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California History. 2017; 94362–65 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ch.2017.94.3.62
Published: 01 November 2017
...=reprints . 2017 LEADING EDGE CYLER CONRAD Kangaroos and the California Gold Rush D URING THE GOLD Rush of the 1850s, gold seekers (or argonauts, as they were known) transported exotic and non-native animals (either living or dead) to Alta California on a regular basis. Argonauts were hungry, and during...
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California History. 1976; 55128–45 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/25157607
Published: 01 April 1976
..., CA, 1974), xiv. 2 R. B. Mason to R. Jones, August 17, 1848, H. R. Ex. Docs., 30 Cong., 2 Sess., Doc. 1, p. 60. 3 E. Gould Buffum, The Gold Rush, An Account of Six Months in the California Diggings, Preface by Oscar Lewis (London?, 1959), 80. Six Months in the Gold Mines . . . 1847-8-g...
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California History. 2000; 79244–85 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/25463688
Published: 01 July 2000
... William Mason, "Tracking the Founders of Los Angeles," Museum Alliance Quarterly 6 (Summer 1967): 26-27 and 30. 3 Sucheng Chan, "Immigrants and Mi- norities in the Historiography of the California Gold Rush" (forthcoming). 4 Hubert H. Bancroft, California Inter Pocula, vol. 35 of The Works of...
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California History. 2000; 792141–168 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/25463691
Published: 01 July 2000
... Life in Gold- Rush San Francisco, 1848-1869" (Ph.D. diss., University of California, San Diego, 1998), 59-62. 10 G. J. Barker-Benfield, The Horrors of the Half-Known Life: Male Attitudes Toward Women and Sexuality in Nineteenth-Century America (New York: Harper & Row, 1976), especially 3...
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California History. 1999; 78298–102 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/25462541
Published: 01 July 1999
... Street, Between Fifth and Sixth, Sacramento (Sacramento: Young Ladies' Seminary, 1855 or 1856). 10 Jo Ann Levy, They Saw the Elephant: Women in the California Gold Rush (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1992), pp.186-190. 11 Letter sheet, Way-Side Scenes in California (San Francisco...
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California History. 1998; 774276–292 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/25462518
Published: 01 December 1998
...Gerald D. Nash Copyright 1999 CHS Notes 1 Howard R. Lamar, "Coming into the Mainstream at Last: Comparative Approaches to the American West," Journal of the West 35 (October 1996): 4. Mal- colm J. Rohrbough, Days of Gold: The California Gold Rush and the American Nation (Berke- ley...
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California History. 1999; 783138–153 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/25462561
Published: 01 October 1999
...Claudine Chalmers Copyright 1999 CHS Fran?oise, Lucienne, Rosalie French Women-Adventurers in the Early Days of the California Gold Rush by Claudine Chalmers Eighteen forty-eight was a year of political dis cord in France. In February, bloody street fights pitted republicans against royalists...
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California History. 1998; 77116–29 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/25462459
Published: 01 April 1998
... California Gold Rush as a National Experience by Malcolm J. Rohrbough On January 24,1848, at about ten o'clock in the morning, James W. Marshall, employed by the entrepreneur John Sutter to construct a sawmill on the American River, picked some flakes of mineral out of the tail race. Marshall immediately...
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California History. 1998; 7714–15 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/25462458
Published: 01 April 1998
... color ful scenes of California life, which sold by the tens of thousands. This young California man posed with a pen and paper for daguerreotype artist William Shew. Courtesy Ban croft Library. CALIFORNIA HISTORY Reverberations of the California Gold Rush by J. S. Holliday At the outset I want to take a...
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California History. 1992; 71160–73 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/25158610
Published: 01 April 1992
... 43__riK__i__MH__V ~#yiJllift SSI?"5J HM^ LL:;v,^Lg Figure 1: Was/img Gold, Calaveras, California, 1853, anon. Courtesy Laurie Piatt Winfrey, Inc. Photo reproduction by Instructional Media Center, California State University, Hayward. 60 CALIFORNIA HISTORY Imagining the California Gold Rush: The Visual and Verbal...
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California History. 1968; 47141–71 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/25154262
Published: 01 March 1968
..., University of California. 96 Information obtained in correspondence with the S. H. Cowell Founda- tion, San Francisco, November 5, 1962. 97 Munro-Fraser, History of Santa Clara County, pp. 743-744. 98 Glen O. Hardeman, Ledger. Sketches of Dr. Glen Owen Hardeman: California Gold Rush...
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California History. 1961; 40149–67 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/25155372
Published: 01 March 1961
...John B. McGloin; Martin Francis Schwenninger Copyright 1961 The California Historical Society Notes 1 Henry L. Walsh, S.J., Hallowed Were the Gold Dust Trails: the Story of the Pioneer Priests of Northern California. University of Santa Clara Press, 1946. A California Gold Rush...
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California History. 2012; 8945–57 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/41853219
Published: 01 January 2012
...Kenneth Owens © 2012 California Historical Society NOTES 1 Kenneth N. Owens, Gold Rush Saints : California Mormons and the Great Rush For Riches (Spokane, WA: The Arthur H. Clark Co., 2004); J. Kenneth Davies and Lorin K. Hansen, Mormon Gold : Mormons in the California Gold Rush...
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California History. 1998; 774250–275 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/25462517
Published: 01 December 1998
... of California Press, 1943; reprint, Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 1990), chap. 7 James P. Delgado, To California by Sea: A Maritime History of the Gold Rush (Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 1990), chap. 2. 5 Ibid., 166-78. 6 John Haskell Kemble, "A Hundred...
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California History. 2014; 91220–39 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ch.2014.91.2.20
Published: 01 August 2014
...Cyler Conrad; Cyler Conrad; Allen Pastron; Allen Pastron Spotting a sea turtle or Galapagos tortoise on the early wharfs and streets of San Francisco or Sacramento, California during the Gold Rush (1848-1855) would not have been a rare event. Massive population influx into the San Francisco Bay...
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California History. 2016; 93126–44 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ch.2016.93.1.26
Published: 01 February 2016
...Larry Schweikart; Lynne Pierson Doti In Gold Rush–era California, banking and the financial sector evolved in often distinctive ways because of the Gold Rush economy. More importantly, the abundance of gold on the West Coast provided an interesting test case for some of the critical economic...
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California History. 2016; 93231–56 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ch.2016.93.2.31
Published: 01 May 2016
... incredible physical and spiritual turmoil experienced by early Mormon emigrants, who played a seminal role in Gold Rush–era California. Emeline and Jeremiah Root were early converts to Mormonism and arrived in California having survived a twelve-year odyssey that began in Kirtland, Ohio. They were expelled...
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California History. 2020; 9722–26 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ch.2020.97.2.2
Published: 01 May 2020
...Michael F. Magliari Although it was admitted to the Union as a free state in 1850, labor-starved gold-rush California permitted employers to bind Native Americans as unfree leased convicts, minor custodial wards, debt peons, and, between 1860 and 1863, indentured servants or “apprentices.” As a key...
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California History. 2018; 9512–24 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ch.2018.95.1.2
Published: 01 February 2018
...Adam M. Romero This article narrates California's chemically induced second gold rush through the lens of synthetic cyanide. In coupling California's geological, environmental, and economic history to the changing nature of gold ore in the late 1880s, it explores the role that the development of...
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California History. 2000; 79225–43 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/25463687
Published: 01 July 2000
...Malcolm Rohrbough Copyright 2000 CHS Notes 1 Emerson s "Concord Hymn," written in 1837 2 Rodman W. Paul, California Gold: The Beginning of Mining in the Far West (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1947) J. S. Holliday, The World Rushed In: The California Gold Rush Experience...