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Title
Unearthing an ancient city
Names
Wide World Photos, Inc. (Creator)
Collection

Photographic views of the United States

Nebraska

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1862 - 1963 (Approximate)
Date Issued: 1936-07-04 (Inferred)
Library locations
Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy
Shelf locator: AZ 12-2331
Topics
United States
Nebraska
Excavation
Digging
Archaeology
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Printed on mount: "The University of Nebraska archaeology expedition which excavated an ancient city here in June 25th is convinced that their exploration place pre-Columbia American civilization back as much as forty centuries. The city is probably the largest prehistoric community which ever existed in North America. Workman here excavating its profiles are leaving narrow partitions to make profiles better."
Date: Date issued inferred from copyright date.
Physical Description
Extent: Photograph : b ; 17.7 x 23.1 cm
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19745455
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): fa96d930-c5cf-012f-f33c-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1862: Created (Approximate)
  • 1936: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy, The New York Public Library. "Unearthing an ancient city" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1862 - 1963. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-1ca0-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy, The New York Public Library. "Unearthing an ancient city" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 23, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-1ca0-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy, The New York Public Library. (1862 - 1963). Unearthing an ancient city Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-1ca0-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Unearthing an ancient city