Phelps-Dodge Refining Company - 1942
Phelps - de Dodge Refining Company Cobre - 1942

Phelps-Dodge Refining Company - 1942

Title: Production. Copper (refining). Electrolytic tanks in a large copper refining operation. Sheets of pure copper are formed by electrolysis, later melted and poured into ingots. Large amounts of copper are produced for the war effort at the El Paso, Texas plant of Phelps-Dodge Refining Company. Creator(s): Henle, Fritz, 1909-1993, photographer Related Names: United States. Office of War Information. Date Created/Published: 1942 Dec. Medium: 1 negative : nitrate ; 4 x 5 inches or smaller. Reproduction Number: LC-USE6-D-009675 (b&w film nitrate neg.) LC-DIG-fsa-8b08356 (digital file from original neg.) Call Number: LC-USE6- D-009675 [P&P] Repository: Library of Congress Prints & Photographs Division Washington, DC 20540 Notes: Actual size of negative is E (approximately 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 inches). Title and other information from caption card. LOT 2153 (Location of corresponding print.) Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is available at Film copy on SIS roll 34, frame 26.

Area: Mission Valley / Alfalfa

Source: Library of Congress

Uploaded by: El Paso Museum of History


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