Gold Seekers

Some articles on gold seekers, gold:

Chief Niwot - A Curse, A Dream, and An Ill-fated Peace
... When Niwot threatened the gold seekers, they refused to leave and flattered Chief Niwot, plying him with exotic fare like canned beans and salt pork, and getting him drunk ... but when they returned Niwot had made an uneasy peace with the gold seekers ... Niwot interpreted this to mean that gold seekers would flood his homeland, and he could do nothing to stop it ...
History Of Colorado - Pike's Peak Gold Rush
... In 1849 and 1850, several parties of gold seekers bound for the California Gold Rush panned small amounts of gold from various streams in the South Platte River Valley at the ... The gold nuggets initially failed to impress the gold seekers, but rumors of gold in the Rocky Mountains persisted, and several small parties explored the region ... In the summer of 1857, a party of Spanish-speaking gold seekers from the New Mexico Territory worked a placer deposit along the South Platte River about 5 miles (8 km) above Cherry ...
1997 CONCACAF Champions' Cup - Preliminary Regional Playoffs - Caribbean Zone - Group 1
0 - 0 Notre Dame SC United Petrotrin 2 - 0 Omai Gold Seekers Omai Gold Seekers 0 - 2 Notre Dame SC United Petrotrin 7 - 1 L'Etoile de Morne-à-l'Eau Omai Gold Seekers 1 - 1 L'Etoile de Morne-à-l'Eau United ...
Chinese American History - Fields of Work For First Wave Immigrants - California Gold Rush
... West Coast of North America was being rapidly colonized during the California Gold Rush, while southern China suffered from severe political and economic instability due to the weakness of the Qing ... only a transit station on the way to the gold fields in the Sierra Nevada ... estimates, there were in the late 1850s 15,000 Chinese mine workers in the "Gold Mountains" or "Mountains of Gold" (Cantonese Gam Saan, 金山) ...

Famous quotes containing the words seekers and/or gold:

    Quite apart from any conscious program, the great cultural historians have always been historical morphologists: seekers after the forms of life, thought, custom, knowledge, art.
    Johan Huizinga (1872–1945)

    I am a lantern—
    My head a moon
    Of Japanese paper, my gold beaten skin
    Infinitely delicate and infinitely expensive.
    Sylvia Plath (1932–1963)