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Pacific Typographical Society and the California gold rush of 1849

Douglas C. McMurtrie

Pacific Typographical Society and the California gold rush of 1849

a forgotten chapter in the history of typographical unionism in America.

by Douglas C. McMurtrie

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    THE COUNTRY AND ITS RESOURCES. The country lying between the Sierra Nevada and the Pacific Ocean, and bounded at the north, though somewhat indefinitely, by the Oregon Territory, and at the South by the Lower California, confined by the late treaty of the two neighboring Republics to the line three miles south of San Diego, is known as Upper California, a country now engrossing the attention. When in "partial deafness compelled him to relinquish practice" [22] of law, John B. Chapman joined the gold rush to California. "He wanted to sell all of the world that he could." [23] Thereafter he made "flying trips to California, Washington, Oregon and Alaska, when to reach the Pacific slope meant many discomforts and not a few actual. On the backs of these cabinet-card and carte-de-visite portraits, Reilly announced that his gallery had once again captured the first premium for the best photographs at the fair (presumably the state or county fair). nn--MEMBERS OF THE MARYSVILLE SOCIETY OF CALIFORNIA PIONEERS, ARRIVED IN CALIFORNIA IN


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Pacific Typographical Society and the California gold rush of 1849 by Douglas C. McMurtrie Download PDF EPUB FB2

The California Gold Rush really was a bonanza for more than miners. Between and more than $ million dollars was gathered by the miners; once adjusted, it is a sum today reaching into the trillions. But those who provided for the miners shared and in some cases did better than the gold seekers.

Get this from a library. The Pacific Typographical Society and the California gold rush of a forgotten chapter in the history of typographical unionism in America. [Douglas C McMurtrie]. Pacific Typographical Society and the California gold rush of Chicago: Ludlow Typograph Co., (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: Douglas C McMurtrie.

A copy of The Pacific Typographical Society and the California Gold Rush of A Forgotten Chapter in the History of Typographical Unionism in America by Douglas C.

McMurtrie. This book is presented in a cloth bound beige and red cover with black lettering to the spine. This copy was published in by Ludlow Typograph Company of Chicago. The Pacific Typographical Society and the California Gold Rush of By DOUGLAS C.

McMuRTRIE. (Chicago: Ludlow Typograph Company, Pp. ) Collectors and librarians should not overlook this well printed booklet. It gives an early chapter in the history of newspapers on the Pacific Coast and constitutes a dis,tinct contribution to the.

The Pacific Typographical Society and the California Gold Rush of Frank La Roche Photographs. photographs c. depicting scenes of the Klondike Gold Rush, A small photograph album (ca. ) used as a sales tool. Photographed by Frank La Roche, it contains an historical photographic record of early Seattle and its expansion northwards along the shores of Lake Union, Seattle, Washington state.

The Pacific Typographical Society and the California Gold Rush of Paddle Your Own Canoe: Horatio Alger’s Strong and Steady. Palaces of Sin, or The Devil in Society.

The Passing of the Storm. Patty Gray’s Journey from Boston to Baltimore: Stories for Children. The Peace Negotiations: A Personal Narrative. Peasant Art in Sweden, Lapland. During his five years in the army, Private Edward L.

Matthews wrote a series of exceptionally detailed and engaging letters to his family back home in Maryland describing his life in the Arizona and New Mexico Territories.

Eddie Matthews's letters, published here for the first time, provide an unparalleled chronicle of one soldier's experiences in garrison and in the field in the post-Civil. The U.S. annexing of the California territory was quickly followed by another significant event in California history.

On Janu gold was discovered in Sutter’s Mill near Sacramento, setting off the California Gold Rush and subsequently, the greatest human migration the world has ever seen (Cohen, n.d.

; Reinhardt,p. First-Person Narratives of California's Early Years, to The collection covers the dramatic decades between the Gold Rush and the turn of the twentieth century.

It captures the pioneer experience; encounters between Anglo-Americans and the diverse peoples who had preceded them; the transformation of the land by mining, ranching, agriculture, and urban development; the often-turbulent.

"The Death Valley Jayhawkers were a group of young gold seekers who blundered into Death Valley at Christmas They were an uncongealed group when they left western Illinois, although many had been friends at school in Galesburg, but while traveling along the Platte River Road toward the gold fields of California they held initiation rights that melded them into a jolly, but mutually.

Full text of "Rovings in the Pacific, from to ; with a glance at California" See other formats. This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. McMurtrie, Douglas C. (Douglas Crawford), The Pacific Typographical Society and the California gold rush of a forgotten chapter in the history of typographical unionism in America / (Chicago, Ill.: Ludlow Typograph Company, ) (page images at HathiTrust).

Harbor of the heartlands: a history of the inland seaport of Stockton, California, from the Gold Rush to Stockton, CA: Holt-Atherton Center for Western Studies, * Hartmann, Ilka Stoffregen.

The youth of Charles M. Weber, founder of Stockton. Stockton, CA: University of the Pacific, * Hillman, Raymond W. Stockton Historical.

The Gazette emerged from a mushrooming of American newspapers that started with the California gold rush of the 's and spread north. After the first California newspaper was established in Monterey inthe scramble to print newspapers rivalled the gold rush itself.

Bythere were newspapers in California, 40 of them in San. Economic History of Canada On the Pacific coast the gold rush in California in and the migration of prospec­tors northward led to the discovery of gold on the bars of the Fraser in The long succession of gold discoveries on the western coast extending from California in to the Cassiar in the seventies was crowned by.

California has been known for the gold rush which started in when John Sutter found gold at his timber mill on the American River. The gold rush resulted to massive growth of the mining industry around California and as it became more prominent, the exploration expanded across counties using methods like hydraulic and drift mining.

News of the discovery of gold in California, news that was flashed around the world in the spring ofinaugurated a general exodus from the far corners of the globe to this new El Dorado. Ships flying the flags of every nation--English, French, Spanish, South American, and a host of others--were soon sailing the high seas, bound for the.

Kurutz, Gary F. California Gold Rush. Book Club of California (). A Descriptive Bibliography Of Books And Pamphlets Covering The Years ; Limited to copies; Introduction by J.

Holliday Copies on Abebooks Copies on eBay. Stansky, Peter. Another Book That Never Was. Book Club of California (). International Typographical Union Minutes, 1 Volume. The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

Pacific Typographical Society and the Gold Rush Box 2, Folders History of Lo Johnson Printing Trades Blue Book California Folder 7. Typographical Union Bulletin Box Book Club of California. San Francisco, CA. Established inthis club of book lovers is limited to members.

The Santa Fe Trail to California The Journal and Drawings of H.M.T. Powell. Edited by Douglas S. Watson. Isaac H. Duval and the California Gold Rush.

By Richard H. Dillion. Illustrated by Charles Shaw. San. "Pre-Marshall Gold in California," by E.T.H. Bunje and James C. Kean, Bancroft Library, Berkeley, Calif., is interesting to students in this field.

Bancroft shows Santiago Arguello as Prefect in Los Angelesand Francisco Sorella was a Sonoran who worked in the placers locally and disappeared in the Gold Rush of The basis of the book is ’s The founding documents of Los Angeles (Annual publications of the Historical Society of Southern California, Volume XV, part I), which was published to celebrate the th anniversary of the establishment of the city as a pueblo.

Under the auspices of the Historical Society’s Publications Committee, which. The only other book of reflecting personal experience in the Gold Rush is one of altogether different character.

Wierzbicki was a Polish physician, who had come out to California in the spring of as one of the New York Regiment. A California Gold Rush History, featuring the Treasure from the S.S. Central America: A source book for the Gold Rush Historian and Numismatist by Bowers.

Newport Beach, CA: The California Gold Marketing Group, Black covers w/mounted color image of a California miner on the front cover; pages; lavishly illustrated. Brother Jonathan (Gold Rush steamer) Pacific Pioneers (Association for the purposes of trade and work in California) Railway and Locomotive.

The Book Club of California. Folio, [16]+ pp. Illust., maps. The manuscript journal of H. Powell, with its magnificent drawings of California missions and pueblos, has long been known to scholars as one of the two or three most important contemporary accounts of the Gold Rush.

During the first years of the Gold Rush, labor had the advantage. The Gold Rush created an instant need for workers of every sort to build cities and towns and to service the miningeconomy. A washerwoman could charge $20for laundering a dozen items of clothing.

A carpenter could make a minimum of $14 a day in lateand daily wages Brand: Oxford University Press, USA. California, The Gold Rush Mail Agents to California and their Postal Markings, by Theron Wierenga, This is a real book by Theron and not just a reprint of postal regulatins, it covers the sailings dates and ships, rates and much useful information on the voyages, it appeared in and seems to have been neglected, an excellent study.

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Edward E. Powers, a pioneer printer and President of the Eureka Typographical Union, who came to California indied. Nov. The rain continues and the weather is exceedingly rough.

Considerable damage has been done to the shipping going over the bar outside. In Volume Two, which covers the post-Gold Rush yearsI found a really interesting account of a traveler's experiences with money in and around San Francisco in William Fraser Rae published this account in within his own book, Westward by Rail: The New Route to the East, which was evidently intended for his British readers.

Hugh Whittell immigrated to America from Ireland in and came west on a steamship from his home in New York in following the discovery of gold in California. Nicholas Luning also arrived in San Francisco in and both quickly tapped into the vibrant economy.

THE PACIFIC HISTORIAN A QUARTERLY OF WESTERN HISTORY and IDEAS Volume 19 No.1 Spring, CONTENTS MISSION TOUR Inside Front Cover INDEX, VOL During the California Gold Rush there was a shortage of small change and beginning in several jewelers privately minted gold quarters, half dollars, and dollars.

The San Francisco Mint opened on April 3, and within a few years enough small change had been issued to eliminate the necessity for these minuscule gold tokens. General Winn, California militia official, had been a carpenter and contractor in Ohio and Mississippi before coming to California in Having made a fortune in California real estate, he gave money and time to the campaign for an eight-hour day, which had been started by Alexander M.

Kenaday San Francisco printer and early president of the. Title: Audubon's western journal: Being the MS. record of a trip from New York to Texas, and an overland journey through Mexico and Arizona to the gold-fields of California Author: John Woodhouse Audubon Maria Rebecca Audubon Editor: Frank Heywood Hodder Release Date: Decem [EBook #] Language: English Character set.

Slug – A common term for the octagonal and round $50 gold coins struck during the California Gold Rush. These large two-and-one-half ounce gold coins supposedly got their name because criminals used them as weapons and would wrap these in cloth and “slug” their victims on the head.

May Cholera commenced. Ended September 8th. Deaths, October 8. Riot at Sixth and St. Mary Streets: "California House" destroyed. July 9. Great fire which commenced on Vine Street Wharf and destroyed three hundred and sixty-seven houses.

October 18 and Brought in to do the servile work of Gold Rush California (there were fifty-four Chinese in California inmore than twenty-five thousand in ), the Chinese were banned from the mines.– Gold Rush. – California admitted into the Union as the 31st state, September 9, – First Foreign Miners’ License Tax (aimed at Latinos) – Committee of Vigilance formed in San Francisco.

– Antonio Garra leads California revolt in San Diego. – Second Foreign Miners License Tax (aimed at Chinese).