1973 Lily White Field Station 2

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Item Details

Title

1973 Lily White Field Station 2

Subject

Binoculars
Biology
Camping
Camps
Employees
Evergreens
Faculty
Gold mining
Groups of people
Hiking
Mining camps
Mountains
Pipes (Smoking)
Professors
Science
Signs
Students
Tents
Kerley, Dave
Kerley, David
Ward, Bob
Ward, Robert

Description

"Lily White Field Station - Eagle Creek District - Baker County - Wallowa Mountains" - four images .003 - [Appears to be:] Dave Kerley (3rd in from the right). .008 - [Appears to be:] Robert Ward. The sign reads: "Lily White Mining Camp. A gold mine camp established in the early 1860's and named after the wife of the camp boss. Population is said to have reached about 1000 souls including Chinese labor. According to mint reports $500,000 in gold was mined. When the mines played out, an oft told story relates that mine owners buried upwards of 100 Chinamen in a mine shaft rather than pay their wages."

Creator

Anonymous

Date

1973

Contributor

Helten, Paula (curator)

Rights

(c)Eastern Oregon University. This image is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution - Noncommercial - No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/us/). Acknowledgement of Eastern Oregon University as a source is required. For print quality images, prints, or high resolution tiff files, or commercial uses please contact the Library Director at Eastern Oregon University.

Identifier

2012.2.xx082.003

Spatial Coverage

Wallowa Mountains, OR

Provenance

College Relations

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