The Klondike's "dear Little Nugget"

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TouchWood Editions, 1996 - History - 151 pages
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The Nugget was a feisty little newspaper in Dawson City, and the excerpts collected here provide vivid glimpses of what life was really like at the height of the gold rush.

  

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Contents

The Gold Rush Begins
1
The Early Editions
17
Race Relations
30
The Gold Commissioner
45
In the Fall of 1898
59
Christmas 1898
73
Saloons
81
Big Alex
94
Charlie Meadows
109
Christmas Bazaar
123
Boom to Bust
144
Copyright

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About the author (1996)

Betty O'Keefe was a Vancouver "Province" reporter for seven years in the 1950s, working as children's columnist, features writer and church editor. She then worked in corporate communications for 15 years and was commissioned to write two corporate biographies: "Brenda: The Story of a Mine" and "The Mines of Babine Lake". Betty was the first woman to head the public-relations committee for the Mining Association of BC and the first woman to chair the information department of the Canadian Pulp and Paper Association.

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