks of ore. [Men loading sacks with ore.]

 

:19 At Ahuactlan. [Families in front of their homes.]

 

:20 Ore mill at San Sebastian.

 

:21 Ore mill at San Sebastian.

 

:22 Canal at Mexico City.

 

:23 First Mexican railroad station.

 

:24 Frank W. Knight. [Riding with a group.]

 

:25 The party at El Tajo mine, San Sebastian.

 

:26 Windle. [Sitting on a donkey.]

 

:27 Donovan.

 

:28 Stettler.

 

:29 Donovan.

 

:30 Taylor.

 

:31 Bound for Hostotipaquillo.

 

:32 A mozos home.

 

:33 Bound for Amatlan de Canas.

 

:34 Dinner at Ahuanti[?]

 

:35 The party in front of a fine summer resort. [Group portrait in front of two shacks.]

 

:36 Camp for the night at San Valentine.

 

:37 Windle in the cut in El Tajo. [Standing in a large fissure in the cliff.]

 

:38 The new mill at El Favor.

 

:39 El Favor [ore] Dump.

 

:40 The party at San Sebastian.

 

:41 Makeever and [?].

 

:42 Return to Etzatlan.

 

:43 John Parker, the scout, Makeever and Rothschild.

 

:44 "Harry T. Stetler writes of his journey into the land of the Aztec and of scenes by the way." [Newspaper clipping from The Democrat, Johnstown, PA.]

 

:45 "Cathedral in Mexico cost 80 millions." [by Harry T. Stetler.] [Newspaper clipping from The Democrat, Johnstown, PA.]

 

:46 "Seen in the land of the Aztecs." [by Harry T. Stetler.] [Newspaper clipping from The Democrat, Johnstown, PA.]