The Gold Miner Digital History ID 2655

The Gold Miner

Credit: Denver Public Library, Western History Collection
Media type: photograph
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Annotation: The discovery of gold, silver, and other precious minerals in California in 1849, in Nevada and Colorado in the 1850s, in Idaho and Montana in 1860s, and South Dakota in the 1870s, sparked an influx of prospectors and miners.
Year: 1890

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