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Three Years In The Klondike

Author : Jeremiah Lynch
ISBN : STANFORD:36105010323397
Genre : Klondike River Valley (Yukon)
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Two Years In The Klondike And Alaskan Gold Fields

Author : William B. Haskell
ISBN : HARVARD:32044081331928
Genre : Klondike River Valley (Yukon)
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Account of the author's boyhood and experiences during the Klondike gold rush.

The Klondike Cat

Author : Julie Lawson
ISBN : 1553377664
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Even though his father said that he was not allowed to take his cat with them on their move to the Klondike where they were moving to search for gold, Noah couldn't leave his beloved Shadow behind and so, when Pa discovers her, Shadow soon demonstrates a hidden talent that shocks both of them. Reprint.

The Nature Of Gold

Author : Kathryn Morse
ISBN : 9780295989877
Genre : History
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In 1896, a small group of prospectors discovered a stunningly rich pocket of gold at the confluence of the Klondike and Yukon rivers, and in the following two years thousands of individuals traveled to the area, hoping to find wealth in a rugged and challenging setting. Ever since that time, the Klondike Gold Rush - especially as portrayed in photographs of long lines of gold seekers marching up Chilkoot Pass - has had a hold on the popular imagination. In this first environmental history of the gold rush, Kathryn Morse describes how the miners got to the Klondike, the mining technologies they employed, and the complex networks by which they obtained food, clothing, and tools. She looks at the political and economic debates surrounding the valuation of gold and the emerging industrial economy that exploited its extraction in Alaska, and explores the ways in which a web of connections among America�s transportation, supply, and marketing industries linked miners to other industrial and agricultural laborers across the country. The profound economic and cultural transformations that supported the Alaska-Yukon gold rush ultimately reverberate to modern times. The story Morse tells is often narrated through the diaries and letters of the miners themselves. The daunting challenges of traveling, working, and surviving in the raw wilderness are illustrated not only by the miners� compelling accounts but by newspaper reports and advertisements. Seattle played a key role as �gateway to the Klondike.� A public relations campaign lured potential miners to the West and local businesses seized the opportunity to make large profits while thousands of gold seekers streamed through Seattle. The drama of the miners� journeys north, their trials along the gold creeks, and their encounters with an extreme climate will appeal not only to scholars of the western environment and of late-19th-century industrialism, but to readers interested in reliving the vivid adventure of the West�s last great gold rush.

I Married The Klondike

Author : Laura Beatrice Berton
ISBN : 9781789120592
Genre : History
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First published in 1954, this is a true story of love and adventure which traces the history of Dawson City through the eyes of a young schoolteacher from Canada and the penniless Yukon miner she married... “This is a brave book. It is a record of a woman’s courage and devotion in a hostile land. It is the story of a refined and sensitive girl who found happiness the hard way, and triumphed over conditions that would have driven most women to distraction. It is also a tribute to a husband who with hand, heart and head was outstanding in a world of worthy men. “I have read many books on the Yukon, but this is different...It is the gallant personality of the author which shines on every page, and makes her chronicle a saga of the High North.” (Robert W. Service, Preface)

Klondike The Land Of Gold Illustrated

Author : Charles Frederick Stansbury
ISBN : HARVARD:32044018947937
Genre : Alaska
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Chilkoot Trail

Author : David Neufeld
ISBN : 1550173359
Genre : History
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The 1898 Yukon Goldrush has become synonymous with high adventure and peril, a time when thousands of men--and a few courageous women--braved their way over mountain passes, down a raging river and into the heart of a wild and frozen land.

Gold Diggers

Author : Charlotte Gray
ISBN : 9781582438528
Genre : History
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Between 1896 and 1899, thousands of people lured by gold braved a grueling journey into the remote wilderness of North America. Within two years, Dawson City, in the Canadian Yukon, grew from a mining camp of four hundred to a raucous town of over thirty thousand people. The stampede to the Klondike was the last great gold rush in history. Scurvy, dysentery, frostbite, and starvation stalked all who dared to be in Dawson. And yet the possibilities attracted people from all walks of life—not only prospectors but also newspapermen, bankers, prostitutes, priests, and lawmen. Gold Diggers follows six stampeders—Bill Haskell, a farm boy who hungered for striking gold; Father Judge, a Jesuit priest who aimed to save souls and lives; Belinda Mulrooney, a twenty-four-year-old who became the richest businesswoman in town; Flora Shaw, a journalist who transformed the town’s governance; Sam Steele, the officer who finally established order in the lawless town; and most famously Jack London, who left without gold, but with the stories that would make him a legend. Drawing on letters, memoirs, newspaper articles, and stories, Charlotte Gray delivers an enthralling tale of the gold madness that swept through a continent and changed a landscape and its people forever.

Yukon Gold

Author : Charlotte Foltz Jones
ISBN : UOM:49015002536176
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Recounts the quest for gold that took place in the late 1890s in the Klondike region of the Yukon Territory of northwestern Canada.

The Klondike

Author : Zach Worton
ISBN : 1897299877
Genre : Comics & Graphic Novels
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THE HISTORY OF THE GOLD RUSH BROUGH TO LIFE The Klondike gold rush shook the Yukon on the eve of the twentieth century and stands today as the defining era in the taming of North America and especially Canada’s Great North. The history of how a handful of colorful characters sparked the largest mobilization of gold seekers in history is brought vividly to life in this debut graphic novel by the cartoonist Zach Worton. His stunning depictions of the Canadian wilderness are as much a part of the action as the key players: the prospector George Carmack; the racist prospector Robert Henderson; “Skookum Jim Mason,” a Native American posthumously credited with discovering gold; “Soapy Smith,” a noted con artist; Belinda Mulrooney, perhaps the first female involved in the gold rush to become rich; and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.Worton draws the reader into an absorbing historical tale of political intrigue and personal adventure, played out amid the free-for-all atmosphere of the Wild West. Drawn in an inviting, engagingly detailed style, The Klondike also features notes and introductory texts accompanying each chapter, and a thorough, illustrated index of all the key players in the gold rush, as well as a glossary featuring notes about “How to Pan for Gold” and tips on how to spot the differences between “fool’s gold” and the real thing.

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