Filipino women seeking help from American soldiers, Philippines, 1899
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The "Massacre" and the Aftermath - US History Scene
6:00 A.M., SEPTEMBER 28, 1901 BALANGIGA, SAMAR, PHILIPPINE ISLANDS The bugler of Company C, Ninth Infantry, sounded the call for breakfast. American soldiers, unarmed, made their way to the mess hall. Outside, the Filipino Chief of Police, Valeriano Abanador, prepared Filipino prisoners for a day of forced labor. Suddenly, Abanador seized Private Adolph Gamlin’s rifle… MORE
These 9 Rare Photos Show Nevada’s Mining History Like Never Before
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An early view of Delamar, Nevada, aka The Widowmaker. Two interesting features: 1) the Delamar Mine's enormous wood yard (the dark mass at center-left)--all timbers destined for use in square-set supports underground, and 2) the Hog Pen Shoot, an enormous pit near the summit of Ferguson Hill, has not yet formed.
Cyanide mill for treating Delamar's gold ores (photo circa 1898-1905). With insufficient water for wet-processes, instead, Delamar's mills used dry Griffin mills to crush the highly silicified ore, spewing clouds of dust over town. The result was one of the highest rates of silicosis (aka, miner's lung--a debilitating pulmonary disease that usually led to death by suffocation) anywhere in the western US, earning Delamar its unfortunate nickname, "The Widowmaker."