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Photographer: Frashers Foto
Caption: The Old Chinese Bank, an Early Building of the Gold Rush Days
Additional Description: Coloma, Calif.
Recalls the most romantic and exciting Gold Rush Period the world has ever known. The new El Dorado, where James Marshall made his world-famous gold discovery on January 24, 1848, soon brought fabulous wealth to thousands, built great cities, and contributed largely towards the saving of the Union during the Civil War.
Submitted: October 8, 2008, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.
Database Locator Identification Number: p38345
File Size: 0.036 Megabytes
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