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Author Mayer, Melanie J., 1945-

Title Klondike women : true tales of the 1897-98 Gold Rush / Melanie J. Mayer.

Publication Info. [Athens, Ohio] : Swallow Press/Ohio University Press, [1989]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Pecatonica PL Adult Non-Fiction - PTLY-13  971.91 MAY    AVAILABLE
Description xi, 267 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-257).
Contents Gold rush beginnings -- Edmonton, the poor folk's way -- Steaming in via the all-water Yukon route -- Trekking the Chilkoot Trail -- Skagway, gold rush boomtown -- Packing on the White Pass Trail -- Shooting the Yukon headwaters' rapids -- Dawson, and then ... -- Notes -- References -- Index.
Summary Collects photographs and accounts of the adventures of women on the trails to the Klondike gold fields.
Subject Women pioneers -- Yukon -- Klondike River Valley -- Biography.
Frontier and pioneer life -- Yukon -- Klondike River Valley.
Pionnières -- Yukon -- Klondike, Vallée du -- Histoire -- 19e siècle.
Pionniers -- Yukon -- Klondike, Vallée du -- Histoire -- 19e siècle.
Klondike River Valley (Yukon) -- Gold discoveries.
Northwest, Canadian -- Description and travel -- 1871-1905.
Klondike, Vallée du (Yukon) -- Découvertes d'or.
Nord-Ouest canadien -- Descriptions et voyages -- 1871-1905.
Alaska -- Descriptions et voyages -- 1896-1959.
Other Form: Online version: Mayer, Melanie J., 1945- Klondike women. [Athens, Ohio] : Swallow Press/Ohio University Press, c1989 (OCoLC)556502194
ISBN 0804009260 alkaline paper
9780804009263 alkaline paper
0804009279 paperback alkaline paper
9780804009270 paperback alkaline paper

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