William C. Hoff's Gold Rush Emporium: Bonanza from Old San Francisco

Pastron, Allen G.
July 1988
Archaeology;Jul/Aug88, Vol. 41 Issue 4, p32
Reports on the excavation of the W.C. Hoff general store in San Francisco, California which was destroyed in a waterfront fire of 1851. Evidence of what people were wearing and eating and implements they were using in the early 1850s; History of the California Gold Rush of 1849; Impact of the fire on William C. Hoff, owner of the W.C. Hoff's Store.


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