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Guide to "The Real West: Empire Builders"
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This episode, produced by Brian Coughlin, of the series "The Real West" tells the history of Collis P. Huntington, Leland Stanford, Charles Crocker, and Mark Hopkins (the Big Four) and the development of the railroads in the West. It also mentions the lives of Jane Stanford and Leland Stanford Jr., the history of Stanford University, Eadweard Muybridge, and the development of motion pictures.
0.125 Linear feet 1 videotape (VHS)
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