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Life During the Gold Rush

Sherrow, Victoria (Book - 1998 )
Life During the Gold Rush
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Describes the events surrounding the discovery of gold in California, the huge migration it brought to the area, and the lifestyles of miners and mining towns.
Authors: Sherrow, Victoria
Title: Life during the gold rush
Publisher: San Diego, CA : Lucent Books, c1998
Characteristics: 96 p. :,ill., maps ;,24 cm
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Statement of Responsibility: by Victoria Sherrow
Contents: Discovering the humanity in us all
"It must be gold"
"Gone to the diggings": the Forty-eighters
Seabound gold seekers
Rough land journeys
Life in the mining camps
Bustling mining towns
Law and order
From fortress to boomtown: San Francisco
End of an era
Summary: Describes the events surrounding the discovery of gold in California, the huge migration it brought to the area, and the lifestyles of miners and mining towns.
ISBN: 1560063823
Branch Call Number: j 979.4 S553L 1998
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 86-91) and index
Subject Headings: California Gold discoveries Juvenile literature Gold mines and mining Juvenile literature Mining camps California History 19th century Juvenile literature Gold miners California Social life and customs Juvenile literature Frontier and pioneer life California Juvenile literature
Topical Term: Gold mines and mining
Mining camps
Gold miners
Frontier and pioneer life
LCCN: 98015447
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Learn about the daily lives miners and business people living in a place and time of tremendous change and expansion.


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