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The Online Encyclopedia of Washington State History

  • Klondike Gold Rush Historical Database
    "This database contains photographs, newspaper clippings, documents, contemporary Seattle business names and locations, vessel sailing dates and passenger lists related to the 1897-1898 Klondike Gold Rush, which Seattle served as a major gateway for supplies and prospectors."

Gold Fever
The PBS Online page

"California as I Saw It:" First-Person Narratives of California's Early Years, 1849-1900
"...consists of the full texts and illustrations of 190 works documenting the formative era of California's history through eyewitness accounts. The collection covers the dramatic decades between the Gold Rush and the turn of the twentieth century."
American Memory, Library of Congress

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