Six men are gathered on front deck of a one-story log building that was the first newspaper office, Fremont, Colorado (prior to incorporation as Cripple Creek); vertical slats are on gable part of roof; young boy, Oakley Spell, holds bundle of newspapers underneath his arm; "The Crusher" sign is affixed to building.
[between 1960 and 1980]
Copy negative with masking around edges.; Formerly negative F11838.; Title from printed label on original halftone; photograph of a photograph published in weekly newspaper "Great Divide" (volume 10, number 4, page 89) printed in December, 1893.; R7100008627
1 copy photonegative ; 13 x 18 cm. (5 x 7 in.); 1 photoprint ; 12 x 12 cm. (4 1/2 x 4 1/2 in.)
Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Newspaper industry--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.
Source: The Great Divide, vol.10, #4, 1893, p.88
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Film negatives.; Photographic prints.; Imaged.; Image