Blacks in Gold Rush California
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By 1860, twelve years after the discovery of gold at Sutter's Mill, more than five thousand American blacks had made the difficult trek to California in search of quick wealth. This fascinating book tells their story, filling in a missing chapter of American history.
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 9/27/1995
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.50" long x 1.00" tall
|Before the Gold Rush|
|Blacks Join the Gold Rush|
|In the Mines|
|In the Cities|
|Slavery and the Fugitive Slave in California|
|Churches and Schools|
|The Background of the Colored Convention Movement|
|The Three Conventions|
|The Exodus to Victoria|
|The Last Years of the Decade|