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Mural at Amargosa Opera House, a remarkable image from what is largely a ghost town: Death Valley Junction, just outside Death Valley National Park in Inyo County, California

Mural at Amargosa Opera House, a remarkable image from what is largely...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. The community, once a dusty mining, railroad, and mill town, was known as Amargosa, after the desert valley that surrounds it. A recreation hall at the no... More

Mural at Amargosa Opera House, a remarkable image from what is largely a ghost town: Death Valley Junction, just outside Death Valley National Park in Inyo County, California

Mural at Amargosa Opera House, a remarkable image from what is largely...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. The community, once a dusty mining, railroad, and mill town, was known as Amargosa, after the desert valley that surrounds it. A recreation hall at the no... More

Mural at Amargosa Opera House, a remarkable image from what is largely a ghost town: Death Valley Junction, just outside Death Valley National Park in Inyo County, California

Mural at Amargosa Opera House, a remarkable image from what is largely...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. The community, once a dusty mining, railroad, and mill town, was known as Amargosa, after the desert valley that surrounds it. A recreation hall at the no... More

Mural at Amargosa Opera House, a remarkable image from what is largely a ghost town: Death Valley Junction, just outside Death Valley National Park in Inyo County, California

Mural at Amargosa Opera House, a remarkable image from what is largely...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. The community, once a dusty mining, railroad, and mill town, was known as Amargosa, after the desert valley that surrounds it. A recreation hall at the no... More

Mural at Amargosa Opera House, a remarkable image from what is largely a ghost town: Death Valley Junction, just outside Death Valley National Park in Inyo County, California

Mural at Amargosa Opera House, a remarkable image from what is largely...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. The community, once a dusty mining, railroad, and mill town, was known as Amargosa, after the desert valley that surrounds it. A recreation hall at the no... More

Mural at Amargos Opera House, a remarkable image from what is largely a ghost town: Death Valley Junction, just outside Death Valley National Park in Inyo County, California

Mural at Amargos Opera House, a remarkable image from what is largely ...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. The community, once a dusty mining, railroad, and mill town, was known as Amargosa, after the desert valley that surrounds it. A recreation hall at the no... More

Mural at Amargosa Opera House, a remarkable image from what is largely a ghost town: Death Valley Junction, just outside Death Valley National Park in Inyo County, California

Mural at Amargosa Opera House, a remarkable image from what is largely...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. The community, once a dusty mining, railroad, and mill town, was known as Amargosa, after the desert valley that surrounds it. A recreation hall at the no... More

The Regent Showcase theater, an art deco former movie house on La Brea Avenue in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles, California

The Regent Showcase theater, an art deco former movie house on La Brea...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. The community, once a dusty mining, railroad, and mill town, was known as Amargosa, after the desert valley that surrounds it. A recreation hall at the no... More

Mural at Amargosa Opera House, a remarkable image from what is largely a ghost town: Death Valley Junction, just outside Death Valley National Park in Inyo County, California

Mural at Amargosa Opera House, a remarkable image from what is largely...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. The community, once a dusty mining, railroad, and mill town, was known as Amargosa, after the desert valley that surrounds it. A recreation hall at the no... More

Mural at Amargos Opera House, a remarkable image from what is largely a ghost town: Death Valley Junction, just outside Death Valley National Park in Inyo County, California

Mural at Amargos Opera House, a remarkable image from what is largely ...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. The community, once a dusty mining, railroad, and mill town, was known as Amargosa, after the desert valley that surrounds it. A recreation hall at the no... More

The creator of this image, photographer Carol M. Highsmith, enjoys a moment on stage at a remarkable theater in what is largely a ghost town: Death Valley Junction, just outside Death Valley National Park in Inyo County, California

The creator of this image, photographer Carol M. Highsmith, enjoys a m...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. The community, once a dusty mining, railroad, and mill town, was known as Amargosa, after the desert valley that surrounds it. A recreation hall at the no... More

Mural at Amargosa Opera House, a remarkable image from what is largely a ghost town: Death Valley Junction, just outside Death Valley National Park in Inyo County, California

Mural at Amargosa Opera House, a remarkable image from what is largely...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. The community, once a dusty mining, railroad, and mill town, was known as Amargosa, after the desert valley that surrounds it. A recreation hall at the no... More

The Regent Showcase theater, an art deco former movie house on La Brea Avenue in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles, California

The Regent Showcase theater, an art deco former movie house on La Brea...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. The community, once a dusty mining, railroad, and mill town, was known as Amargosa, after the desert valley that surrounds it. A recreation hall at the no... More

Humboldt City, General View, Ghost Town, Humboldt City, Pershing, NV
Disease makes ghost town of boy scout camp. Presidential order delaying the Boy Scout Jamboree for a year because of infantile paralysis in Virginia made a ghost town of the city of tents before the camp came properly to life. Nearly $300,000 was spent on construction of the camp. The Jamboree is expected to be held here a year hence. Photo made from Goodyear Airship Enterprise. 8/9/35
Disease makes ghost town of boy scout camp. Presidential order delaying the Boy Scout Jamboree for a year because of infantile paralysis in Virginia made a ghost town of the city of tents before the camp came properly to life. Nearly $300,000 was spent on construction of the camp. The Jamboree is expected to be held here a year hence. Photo made from Goodyear Airship Enterprise. 8935

Disease makes ghost town of boy scout camp. Presidential order delayin...

Title from unverified caption data on negative or negative sleeve. Gift; Harris & Ewing, Inc. 1955. General information about the Harris & Ewing Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.hec Temp... More

A ghost town decaying as a result of drought and low farm produce prices. Ardmore, South Dakota

A ghost town decaying as a result of drought and low farm produce pric...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... More

A ghost town decaying as a result of drought and low farm produce prices.  Ardmore, South Dakota
Ghost town once supported by tannery near Canton, Pennsylvania

Ghost town once supported by tannery near Canton, Pennsylvania

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... More

Ghost town once supported by tannery near Canton, Pennsylvania
Abandoned cafe in Carey, Texas. Carey is fast becoming a ghost town of the Texas plains

Abandoned cafe in Carey, Texas. Carey is fast becoming a ghost town of...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... More

Abandoned house at the ghost town of Cambria, Wyoming

Abandoned house at the ghost town of Cambria, Wyoming

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... More

Man in front of post office. Carey, Texas. This town is fast becoming a ghost town because of mechanization of cotton and displacement of tenant farmers

Man in front of post office. Carey, Texas. This town is fast becoming ...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... More

Abandoned house in ghost town of Cambria, Wyoming
Old house, a remnant of mining ghost town near Deadwood, South Dakota
Abandoned cafe in Carey, Texas. Carey is fast becoming a ghost town of the Texas plains
Abandoned house in Carey, Texas. Mechanized cotton farming and displacement of tenant families is fast making Carey a ghost town

Abandoned house in Carey, Texas. Mechanized cotton farming and displac...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... More

Abandoned house in ghost town of Cambria, Wyoming

Abandoned house in ghost town of Cambria, Wyoming

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... More

Man in front of post office. Carey, Texas. This town is fast becoming a ghost town because of mechanization of cotton and displacement of tenant farmers
Saint Clair (vicinity), Pennsylvania. Typical remains of a house on main street of the ghost town of Lorain

Saint Clair (vicinity), Pennsylvania. Typical remains of a house on ma...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... More

Saint Clair (vicinity), Pennsylvania. The ghost town of Lorain near Saint Clair. The P.& R.I.& C. colliery here was closed down eight years ago and all "company houses" excepting two were removed
Ruins of abandoned cigar factory. Loss of this industry helped make Key West a ghost town. Florida
Ruins of abandoned cigar factory. Loss of this industry helped make Key West a ghost town. Florida

Ruins of abandoned cigar factory. Loss of this industry helped make Ke...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... More

Saint Clair (vicinity), Pennsylvania. Typical remains of a house on main street of the ghost town of Lorain
Saint Clair (vicinity), Pennsylvania. The ghost town of Lorain near Saint Clair. The P.& R.I.& C. colliery here was closed down eight years ago and all "company houses" excepting two were removed

Saint Clair (vicinity), Pennsylvania. The ghost town of Lorain near Sa...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... More

Old school in Akins, Oklahoma. This town was formerly a cotton ginning center as well as trading center for the surrounding farm community. There is no ginning done there now and it has assumed the status of a ghost town

Old school in Akins, Oklahoma. This town was formerly a cotton ginning...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... More

Old lead mines here have been reopened, Creede, Colo. Creede for many years was "a ghost town," but has resumed the activities that made it an important lead producing center years ago, and is now producing much vitally needed metal for the war effort

Old lead mines here have been reopened, Creede, Colo. Creede for many ...

12002-62. Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944. General information about the FSA/OWI Color Photographs is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsac Title from FSA or OWI agency caption. Add... More

Charles Morris, one of the few remaining inhabitants of the ghost town of Pony, Montana. Some of the furniture was brought overland by wagon

Charles Morris, one of the few remaining inhabitants of the ghost town...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... More

Old schoolhouse in Akins, Oklahoma. This town was formerly a cotton ginning center as well as trading center for the surrounding farm community. There is no ginning done there now and it has assumed the status of a ghost town

Old schoolhouse in Akins, Oklahoma. This town was formerly a cotton gi...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... More

Old lead mines here have been reopened, Creede, Colo. Creede for many years was "a ghost town," but has resumed the activities that made it an important lead producing center years ago, and is now producing much vitally needed metal for the war effort
Charles Morris, one of the few remaining inhabitants of the ghost town of Pony, Montana. Some of the furniture was brought overland by wagon
Old storekeeper and abandoned store in near ghost town. Shaw, Kansas

Old storekeeper and abandoned store in near ghost town. Shaw, Kansas

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... More

Abandoned house of gold miners in the ghost town of Eureka, Colorado
General view of the ghost town. Georgetown, New Mexico

General view of the ghost town. Georgetown, New Mexico

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... More

Remains of old privy at the ghost town. Georgetown, New Mexico
Abandoned buildings on the main street of the ghost town. Eureka, Colorado
Backyards of buildings on the main street of the ghost town of Eureka, Colorado. Notice the waste dumps on mountainside, which will identify this as a mining town

Backyards of buildings on the main street of the ghost town of Eureka,...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... More

Ruins of old building on the main street of Tombstone, Arizona. While this is not a ghost town (there is still mining activity in this region), the town is not the same as it was in its lusty youth

Ruins of old building on the main street of Tombstone, Arizona. While ...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... More

Backyards of buildings on the main street of the ghost town of Eureka, Colorado. Notice the waste dumps on mountainside, which will identify this as a mining town
Page from the Delineator, about 1914, pasted on wall of abandoned residence in the ghost town. Georgetown, New Mexico

Page from the Delineator, about 1914, pasted on wall of abandoned resi...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... More

Abandoned house of gold miners in the ghost town of Eureka, Colorado

Abandoned house of gold miners in the ghost town of Eureka, Colorado

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... More

Old storekeeper and abandoned store in near ghost town. Shaw, Kansas
Page from the Delineator, about 1914, pasted on wall of abandoned residence in the ghost town. Georgetown, New Mexico
Abandoned buildings on the main street of the ghost town. Eureka, Colorado

Abandoned buildings on the main street of the ghost town. Eureka, Colo...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... More

General view of the ghost town. Georgetown, New Mexico
Ruins of old building on the main street of Tombstone, Arizona. While this is not a ghost town (there is still mining activity in this region), the town is not the same as it was in its lusty youth
Remains of old privy at the ghost town. Georgetown, New Mexico

Remains of old privy at the ghost town. Georgetown, New Mexico

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... More

House in ghost town now coming to life because of defense mining boom. Montezuma, Colorado

House in ghost town now coming to life because of defense mining boom....

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... More

Building on main street of ghost town. Judith Basin, Montana
Buildings on main street of ghost town. Judith Basin, Montana
Old mine tipple and residue. Ghost town near Georgetown, Colorado
Church and houses in Montezuma, Colorado, ghost town now coming to life because of defense mining boom

Church and houses in Montezuma, Colorado, ghost town now coming to lif...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... More

Building on main street of ghost town. Judith Basin, Montana

Building on main street of ghost town. Judith Basin, Montana

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... More

Old mine tipple and residue. Ghost town near Georgetown, Colorado

Old mine tipple and residue. Ghost town near Georgetown, Colorado

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... More

Building on main street of ghost town. Judith Basin, Montana

Building on main street of ghost town. Judith Basin, Montana

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... More

Buildings on main street of ghost town. Judith Basin, Montana

Buildings on main street of ghost town. Judith Basin, Montana

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... More

Church and houses in Montezuma, Colorado, ghost town now coming to life because of defense mining boom
Buildings on main street of ghost town. Judith Basin, Montana
Ghost town near Big Piney, Wyoming
House in ghost town now coming to life because of defense mining boom. Montezuma, Colorado
House in ghost town now coming to life because of defense mining boom. Montezuma, Colorado
Hotel and post office in ghost town now coming to life because of defense minining boom. Montezuma, Colorado

Hotel and post office in ghost town now coming to life because of defe...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... More

Ghost town near Big Piney, Wyoming

Ghost town near Big Piney, Wyoming

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... More

Buildings on main street of ghost town. Judith Basin, Montana

Buildings on main street of ghost town. Judith Basin, Montana

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... More

Buildings on main street of ghost town. Judith Basin, Montana

Buildings on main street of ghost town. Judith Basin, Montana

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... More

Building on main street of ghost town. Judith Basin, Montana
Hotel and post office in ghost town now coming to life because of defense minining boom. Montezuma, Colorado
Buildings on main street of ghost town. Judith Basin, Montana
House in ghost town now coming to life because of defense mining boom. Montezuma, Colorado

House in ghost town now coming to life because of defense mining boom....

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... More

Production. Lead. Reopened mine workings near Creede, Colorado. Creede, for many years a "ghost town," has resumed the activities that made it an important lead-producing center years ago, and is now producing much metal vitally needed for the war effort
Production. Lead. A shaking table which separates the lead mineral from the ore by the same principle used in "panning" by hand. It is in use at a mill near Creede, Colorado where old lead mines have been reopened. Creede, for many years a "ghost town," has resumed the activities that made it an important lead-producing center years ago and is now producing much metal vitally needed for the war effort

Production. Lead. A shaking table which separates the lead mineral fro...

Actual size of negative is C (approximately 4 x 5 inches). Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944... More

Bannack, Montana. Formerly a booming gold camp, now a ghost town with a population of twelve
Creede, Colorado. Lead and silver mining in a former "ghost town"

Creede, Colorado. Lead and silver mining in a former "ghost town"

Actual size of negative is E (approximately 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 inches). Title and other information from lot catalog card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Di... More

Creede, Colorado. Lead and silver mining in a former "ghost town"

Creede, Colorado. Lead and silver mining in a former "ghost town"

Actual size of negative is E (approximately 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 inches). Title and other information from lot catalog card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Di... More

Production. Lead. Typical country near Creede, Colorado in which old lead mines have been reopened. Creede, for many years a "ghost town," has resumed the activities that made it an important lead-producing center years ago, and is now producing much metal vitally needed for the war effort

Production. Lead. Typical country near Creede, Colorado in which old l...

Actual size of negative is C (approximately 4 x 5 inches). Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944... More

Creede, Colorado. Lead and silver mining in a former "ghost town"
Production. Lead. Lead concentrator at Creede, Colorade where old lead mines have been reopened. Creede, for many years a "ghost town," has resumed the activities that made it an important lead-producing center years ago, and is now producing much metal vitally needed for the war effort
Creede, Colorado. Lead and silver mining in a former "ghost town"
Creede, Colorado. Lead and silver mining in a former "ghost town"
Creede, Colorado. Lead and silver mining in a former "ghost town"
Production. Lead. Main street of Creede, Colorado. Creede, for many years a "ghost town," has resumed the activities that made it an important lead-producing center years ago, and is now producing much metal vitally needed for the war effort

Production. Lead. Main street of Creede, Colorado. Creede, for many ye...

Actual size of negative is E (approximately 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 inches). Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Divisi... More

Creede, Colorado. Lead and silver mining in a former "ghost town"
Production. Lead. Flotation machines in a lead concentrator near Creede, Colorade where old lead mines have been reopened. Creede, for many years a "ghost town," has resumed the activities that made it an important lead-producing center years ago, and is now producing much metal vitally needed for the war effort
Creede, Colorado. Lead and silver mining in a former "ghost town"
Creede, Colorado. Lead and silver mining in a former "ghost town"

Creede, Colorado. Lead and silver mining in a former "ghost town"

Actual size of negative is E (approximately 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 inches). Title and other information from lot catalog card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Di... More

Creede, Colorado. Lead and silver mining in a former "ghost town"
Creede, Colorado. Lead and silver mining in a former "ghost town"

Creede, Colorado. Lead and silver mining in a former "ghost town"

Actual size of negative is C (approximately 4 x 5 inches). Annotation on contact print attached to original negative jacket. Title and other information from lot catalog card. Transfer; United States. Office of... More

Bannack, Montana. Bannack is now a ghost town of about twelve population, but it was once one of the early mining camps of Montana, and the first capitol of the state

Bannack, Montana. Bannack is now a ghost town of about twelve populati...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... More

Creede, Colorado. Lead and silver mining in a former "ghost town"
Creede, Colorado. Lead and silver mining in a former "ghost town"

Creede, Colorado. Lead and silver mining in a former "ghost town"

Actual size of negative is C (approximately 4 x 5 inches). Annotation on contact print. Title and other information from lot catalog card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Di... More

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