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Mining in Colorado from Gold Rush Days to Oil Shale

Identifier: M1006

Scope and Contents

The discussion covers mining history in Colorado from the gold rush to the development of oil shale. Part of the "Do you remember" series presented by Denver Public Library.


  • August 8, 1974

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Biographical / Historical

Presentation about mining history in Colo. conducted in the Denver Public Library's Wyer Auditorium on August 8, 1974. Participants include Norman Blake, Black Hawk, Colorado, Deputy Commissioner of Mines, Colorado. Division of Mines and William "Bill" Russell, Central City, Colorado. Mayor and editor-publisher of the Register Call newspaper.


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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Denver Public Library, 1974.

Mining in Colorado from Gold Rush Days to Oil Shale
Keli Schmid
January 24, 2022
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Repository Details

Part of the Denver Public Library, Western History and Genealogy Repository

10 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy
Denver CO 80204 United States