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 (L

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When: 01 January 1939

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Feininger, Andreas,, 1906-1999,, photographer.

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

1942 Dec.

1 transparency : color.

Notes:
Title from FSA or OWI agency caption.
Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944.

Subjects:
World War, 1939-1945
Lead mining
Mountains
United States--Colorado--Creede

Format: Cityscape photographs
Transparencies--Color

Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication.

Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA, hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print

Part Of: Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Collection 12002-62 (DLC) 93845501

General information about the FSA/OWI Color Photographs is available at hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsac

Higher resolution image is available (Persistent URL): hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsac.1a34856

Call Number: LC-USW36-455

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Owner: The Library of Congress
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