Miners pan for gold in Alaska during the photo: The Granger Collection, New York
Gold in them thar hills: California Gold Rush miners searching for gold, 1852
Building A Recirculating Sluice Box For Gold Prospecting
White and Chinese miners hoping to strike it rich during the California Gold Rush, 1852
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Work: A bare-chested man works at a mining shaft On link: Rare early flash photography images of Cornish miners digging for tin in reveal the perilous conditions in which they toiled.
The Gold Rush began in California in the mid It opened many job and entrepreneurship opportunities to people including Levi Strauss.