Neatorama Posts Tagged "gold rush"
The Mining Millionaire Americans Couldn’t Help But Love...

John Mackay was one of the richest men in the worl...  ...support his family. He went to California for the Gold Rush and worked twice as hard and long as most miners,...  ...on.One day, an old mining partner from California Gold Rush days teasingly reminded Mackay that he’d on...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/06/07/The-Mining-Millionaire-Americans-Couldnt-Help-But-Love/
Unearthing Hollywood Treasure in an Arctic Ghost Town...

gold rush in a hurry. Founded in 1896 just 350 miles below...  ...two years. That boom only lasted as a long as the gold rush , and then the Yukon capital leveled off to 8,000...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/04/15/Unearthing-Hollywood-Treasure-in-an-Arctic-Ghost-Town/
Meet the Women Who Led the Klondike Gold Rush

A group of prospectors that included Shaaw Tl&aacu...  ...h her brothers and common-law husband, discovered gold in the Klondike in 1896. She was the first of man...  ...he was the first of many women who became part of gold rush history. Others made their way north to take adva...  ...ers made their way north t...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/02/12/Meet-the-Women-Who-Led-the-Klondike-Gold-Rush/
The Alaska Gold Rush’s All-in-One Miner, Hunter, Brewer, and Cook

In 1886, 16-year-old Fannie Quigley left her home...  ...aska to seek adventure out west. She followed the gold rush to Alaska in 1897, and made her life there for th...  ...xt 47 years. Her fame came not by prospecting for gold , which she did, but by the more successful busine...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/22/The-Alaska-Gold-Rushs-All-in-One-Miner-Hunter-Brewer-and-Cook/
A Map of the Ships Buried Under San Francisco...

The San Francisco Maritime National Historical Par...  ...erneath San Francisco? The story goes back to the Gold Rush of 1848. Many ships carried people to San Francis...  ...ng to the problem were the sailors who contracted gold fever just like the passengers. Some boats were a...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/06/11/A-Map-of-the-Ships-Buried-Under-San-Francisco/
When Express Delivery to California Meant 100 Grueling Days at Sea...

Fast-moving clipper ships had a boom in business b...  ...s room on the next clipper. It wasn’t until Gold Rush fortunes decreased that clippers had to compete f...

https://www.neatorama.com/2016/06/04/When-Express-Delivery-to-California-Meant-100-Grueling-Days-at-Sea/
Gold Rush California Was Much More Expensive Than Today’s Tech-Boom California

We hear horror stories about how much someone is p...  ...s of the city, which became a city thanked to the Gold Rush of 1849, things were even worse.Edward Gould Buff...  ....Edward Gould Buffum, author of Six Months in the Gold Mines (1850), described having a breakfast of bre...  ...a decent pair for around $...

https://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/02/Gold-Rush-California-Was-Much-More-Expensive-Than-Todays-Tech-Boom-California/
Gold Rush Girls

The following is an article from Uncle John's Full...  ...ully Loaded Bathroom Reader.During the California Gold Rush of the mid-1800s, thousands of men headed west wi...  ...the mid-1800s, thousands of men headed west with gold dust in their eyes. But what about women? For man...  ...many of them, the untamed W...

https://www.neatorama.com/2013/11/05/Gold-Rush-Girls/
Yukon Gold Rush Photo Album

Heritage Auctions in Dallas had a photo album in t...  ...e auction featuring 40 photographs from the Yukon Gold Rush . It once belonged to Patterson Billups, who lived...

https://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/24/Yukon-Gold-Rush-Photo-Album/
Australia in 1872...

Bernhardt Otto Holtermann hired photographers to d...  ...ed photographers to document Australia during its gold rush days. That photographic collection has been digit...

https://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/24/Australia-in-1872/




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