most gold-seekers never made it to the gold fields, those who did needed
a crash course in gold mining. Where would they learn? What kind of people
survived the hazards of travel and became miners? Could you get rich from
gold mining without actually traveling to a gold field?
John Dubriel and his dog. Alaska Shop
explore what it was like to actually mine for gold during the Alaska gold
rush era (1880-1914). We will piece together stories from a variety of
historic primary sources.