Sacramento's Gold Rush Saloons: El Dorado in a Shot Glass

Sacramento's Gold Rush Saloons: El Dorado in a Shot Glass

by Special Collections of the Sacramento Public Library


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781626191709
Publisher: The History Press
Publication date: 01/28/2014
Pages: 160
Sales rank: 1,275,899
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Set in the original 1917 Carnegie Foundation-funded section of the Sacramento Public Library, the Sacramento Room was founded in 1995 as an archives and special collection for primary and secondary research materials relative to the history of Sacramento city and country.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements 9

1 Ante Up 11

2 Have Fort or Tent, Will Debauch: 1846-49 21

3 Give Us Your Greedy, Green and Lonely: 1850-52 41

4 The Tipsy Phoenix: 1853-56 79

5 The Ebbing Tide of the Gambling Saloon: 1857-60 113

6 Last Call: 1861 127

Notes 133

Bibliography 145

Index 151

About the Author 155

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