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California Gold Miner Prospector Pick Axe & Shovel Oroville CA Kusel CDV Photo

California Gold Miner Prospector Pick Axe & Shovel Oroville CA Kusel CDV Photo

California Gold Miner Prospector Pick Axe & Shovel Oroville CA Kusel CDV Photo Raj & Henry - in the gold rush, the people who sold pick axes and shovels made the money.

Workers, 1898

I mean sure, their privates probably smell like mud & dog poop but. Workers, 1898 (the one on the right looks like Jude Law)

Accounts of women who arrived during the Gold Rush. Some were miners or helped their husbands mine for gold. 1900 Chronicle drawing of Pioneer Mother at door of Log Cabin

Along with this drawing comes many tales of women who had traveled with their families to California in hopes if finding gold. It also tells of the struggles that these families endured in their travels and in their search for the gold.

Goldminers Gold Rush Miners ~ California 1850

Goldminers Gold Rush Miners ~ California 1850 Postcard

Goldminers Gold Rush Miners ~ California 1850 Famous Vintage Photographs & Photos Striking It Rich! Gold Miners using sluice to find nuggets and gold dust.

ca. 1860’s-80’s, [tintype occupational portrait of two butchers wielding knives]  via Cowan’s Auctions

[tintype occupational portrait of two butchers wielding knives] via Cowan’s Auctions. ode to butchers!

Margaret Thatcher 'lied to miners about jobs and the extent of her plans to close pits' - Wales Online

Margaret Thatcher 'lied to miners about jobs and the extent of her plans to close pits'

End of the struggle: NUM members prepare to return to work in March at Mardy Colliery, South Wales at the end of the year long pit strike.

Colored Baseball Gold Miner or Sailor in Red Shirt Gold Chain EXC 1 6 Plate Dag | eBay

Colored Baseball Gold Miner or Sailor in Red Shirt Gold Chain*EXC 1/6 Plate DAG

Colored Baseball Gold Miner or Sailor in Red Shirt Gold Chain EXC 1 6 Plate Dag…

old gold mine pictures - Bing Images

Throughout the Chinese migrated to colonial Australia to try their luck on the goldfields. This Look to Learn activity enables you to explore what life was like for the Chinese migrants through primary sources from this period.

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