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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 60 min.)) : sound, color
  • Publisher: [United States] : PBS : 2015.

Content descriptions

Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Directed by Douglas Arrowsmith.
Participant or Performer Note:
Narrated by L. Harvey Gold ; featuring interviews with Charlotte Gray, Terrence Cole and Michael Gates.
Summary, etc.:
Renowned as the richest gold strike in North American mining history, the Klondike Gold Rush (1896-1899) set off a stampede of over 100,000 people on a colossal journey from Alaska to the gold fields of Canada's Yukon Territory. The Klondike Gold Rush is an incredible story of determination, luck, fortune, and loss. In the end, it isn't all about the gold, but rather the journey to the Klondike itself.
Target Audience Note:
Rated PG.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Klondike River Valley (Yukon) > Gold discoveries.
Gold mines and mining > Yukon.
Gold mines and mining > Alaska.
Gold miners > Yukon > Klondike River Valley > History > 19th century.
Canada > History > 1867-1914.
Canada > Emigration and immigration > History.
Canada > Social conditions > 20th century.
Dawson (Yukon) > History.

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