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The discovery of gold, Sutter's Mill, where James Marshall, shown in foreground, discovered gold at Coloma, Calif., in 1848

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Collection

"The Pageant of America" Collection

v.2 - The Lure of the frontier, a story of race conflict

(unpublished photographs)

California (scenic and history)

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1860 - 1920
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection
Topics
Mills -- California
Marshall, James Wilson, 1810-1885
California -- Gold discoveries
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Courtesy of the American Railroad Express Co.
Physical Description
Extent: 17.5 x 24 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
UUID: 5502e840-c611-012f-cd3e-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1860: Created (Approximate)
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. "The discovery of gold, Sutter's Mill, where James Marshall, shown in foreground, discovered gold at Coloma, Calif., in 1848" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1860 - 1920. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-ab99-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. "The discovery of gold, Sutter's Mill, where James Marshall, shown in foreground, discovered gold at Coloma, Calif., in 1848" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 2, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-ab99-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. (1860 - 1920). The discovery of gold, Sutter's Mill, where James Marshall, shown in foreground, discovered gold at Coloma, Calif., in 1848 Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-ab99-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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The discovery of gold, Sutter's Mill, where James Marshall, shown in foreground, discovered gold at Coloma, Calif., in 1848