Life in the Early Mining Camps of Colorado

Life in the Early Mining Camps of Colorado

Date: August 1954
Creator: Smith, Charles O.
Description: The story of the advancing American frontier has unending interest. Perhaps one of the most colorful and unusual frontier developments was that of the mining frontier in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado. During the years following the discovery of gold in 1858 and the early 1880's occurred an almost unprecedented evolution from a primitive pioneer society to complex industrial development.
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Pour la France, versez votre or : l'or combat pour la victoire.

Pour la France, versez votre or : l'or combat pour la victoire.

Date: [1915]
Creator: Faivre, Abel, 1867-1945.
Description: A frightened German soldier holding a rifle in both hands is forced down onto one knee by the weight of a giant French coin which has landed on his arm. On the coin is a bas-relief of a rooster which appears to be escaping the surface of the coin to attack the soldier. Imprinted on the coin is the text: "LIBERTE - EGALITE - FRATERNITE" and "1915".
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Rediscovery of the Elements: Tellurium and Fata Baii (Fascebanya), Romania.

Rediscovery of the Elements: Tellurium and Fata Baii (Fascebanya), Romania.

Date: Autumn 2000
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Description: Article describing the discovery of the element tellurium. The authors travel through Romania to visit the Transylvanian mine where tellurium was discovered. They also visit the Brukenthal Museum of Sibiu and describe the museum's mineral collection.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
Hope II

Hope II

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Date: 1907 - 1908
Creator: Klimt, Gustav
Description: None
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