TITLE

Gold fever!

AUTHOR(S)
Holliday, J.S.
PUB. DATE
January 1998
SOURCE
Humanities;Jan/Feb98, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Recounts the gold rush in California in 1848. Value of the gold mined in 1850 to 1852; Success of several entrepreneurs during the gold rush; Difficulties experienced by miners during the 1849 rainy season; Economic growth of San Francisco during the era; Effect of the December 24, 1849 fire on San Francisco.
ACCESSION #
199794

 

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