The Golden Corridor: 19th Century Northern California from San Francisco to Lake Tahoe

The Golden Corridor: 19th Century Northern California from San Francisco to Lake Tahoe

by Ric Hornor, Jody Hornor


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780976697695
Publisher: Electric Canvas
Publication date: 06/01/2018
Series: Golden History Books , #1
Pages: 206
Sales rank: 778,754
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.44(d)

About the Author

Ric Hornor, MFA, (Master of Fine Arts) from The School of The Art Institute of Chicago, native of California, is a digital artist, photographer and mentor in digital imaging. He lived and worked in New York City as a video editor, art director and fine artist exhibiting in galleries across the country from San Francisco's Museum of Modern Art to Manhattan Arts International. Ric's art is collected nationally by private patrons and corporate collectors.

Jody Hornor, 1951-2011, born in Ann Arbor Michigan, landed in Sacramento California in 1978 after having opened and operated businesses in Colorado and Utah. She wrote advertising copy and helped other small businesses succeed, then developed marketing and PR programs for dozens of businesses and spoke as keynote speaker at conferences around the country. Her work attracted other speakers and led to the development of The Speakers' Showcase, a multimedia PR tool for national speakers. She was the primary researcher on "The Golden History Books."

Table of Contents

Introduction V

Preface: The Gold Rush - A Saga 500 Million Years In the Making 1

Chapter 1: European Explorers 13

Chapter 2: Gold! 33

Chapter 3: The Donner Party 53

Chapter 4: San Francisco 63

Chapter 5: Sacramento 85

Chapter 6: Folsom 119

Chapter 7: Placerville 135

Chapter 8: Lake Tahoe & the High Sierra 145

Chapter 9: Truckee to Dutch Flat 157

Chapter 10: Nevada City, Grass Valley, Auburn... 167

Index 195

Photo Index 200

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