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Klondike women : [electronic resource] true tales of the 1897-98 Gold Rush / Melanie J. Mayer.

By: Mayer, Melanie J, 1945-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: [Athens, Ohio] : Swallow Press/Ohio University Press, c1989Description: xi, 267 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.ISBN: 0804009260 (alk. paper); 9780804009263 (alk. paper); 0804009279 (pbk. : alk. paper); 9780804009270 (pbk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): Klondike River Valley (Yukon) -- Gold discoveries | 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 | 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 -- 1896-1959DDC classification: 971.9/1 Online resources: Free eBook from the Internet Archive | Additional information and access via Open Library
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.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 253-257).

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.

Collects photographs and accounts of the adventures of women on the trails to the Klondike gold fields.

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Klondike women : by Mayer, Melanie J., ©1989
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