McNeese State University - Frazar Memorial Library
The collection consists of articles written by W.T. Block, Jr., a historian from Nederland, Texas. Mr. Block researches and writes articles about Southeast Texas and Southwest Louisiana, including topics such as the Civil War, the history of communities and towns, biographies of famous and infamous characters, hurricanes, lumber towns, pirates, steamboats, and oil. Additional articles may be located at the East Texas Research Center at Stephen F. Austin State University. Mr. Block has written several books which are located in the Frazar Memorial Library Archives and Special Collections Department
Denver Museum of Nature and Science - Alfred M. Bailey Library and Archives
This collection contains thirty drawings by Muriel Sibell Wolle of old Colorado mining and mill sites and ghost towns, contained in two oversized boxes. The sizes of the drawings range from 12" x 16" to 16"x 22" and are on paper, executed in a variety and/or combination of media, including charcoal, colored pencil, watercolor, crayon, ink and lithographic crayon. These drawings were completed between 1941 and 1975, and portray buildings that were changed or restored, as in the case of Cripple Creek and Central City, or deteriorated or destroyed. Many sites have been destroyed by man, landslides or general deterioration caused by weather and neglect
State Library of Western Australia
Colour transparencies of the Sons of Gwalia gold mine and township, taken for the Gwalia Conservation Study in 1985 / P. Bell, J. Connell & J. McCarthy (b11194121)
State Library of Western Australia
Colour transparencies of the Sons of Gwalia gold mine and township, taken for the Gwalia Conservation Study in 1985 / P. Bell, J. Connell & J. McCarthy (b11194121)
Arizona Historical Society - Library and Archives
Photograph album documenting an August 1938 meeting of the Arizona Desert Rats group at the Cochise Stronghold home of John A. Rockfellow. The photographs show the people attending as well as a tour of the area with captions describing their tour. The group includes Dan Williamson, Edith Kitt, Frank Lockwood, John Rockfellow, Joe McKinney, George Wise, Edwin B. Hill, Father Bonaventure Oblasser, Bernice Cosulich, and Bob Hayden. The tour includes Courtland and Gleeson, Arizona, a Tombstone school and Wells Fargo office, and the ruins of the Butterfield Stage Station at Dragoon, Ariz
Museum of the Great Plains
Three images relating to early Oklahoma pioneer life: Young's Crossing (Ghost town), in Seminole County, Okla.; Jessie and Mary Scoggins farming; and buffalo hunters skinning buffalo
University of Montana--Missoula, Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, K. Ross Toole Archives
Typewritten documents, hand drawn maps, and photo negatives of mining camps in Montana. There is information regarding the purpose of the study and the importance of historic preservation of mining camps. Also included is information gathered from their study, including hand drawn maps of sites
Stephen F. Austin State University, East Texas Research Center
Manuscript chapters from Block's book East Texas Mill Towns and Ghost Towns which includes information about sawmills, tram roads, and logging camps in East Texas lumbering towns -- Also includes newspaper articles about the book, a list of Block's published writings, manuscripts about Louisiana sawmills, articles, biographies, and notes
Montana Historical Society Research Center - Archives and Photograph Archives
These records (1935-1943) of the U.S. Work Projects Administration (WPA) in Montana consist of administrative materials; historic record surveys of county, state, and federal agencies and local service and church organizations; and writers' project materials, including correspondence, research files, interviews with pioneers, and drafts of articles and books including Copper Camp, Land of Nakoda, and Montana Almanac, 1941.


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