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Gold Fever! The Lure and Legacy of the California Gold Rush

Art of the Gold Rush: Painters and Prospectors

Silver & Gold: Cased Images of the Gold Rush

Natives & Immingrants


ince the gold rush, there may never have been a time when the majority of people living in California were actually born here. California: A Place, A People, A Dream

O accust craving for gold! Virgil, Aeneid, Book III

Do not hold as gold all that shines as gold. Alain De Lille, Parabolae

"There's gold in them thar hills!" --anonymous miner?

Gold: A metal [that] men dig out of holes for dentists and governments to put back in. Wall Street Journal

Gold-digger : A girl who breaks dates by going out with them. Left Handed Dictionary

Gold Mountain: Chinese term for California

The Second Gold Rush: Wartime ship-building in the East Bay

The Third Gold Rush: Silicon Valley

Mere Coincidence?
Gold: God with an L

God: Gold without an L

Blue and gold--University of California's colors

All that glitters is not gold.

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