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6 edition of The Klondike Gold Rush (First Books - Western U.S. History) found in the catalog.

The Klondike Gold Rush (First Books - Western U.S. History)

by Donna Walsh Shepherd

  • 386 Want to read
  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Franklin Watts .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Juvenile literature,
  • History - United States/19th Century,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction,
  • Children: Grades 4-6,
  • Klondike River Valley (Yukon),
  • Gold discoveries,
  • History - United States/General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7781776M
    ISBN 100531159094
    ISBN 109780531159095

    Although Nordstrom's was not founded during the stampede of , it benefited from the vigorous economy that the Klondike Gold Rush encouraged in Seattle. Subsequent gold strikes in Alaska at the turn of the century continued the momentum, bringing additional customers to Seattle outfitters as well as other businesses, described below. The Klondike Gold Rush was a great human drama and the last major migration in the western hemisphere. In the days without television, the internet, or even reliable telegraph and telephone services it was the writers who shared the Klondike experience with the world.

    Find a huge variety of new & used Klondike Gold Rush books online including bestsellers & rare titles at the best prices. Shop Klondike Gold Rush books at Alibris. His most famous works include The Call of the Wild and White Fang, both set in the Klondike Gold Rush, as well as the short stories "To Build a Fire", "An Odyssey of the North", and "Love of Life". He also wrote about the South Pacific in stories such as "The Pearls of Parlay", and " Born: John Griffith Chaney, Janu , .

    The Klondike Gold Rush () was an epic journey, to an uncharted land in search of adventure and opportunity in the continent’s final frontier. It seared the word “Klondike” into the. Gold Diggers tells the story of the Klondike Gold Rush through the lives of six remarkable individuals and was nominated a Best Book of the year in the Globe and Mail.


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The Klondike Gold Rush (First Books - Western U.S. History) by Donna Walsh Shepherd Download PDF EPUB FB2

Klondike: The Last Great Gold Rush, Paperback – October 9, by Pierre Berton (Author)Cited by: Pierre Bertons book is considered a classic resource on the Klondike gold rush because in the multiple editions he carefully researched issues on events (such as the killing of gangster Soapy Smith in Skagway) to eliminate the half-truths and pure legends/5.

If you get this book, there are photographic accounts of the Klondike gold rush, such as "The Klondike Gold Rush" by Graham Wilson, and for added dimension, Melanie Mayer's "Klondike Women" tells the story of the pioneering women who went to Dawson not as dance hall girls, but as entrepreneurs in real estate and by: The Klondike Gold Rush: Photographs from is part of the th Anniversary Collection.

This series includes The White Pass and Yukon Route Railway and the forthcoming book Paddlewheelers of Alaska and the by: 1. The Klondike Gold Rush: The History of the Late 19th Century Gold Rush in Alaska and the Yukon.

The Nature of Gold: An Environmental History of the Klondike Gold Rush (Weyerhaeuser Environmental Books) Only 1 left in stock - order soon. Books shelved as klondike-gold-rush: The Klondike Gold Rush: Photographs From by Graham Wilson, Good Time Girls of the Alaska-Yukon Gold Rush. This book had my full attention right at the first chapter.

it was very well written and interesting. The characters are very relatable and I loved it very much. Can't wait to read the next Klondike Gold Rush book!/5. On Augminers found gold in the Klondike region of the Yukon in northwestern Canada. This inspired a migration of an estimatedpeople between andhoping to find similar success and riches.

The Klondike Gold Rush, often called the Yukon Gold Rush, was a mass exodus of prospecting migrants from their hometowns to Canadian Yukon Territory and Alaska. Kathleen Eloise Rockwell (October 4, // (year of birth disputed) – Febru ), known as "Klondike Kate" and later known as Kate Rockwell Warner Matson Van Duren, was an American dancer and vaudeville star during the Klondike Gold Rush, where she met Alexander Pantages who later became a very successful vaudeville/motion picture mogul.

The Klondike Gold Rush was a migration by an estimatedprospectors to the Klondike region of the Yukon, in north-western Canada, between and Gold was discovered there by local miners on Augand, when news reached Seattle and San Francisco the following year, it triggered a stampede of prospectors.

Some became wealthy, but the Centre: Dawson City at Klondike River, Yukon, Canada. Yukon Books - Out of Print & Rare Klondike Gold Rush Books At Yukon Books we carry a wide selection of books about the people and territory of Northern Canada. Our selection contains both fiction and non-fiction in new and out of print titles and the classic northern works by authors like Robert Service, Jack London and Pierre Berton.

Taking you back to the time of the Klondike Gold Rush, this book tells the story of Jack London's journey through the Yukon. This history will help you deeper appreciate the genius of Jack London's stories and deepen your understanding of this important time period in history.4/5.

We were there in the Klondike gold rush (We were there books, 6) by Benjamin Appel and Irv Docktor | Jan 1, out of 5 stars 1.

Hardcover $ $ FREE Shipping. Only 1 left in stock - order soon. More Buying Choices $ (13 used & new offers). Buy Klondike: The Last Great Gold Rush, Revised by Berton, Pierre (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low /5(77). The Klondike Gold Rush: Photographs From These archival photographs document the Klondike gold rush and tell the day-to-day story of the ordinary stampeder. Carefully selected anecdotes and written accounts provide insight and illumination of this fascinating event.

This is the official book of the Klondike gold rush centennial/5. Swept up in the Gold Rush ofyoung Jack London headed north to strike it rich in the Klondike and discovered something more precious than gold—the seeds of the stories that would flower into his classic novels The Call of the Wild and White Fang, and timeless short stories such as "To Build A Fire.".

The Klondike stampede was a wild interlude in the epic story of western development, and here are its dramatic tales of hardship, heroism, and villainy/5(5). Much has been written about the Klondike Gold Rush, most notably Pierre Berton’s monumental study Klondike, which was published more than 50 years ago.

Many subsequent books on the subject have fallen in the shadow of Berton’s work, and most certainly all have been influenced by way Berton’s narrative framed the : Michael Gates. Klondike Gold Rush has a whole building dedicated to Junior Rangers.

Complete 5 iPad activites and explore this hands-on center to earn your badge. doing the book. Pick up a Junior Ranger book at Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park's Visitor Center.

Spend the day exploring and enjoying the park. In The Adventures of Munford: The Klondike Gold Rush, Munford finds himself slap into the middle of the Klondike Gold Rush. He catches gold fever on this dangerous, yet thrilling, adventures.

Meet some of the Gold Rush's most famous characters, like gold baron Alex McDonald or the tricky villain named Soapy : Geography Matters.National Park Service, Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park, KLGO Library SS Stampeders faced their greatest hardships on the Chilkoot Trail out of Dyea and the White Pass Trail out of Skagway.

There were murders and suicides, disease and malnutrition, and deaths from hypothermia, avalanche, and possibly even heartbreak.The Klondike Gold Rush book series by Kate Bridges & Jillian Hart includes books Klondike Doctor, Klondike Wedding, Klondike Fever (Harlequin Historical Series), and several more.

See the complete Klondike Gold Rush series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles.