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Fairbanks family, Sir Harry Oakes, and more at boarding house in Shoshone, California: photographic print


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1915 (year approximate)


From the Nye County, Nevada Photograph Collection (PH-00221) -- Series VII. Other areas in Nye County -- Subseries VII.F. Lowe Family. The boarding house constructed by R.J. "Dad" Fairbanks and his wife, Celestia, at Shoshone, California, shortly after their founding of the community in 1910. The woman at left is Celestia Fairbanks; next to her is her husband, "Dad"; the man to the left of the dog is Shorty Harris; next to him is Herman Jones; the third man down from Herman is Charlie Brown, in white shirt and dark pants. Sitting on post at far right is man the world would later know as Sir Harry Oakes. Photo Taken about 1915. (More info behind photo).

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pho005008. Nye County, Nevada Photograph Collection, 1880-1990. PH-00221. Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.


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